Around Louisiana: Week of July 17, 2017
7/17/2017 9:29:00 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 Thursday, July 20, the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) and the Realtors Commercial Alliance (RCA) are hosting a breakfast focused on planning and zoning. Click here for more information.
  • Also on Thursday, July 20, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) is hosting, "Communicating Through Social Media” to help businesses understand the power of social media. Click here to register.

Baton Rouge

Greater New Orleans:

  • On Tuesday, July 18, The Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans is hosting a free lunch and learn focused on Urban Green Stormwater Management. Click here to register.
  • StayLocal is hosting the third and final Office Hours session on Thursday, July 20. 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.
  • On Thursday, July 20, the Urban League of Louisiana is hosting, "Women-In-Construction Convening (WICC): The Art and Science of Collaboration,” a day-long program that concludes with a networking happy hour. Click here for more information.

North Louisiana

  • The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce and Glenwood Regional Medical Center are hosting the annual "West Monroe Business Expo” on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the West Monroe Convention Center. Email 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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