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Louisiana has an extensive network of economic development organizations and allies dedicated to helping businesses in their communities.



Only those funded in part by Louisiana Economic Development or maintain a statewide footprint are shown below.
The following list does not necessarily represent all service providers located in Louisiana.

Name Description Region

Acadiana Economic Development Council
211 E. Devalcourt St.
Lafayette, Louisiana 70596
ph: 337.593.1411
fax: 337.234.3009
info@teamacadiana.org

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Rebecca Shirley
ph: 337.593.1411
rebeccas@teamacadiana.org

The Acadiana Economic Development Council is a nonprofit organization founded by local economic developers and incorporated in 2004. AED represents the primary economic development organizations in the Acadiana parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion.

Acadiana


Acadiana Regional Development District
601 Loire Ave, Ste. C
Lafayette, Louisiana 70509
ph: 337.886.7782

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Viola Bellard
ph: 337.886.7782
Vbellard@ardd.org

Acadiana Regional Development District promotes and fosters economic development through regional partnerships and cooperation among local governments, educational institutions, and state and federal agencies.

Acadiana


Arcadia | Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 587
Arcadia, Louisiana 71001
ph: 318-263-9897

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Arcadia/Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce exists solely to assist potential and established businesses and to promote tourism throughout Bienville Parish.

Northwest


Arnaudville Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 125
Arnaudville, Louisiana 70512
ph: 337.754.5316
arnaudvillecc@aol.com

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Jacquleline Alvares
ph: 337.754.5316
arnaudvillecc@aol.com

The mission of the Arnaudville Area Chamber of Commerce is to coordinate efforts of commerce in maintaining and strengthening a sound, healthy business climate in the region.   Further, the organization strives to create understanding and appreciation of the great opportunities in the region and to promote the advantages and assets  within this state.

Acadiana


Ascension Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1204
Gonzales, Louisiana 70707

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Sherri Despino
ph: 225.647.7487
info@ascensionchamber.com

The mission of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce is to facilitate and foster economic growth for our members.

Capital


Assumption Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 718
Napoleonville, Louisiana 70390

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Ella Metrejean
ph: 985.369.2816
assumption@bellsouth.net

The mission of the Assumption Area Chamber of Commerce is to advance, promote and improve the civic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, trade, educational and general interests of the Assumption area.

Bayou


Bastrop-Morehouse Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1175
Bastrop, Louisiana 71221
ph: 318.281.3794

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Dorothy Ford
ph: 318.281.3794
director@bastroplacoc.org

The Chamber is a nonprofit action association designed to meet the needs of the growing Bastrop/Morehouse business community. It is a voluntary organization of businesses, professionals and interested individuals who join together to advance the interests of the community and work together to make Morehouse Parish a better place to live, work and play.

Northeast


Baton Rouge Area Chamber
564 Laurel St.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801
ph: 225.381.7125
info@brac.org

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Adam L. Knapp
ph: 225.381.7125
info@brac.org

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) is a nonprofit, investor-driven organization with over 1,500 member businesses, civic organizations, education institutions, and individuals. Its mission is to lead economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge metropolitan area.

Capital


Bossier Chamber of Commerce
710 Benton Road
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
ph: 318.746.0252
fax: 318.746.0357
info@bossierchamber.com

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The Bossier Chamber of Commerce is a private, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote growth and development within the communities of Bossier Parish and Shreveport. The Chamber promotes growth and development by utilizing its most valuable resource, its membership.

Northwest


Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 88
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517
ph: 337.332.5406
bbcc@centurytel.net

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Tina Begnaud
ph: 337.332.5406
bbcc@centurytel.net

Since forming in 1972, the Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce has maintained its dedication to the betterment and improvement of the area business community.

Acadiana


Bunkie Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 70
Bunkie, Louisiana 71322
ph: 318.346.2575
BunkieChamber@bellsouth.net

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Bruce Coulton
ph: 318.346.2575
bunkiechamber@kricket.net

The mission of the Bunkie Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic progress and quality of life in the Bunkie community, and to foster a climate in which commerce, industry, tourism and retirement living will flourish.

Central


Business Incubator of Southwest Louisiana
1011 Lakeshore Drive
Magnolia Bldg.
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
ph: 337.721.4100

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Alternate Address
P.O. Box 3110
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70602
George Swift
ph: 337.433.3632
fax: 337.436.3727
gswift@allianceswla.org

The Southwest Louisiana Partnership for Economic Development, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, city of Lake Charles, IMCAL Regional Planning Commission, Chamber SWLA, SOWELA Technical Community College and Louisiana Small Business Development Center - McNeese opened the small office-based business incubator in 2005.

Southwest


Central Louisiana Business Incubator
1501-A Wimbledon Drive
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
ph: 318.561.2299
info@clbi.org

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Bob Bush
ph: 318.561.2299
rbush@lsua.edu

The Central Louisiana Business Incubator is a nonprofit corporation created as an economic tool designed to accelerate the growth and success of entrepreneurial companies. The mission is to nurture new and emerging businesses and to facilitate business growth and self-sufficiency, resulting in job creation and economic development in Central Louisiana.

Central


Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce
1118 Third St.
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
ph: 318.442.6671
info@cenlachamber.org

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The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is a private, nonprofit business advocacy organization supported by business, professional and industrial member firms, as well as individuals.

Central


Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
Post Office Box 465
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
ph: 318.441.3400
fax: 318.442.6734

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Jim Clinton
ph: 318.441.3100
Jclinton@cenla.org

The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is an organization which consists of the economic development entities from the parishes of Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn. The mission of CLEDA is to advance the knowledge and understanding of economics and to develop economic planning and development.

Central


City of Alexandria
915 Third Street
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

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Joseph P. Page
ph: 318.449.5107
fax: 318.449.5104
joseph.page@cityofalex.com

Located in the middle of the state, the city of Alexandria has much to offer. Alexandria is a great place to do business with rail, water, air and ground transportation readily available. Many industries have chosen the Alexandria Metropolitan Area as their home because of its good schools, central location, friendly atmosphere and business-friendly attitude.

