LACCE exists to promote the improvement of management skills, techniques, and proficiency of Chamber Executives.
2020 LACCE Award Recipients
Congratulations to our 2020 LACCE Award Recipients
2020 LACCE Chambers of the Year  

Union Parish Chamber of Commerce
(Mid-Size Chamber)

Baton Rouge Area Chamber
(Large Chamber)

LACCE Accredited Chamber:

West Monroe - West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce

2020 Service Awards:

5 Years of Service:

Jamie Hanks - West Baton Rouge Chamber
Jessica Hester - St. Tammany Chamber
Amanda Hoerner - Jefferson Chamber
Ronda Taylor - Springhill-North Webster Chamber

15 Years of Service:

Sharon Oubre-Williams - West Baton Rouge Chamber

LABI Updates
LABI Announces Honorees for 2020 Free Enterprise Awards
After a statewide nomination and selection process, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) is pleased to recognize ten companies and individuals selected as the 2020 Free Enterprise Awards winners>

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LED Updates
Commission Makes Recommendations for a More Resilient Louisiana
Co-Chairs Don Pierson and Terrie Sterling and other Resilient Louisiana commissioners recently released their report of long-term recommendations for creating a more resilient Louisiana. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. John Bel Edwards created the Resilient Louisiana Commission to determine ways the state can better protect itself against disruptions, such as public health emergencies and natural disasters.

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LACCE Associate Member Updates
With 40 years successfully managing experiences in the travel industry, Leo Liu is the owner and founder of Citslinc International Inc. located in California. He has worked with over 1,200 chambers in all 50 states and handles up to 20,000 chamber passengers annually. CLICK HERE for more information.

When you're ready to offer travel programs to your members again, please contact Leo at 949-637-6688 or
LACCE Member Updates
Broussard Chamber
The Chamber, in conjunction with the City of Broussard, will host its Annual Noel a Broussard celebration on December 2nd. The community Christmas tree will be lit in front of City Hall and guests will have the opportunity to begin their holiday shopping at Papa Noel’s Market at The Victorian. We invite everyone to kick off the Christmas season and to shop local during our outdoor event!
One lucky local elementary classroom will win a Zoom call with Santa on December 18th! Local students are encouraged to write a letter to Santa and drop it in Santa’s mailbox, located in front of City Hall. One letter will be chosen and its author will win a Zoom call with the big guy himself for his/her entire class.
The entire Broussard community is invited to participate in the Chamber’s city-wide Christmas decorating contest on December 18th. Participants must register their displays by December 11th to be included on the map, and judging will take place the evening of December 18th. Prizes will be awarded to the best business and residential entries.
Jefferson Chamber
The Chamber’s LiveWell Jefferson initiative hosted a blood drive in partnership with the Ochsner Blood Bank at the Jefferson Chamber office on November 13.

The Chamber hosted its State of Jefferson Luncheon at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on November 19. The event was limited to 250 attendees and featured a panel including the Parish President, Councilman-at-Large, and Sherriff of Jefferson Parish.

The Jefferson Chamber Young Professionals hosted both Eats & Edu., which included a five course dinner and presentation from Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union, and a happy hour social at Loft18 in November.

The final signature event of the year for the Jefferson Chamber is the Magic of the Season Mask-erade Gala on December 3.
Natchitoches Area Chamber
Maggie Matuschka was promoted to Marketing Director.

Rayne Chamber
The Chamber held its 2020 Holiday Marketplace on November 28. The event paid homage to the Rayne Depot Square and all things train related! The Chamber also held a Farm to Table Raffle on the same date. They raffled off 300-400lbs of grass-fed Angus cross calf steer. Also included was $200 to be used for meat processing.

St. Tammany Chamber
We had a successful Swinging for Scholarships Golf Tournament on October 15 raising money to award three scholarships to St. Tammany Parish high school seniors planning to major in business at a Louisiana college. Click here for a link to our post event social media video.

The Chamber is hosting a “Meet the New Superintendent” breakfast presented by AXI Education Solutions on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 7:30 AM to 9 AM at the Harbor Center in Slidell. It is an exciting time for St. Tammany Parish Public Schools as new School Superintendent Frank Jabbia takes the helm of the largest employer in St. Tammany—with the responsibility for shaping the hearts and minds of our greatest asset, our children.

Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer welcomed nearly 60 people to the St. Tammany Chamber’s Open House at its Olde Towne Slidell location, expressing how good it is to have the Chamber presence back in Slidell. He further stated his appreciation of the good resource the Chamber is to the business community.

The Chamber recently held their 18th Annual Business Appreciation Luncheon at Benedict's in Mandeville. Nineteen deserving businesses were honored in nine categories.

National Partner Updates
Congratulations to the following LACCE member for being recognized in ACCE's 40 Under 40 emerging leaders:

·   Alex Zarookian, Director of Investor Relations & Special Events, Jefferson Chamber

Click here to learn more about ACCE Consulting.

Click here to learn how to Build a Chamber of the Future.

Click here for more information on ACCE's Non-Dues Revenue Resource Guide

Should you have any questions regarding your LACCE membership, feel free to contact
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