"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be a value." - Albert Einstein
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
By  Kurt M. Evans, PE, FITE, FACEC
MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS
Is your firm taking advantage of all the membership benefits ACEC/L offers?

One benefit we have launched this year is to promote the organization and members firms through social media. Our social media platforms will help us to achieve Goal #2 in the ACEC/L Strategic Plan, Become Recognized as the Voice and Advocate of the Engineering Business Community, by providing our industry audience with real time information pertaining to news, events, benefits, and member firm highlights.
 
We are excited to be gearing up for a consistent and valuable social media campaign, so if you have not already, please "like" our Facebook and LinkedIn pages to ensure you are not missing any of this upcoming information!

Now is the chance for your firm to be featured in the "Member Firm Spotlight."
 
On a bi-weekly basis, ACEC/L will spotlight a member firm on our LinkedIn and Facebook pages at no charge. To have your firm recognized in the Member Firm Spotlight, click here to complete the form and email the form to jtomeny@acecl.org. We will process your form, and will then contact you to confirm a schedule date for your post to go live.
 
Only member firms can submit a form and firms will be selected on a first come first serve basis. Please take advantage of this free opportunity and promote your firm through the ACEC/L social media.
BUSINESS FORUM: HEAR NEW TRENDS AND APPROACHES TO THE BUSINESS OF ENGINEERING
The ACEC/L board has been busy planning the upcoming and first annual Business Forum at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, a one-day workshop on May 17th that will focus on presenting new trends and approaches to the business of engineering! 

We are excited to host national circuit speakers who will engage you and lead conversations on business education specific to our industry including operation management, personnel management, market/business development, and work-life balance. Among our speakers will be June JewellDeWayne Ables, Matt Connor, David Stone, and our own Kenny Smith.
 
Click here to register now for this day of thought-provoking education.