Central


City of Central Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 78107
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70837
ph: 225.261.5818
bob.breaux@cityofcentralchamber.com

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Bob Breaux
ph: 225.261.5818
bob.breaux@cityofcentralchamber.com

The Central Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization established to promote civic, commercial, industrial and agricultural progress of the Central community and to work for sound legislation and efficient administration of the community. 

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Cohabitat Shreveport-Bossier
610 Commerce Street
Shreveport, Louisiana
ph: 318-759-7997

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CoHabitat is a new kind of work environment that encourages people who might normally work independently from home or a café to join a community of like minds. CoHabitat provides space for entrepreneurs, developers, and creatives to collaborate on the next break-out companies. 

Northwest


Concordia Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 322
Vidalia, Louisiana 71373
ph: 318-336-8223

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The Concordia Chamber of Commerce facilitates and fosters economic growth for its members.

Central


Crowley Chamber of Commerce
11 North Parkerson Ave., Suite B
Post Office Box 2125
Crowley, Louisiana 70526

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Kayla Link
ph: 337-788-0177
kayla@crowleychamber.com

Formed in 1985 by business and community leaders, the Crowley Chamber of Commerce strives to be an advocate for the business community to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment and to advance the quality of life in Crowley.

Acadiana


DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 625
DeQuincy, Louisiana 70633
ph: 337-786-6451

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The DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce facilitates and fosters economic growth for its members.

Southwest


DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce
115 N. Washington Ave.
Mansfield, Louisiana 71052
ph: 318.872.1310

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The DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce facilitates and fosters economic growth for its members.

Northwest


Dixie Business Center
1810 S. Range Ave.
Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726
ph: 225.665.0809
fax: 225.665.8171

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John Ware
ph: 225.665.0809
johnw@demco.org

The Dixie Business Center is a nonprofit business incubator program dedicated to helping new and emerging businesses develop, grow and succeed.

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Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce
714 Railroad Avenue
Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346
ph: 225.473.4814
dvillecoc@bellsouth.net

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Becky Katz
ph: 225.473.4814
dvillecoc@bellsouth.net

The mission of the Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership for growth and support the commerce, trade and community goodwill in Ascension Parish and its surrounding areas.

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East Feliciana Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 667
Jackson, Louisiana 70748
ph: 225.634.7155
tourism1@bellsouth.net

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Alternate Address
P.O. Box 667
Audrey Faciane
ph: 225.634.7155
tourism1@bellsouth.net

The board of directors and staff are leading advocates for a vibrant business climate and a healthy community. Through the goals and objectives developed by business leaders, the chamber conducts and hosts a multitude of actions to support businesses, create a strong local economy, promote the community, provide networking opportunities and represent businesses in government.

Capital


East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce
118 West Hall Avenue
Slidell, Louisiana 70460
ph: 985.643.5678
dawn@estchamber.com

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Dawn Sharp Brackett
ph: 985.643.5678
dawn@estchamber.com

Since 1962, East St. Tammany Chamber of  Chamber has served businesses and  East St. Tammany Parish by providing a broad range of information, service and networking opportunities to help promote the business and rich cultural environment of the area.

Southeast


ECGC Women's Business Center
110 Travis St.
Suite 92
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
ph: 337.889.0211
fax: 337.889.0212

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Amy Belgard
ph: 337.889.0211
fax: 337.889.0212
amybelgard@ecgcwbc.com

Located in Lafayette, ECGC Women's Business Center provides the training, assistance and support women need to start and grow a successful business. The organization is open to everyone, but seeks to particularly serve minority and socially disadvantaged women, and others who want to learn the basic skills necessary to start a small or home-based business.

Acadiana


Edible Enterprises/Goodwill Industries of Southeast Louisiana
917 Third St.
Norco, Louisiana 70079
ph: 985-764-1504

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Gaye Sandoz
ph: 225.252.7162
gayesandoz@cox.net

The Edible Enterprises Food Technology Incubator will provide food technology production space and meet the needs of the River parishes and the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area.

Southeast


Enterprise Center of Louisiana
3419 N.W. Evangeline Thruway
Carencro, Louisiana 70520
ph: 337.896.5824
fax: 337.896.8736

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Roy Holleman
ph: 337.896.9115
roy@ecol.org

Enterprise Center of Louisiana's mission is to provide an environment in which a new or small emerging business can learn effective business practices.

Acadiana


Entrepreneur Organization
1441 Canal St., Suite 318
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
ph: 225.803.9066

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Eunice Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 508
Eunice, Louisiana 70535
ph: 337.457.2565

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Robin McGee
ph: 337.457.2565
eunicecc@charterinternet.com

The Eunice Chamber of Commerce facilitates and fosters economic growth for its members.

Acadiana


Franklinton Chamber of Commerce
1051 Main Street
Franklinton, Louisiana 70438
ph: 985.839.5822
franklintonchamber@franklinton.net

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Linda E. Crain
ph: 985.839.5822
franklintonchamber@franklinton.net

The Franklinton Chamber of Commerce facilitates and fosters economic growth for its members.

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Good Work Network
1824 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
fax: 504.309.2090

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Phyllis Cassidy
ph: 504.309.2073
Phyllis@goodworknetwork.org

The Good Work Network is dedicated to helping low-income and disadvantaged micro entrepreneurs get the resources they need to succeed. The Good Work Network provides various services, including training, one-on-one consultation, group networking and collaboration opportunities and technical assistance to individuals and businesses in the greater New Orleans area.

Southeast


Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce
111 N. Washington St.
DeRidder, Louisiana 70634
ph: 337.463.5533

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The Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer organization that promotes and supports the civic and commercial progress of the community. The chamber acts as a spokesperson for the business and professional community and transforms into action the ideas of its members.

Southwest


Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 51307
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
ph: 337.233.2705
fax: 337.234.8671

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The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is the leading force in the improvement of the business environment, the economic health and development and prosperity of the region.

