METAIRIE, La.—The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will host the 69th Washington Mardi Gras Louisiana Economic Development Luncheon, an event to highlight economic success and opportunity throughout Louisiana. Keynoting the event will be Stephen Moore, a top economic advisor to President-elect Donald Trump and a Heritage Foundation fellow.
WHAT: Louisiana Economic Development Luncheon, hosted by Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
WHO: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), President-elect Trump Economic Advisor Stephen Moore, and Louisiana business leaders
WHEN: February 10, 2017 (Reception 11:45 AM ET – 12:30 PM ET, Luncheon & Program 12:30 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET)
WHERE: Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall, Washington, D.C.
“As chairman of this year’s Washington Mardi Gras, it is my honor to invite the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce to host the 2017 Louisiana Economic Development luncheon,” Congressman Scalise said. “And as I continue my work with the incoming Trump administration, it is a pleasure to bring one of President-elect Trump’s top advisors, Stephen Moore, to discuss the top economic opportunities facing our country and our state. This is an important event for bringing Louisiana’s job-creators to our nation’s capital to share their perspective and learn more about how we can work with President Trump to grow our economy.”
“We’re excited that Congressman Scalise asked us to host this year’s Economic Development Luncheon,” said Todd Murphy, President of the Jefferson Chamber. “This event is a unique opportunity for Louisiana’s top business leaders to meet with national political leaders. We are thrilled to have Stephen Moore join us for this luncheon to discuss the opportunities our state has to create jobs and grow our economy under President Trump’s leadership.”
About Stephen Moore: Stephen Moore served as one of the top economic advisors in Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. He is the Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, at The Heritage Foundation. Moore also wrote on economics for the Wall Street Journal and was a member of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board. Read Moore’s full bio by clicking here.
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 Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.