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LCCF ANNUAL MEETING
Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
Held Nov. 29th from 2 to 6 pm.
Led by Foundation CEO David St. Etienne & Vice President Kelisha Garrett.
A host of topics were covered including but not limited to the 2019 year in review and 2020 Rollout of the chamber training program. This program was designed to ensure the success of every participating chamber and to make sure we as a whole are operating under uniform processes and protocols.
Special Guest Included:
President and CEO of the US Black Chamber Ron Busby gave an update of what we should expect for 2020 and a recap of the National Black Chamber Conference.
Representative Edward "Ted" James gave an update on the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus where he sits as vice-chair.
Vice President Farad Ali of the National Minority Supplier Development Council discussed the importance of certification and the need for every member in the chamber organization to be certified MBE. It was also announced that NMSDC and NORBC have entered into a partnership for upcoming initiatives.
Mark T. Samuel Regional Director of Southern Regional Minority Development Council
Michelle Nixon Stanton CUEE Director of Operations
Special thanks to AT&T for their generous sponsorship of $5,000.00 to the Foundation.
First Annual Black Chamber Day at the Capitol
May 29, 2019 – Baton Rouge. Black chamber members from across the state gathered for the First Annual Louisiana Black Chamber Day at the Capitol, hosted by the Office of the Governor in partnership with LCCF.
Chamber members were introduced to the workings of the Capitol by Jolan Jolivette, special assistant to the Governor, who encouraged participants to attend the day's House Committee Meetings. At a Lunch and Learn in the Press Room, speakers included Governor John Bel Edwards and representatives from Louisiana for Prison Alternatives, Louisiana Economic Development, Workforce Development, the Department of Transportation and Development, and more. The day ended with Black Chambers from across the state meeting with representatives and being recognizedby both the State House and the State Senate.
LCCF would like to thank our hosts and speakers, as well as the chamber members who participated in this memorable event.