Acadiana


Greater New Orleans Inc.
365 Canal St.
Suite 2300
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
ph: 504.527.6900
fax: 504.527.6970

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Michael Hecht
ph: 504.527.6900
mhecht@gnoinc.org

Greater New Orleans Inc. serves as the catalyst for wealth creation in the Greater New Orleans region. GNO Inc. has an aggressive agenda of business development (marketing the region), product development (improving regional business conditions through policy) and workforce and research initiatives.

Southeast


Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 555
New Roads, Louisiana 70760
ph: 225.638.3500
pointecoupeechamber@yahoo.com

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The Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce works to improve the business environment in Pointe Coupee by attracting new businesses and encouraging growth within the parish.

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Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
400 Edwards St.
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

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Joe Kane
ph: 318.677.2500
info@shreveportchamber.org

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce serves as the voice for business. It connects small businesses to prime contractors through the government procurement center and delivers programs instrumental in developing community leaders and building strong referral networks to keep Shreveport growing.

Northwest


Hammond Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 1458
Hammond, Louisiana 70401
ph: 985.345.4457

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Alternate Address
P.O. Box 1458
Hammond, Louisiana

The mission of the Hammond Chamber of Commerce is to strengthen the business climate, promote community development and enhance the economic vitality of the Hammond community within Tangipahoa Parish.

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Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
6133 Highway 311
Houma, Louisiana 70364
ph: 985.876.5600
fax: 985.876.5611
info@houmachamber.com

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The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce is a member-driven, volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life by building a strong economy through promotion of services to members, partnerships and alliances, legislative advocacy, economic development, and programs of action and value to sustain a prosperous and vibrant community.

Bayou


Iberville Chamber of Commerce
23675 Church Street
Plaquemine, Louisiana 70764
ph: 225.687.3560
hgrace@ibervillechamber.com

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Alternate Address
P.O. Box 248
Hank Grace
ph: 225.687.3560
hgrace@ibervillechamber.com

The Iberville Chamber of Commerce acts as the lead organization in helping Iberville Parish and its businesses to grow and prosper through focusing efforts on economic development, education and governmental affairs activities.

Capital


Idea Village
515 Giroud Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
ph: 504-304-3284

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The Idea Village is a non-profit organization with a mission to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans. The Idea Village delivers against its mission by building an entrepreneurial ecosystem and has solidified its position as a leading driver of entrepreneurship.

Southeast


InterTech Science Park
2031 Kings Highway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71103
ph: (318) 213-0200
fax: (318) 213-0205

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Dennis Lower
ph: 318.213.0200
dlower@biomed.org

 

InterTech Science Park is an 800-acre urban science and technology park located in Shreveport, Louisiana. InterTech provides its tenants with access to academic facilities, researchers, core equipment laboratories, animal care, multi-tenant wet lab and office space, land for building, venture capital, business planning assistance and financial incentives.

 

Northwest


Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 220
Jonesboro, Louisiana 71251
ph: 318.259.4693
JacksonParishcoc@aol.com

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The Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce works to advance the commercial, industrial, civic and general interest of Jackson Parish.

Northeast


Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 31
Jeanerette, Louisiana 70544
ph: 337.276.4293

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Butch Bourgeois
ph: 337.276.4293

The Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of Jeanerette/Iberia Parish citizens who are investing their time, energy and money in a community development program. The chamber is an agency through which people may voluntarily pool their energies to accomplish collectively the things for their general; welfare, prosperity and betterment which no individual can do alone.

Acadiana


JEDCO Business Innovation Center at Churchill
3445 N. Causeway Blvd.
Suite 300
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
ph: 504.833.1881

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Dottie Stephenson
ph: 504.833.1881
dstephenson@jedco.org

Sponsored by Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), the Enterprise Center offers services designed to help businesses grow and thrive.

Southeast


Jeff Davis Parish Business Alliance
246 North Main Street
Jennings, Louisiana 70546
ph: 337-824-0933
fax: 337-824-0934
info@jdbusinessalliance.com

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Alternate Address
P.O. Box 1209
Jennings, Louisiana

The mission of the Jeff Davis Parish Business Alliance is to enhance the ability of the rural communities to develop, grow, and improve the overall quality of life by targeting financial and technical resources in areas of greatest need through activities of greatest potential. The goals of this organization are to create opportunities, leverage government resources, and to promote private sector development.

Southwest


Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd.
Suite 203
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
ph: 504.835.3880
fax: 504.835.3828

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The mission of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce is to work for the business community; to enhance the economic, civic, and cultural environment; and to advance the quality of life in Jefferson Parish.

Southeast


Kaplan Area Chamber of Commerce
701 N. Cushing
Kaplan, Louisiana 70548
ph: 337.643.2400
kchamber@kaplantel.net

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Jackie Faulk
ph: 337.643.2400
kchamber@kaplantel.net

The Kaplan Area Chamber of Commerce is organized for the purpose of promoting the commercial, civic, industrial and general welfare of the Kaplan area, the city of Kaplan and Vermilion Parish. The chamber is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian organization.

Acadiana


Lafourche Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 1462
Larose, Louisiana 70373
ph: 985-693-6700

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The Lafourche Chamber of Commerce is a membership driven, nonprofit organization of businesses and professionals who work together to strengthen the business climate and the quality of life for the communities of Thibodaux, Raceland, Mathews, Lockport, Larose, Cut Off, Galliano, Golden Meadow, Leeville, Grand Isle and Port Fourchon.

Bayou


Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 591
Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726
ph: 225.665.8155
info@livingstonparishchamber.org

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Janna Lege'
ph: 225.665.8155
info@livingstonparishchamber.org

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce supports and facilitates the growth and expansion of Livingston Parish by providing an environment that encourages both residential and business communities working together to build a healthy economy.

Capital


Louisiana Business & Technology Center
LSU South Campus
8000 GSRI Ave., Building 3000
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70820
ph: 225.578.7555
fax: 225.578.3975
lbtc@lsu.edu

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Charlie D'Agostino
ph: 225.578.3983
cdag@lsu.edu

The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, an integral part of the E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University, endeavors to enhance economic development in Louisiana through the support of existing small businesses and the development of new businesses.

