LACCE exists to promote the improvement of management skills, techniques, and proficiency of Chamber Executives.
2020 LACCE Annual Conference
Join Us for Virtual Learning in October
There is still time to register for our new virtual learning experience for our members in November:   

Thursday, November 5 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Membership During an Economic Recovery
Louisiana Prospers - Driving Out Talent Imperative
LABI Update

Friday, November 6 - 9:00am to Noon
Achieving Your Potential in a Post-COVID World
The Future of Chamber Value and Relevance
LED Update

For more information and to register for the meeting, please CLICK HERE.
New LACCE Webinar for Members
Total Resource Campaigns - What Are They?
Join us for this free, one-hour webinar with our friend Jason Ebey with YGM Total Resource Campaigns as he explains how these types of campaigns can increase your chamber’s non-dues revenue by 200-800%. From leadership and program development, to financial resources and volunteer involvement, a total resource campaign can be the recipe for your success. Learn how these programs can breathe new life into your programs and increase the involvement of your members in your chamber activities and increase your revenue.   

Monday, November 2 - 9:00am via Zoom
To register for the meeting, please click here.
LABI Updates
Free Enterprise Awards
LABI will be hosting the Free Enterprise Awards at our new Center for Free Enterprise on November 12. You can RSVP for the event here.

LABI will also be hosting Seminar IV of "The IMPACT" Continuing Education Series on November 19. It will cover next year's redistricting at length. CLE credits are available, as well. Click here for more information.

LED Updates
Louisiana Wins International Awards for Economic Development
The International Economic Development Council, or IEDC, recognized Louisiana Economic Development’s Community Competitiveness and LED FastStart® divisions for outstanding performance at the recent IEDC Annual Conference.

Please CLICK HERE for the full article.
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
Keep Louisiana Beautiful is seeking a Development and Communications Manager. For more information on this position, please CLICK HERE.
LACCE Member Updates
Baker Chamber
LACCE is pleased to welcome Belinda Williams, Economic Development Division Secretary, and the Baker Chamber of Commerce as a new LACCE Chamber Member.

Greater Iberia Chamber
Pivoting to "Plan C" for our 31-year-old World Championship Gumbo CookOff. Join us for a Virtual Gumbo Cooking Demonstration with Chef Amy Sins, "The Wizard of Roux," on December 5. Gather your kids and grandkids to teach them to cook gumbo while you gather virtually with an international group of gumbo lovers. CLICK HERE for more information. We would be happy to share our experience with planning and implementing this virtual event as this is our first effort with e-commerce from our website.

Jefferson Chamber
128 golfers joined the Jefferson Chamber at TPC Louisiana on October 8 for the 21st Annual Golf Classic! The following week, 50 members of the Chamber traveled to Baton Rouge for the Reverse D.C. Fly-In. The event included a game of TopGolf, an evening reception at the Shaw Center, and a breakfast briefing at LABI with our Congressional Delegation and State Leaders. Lastly, the Chamber welcomed nearly 600 cyclists to Estelle Playground in Marrero for the 14th Annual Tour de Jefferson bike ride on October 18.

The Chamber also hosted numerous other in-person events in October, including Business & Breakfast, Young Professionals Power Lunch, Chamber 101, and a Business Card Exchange.

The Chamber is looking forward to its State of Jefferson Luncheon coming up on November 19 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.
St. Bernard Chamber
The Chamber will be hosting the 7th Annual Tour da Parish on November 7 in Lower St. Bernard Parish. For more information about the ride, please click here.
Union Parish Chamber
During this COVID-19 epidemic, tourism in general is suffering, but as an alternative, local remote sites are noticing an increase. Everyone is looking for smaller, unique sites to visit, that's closer to home. The Chamber recently produced an Economic Development Video - click here to view. They also created a video with drone footage for their very successful "Lake D'Arbonne Fireworks Show."
National Partner Updates
Click here for ACCE's Resource Guide on Mergers and Alliances

Click here for a Weekly Roundup of What We're Reading 

Articles of Interest - Bob Harris, CAE
Click here for an article on Membership Dues Grants

Click here for an article on Conducting Virtual Board Orientations

Click here for an article on Virtual Strategic Planning Process

Should you have any questions regarding your LACCE membership, feel free to contact
Tiffany Fulmer Ott at (404) 312-0524 or
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