West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce: Positioned well for new growth, exciting opportunities

Even a pandemic couldn’t slow down growth in West Baton Rouge. With access to two major interstates, a metropolitan airport and big industrial announcements from the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge is preparing for the future.  “Our economic development projects did not slow down at all,” says Chamber Executive Director Jamie Hanks. […]

Chamber swears in officers at annual meeting

The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce swore in the 2021 Board of Directors and Executive Board officers during the annual meeting held on Tuesday, Feb. 9. From left to right: Judge William Kleinpeter, swears in Chair Ex-Officio Sandra Hughes with Lofton Staffing and Security Services, Member-At-Large Nick Cicero with Peak Performance Physical Therapy, Chairman […]

Small Business Council hosts big celebration for Small Business Saturday

The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce’s newest addition, The Small Business Council, celebrated Small Business Saturday in a big way Saturday, Nov. 28. The day began with a Facebook live-stream kick-off featuring several local businesses and vendors who shared their deals for the day and upcoming holidays. More than 40 locally-owned businesses participated in […]

West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce employees recognized with service awards

The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Executives (LACCE) recognized two West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce employees with the 2020 Service Award at its 2020 Annual Conference held today via Zoom. Executive Director Jamie Hanks and Membership Director Sharon Oubre-Williams received service awards. Oubre-Williams earned a 15-year service award and Hanks earned a 5-year service award. […]