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July 25, 2012 · Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
GSCOC NEWS & REMINDERS
40 UNDER 40 NOMINATIONS CLOSE JULY 31, 2012
Do you know a young professional that deserves recognition for their outstanding commitment to their job and community? The 40 Under 40 program, presented by CityLife Magazine, will recognize forty individuals under the age of forty on December 7, 2012. Make sure to nominate a young professional today. Click here to nominate.
Breakfast of Champions – CHAMBER UPDATE and NETWORKING EVENT – August 7
Sponsored and Hosted by Centenary College
Network with Northwest Louisiana Business Professionals! Start the morning off right with a Chamber Update and also meet new Chamber Members. Gain valuable contacts through quality networking time as well! Call 318-677-2505 to RSVP or click here to register online! Limited seating—make sure to reserve your seats early—deadline is August 3!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.
Business Development Connection Professional Development Mixer
Being held August 23 @ Remington Suites Hotel from 5-7pm (facility tours conducted during event). This event is sponsored by Roberts, Cherry & Remington Hotel. Cost is $5 members, $7 potential members which includes Hors d’oeuvres & Cash Bar. MARK YOUR CALENDARS TODAY!
LOUISIANA RANKED AMONG TOP 5 STATES FOR BEST BUSINESS CLIMATE IN THE U.S.
Business Facilities magazine: Louisiana rises to No. 5 in 2012 – its highest position ever
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal hailed Louisiana's highest-ever business climate ranking – No. 5 by Business Facilities – as a fresh signal of Louisiana's emergence as one of America's top climates for business investment and job creation.
Louisiana rose from No. 7 in 2011 to No. 5 in the magazine's 2012 State Rankings Report, after the state had climbed into the Top 10 at No. 8 in 2010, when Business Facilities also named Louisiana its State of the Year.
Read more about the business climate ranking.
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