Around Louisiana: Week of July 10, 2017
7/10/2017 11:38:09 AM

"Around Louisiana” is a weekly blog post that provides business news from across Louisiana. Every Monday, we share news and events from different corners of the state.


  • On Tuesday, July 11, the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "Gas Station MBA,” which will detail the strategies that convenience store and truck stop owners have employed to not only survive competition, but to thrive in their markets. Learn more on the registration page.

Baton Rouge

  • The Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) is hosting a marketing Lunch & Learn, "Crafting Your Story through Video.” While it is hosted by LANO, the event appears to be appropriate for all industries. Click here to learn more about the event.

Central Louisiana

  • The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) and Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) are hosting, "Government Contracting 103: Subcontracting & Marketing,” on Wednesday, July 12 in Alexandria. Click here to register for the free event.
  • Later on Wednesday, July 12, the LSBDC is teaming up with the Central Louisiana (CENLA) Chamber of Commerce to host "Refreshing Your Marketing Skills.” Click for more information.

Greater New Orleans:

  • Propeller Incubator is currently accepting applications for its Startup Accelerator, and is hosting an information session on Monday, July 10, at Propeller headquarters in New Orleans. Click here for more information about the info session, or contact Allison DeJong with questions about the Startup Accelerator program.
  • On Wednesady, July 12, the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly networking event, Power Breakfast. The event will include a lot of business-to-business networking among chamber members and non-members. Click here for more information.
  • StayLocal, friend of LCIA and New Orleans’ independent business alliance, continues its Office Hours on Thursday, July 13. During Office Hours, businesses are offered free, one-on-one consultations with local business experts. Learn more about Office Hours in a recent post in LCIA’s Orange Blog, and sign up for meetings on StayLocal’s website.

North Louisiana

  • On Tuesday, July 11, the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Shreveport-Bossier is hosting its monthly luncheon at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Shreveport. Click here for more information.

You can always find business and industry events happening across the state at LCIA’s "Around Louisiana” calendar. If you have recommendations of news and events to include in the weekly "Around Louisiana” blog post, please contact Nicholas Peddle at

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