About Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state's business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy.

Vision: To reposition Louisiana as the next great American state for business investment, quality of life and economic opportunity.

Mission: To lead economic development for the state of Louisiana.

To position Louisiana for greater economic success, LED is aggressively pursuing eight integrated economic development strategies:

  • Increase state economic competitiveness
  • Cultivate top regional economic development assets
  • Enhance community competitiveness
  • Focus on business retention and expansion
  • Develop national-caliber business recruitment capabilities
  • Cultivate small business, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Develop robust workforce solutions
  • Tell the story of Louisiana's economic renaissance

With dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to Louisiana's economic future, LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion a successful, profitable endeavor.

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Louisiana Economic Development is led by a dedicated team of experienced professionals who believe in Louisiana's potential.



LED's services receive recognition from various groups around the world.

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