Around Louisiana: Week of June 19, 2017
6/19/2017 9:50:07 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.


  • The Crowley Chamber of Commerce, along with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) is hosting free one-on-one business consulting. LSBDC consultants will see business owners by appointment between 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Thursday, June 22, at the Chamber’s office. Click here to learn more.
  • The LSBDC is hosting a free "Marketing 101” workshop on Thursday, June 22, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the East Regional Library in Youngsville. Click here to register.

Baton Rouge

  • On Wednesday, June 21, the LSBDC is hosting a "Women-Owned Business Certification” class. The event will take place from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge. Attendees will learn the benefits and the process of obtaining the Women-Owned Business Certification. Click here for more information.

Central Louisiana

  • The Louisiana Forestry Association (LFA) is hosting a "Tree Farm Inspector Training” class on Wednesday, June 21, at the LFA office in Alexandria. The class will run from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Click here for more information.

Greater New Orleans:

  • The Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association (GNOHLA) is holding a half-day workshop, "Team Building: How to Create High Performance Teams in the Workplace,” on Tuesday, June 20, in New Orleans. More information is available on GNOHLA’s website.
  • On Thursday, June 22, LCIA is hosting, "Opportunities in Stormwater Management for Contractors.” Designed for the construction industry, this event will teach contractors about building practices that improve rainwater management and reduce street flooding. Click here to register.

North Louisiana

  • On Thursday, June 22, the LSDBDC is hosting a "Business to Business” communication workshop. Attendees will learn about communicating effectively with other businesses. The class will take place from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Concordia Parish Library (Vidalia Branch). Click here to register.

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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