Capital


Louisiana Business Incubation Association
7177 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
ph: 225.218.1100
fax: 225.218.0101

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The Louisiana Business Incubation Association (LBIA) is a state association of business incubators and their supporters. LBIA was established to promote alliances among incubators, governmental agencies, and professional economic developers in order to promote the growth and diversification of our state’s businesses and economy.

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Louisiana Emerging Technology Center
LSU Campus
Building 340, East Parker Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
ph: 225.615.8901
fax: 225.615.8910

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Alternate Address
P. O. Box 25128
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70894
Arthur Cooper
ph: 225.615.8904
acooper@laetc.com

The LSU System Research and Technology Center, designed specifically as an incubator for companies with wet lab needs, serves small and startup businesses developing and commercializing university technologies.

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Louisiana Minority Business Council - Baton Rouge
55235 Reitz Ave.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
ph: 225.296.0770

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Aids minority-owned businesses with attaining certification and provides resources and contacts to help their business flourish.

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Louisiana Minority Business Council - New Orleans
400 Poydras Street
Suite 1350
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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Rivers Frederick III
ph: 504.299.2966
fax: 504.299.2961
rfrederick@lambc.org

Phala Mire
ph: 504.299.2960
fax: 504.299.2961
pkmire@lambc.org

Founded in 1973, LAMBC aids minority-owned businesses with attaining certification and provides resources and contacts to help their businesses flourish.

Southeast


Louisiana Public Facilities Authority
2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Suite 650
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
ph: 225.923.0200

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Martin Walke
ph: 225.923.0200
walke@lpfa.com

The mission of the LPFA is to further education, healthcare, economic development, and job creation in Louisiana in order to make Louisiana a better place to work, live, and raise families. LPFA fulfills this mission by serving as a conduit issuer of tax-exempt and taxable bonds for Louisiana and its citizens. They also make post-secondary education more accessible and affordable by providing discounted student loans to students and parents through their SuperTop student loan program.

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Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - Greater New Orleans Region
3330 N. Causeway
Suite 447
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
ph: 504.831.3730
fax: 504.831.3735

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Carmen Sunda
ph: 504.831.3730
csunda@lsbdc.org

Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network provides low- or no-cost guidance and training for small business owners and potential owners. Part of a statewide network supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development and the host universities, the LSBDC serves Louisiana businesses through confidential counseling, group training and business information resources.

Southeast


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - Louisiana State University - Shreveport
Business/Education Bldg. Room 103
Shreveport, Louisiana 71115

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Rande Kessler
ph: 318-797-5144
rkessler@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Northwest


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - Nicholls State University
310 Ardoyne Road
P.O. Box 2015
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301
ph: 985-493-2587

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Tori Rayne
ph: 985.449.7092
fax: 985.493.2588
trayne@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Bayou


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - Northwestern State University
Dunbar Plaza, Suite 114C
3600 Jackson Street Extension
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
ph: 318.484.2123
fax: 318.484.2126

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Jim Kilcoyne
ph: 318.484.2123
jkilcoyne@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Central


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - Southeastern Louisiana University
SLU Box 10522
1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, Louisiana 70402
ph: 985.549.3831
fax: 985.549.2127

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Bill Joubert
ph: 985.549.3831
fax: 985.549.2127
wjoubert@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Southeast


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - Southern University, Baton Rouge
616 Harding Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70807
ph: 225.922.0998
fax: 225.922.0024

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Will Campbell Jr.
ph: 225.922.0998
wcampbell@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Capital


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - University of Louisiana at Lafayette
537 Cajundome Blvd.
LITE Suite 115
Lafayette, Louisiana 70506

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Mark Galyean
ph: 337-456-1837
mgalyean@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Acadiana


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers - University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Ave.
Stubbs Hall 217
Monroe, Louisiana 71209
ph: 318.342.1224
fax: 318.342.5510

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Mary Lynn Wilkerson
ph: 318.342.5506
mlwilkerson@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state’s largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

Northeast


Louisiana Small Business Development Centers – Capital Region
5420 Corporate Blvd., Suite 304
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-2548

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Tony Martinez
ph: 225.578.4520
tmartinez@lsbdc.org

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the state's largest and most accessible source of assistance for entrepreneurs and the only statewide nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost. Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help your business start, grow and succeed.

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Louisiana Small Business Development Centers – Greater New Orleans Region
3330 N. Causeway
Suite 422
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
ph: 504.831.3730
fax: 504.831.3735

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Carmen Sunda
ph: 504.831.3730
csunda@lsbdc.org

Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network provides low or no-cost guidance and training for small business owners and potential owners. Part of a statewide network supported by the U.S. Small Business Association, Louisiana Economic Development and the host universities, the LSBDC serves Louisiana businesses through confidential counseling, group training and business information resources.

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Louisiana Tech Enterprise Center
509 W. Alabama
Ruston, Louisiana 71272
ph: 318.257.4343

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Dave Norris
ph: 318.257.3978
dnorris@latech.edu

Located on Louisiana Tech University's campus, Louisiana Tech Enterprise Center (LaTEC) opened in November of 2005. LaTEC houses the Louisiana Tech Technology Incubator and the Technology Business Development Center. As the primary business support and development outreach arm of Louisiana Tech University, LaTEC is designed to facilitate and promote the growth of new and existing ventures of the innovation enterprise in the I-20 corridor of North Louisiana.

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Louisiana Tech University - Technology Business Development Center
PO Box 3145
Ruston, Louisiana 71272

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Kathy Wyatt
ph: 318.257.3537
fax: 318.257.4442
kwyatt@latech.edu

The primary focus of the TBDC at Louisiana Tech University is to connect innovative entrepreneurs with the information and assistance necessary for their technology-based ventures to succeed. The TBDC serves new and current businesses along the I-20 corridor of north Louisiana.

