Strategic Plan


The mission of the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce is to be the voice for business while promoting growth and a high quality of life in West Baton Rouge Parish.


The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce will be recognized as a proactive and catalytic organization dedicated to engaging the business community and other stakeholders to make West Baton Rouge a premier community.


Resourceful and Results-Oriented
Collaborative and Engaging
Visionary and Visible
Honest and Reputable


Strategic Goals

Economic Development

Promote and enhance a vibrant, diverse, and sustainable economy by growing and retaining our existing businesses and recruiting new businesses and industry into our parish and the overall nine-parish Capital Region.

Community and Regional Development

Strengthen advocacy efforts and develop partnerships with public officials to encourage decision-making that supports growth and fosters an excellent quality of life for all residents of our region.

Talent Development and Retention

Develop, attract, and retain a highly qualified, well-trained workforce capable of meeting the region’s workforce needs.

Membership Growth

Attract new members and increase existing members’ retention and involvement in the Chamber by providing networking, educational offerings, services, and other benefits that are valued by our members.

Financial Sustainability

Ensure the future sustainability of the Chamber through developing fiscally sound policies and practices for budgeting and reserves and proactively capturing new income streams for the Chamber’s programs.