Article focuses on the SBC as a burgeoning tech industry hub
The technology magazine Innovation and Tech Today published an online editorial piece today highlighting Shreveport-Bossier City as an up-and-coming tech industry mainstay.
The article, written by Andrew Jansen, explains how the recent uptick in tech industry jobs through employers like CSRA and Eatel has catapulted the area onto a shortlist of places to watch. Jansen highlights the low cost of living and several local attractions and amenities as reasons for tech professionals to make this their home.
To see the article for yourself, visit https://innotechtoday.com/innovation-in-shreveport/.
Silver Star Grille, located at 9463 Ellerbe Road Suite 100, held its ribbon cutting June 8th.
Silver Star Grille is an upscale, casual dining experience, combining award winning steaks and BBQ. They offer full bar services and are family friendly.
Congrats to Silver Star Grille! www.facebook.com/silverstargrille/
Click here to see more photos from the grand opening and ribbon cutting: flic.kr/s/aHskWSEYae
A new Zaxby's location at 5706 North Market held its ribbon cutting on June 5th.
Zaxby’s is a fast-casual chicken restaurant chain headquartered in Athens, Georgia. Their most popular items are its hand-breaded Chicken Fingerz and Buffalo Wings. Zaxby’s also offers delicious Zalads, Zappetizers, sandwiches and milkshakes.
Congrats Zaxby's! www.zaxbys.com/menu/
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Hub International Shreveport, located at 425 Ashley Ridge, Suite 230, held the ribbon cutting for their new location on May 2nd.
HUB's expert brokers offer deep knowledge and support whenever you need it.
Congrats Hub International of Shreveport! www.hubinternational.com/
Click here to see more photos from the ribbon cutting:flic.kr/s/aHskWSE3Aa
Pita Pit, located at 9462 Ellerbe Road Suite 190, held their ribbon cutting on May 24th.
Pita Pit creates a fun, casual atmosphere where customers can create their perfect pita amongst endless flavor combinations of lean meats, toppings and spreads.
Congrats Pita Pit! https://pitapitusa.com/
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Orr Kia of Shreveport, located at 1111 East Bert Kouns in the Automall, recently held the ribbon cutting for their new dealership on May 17th.
As a premier Louisiana Kia dealer, Orr Kia offers a huge selection of new and pre-owned vehicles, as well as service & parts, an online inventory and outstanding financing options.
Congrats Orr Kia Shreveport! http://www.orrkiashreveport.com/
Check out photos from the ribbon cutting here: www.flickr.com/gp/148343737@N08/x38Xnxx
The Chicken Salad Chick held their ribbon cutting May 15th at their new location here in Shreveport, in the Shoppes at Bellemead.
This is a place all chicken salad lovers can find something they enjoy.
Congratulations to the Chicken Salad Chick!
See more photos here: https://flic.kr/s/aHskWSDaQn
The Forum Small Business of the Year Award recognizes several outstanding small businesses for their achievements and civic contributions. (A small business as defined by the Small Business Administration is a service business and/or retailer with annual revenues of $3.5 million or less, manufacturer with fewer than 500 employees or wholesaler employing fewer than 100 workers.) More than one business may be nominated. Nominee businesses
should be at least three years old and a member in good standing with the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. To nominate a business for the award, please email email@example.com.
Orangetheory Fitness, located across from Whole Foods at 1370 East 70th Street held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on May 4th.
Orangetheory uses heart-rate monitored, high-intensity workouts scientifically designed to keep heart rates in a target zone that spikes metabolism and increases energy.
Congrats Orangetheory Fitness! https://www.orangetheoryfitness.com/
The Chamber's Young Professionals Initiative partnered with the "Be a Fan of Shreveport-Bossier" campaign to co-host the Downtown Shreveport Scavenger Hunt last Thursday, May 4th. Festivities began at 5:00 pm at the Remington Suite Hotel, and hunt participants were asked to photograph scavenger hunt items using Instagram in order to compete for prizes provided by local tourist attractions and restaurants.
"There was a great turnout with people of all ages participating," said Erin Smith, Chamber Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations. "The YPI team even helped a few Instagram newbies discover how to use the app in order to play."
The scavenger hunt is part of a month-long celebration in Shreveport-Bossier aimed at incentivizing locals and visitors alike to explore local museums, restaurants and tourist attractions while taking advantage of money-saving offers. Complete details of the promotion and a list of the 25 exclusive offers are available at www.BeaFanofSB.com. While there, you can also enter to win a huge staycation package giveaway and find details of the Be a Fan Downtown City Tour scheduled for Saturday, May 13th.
Remember, anyone who takes advantage of the "Be a Fan of Shreveport-Bossier" offers during the month of May is asked to share their experiences on social media using the hashtag #BeaFanofSB.
For complete details of the "Be a Fan of Shreveport-Bossier" campaign, visit www.BeaFanofSB.com. To see photos from the scavenger hunt, visit our Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/gp/148343737@N08/7pftQ6