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Louisiana Technology Park, LLC
7117 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
ph: 225.218.1100
fax: 225.218.0101
info@latechpark.com

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Stephen Loy
ph: 225.218.1100
stephen@latechpark.com

Located in Baton Rouge, the Louisiana Technology Park serves as a comprehensive catalyst for the Internet economy, focused on growing technology-related startup companies, providing high-speed, high-volume commercial data storage and swift, direct Internet connectivity.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana (MEPOL)
PO Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana 70504
ph: 800.433.6965
fax: 337.262.5472

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Corinne Dupuy
ph: 337.482.6714
cdupuy@louisiana.edu

Headquartered at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, MEPOL is part of the nationwide Manufacturing Extension Partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. MEPOL has field offices throughout the state to service companies in rural and urban areas.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Acadiana
PO Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 337-482-6767

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

Acadiana


Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Bayou
8000 G.S.R.I. Ave., Bldg. 3000
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ph: 225-578-0608

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

Bayou


Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Capital
8000 G.S.R.I. Ave., Bldg. 3000
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ph: 225-578-0608

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Central
7100 West Park Road
Shreveport, Louisiana
ph: 318-671-7675

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become  more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

Central


Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Northeast
7100 West Park Road
Shreveport, Louisiana
ph: 318-671-7675

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Northwest
7100 West Park Road
Shreveport, Louisiana
ph: 318-671-7675

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Southeast
8000 G.S.R.I. Ave., Bldg. 3000
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ph: 225-578-0608

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Southwest
PO Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 337-482-6767

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana - Statewide
P.O. Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 800-433-6965

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MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Marksville Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 767
Marksville, Louisiana 71351
ph: 318-253-0284

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Eleanor Gremillion
ph: 318.253.9222

The Marksville Chamber of Commerce serves as a leader and advocate for the membership by promoting a strong business climate in Marksville and facilitating positive community interaction that will result in continued economic development and an enhanced quality of life.

Central


MicroBusiness Enterprise Corporation of Ascension (MBECA)
719 S. Burnside, Suite B
Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
fax: 225.752.4855

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Lisa Thibodaux
ph: 225.268.9610
fax: 225.752.4855
lisa@mbeca.org

Microbusiness Enterprise Corporation of Ascension provides assistance in business planning, training, financial planning and other areas.

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Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce
110 Sibley Road
Minden, Louisiana 71055
ph: 318-377-4240

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The mission of the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce is to encourage businesses to work together and to serve as a business advocate for the advancement of the community.

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Ministers of Economic Development of Central Louisiana
5411 Coliseum Blvd.
Suite A
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
ph: 318-442-3593

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Johnie Varnado
ph: 318.449.5107
fax: 318.487.8401
johnie@kazette.com

Alexandria Metropolitan Foundation is a small and emerging business development intermediary.

Central


Monroe Chamber of Commerce
212 Walnut St.
Suite 100
Monroe, Louisiana 71201
ph: 318-807-4015
fax: 318.322.7594

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The Monroe Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit business-led, business-driven organization that is non-partisan, private, membership-based organization dedicated to economic growth. It is the voice for the business community through the efforts in workforce development, governmental relations, transportation and infrastructure, and business and economic growth.

Northeast


Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 3
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71458
ph: 318.352.6894
fax: 318.352.5385
chamber@natchitoches.net

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The mission of the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership which promotes commerce in Natchitoches Parish by unifying the business and professional communities, fostering the free-enterprise system, influencing the direction of governmental, educational and economic issues, and providing member services for the purpose of creating profitable opportunities for a better Natchitoches Parish. 

Northwest


New Orleans BioInnovation Center
134 LaSalle St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
ph: 504.680.2973
aaronm@neworleansbio.com

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Aaron Miscenich
ph: 504.680.2973
aaronm@neworleansbio.com

The New Orleans BioInnovation Center, part of a new wave of advancements in Louisiana, is at the forefront of today's biotechnology surge. As a cornerstone of Louisiana's commitment to nurturing biotechnology within the state, the Center is a technology business incubator that aims to stimulate bioscience entrepreneurship in the New Orleans area.

Southeast


New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
1515 Poydras, Suite 1010
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

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Alex Lewis, III
ph: 504.799.4260
alewis@neworleanschamber.org

Mission is to create and build the optimum environment to foster aggressive business growth, human and workforce development and quality job creation.

Southeast


NewCorp, Inc.
2900 St. Bernard Ave.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70019
ph: 504-208-1700

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Vaughn Fauria
ph: 504.945.5345
vrfauria@newcorpbac.net

NewCorp Business Assistance Center's mission is to help physically challenged people and minority owned businesses to grow and prosper.

Southeast


North Louisiana Economic Partnership
One Texas Center, 415 Texas Street, Suite 320
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
ph: 318.677.2500
fax: 318.677.2541

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Scott Martinez
ph: 318.677.2536
smartinez@nlep.org

North Louisiana Economic Partnership is a nonprofit economic development marketing organization, promoting North Louisiana as a desirable and profitable business location. The organization and its partners work with both existing and prospective employers to encourage incremental capital investment and job creation as a way to build a strong and thriving economy. The parishes served include Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Jackson, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union and Webster.

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Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance
Post Office Box 746
Ferriday, Louisiana 71334
fax: 318.757.4212
info@nelea.us

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Tana Trichel
ph: 318.757.3033
ttrichel@nelea.us

Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance is a private, nonprofit corporation utilizing local, state, federal and private resources and programs to enhance the available economic elements present in the region to promote and grow. It provides technical assistance, loan programs, technical communication, education and preside as the Coordinating Responsible Authority for the Northern and Central Renewal Communities. By partnering with agencies, educational resources and our members, we will carry out the elements of economic development and initiatives for the betterment of our region and the creation of jobs.

Northeast


Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1138
Oakdale, Louisiana 71463
ph: 318.335.1729

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The Oakdale Chamber of Commerce facilitates and fosters economic growth for its members.

