Advertising and Promotion Commission


The Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission was created by Arkansas Code Annotated and Little Rock City Code 17-100 (Realignment Ordinance No. 16,488 - September 7, 1993). Each of the Commission's seven (7) members serve four (4)-year terms. The duties of the Commission are to oversee the operations of the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, which includes Robinson Center, Statehouse Convention Center, University Conference Center and the Municipal Parking Garage. Members are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and consist of the Mayor or his or her appointee, two (2) members from the Little Rock City Board of Directors and four (4) members who are owners of hotels, motels or restaurants.

For More Information

Gretchen Hall, President and CEO
Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 3232
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 255-3319
Web: littlerock.com

AUTHORITY: Arkansas Code Annotated 26-75-605 - Little Rock City Code, Sec. 17-100 (Realignment Ordinance No. 16,488 - September 7, 1993)
TERM: Four (4) years
MEMBERS: Seven (7)
DUTIES: To oversee operations of the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, which includes Robinson Center, Statehouse Convention Center, and the Municipal Parking Garage.
SELECTION: Members of this Commission selected by the present commission members and ratified by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and shall, consist of:
One (1) Mayor or Mayor's Appointee
One (1) Little Rock City Board of Directors
One (1) At-Large Member
Four (4) Members who are owners or managers of hotels, motels or restaurants
MEETINGS: Third Tuesday of Each Month
Cromwell Building, 4th Floor
3:30 PM
CONTACT: Vicki Spears, Executive Assistant
Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 3232
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 255-3319

Current Members


Jim Keet
(Owner, Restaurant)
7 Lacelle Court
Little Rock, AR  72223
(501) 351-1477
jkeet@keetmanagementco.com
Term Expires:  5-1-2019

Rajesh Mehta
(Owner, Hotel)
Home2Suites by Hilton
209 Deauville Place
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 258-0141
Raju.mehta@mehtahospitality.com
Term Expires: 5-1-2021

Nick Roye
(Hotel)
Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential
707 Interstate 30
Little Rock, AR 72202
(479) 445-5611
nick@comfortinnpresidential.com
Term Expires: 5-1-2020

Pamela Smith
(At-Large)
4 Cossatot Cove
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 551-9361
misspj@gmail.com
Term Expires:  5-1-2020

Mayor Mark Stodola
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
mayor@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-18

City Director Gene Fortson
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4791
Term Expires: 12-31-2018