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Louisiana's Economic Development Regions
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Economic Development Centers & Chambers of Commerce

Louisiana has an extensive network of economic development organizations and allies dedicated to helping our communities attract, grow and maintain business in our state. The list below highlights regional economic development organizations and other economic development groups in each region. Join Now!

ACADIANA REGION
  • One Acadiana
  • Acadiana Economic Development Council
  • Acadiana Planning Commission
  • Crowley Chamber of Commerce
  • Evangeline Parish Industrial Board
  • Iberia Industrial Development Foundation
  • Lafayette Economic Development Authority
  • St. Landry Parish Economic Development
  • St. Martin Economic Development Authority
  • Vermilion Chamber of Commerce
  • Vermilion Economic Development District
BAYOU REGION

South Louisiana Economic Council
Assumption Chamber of Commerce
Bayou Industrial Group
Gulf Economic Survival Team
Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
LA 1 Coalition 
Lafourche Chamber of Commerce
Lafourche Parish Economic Development
Restore or Retreat 
South Central Industrial Association
South Central Planning & Development District
St. Mary Chamber of Commerce
St. Mary Industrial Group
St. Mary Parish Economic Development
Terrebonne Economic Development Authority
Thibodeaux Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Development Center

CAPITAL REGION
  • Baton Rouge Area Chamber
  • Ascension Economic Development Corporation
  • Office of the Mayor-President, City of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish
  • East Feliciana Economic Development District
  • Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce
  • Iberville Chamber of Commerce
  • Livingston Economic Development Council
  • St. Helena Parish Economic Development Committee
  • West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce
  • West Feliciana Parish Community Development Foundation
CENTRAL REGION
  • Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
  • Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority
  • Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce
  • LaSalle Economic Development District
  • North Rapides Business and Industry Alliance
  • Olla, Urania, Tullos, Standard Economic Development Board
  • Pineville Downtown Development District
  • The Rapides Foundation
  • Winn Economic and Industrial District
NORTHEAST REGION
  • Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance
  • Bernice Industrial Development Corporation
  • Caldwell Parish Industrial Development Board
  • East Carroll Chamber of Commerce
  • Franklin Economic Development Foundation
  • LA Delta 65 Inc.
  • Lake Providence Port Commission
  • Monroe Chamber of Commerce
  • Morehouse Economic Development Commission
  • Rayville Economic Development
  • Richland Parish Chamber of Commerce 
  • Tallulah Chamber of Commerce
  • Tensas Revitalization Alliance
  • Union Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • West Carroll Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce
NORTHWEST REGION
  • North Louisiana Economic Partnership
  • Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • Bossier Chamber of Commerce
  • Caddo-Bossier Port Commission
  • City of Monroe Economic Development 
  • City of Natchitoches Economic Development Commission
  • City of Ruston Economic Development
  • Claiborne Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation
  • Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
  • Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce
  • Monroe Chamber of Commerce
  • Morehouse Economic Development Corporation 
  • Morehouse Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce
  • North Webster Chamber of Commerce
  • North Webster Parish Industrial District
  • Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
  • Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • Union Parish Chamber of Commerce 
  • Ward II Industrial District
  • West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce
SOUTHEAST REGION
  • Greater New Orleans, Inc.
  • Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission
  • New Orleans Business Alliance
  • Plaquemines Association of Business & Industry
  • Plaquemines Parish Economic Development
  • St. Bernard Parish Economic Development Foundation
  • St. Charles Parish Economic Development & Tourism Department 
  • St. James Parish Department of Economic Development
  • St. John the Baptist Parish Economic Development Department
  • St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation
  • Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation, Inc.
  • Washington Economic Development Foundation
SOUTHWEST REGION
  • Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
  • Calcasieu Parish Planning and Development
  • Cameron Parish Economic Development
  • Chennault International Airport Authority
  • City of Lake Charles Planning and Economic Development Department
  • DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce
  • DeQuincy Economic Commission
  • Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce
  • Jeff Davis Business Alliance
  • Jeff Davis Parish Office of Economic Development
  • Jennings Main Street
  • Kinder Louisiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Lake Charles Downtown Development Authority
  • Lake Charles Regional Airport
  • McNeese State University Office of Economic Development
  • Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Sulphur Industrial Development Board
  • The Chamber/SWLA
  • The Port of Lake Charles
  • West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce
  • West Calcasieu Port, Harbor and Terminal District

LED STATEWIDE PARTNERS

  • American Electric Power/Southwestern Electric Power Company
  • Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives
  • Cleco Power, LLC
  • Entergy Louisiana Economic Development
  • Louisiana Association of Planning and Development Districts
  • Louisiana Business Incubation Association
  • Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association
  • Louisiana Municipal Association
  • Louisiana Public Facilities Authority
  • Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network
  • Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana
  • Police Jury Association of Louisiana
  • Ports Association of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center

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If you have more questions about your economic development region, please call Louisiana Economic Development at (225) 342-3000.