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Jan 28, 20211A Welcomes New and Continuing 2021 Board Members
One Acadiana (1A)’s leadership has announced new appointments to the board. The Board of Directors of the economic development organization and chamber of commerce will focus in 2021 on business development, policy, and membership initiatives.
Jan 4, 2021One Acadiana 1A and Blanco Center Partner to Advance Shared Missions
One Acadiana (1A) and the Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center at UL Lafayette (Blanco Center) have signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to advance the two organizations’ shared missions. Both organizations are engaged on work to improve the policy environment at the local, regional, and state level, and this partnership will ensure alignment of staff and other resources to strengthen their collective impact.
Nov 24, 2020‘Shop Acadiana’ Holiday Campaign Launches to Support Acadiana’s Small Businesses
With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, One Acadiana (1A) is encouraging the community to shop locally and support the small businesses that keep the regional economy thriving, which is more important than ever during this tumultuous year.
Nov 19, 2020One Acadiana Small & Minority Business Development Profile: Malmak Cleaning Services
For Lottie Francis, running Malmak Cleaning Services wasn’t her original plan, but today, she is the proud owner of the Lafayette-based cleaning business serving residential and commercial companies.
Bringing Acadiana Together
It’s a place with an economic landscape as rich as its cultural roots. Acadiana has become a beacon for businesses both large and small, due in no small measure to the support provided by One Acadiana. Formerly Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, One Acadiana was built to give businesses a voice and to cultivate economic growth throughout the region.
When you become a member of One Acadiana, you’re allying with an organization dedicated to helping your business succeed—and the entire community thrive.