The Chamber of Lafourche and the Bayou Region offers a variety of services and events to its members as well as to the general public. Find out more about what The Chamber of Lafourche & the Bayou Region can do for you.
The Chamber’s website, is home to our Online Membership Directory, which allows members free worldwide exposure. The website also keeps members updated on upcoming events.
The Chamber produces an area map, which reaches thousands of tourists and newcomers to the area. Members and local businesses can take advantage of this great advertising opportunity. The area map is available at The Chamber Office in Larose, Louisiana.
Grand Openings/Ribbon Cuttings
These ceremonies which increase the visibility of new or expanding businesses or business that have relocated are provided to Chamber Members only.
High visibility and advertising value is offered to members who sponsor a Chamber event, such as the Ambassador Program, quarterly luncheons/breakfast, seminars, Annual Banquet, Golf Tournament, etc. As event sponsors, their name is prominently displayed and promoted. Pre-event publicity and mailings afford them broad advertising exposure at no additional cost above the sponsorship fee.
Members enjoy mingling with attendees for networking, display tables and speakers on hot area topics that will impact their business area. This is the opportunity for members to interact with others from the business community while also hearing speakers on topics of great interest.
This annual directory/guide is published annually by The Chamber and distributed to over 1000 members, tourists and in relocation packets for newcomers. Members only are listed alphabetically and by classified categories, providing high visibility to potential customers. Display advertising in the directory/guide is available to members at a very reasonable cost.
Members can obtain complete direct mailing information for over 800 Lafourche and Bayou Region businesses on ready to use labels, allowing members to develop a database of business prospects. The Chamber also offers a full membership listing on disk.
Business Referral System
Every day, The Chamber refers Chamber Members to potential customers in response to inquiries from tourists, students and newcomers. Members only are referred in response to these inquiries.
A nine month training program in which participants receive leadership skills training and direct contact with organizations, institutions and people in decision and policy making positions central to the process of change and growth in the parish. To learn more about Leadership Lafourche, click here.
Annual Awards Banquet
A special event to recognize recipients of the Business Person of the Year, Business & Industry of the Year, Educator of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Community Hero Award.
Families First Night: Uniting Family, School and the Community
Families First Night is designed to give families the opportunity to spend time together. Teachers will refrain from assigning homework or studying during each Families First Night. We are asking the business community to help support the program by offering incentives for families. Incentives can be things such as rent one movie get a second movie free or buy one pizza and get another one ½ off. If you do not have a business which can offer a “discount” service for families, consider hosting a contest, such as a coloring contest or with the name of the business see how many words you can make. The proposed dates for Family First Night for the 2013-2014 school year are October 30, 2013; January 29, 2014; March 26, 2014; and May 14, 2014. If you have any questions concerning the Families First Night program, please contact The Chamber at 985-693-6700
Annual Golf Tournament
Several golfers from around the area join in a four-man scramble for 18 holes, awards and lunch.