Media & Communications 

Visit Bentonville welcomes you to our wonderful city.  Thank you for your interest in Bentonville.  The Communications team at Visit Bentonville serves as a resource for journalists requesting press materials, research, access to tourism activities and attractions, coordination of media rates, and general information on Bentonville as a tourism destination.

If you are a journalist, travel writer, or social influencer on assignment and requesting assistance for an upcoming trip to Bentonville, please fill out our Press Trip Request Form and someone on our team will contact you.  

If you are planning a visit to Bentonville and wish to explore our city on your own, we also have a number of free resources to assist visiting journalists including Press kits, photos, b-roll, itinerary suggestions, and local tourism contacts.

We host press tours throughout the year and welcome solicitations from businesses and leisure travel media in sharing our vibrant and unique stories. If interested in writing a story on Bentonville please contact our CEO/President, Kalene Griffith, We can assist with acquiring press rates for lodging, tickets to exhibits, interviews with key community members, and more.  

Please note:  News Crews, handheld interviews, documentaries, B-roll, and other low-impact productions typically do not require a permit, as long as it does not interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic.  If you need road closures or use of specific property our team will be your assistance.   Please contact our office for additional information.