2020 LACCE Annual Conference – Join Us for Virtual Learning!

Since we had to make the difficult decision to cancel our in-person conference in Baton Rouge this year, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting a virtual offering for our members.  Below are the dates and topics for each day:


Thursday, November 5, 2020

1:00 – 2:30pm – Membership During an Economic Recovery – Cathi Hight, Hight Performance Group
Description:  Yes, it’s pretty grim out there with media stories about business closures, layoffs, and the long haul to recover from COVID-19. As business leaders, how can you help members and non-members navigate the storm and be positioned for success when the tide finally turns? During this session we’ll explore opportunities to strengthen businesses in your community, grow your membership base, and communicate the value of your Chamber of Commerce.

2:30 – 2:45pm – LACCE Awards Announcement

2:45 – 3:15pm – Louisiana Prospers – Driving Our Talent Imperative – Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Commissioner of Higher Education, Board of Regents
Description:  Hear how the Board of Regent’s master plan sets a strategic vision for the state and a robust attainment goal of 60% of working-age adults achieving a postsecondary education credential by the year 2030.

3:15 – 3:30pm – LACCE Awards Announcement

3:30 – 4:00pm – LABI Update – Stephen Waguespack, President & CEO of LABI
Description:  Hear an update on how LABI is working to keep Louisiana business friendly.

Friday, November 6, 2020

9:00 – 10:00amAchieving Your Potential in  Post-COVID World – Brent Henley, Principal, The Pyramid Group
Description:  2020 has taken us to places we never imagined and reset our organizations in unprecedented ways. Now is the time to re-ignite your organization for 2021 and set your strategy with your board. Brent will discuss how you can do a one-page plan that flexes when you need it to the most and still stay on track and focused on results.

10:00 – 10:15am – LACCE Awards Announcement

10:15 – 11:15amThe Future of Chamber Value and Relevance – Sheree Anne Kelly, President & CEO, ACCE
Description:  Join Sheree Anne as she leads a discussion with our members on updates of the ACCE Horizon Initiative and how changes have affected chambers during COVID-19

11:15 – 11:30am – LACCE Awards Announcement

11:30am - Noon – Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Update – Secretary Don Pierson
Description:  Hear an update on how LED is strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy.

Registration Options

$99 – Member Price BOTH DAYS / PER CHAMBER*
*multiple people to participate at the same chamber / location

$199 – Non-Member Price BOTH DAYS

No refunds will be issued after purchase as recordings will be provided to those who register.

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