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Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce
109 West Vine Street
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
ph: 337.942.2683
opelousaschamber@charter.net

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Frankie Bertrand
ph: 337.942.2683
opelousaschamber@charter.net

Coordinate efforts of commerce, industry, and the professions in maintaining and strengthening a sound, healthy business climate in St. Landry Parish.

Acadiana


Opportunity Machine
211 E. Devalcourt Street
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 337-593-1400

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If you are a technology business in the Early or Growth phase, the opportunity machine can help you gain access to capital funding and acquire industry best practices. We can help expand your range of expertise while providing key development resources including temporary office space at an OM EcoZone and the chance to network with peers, mentors, coaches and community leaders.

Acadiana


Planning District 4 - Acadiana Regional Development District
601c Loire Ave.
P.O. Box 90070
Lafayette, Louisiana 70507
ph: 337.886.7782
fax: 337.886.7081

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Stan McGee
ph: 337.886.7782
smcgee@ardd.org

Acadiana Regional Development District is a regional planning and resource center for the state of Louisiana. ARDD serves the people, businesses, communities and local government entities within the following eight parishes: Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion.

Acadiana


Pollock Area Chamber of Commerce
239 Broussard Road
Pollock, Louisiana 71467
ph: 318-765-3398
ronneybroussard@yahoo.com

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Ronney L. Broussard
ph: 318.765.3060
ronneybroussard@yahoo.com

The Pollock Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses with the goal of cultivating a better business environment for Pollock, Louisiana residents.

Central


Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce
P.O.Box 306
Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454
ph: 985.386.2536

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The mission of the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce is to promote and advance the economic development of the Ponchatoula community. Furthermore, it will work with community leaders, businesses and organizations to meet the needs of the citizens of the Ponchatoula area and Tangipahoa Parish region.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Acadiana
P.O. Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 800-206-3545

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

Acadiana


Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Bayou
P.O. Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 800-206-3545

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

Bayou


Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Capital
P.O. Box 1771
Denham Springs, Louisiana
ph: 225-664-2600

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Central
3516 Parliament Court
Alexandria, Louisiana
ph: 318-487-5454

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

Central


Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Northeast
3516 Parliament Court
Shreveport, Louisiana
ph: 318-487-5454

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Northwest
P.O. Box 20074
Shreveport, Louisiana
ph: 318-677-2530

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Southeast
P.O. Box 1771
Denham Springs, Louisiana
ph: 225-664-2600

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Southwest
120 West Pujo Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana
ph: 337-433-3632

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers - Statewide
P.O. Box 44172
Lafayette, Louisiana
ph: 800-206-3545

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The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Louisiana business firms in obtaining contracts with federal, state, and local government agencies. They provide professional assistance to those who want to learn more about governmental contracting and those that are currently performing under government contracts.

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Propeller
643 Magazine Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
ph: 504-656-4581

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SENO’s mission is to enable individuals and organizations to start and grow innovative, entrepreneurial, sustainable, and results-focused solutions to social and/or environmental problems in New Orleans.

Southeast


Red River Parish Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 333
Coushatta, Louisiana 71019
ph: 318.932.3289

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The Red River Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses with the goal of cultivating a better business environment for Red River Parish residents.

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River Region Chamber of Commerce
301 W. Airline Highway
Suite 201
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068
ph: 985.359.9777
fax: 985.359.9778
chassity@riverregionchamber.org

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The River Region Chamber of Commerce's mission is to grow, strengthen and unify businesses in the River Region. It is dedicated to building relationships that will impact and improve the quality of life, as well as create a pro-business environment in St. Charles, St. James and St. John parishes.

Bayou


Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
2111 North Trenton St.
Post Office Box 1383
Ruston, Louisiana 71273
ph: 318-255-2031

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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce pulls together volunteers from all segments of the community with the purpose and intent of making the community the best it can be relative to the business climate, political process and the many facets of that measurement known as “quality of life.” The chamber acts as a legislative body for area businesses, adopting policies and resolutions conducive to producing a strong local economy.

Northwest


Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce
1601 Texas Hwy
Many, Louisiana 71449
ph: 318.256.3523

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A volunteer organization, the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce's mission is to strengthen the business climate, promote community development and enhance the economic vitality of the region.

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SCORE - Acadiana
100 Central St. #3
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
ph: 337-200-0431

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

Acadiana


SCORE - Baton Rouge Area
7117 Florida Boulevard
Louisiana Technology Park, Suite 313
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
ph: 225-381-7130

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

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SCORE - New Orleans
365 Canal Street
Suite 2820
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
ph: 504-589-2356

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

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SCORE - Northeast
1810 Auburn Avenue
Suite 104
Monroe, Louisiana 71201
ph: 318-323-0878

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

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SCORE - Northwest
400 Edwards Street
Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
ph: 318-677-2500

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

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SCORE - Southeast (Northshore)
3505 Highway 190
St. Tammany Parish Library Resource Center
Mandeville, Louisiana 70471
ph: 985-520-0929

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

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SCORE - Southwest
1011 Lakeshore Drive
Magnolia Building, 7th Floor
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
ph: 337-433-3632

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

Southwest


Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce
1315 Milam St.
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
ph: 318.220.9098
fax: 318.459.1439

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The Shreveport Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce (SBAACC) serves as an advocate for the creation, growth and general welfare of the African American business in the Shreveport Bossier metropolitan area.

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SLEC Center for Economic Growth and Technology
P.O. Box 2048/NSU
Thibodaux, Louisiana
ph: 985-448-4485

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South Louisiana Economic Council's (SLEC) Bayou Region Center for Economic Growth and Technology, Small Business Incubator offers affordable space for new and emerging businesses for up to three years.  In addition to space, the incubator provides additional support for each of the services offered by SLEC.

Bayou


Small Business Administration (SBA), Louisiana District Office
385 Canal St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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The U.S. Small Business Administration was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy.

