Decision 2022

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce invited candidates running for public office to answer a standard set of questions for the purpose of informing the public on where each candidate stood on the issues of importance to the members of the Chamber and the voting public.

All candidates for Mayor of Shreveport, Shreveport City Council and Caddo School Board members who are running opposed were invited to participate. Candidates without video interviews declined to participate.

The buttons below link to each candidate’s complete interview, as well as their answer to each specific questions.

How to Use Facebook to Promote During Small Business Season

Is it just us or does Black Friday seem to have withered on the vine? Years ago, people would run out to get their newspapers on Thanksgiving to peruse the deals and map out their shopping plans. This year, holiday deals began in October and thus they’ve lost some of...

Why Shop Small for the Holidays

Why Shop Small for the Holidays? Small businesses add flavor to our area. There is a sense of adventure when you explore a small business. You never know what beauties you’ll uncover or what scrumptiousness awaits. Sadly, that’s also why a lot of people choose to...

It’s Small Business Season!

It’s Small Business Season! From October 31 – December 31st, we’re celebrating Small Business Season™. The chamber is encouraging every person of our community to support friends and neighbors by shopping, dining, and exploring our small businesses.  Small Businesses...

How Entrepreneurs Use Networking

An essential skill for any entrepreneur is the ability to create meaningful connections via networking, also called network development. Creating connections with customers both old and new is important but creating a network of other entrepreneurs and business owners...

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