METAIRIE, LA – The Jefferson Chamber will host its Legislative Issues Breakfast on Monday, March 29 at the Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel to discuss Louisiana’s economic development and the challenges and opportunities for the business community in the 2021 state legislative session. Todd Murphy, President of the Jefferson Chamber, will moderate the panel featuring LABI President & CEO Stephen Waguespack and GNO, Inc. President & CEO Michael Hecht.
The 2021 program will also feature a “Two Minute Take” passing of the mic for legislators. This opportunity is extended to the Jefferson Delegation and allows State Representatives and Senators to speak briefly on their 2021 priorities.
As the state’s Chamber of Commerce and manufacturing association, LABI represents more than 2,200 businesses of every size, in every region and sector. As the president of LABI since 2013, Stephen has worked to enhance the association’s focus on federal issues, research, and policy, as well as member engagement through technological advancements.
Greater New Orleans, Inc. is the economic development organization for southeast Louisiana. Its mission falls broadly into two categories: business development – attracting and growing businesses – and product development – creating better business conditions. Under Michael’s leadership, GNO, Inc. was named the #2 economic development organization in the United States by Business Facilities magazine.
The Legislative Breakfast will begin with networking at 8 a.m., followed by the breakfast, two-minute take, and panel discussion from 8:30 – 10 a.m. Tickets are $75 for members and $125 for non-members. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here or call (504) 835-3880. For questions regarding the event, contact Brookley Valencia.
Proceeds from the event support the Jefferson Chamber’s efforts in pro-business advocacy and quality of life initiatives. For more information about the Chamber’s advocacy efforts, visit jeffersonchamberpac.org.
Media representatives are welcome to attend.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Five-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013, 2015, and 2019 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.