Southeast


South Louisiana Economic Council
310 Ardoyne Drive - SLEC Building - NSU
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301

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Jan Labat
ph: 985.493.2585
jan.labat@nicholls.edu

The South Louisiana Economic Council is a regionally focused economic development agency servicing the parishes of Assumption, Lafourche, St. Mary and Terrebonne. Formed in 1983, SLEC provides industrial assistance and programs designed to create economic growth for the Bayou Region.

Bayou


Southeast Louisiana Business Center
1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, Louisiana 70401
ph: 985-549-3199

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Bill Joubert
ph: 985.549.3831
fax: 985.549.2127
wjoubert@lsbdc.org

Southeast Business Center's mission is to facilitate economic development by providing a regional "one-stop-shop" for economic development activity in Southeast Louisiana and to develop partnerships that directly or indirectly contribute to economic renewal and diversification.

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Southern University at Shreveport Business Incubator
4646 Hilry Huckaby Ave.
Shreveport, Louisiana 71107
ph: 318-670-9700

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Darrin Dixon
ph: 318.670.9701
fax: 318.670.9709
ddixon@susla.edu

SUSLA assists small, women and minority business owners by offering business support resources and services.

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Southern University of New Orleans (Incubator)
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
ph: 504.286.5032

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Cynthia Beaulieu
ph: 504.286.5032
cbeaulie@suno.edu

The incubator at Southern University of New Orleans serves the local community in successful development of start-up and fledgling companies by providing entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services. The business incubator’s main goal is to produce successful enterprises that will leave the program financially viable and freestanding.

Southeast


Southwest Louisiana Business Development Center
107 South Lake Arthur Ave, Suite 7
Jennings, Louisiana 70546
info@swlabdc.com

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Southwest Louisiana Business Development Center provides innovation and experience to create and implement specialized Business Training and Technical Assistance programs for Minorities, Women, Native Americans, Veterans and Small Emerging Business Enterprises.

Southwest


Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
120 West Pujo St.
Post Office Box 3110
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
ph: 337.433.3632
fax: 337.436.3727

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George Swift
ph: 337.433.3632
fax: 337.436.3727
gswift@allianceswla.org

The Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is the umbrella organization of the Chamber/SWLA, the SWLA Alliance Foundation and the Southwest Louisiana Partnership for Economic Development. These regional economic development organizations, each with its own board of directors, have combined resources to strengthen the business recruiting and retention efforts for Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes.

Southwest


Southwest Louisiana Partnership for Economic Development (SWLAPED)
1011 Lakeshore Drive
Magnolia Building, 7th Floor
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

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Adrian Wallace
ph: 337-433-3632
fax: 337.436.3727
awallace@allianceswla.org

Southwest Louisiana Partnership for Economic Development has a board of directors, using its resources to strengthen the business recruiting and retention efforts for Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes.

Southwest


Springboard Baton Rouge
447 Third Street, 2nd Floor
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ph: 225-663-2324

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Springboard Baton Rouge is a private, non-profit organization with the mission of establishing a collaborative partnership between various non-profit and for-profit entities in an entrepreneurial campus for the purpose of stimulating, nurturing and growing creativity in our next generation of entrepreneurs.

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Springhill-North Webster Chamber of Commerce
400 North Giles Street
Springhill, Louisiana 71075
ph: 318.539.4717
chamberc@cmaaccess.com

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Janet Gray Reeves
ph: 318.539.4717
chamberc@cmaaccess.com

The goal of  the North Webster Parish Chamber of Commerce is to promote the commercial, industrial, civic, cultural and general interest of Springhill, Cullen, Sarepta, Shongaloo, Cotton Valley and all of North Webster Parish.

Northwest


St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce
100 Port Blvd., Suite 10
Chalmette, Louisiana 70043
ph: 504-277-4001

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The St. Bernard Chamber is a professional business organization committed to the representation and support of our local business community.  With the help of our membership and the direction of the Board of Directors, the Chamber continues to grow while cultivating a better business environment for St. Bernard Parish and providing growth opportunities for our members.

Southeast


St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District Business Incubator Center
5367 I-49 South Service Road
Opelousas, Louisiana
ph: 337-948-1391

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The St. Landry Parish Economic Industrial Development District (SLEIDD) was formed in 1997 for the purpose of attracting new job creating industry to St. Landry Parish.

Acadiana


St. Mary Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 2606
Morgan City, Louisiana 70381
ph: 985.384.3830
info@stmarychamber.com

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The chamber strives to promote the economic, educational and governmental interests of the business community; to promote integrity and just and equitable principals in business in the community; to acquire and distribute area statistics and information; and generally to assist the advancement and progress of the business community in the St. Mary area.

Acadiana


St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation
21489 Koop Drive
Suite 7
Mandeville, Louisiana 70471
ph: 985-809-7874
fax: 985-809-7596

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Brenda Reine-Bertus
ph: 985.809.7874
brb@stedf.org

Founded in 1981, St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation's mission is to promote the existing businesses in St. Tammany and to attract new business and employment opportunities to the Northshore.

Southeast


St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce
610 Hollycrest Blvd.
Covington, Louisiana 70433
ph: 985-892-3216 ext. 24
fax: 985.893.4244
info@sttammanychamber.org

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The mission of St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce is to strengthen the business climate of West St. Tammany by promoting the community’s continued development and enhancing the economic vitality of the region. The member businesses are supported in a variety of ways, providing peer-to-peer networking opportunities, educating the public at large on issues of importance and advocating for favorable laws within the state legislature.

Southeast


Student Business Incubator at the LBTC
LBTC Building 3000, 8000 GSRI Ave.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ph: 225-578-7555

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Ideally located at the LSU South Research Park, the 1,200-square foot student incubator provides shared work space and a collaborative business environment for new student ventures. You bring the business concept and the student incubator provides facilities, professional meeting spaces, furniture and equipment, and mentoring for you to start, operate, and grow your business. The LBTC has successfully helped more than 500 entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses.

