Around Louisiana: Week of March 20, 2017
3/21/2017 10:30:07 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 Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) is hosting its Legislative Outlook in various locations across the state in the coming weeks. Look for LABI in Slidell and Kenner this week, and in your region in the coming weeks. View the schedule here.
  • On Tuesday, March 21 at 2:00 PM, Bayou CPR, LCIA's newest Opportunity Maker, will join LCIA's Tune In to discuss their services and the discount offered to LCI policyholders. Click here to register.

Baton Rouge

  • Alliance Safety Council is hosting its 2017 Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 23 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM at Lod Cook Alumni Center. More information is available on the event registration page.

Central Louisiana

  • The Louisiana Forestry Foundation a meeting on Friday, March 24 at the Louisiana Forestry Association’s office in Alexandria. Click here for more information.

Greater New Orleans:

  • The City of New Orleans’ Office of Economic Development is hosting Business Information Sessions on upcoming Wednesday afternoons. On March 22, the topic addressed will be "Business Development Services For Minority-owned and Women-owned Businesses” and "Business Lending Altneratives.” On March 29, the focus will be on "Resources for Strategic Growth Planning” and "Business Banking and Loans.” Click here to register for the sessions.
  • On Friday, March 31, friend of LCIA Wendy Dolan of Get Online NOLA is speaking at a "Get More Clients Using Online Marketing” seminar & luncheon. The luncheon will take place from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the Heritage Grill in Metairie.

North Louisiana

  • On Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23, the University of Lafayette at Monroe (ULM) is hosting a Risk and Insurance Talent Search. The event promises educational and networking opportunities for both insurance professionals and students. Representatives from LCI will be attending the event. Click here to learn more about the event.
  • LCI Workers’ Comp is hosting Workers’ Comp Orientation Express classes for our policyholders on Thursday, March 23 in Ruston and Friday, March 24 in West Monroe. Policyholders are invited to join LCI for free and to learn about an LCI policy, meet LCI’s staff, and enjoy a meal with us. Learn more on the LCI-LCIA Eventbrite page.

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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