Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce

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Regular Events – Events held 4 times or more per year

Business Meetings / General Meetings – State of Business, State of the Parish

Business luncheon usually held the 2nd Wednesday on varying months with high attendance (80 to 200). Meetings are three part and include business updates, words from our guest speaker and sponsorship message. Past speakers include: Business Leaders, Local Entities, US Congressman, Senators, US Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana State Chamber of Commerce, Local Elected Officials, State Elected Officials, National Elected Officials, Law Enforcement, Fire Districts and more.
Categories: Business & Community Information, Connecting, Advocacy, Public Officials, Business Resources, Networking, Sponsorship Opportunity
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  • State of Parish Address - Annual update from Parish President Layton Ricks. Includes an update on the administration, infrastructure, ordinances and other parish administration updates.
  • State of Education Address / Scholarships -Annual luncheon that includes comments from the Livingston Parish Superintendent of Schools. The Chamber celebrates Education and Community at this annual luncheon event. Featuring an overview on the state of education as well as Scholarship Awards presented.

Leads for Lunch

Usually held on a Wednesday, four or more times per year. With an attendance averaging 50 - 70 attendees, the event attracts members to learn about each other's business allowing for accurate advocacy and referrals of fellow chamber businesses. Guests can attend with RSVP.
Categories: Networking, Connecting, Exposure, Sponsorship Opportunity, Members Only, Information, Volunteer Opportunity, Business Leads
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Ribbon Cuttings

An official welcoming ceremony conducted to celebrate the opening of a business or building. One of the most exciting times for a business! Scheduled throughout the year.
Categories: Networking, Connecting, Exposure, Business
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Chamber Business Academy / Chamber 101 / New Member Orientation

A comprehensive membership orientation and part of the Chamber Business Academy. Held the Final Friday of varying months, the Chamber hosts an in house training session to inform members of the programs, events, community involvement and business resources of members.
Categories: Training, Networking, Connecting, Sponsorship Opportunity, Members Only, Information, Exposure, Leadership Development
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Committee Meetings – Sign up to serve on committees

The conference room stays busy with 8 to 10 meetings held monthly. Committees, task force and special meetings are events in themselves. Some meetings are scheduled on a monthly basis, some are as needed. A few of the opportunities to Get Involved include Ambassadors, Education Committee, Governmental Affairs Committee, Small Business Council, EXPO Committee, Gala Committee, Golf Committee, Livingston Young Professionals Council, Leadership Livingston Council, Task Force Actions, Structuring meetings, Leadership Alumni.
Categories: Members Only, Networking, Connecting, Advocacy, Community, Training, Information, Leadership Development, Volunteer Opportunity
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Livingston Young Professionals – 21 to 40 Year Olds

As a new program, the Livingston Young Professionals Council and members meet monthly to plan the activities, leadership training, events and actions of the young professionals.
Categories: Networking, Connecting, Advocacy, Exposure, Training, Sponsorship Opportunity, Community, Leadership Development, Volunteer Opportunity
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Annual Events / Signature Events

Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon - January

Annual luncheon to announce the businesses and business owners of the year. One of the highest in attendance, the Annual Meeting is designed to celebrate business in Livingston Parish. Businesses of the Year are awarded and the Board of Directors are installed. Each table is decorated by sponsoring businesses, making for a festive and interactive environment.
Categories: Networking, Connecting, Exposure, Sponsorship Opportunity, Awards, Leadership Learn More About Our Annual Meeting

GALA - February / March

It’s the talk of the town and THE premier semi-formal to formal evening event in Livingston Parish featuring a great performance and lots of interaction. With sold out attendance, you are sure to see the movers and shakers of Livingston Parish at the Gala. Get dressed up and party with Livingston Parish finest!
Categories: FUN!, Networking, Connecting, Exposure, Sponsorship Opportunity, Community, Volunteer Opportunity More On Gala Here
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Business & Community EXPO / Job Fair / Cook-off - May

Hovering at 1000 attendees, the EXPO is a combined effort to bring a resource to our businesses while at the same time having an event that shines a positive light on all Livingston Parish has to offer. Includes a job fair portion with high turn-out. Held annually in May.
Categories: Fun!, Business Resource, Exposure, Connecting, Networking, Sponsorship Opportunity, Community, Information, Business, Volunteer Opportunity

Annual Golf Outing - October

Annual event and one of, if not THE, best Golf Tournament in the parish! Party on every hole and sold out teams / sponsors each year. Encourages business to take advantage of their relationship with vendors and other business peers in the golfing atmosphere. Teams sign up to compete and enjoy the day on the course. The tournament is held annually in October.
Categories: Fun!, Networking, Connecting ,Sponsorship Opportunity, Community, Business, Volunteer Opportunity
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Leadership Livingston Graduation – June

This annual event celebrates the conclusion of the Chamber’s Leadership Livingston program. Teams present community service projects and speakers include top leaders in business. Attendance over 150.
Categories: Networking, Sponsorship Opportunity, Connecting, Community, Exposure, Volunteer Opportunity Learn About Leadership Livingston
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Special Events – Scheduled in with timing as needed

Legislative Updates / Political Forums / Day at the Capitol

Legislative updates are held to inform the business community of the effect of legislation. Infrastructure and other projects are also updated. Political Forums are held during election cycles and the chamber typically will hold a forum – especially if there is no incumbent running. Day at the Capitol is held during session with the north shore focus and state wide focus on business, education, transportation issues.
Categories: Advocacy, Sponsorship Opportunity, Information, Connecting, Members Only

Member & Committee Appreciation, Business Before and After Hours Mixers / Breakfasts

This event gives attendees the ability to meet other members while enjoying refreshments in a casual environment. A great opportunity for the host to present themselves and their business. As the name implies, member and committee appreciation events are held at varying times annually.
Categories: Networking, Sponsorship Opportunity, Connecting, Fun, Information, Business Resource

Student Business / Leadership Conference

Part of the Chamber’s Education Initiatives programming, the business / leadership conference is held for juniors in high school. The business community is invited to participate in this program though varying opportunities. The program allows for student interaction with the business community and provides for a more direct approach of working with students.
Categories: Information, Sponsorship Opportunity, Connecting, Exposure, Volunteer Opportunity

50 Year Celebration - Keys to the Chamber Presentation - State Chamber of the Year Celebration - Member Milestone Celebration - $10,000 Raffle

Celebrations held at varying times in coordination with the celebration. As each name states, the opportunity to celebrate comes with the dates and acknowledgement of each of the actions. These celebrations are a very special time for the growth and accolades of the chamber’s members.