Category Archives: Business News

Kathleen Blanco to speak at Women In Business Conference


[ October 18, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Registration is now open for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce inaugural Women in Business Conference is set for Friday, October 18th from 7:30am to 2:00pm at the Alexander Fulton Hotel located at 701 Fourth Street in downtown Alexandria. Keynote speakers for the event include Simone Bruni, owner of The Demo Diva Demolition in New Orleans and the Honorable [...]

Billion Dollar Man Conducts Business Workshop in Alexandria


[ September 24, 2013; ] Alexandria, La. – Bryan Franklin is one of the most in-demand entrepreneurial and executive coaches in the world! Over the past ten years, Bryan has helped  seven companies reach their first billion in sales or valuation, and helped thousands of entrepreneurs make their first million. Bryan, one of Silicon Valley’s most successful executive coaches, has [...]

Cenla Chamber Marketing Seminar


[ September 6, 2013; 8:00 am to 9:00 am. September 18, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 10 MUST HAVES for a Successful Marketing Campaign
The starting place for businesses to develop a solid and effective marketing strategy is to create a realistic “snapshot” of their business. This course will outline the MUST HAVES needed for crafting an effective campaign. Participants will also learn about INTELLIGENT MARKETING and how research of the market, [...]

CLEDA Quarterly Innovation Luncheon


[ September 23, 2013; 11:45 am to 1:00 pm. ] At a pivotal time in the history of higher education in the state and nation, Dr. King Alexander has taken the helm of the newly reorganized Louisiana State University.  Dr. Alexander will make his first major public address in Central Louisiana at the CLEDA Quarterly Innovation Luncheon. Please join us for this important and timely event.

Reservations [...]

State Treasurer Attends Local Economic Development Summit


An economic development summit is held here and features the Louisiana State Treasurer, John Kennedy.
The daylong event is sponsored by Red River Bank.  It’s offered to those who want to rev up the economy in Central Louisiana.  And a lot of information is being offered also about tax credits.  State treasurer John Kennedy talks about [...]

Free 10-week workshop at CLTCC


[ September 12, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Alexandria, La. – There’s more than just cool weather on the way for CENLA this fall. The Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC), together with the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is excited to launch a new, free workshop across six of CLTCC’s campuses.

Beginning this September, Lean Launchpad – a 10-session business workshop based [...]

Resume-Writing Seminar Today


Few job-hunting skills can be as daunting as writing a resume.  During a workforce preparedness seminar today, tips were provided on how to make yourself look good on paper and what to do in an interview.

The seminar is sponsored by the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/27/13

Effective Marketing for Entrepreneurs, Part III


[ July 10, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. July 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

LSBDC Will Offer Marketing Workshop


[ June 20, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Louisiana Small Business Development Center will host a workshop to explain the basics of marketing from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 20 on the campus of Northwestern State University. The workshop will address the steps needed to create a marketing plan, effective sales tactics and how to become the business of choice.

The workshop will take [...]

Healthcare Reform Seminar


[ June 18, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]