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As a benefit of membership, One Acadiana can spread your news to the other members and investors of our organization! Let us help you amplify your achievements, announce exciting news, or celebrate major milestones to a wider audience.

With 1A’s help, your news can reach our diverse audience of over 800 member and investor companies!

Sharing is simple! Just send your news, press release, or any relevant information to our communications team (hyperlinked to open email) and we’ll take care of the rest.

Check back regularly to read 1A members’ stories, view ribbon cutting, groundbreaking and grand opening photos, and more.

Have headline-worthy news? Check out 1A’s Media Contact List to share your news with news and media outlets throughout the region!

Ribbon Cuttings / Grand Openings

Celebrate and showcase your new office, product, or renovation with a ribbon cutting, ground breaking, or grand opening ceremony. To schedule your celebration, email Chris Messner, Manager, Membership at

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Tides Medical Head Named Gulf South CEO of the Year

Joe Spell, CEO of Lafayette-based Tides Medical, was named Entrepreneur of the Year for the Gulf South region. The award, presented by Ernst & Young LLP, is given to business leaders of high-growth companies and is judged by a panel of previous winners, leading...

Jun 17, 2024

Member Spotlight: Ecko360

1. Give us a brief history of your organization.  Ecko360 CEO, Hunter Bankston, was working for a large midstream company as a Project Administrator who specialized in documentation and logistics. He was entering readings and measurements from a paper copy that had...

May 28, 2024