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The fourth annual Statewide Economic Development Summit, hosted by the Regional Economic Alliance of Louisiana, will be held at L’Auberge Baton Rouge Oct. 22-23.

The event will feature a gubernatorial candidate forum on the first day and a keynote address by Bruce Katz, author of “The New Localism,” on the second day.

Organizations hosting the summit include the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, GNO Inc., One Acadiana and the Lafayette Economic Development Authority. 

One Acadiana hosted a luncheon with representatives of the local area.

The luncheon focused on a recap of the 2019 Legislative session and where projects including budget stability, education, and infrastructure stand.

One Acadiana CEO Troy Wayman says this year’s session was positive for Louisiana. He commended the local legislators saying they listen to the priorities of residents, business owners and organizations

Glenn Armentor Law Corporation Expands Parking to Help More of Acadiana’s Injured

LAFAYETTE, LA – Across the street from Good Hope Hall, home of the Glenn Armentor Law Corporation, a new parking lot has opened for easier access to the personal injury law firm for clients and potential clients.

On June 17, the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, recognized Entergy Corporation for civic engagement, sustainability and social responsibility, earning the company The Civic 50 award for the fourth consecutive year. This award identifies the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year. 

LAFAYETTE, La., June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LHC Group has been named to the inaugural Forbes list of “America’s Best-in-State Employers 2019” – ranking No. 4 on the list of employers from the state of Louisiana. The list is based on an independent survey conducted by Forbes and partner market research company Statista.

Through a collaboration with Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG), the Acadiana Planning Commission (APC), One Acadiana, Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA), Downtown Development Authority (DDA), and the Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) the Lafayette Opportunity Zone prospectus is available to potential investors and the public at InvestAcadiana.org.

Even though Hurricane Katrina and the Great Flood of 2016 made the problem much worse, the sad fact is that blighted property was a problem in many cities across Louisiana for a long time before those calamities.

The crisis has been difficult to address. Even when owners neglected their property and failed to pay taxes on it, Louisiana law sharply restricted what could be done about it.

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At Regenerative Medicine Institute of Louisiana, our approach to orthopedics is different. Here, we attempt to target the underlying cause of the pain and remedy it. Specifically, we aim to heal it.  By utilizing an integrated approach of regenerative medicine, we have been able to help hundreds of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain improve their daily function.

South Louisiana Company Recognized for Industrial Internet of Things Leadership

LAFAYETTE, LA – JUNE,12, 2019 – On June 12, the Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Council honored Noble Plastics as one of the winners of the 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Award. The South Louisiana-based design and manufacturing company won in the category of Industrial Internet of Things Leadership. This category honors those who improve production and supply chain processes by adding connectivity to plant equipment to enable more timely maintenance, operations, and quality.

Ways to support diversification of Acadiana’s economy addressed at summit

LAFAYETTE — More than 100 local shareholders in the region’s workforce development efforts gathered at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Thursday to determine how to best grow the foundations needed — through employee education, outreach and private/public partnerships — to support the diversification of Acadiana’s economy.

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Click the play button above to watch One Acadiana President & CEO Troy Wayman on the Louisiana Business & Industry Show.

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If interested in more information about news, contact EVP, Economic Development Jim Bourgeois at jim@oneacadiana.org

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