Capital


The Building Block
2803 St. Philip Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
ph: 504-561-7525

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Forest Bradley-Wright
ph: 504.561.7525
forest@thebuildingblock.com

The Building Block is the premier work center for business and non-profit organizations committed to environmental sustainability and positive social impact. In joining the Building Block community, businesses connect to this powerful network of common cause professionals while gaining access to an array of resources that support the growth and success of their enterprise.

Southeast


The Chamber/Southwest Louisiana
P.O. Box 3110
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
ph: 337.433.3632

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The mission of the Chamber Southwest is to develop Southwest Louisiana by creating economic opportunity, and demanding responsible government and quality education.

Southwest


The Enterprise Center at Louisiana Tech
509 W. Alabama
Ruston, Louisiana
ph: 318-257-3978

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The Louisiana Tech Enterprise Center’s (LaTEC) incubation space and services focus on early-stage technology companies with a connection to Louisiana Tech University. As the primary business support and development outreach arm of Louisiana Tech University, LaTEC is designed to facilitate and promote the growth of new and existing ventures of the innovation enterprise in the I-20 corridor of north Louisiana.

Northeast


The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce
111 West Main Street
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560
ph: 337-364-1836

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Advocating for your industry, promoting your small business, helping to design policies and practices that affect your business positively, that is what your Chamber has been doing for business in Iberia Parish since 1939.

Acadiana


Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 467
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301
ph: 985.446.1187
info@thibodauxchamber.com

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The Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce connects the community in three ways: promoting free enterprise, building relationships within the community and acting as a resources to the younger generation through mentorship.

Bayou


UL Lafayette Center for Business and Information Technologies
CBIT, UL Lafayette, P.O. Box 44932
Lafayette, Louisiana 70504
ph: 337.482.0611
fax: 337.482.0621

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Ramesh Kolluru
ph: 337.482.0611
kolluru@louisiana.edu

The Center for Business and Information Technologies supports University of Louisiana at Lafayette's economic development agenda through research development and technology transfer. The center was established to provide a collaborative entrepreneurial environment where ULL, other universities, the state, economic development agencies and the business community can come together to make Louisiana a better place to live, work and do business.

Acadiana


Union Parish Chamber of Commerce
116 Main Street
Farmerville, Louisiana 71241
ph: 318.368.3947
upcoc@bayou.com

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Ricky Albritton
ph: 318.386.3947
chamber@unionparish.org

Union Parish Chamber of Commerce's mission is to work continually towards creating an environment that supports the businesses and communities by promoting Union Parish assets and resources; promoting opportunities for interaction among elected officials, policy makers and business leaders; keeping members abreast of issues that affect businesses and communities; and providing valuable information for new residents and visitors to the parish.

Northeast


UNO Research and Technology Park Center for Innovation
Center for Energy Resources Management
2000 Lakeshore Drive, AD 1004H
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
ph: 504.280.2004
fax: 504.280.2022

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Norma Grace
ph: 504.280.6874
ngrace@uno.edu

The UNO Research and Technology Park provides the opportunity for commercial and governmental enterprises to avail themselves of the resources of a major research university, its faculty and students in a technologically advanced and scenic setting. With world-class departments from naval architecture to biotechnology, UNO offers a wide range of opportunities for academic and scientific collaboration.

Southeast


Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation
P.O. Box 73032
6315 Greenwell St., Suite #1
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70874
ph: 225.356.8871
fax: 225.356.8723

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Joyce James
ph: 225.356.8871
jjames@urecbr.com

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corp. is a not-for-profit, community-based development organization committed to the rebuilding of neighborhoods and focusing on affordable housing, with dedication for social and economic development.

Capital


Vermilion Chamber of Commerce
1907 Veterans Memorial Drive
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
ph: 337-893-2491

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The Chamber is dedicated to building upon a strong economic base while maintaining the quality of life and vitality of our community and is actively engaged in the promotion, retention, and attraction of business and industry. The mission of the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce is to create a positive business and community environment.

Acadiana


Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1228
Leesville, Louisiana 71496

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Kirk Pellerin
ph: 337.238.0349
cofcvernonparish@bellsouth.net

The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the businesses and professional community and is dedicated to the growth, economic development and the quality of life for all of Vernon Parish.

Central


Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 331
Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
ph: 337.363.1878
villep001@centurytel.net

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Camille L. Fontenot
ph: 337.363.1878
villep003@centurytel.net

The Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses with the goal of cultivating a better business environment for Ville Platte residents.

Acadiana


West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce
7520 Highway 1 South
Addis, Louisiana 70710
ph: 225.383.3140
fax: 225.685.1044
info@wbrchamber.org

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P.O. Box 448
Addis, Louisiana 70710

The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce is the leading force in the improvement of the business environment, the economic health and development and prosperity of the region. The chamber regularly assesses the needs of local business owners and executives. Programs and initiatives are fashioned to deliver strategic solutions to those needs.

Capital


West Calcasieu Association of Commerce
1906 Maplewood Drive
Sulphur, Louisiana 70663
ph: 337-533-1040

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To provide a voice for the West Calcasieu area on matters of economic, educational, social and public concerns, and to promote actions that develop pride and recognition for the West Calcasieu area.

Southwest


West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce
112 Professional Drive
West Monroe, Louisiana 71291
ph: 318.325.1961
fax: 318.325.4296
info@westmonroechamber.org

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The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce assists the city of West Monroe in recruiting new businesses and industries to expand in West Ouachita Parish.

Northeast


Women's Business Council
1700 Josephine St.
Suite 210
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
ph: 504.680.6497
fax: 504.680.6412

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WBCGC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to certify women-owned businesses and to promote the activities directed at the development, establishment, expansion and encouragement of businesses owned by women. The WBCGC is a certifying partner organization in the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Southeast


Zachary Chamber of Commerce
4633 Main Street
Zachary, Louisiana 70791
ph: 225.654.6777
arasmussen@zacharyla.com

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Ann C. Rasmussen
ph: 225.654.6777
arasmussen@zacharyla.com

Founded in 1968, the mission of the Zachary Chamber of Commerce is to promote and enhance the economic, business and community development of the Zachary area.

Capital


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