WBIA Newsletter is Here!

JULY 2017

WBIA's quarterly newsletter "The Communique" will go out electronically to all members and posted here on our web page for your convenience. We encourage you to send us your ideas for future articles to share with the membership.

Articles Include:

  • WBIA Celebration & Installation Awards
  • Invest West Champions
  • President Message
  • Upcoming Event Dates
  • Scholarship Winners
  • Committee Notes
  • ...and Much More!


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Networking Night Out with West Bank Associations

August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Boomtown 2nd floor Acadia Room Members

West Bank
Networking Night Out
Business cards required


Members need to register with their association!
WBIA members please RSVP to admin@wbianola.com
Bring your business cards to get in free!
Sponsored by Boomtown.
Drinks, light bites, and $10 free play* to the first 100!



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G&E Lunch & Learn with CPRA

August 24, 2017

Government & Environment Committee
Lunch & Learn with CPRA
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch & Learn events provide an in depth discussion on focused topics. A brown bag lunch is provided. Reservations are required due to limited to space. For more information contact Angie Hendrix, ahendrix@tesconsult.com or admin@wbianola.com

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WBIA HELPFUL Links - Have a question?

Renewals of Expiring Millages and 1% Sales Tax

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Preparing for Storms in Louisiana

UNO-CHART is a research center at the University of New Orleans. Our purpose is to help communities lower their risk to disasters, like hurricanes. Additional Information


Louisiana Calling

Industry, business and government leaders are working together to create the skilled workforce our state needs. High value, high-income jobs are available and increasing steadily in Louisiana. Get a Jump Start, find your pathway today. Additional Information

The Communique

WBIA Newsletter: Quarterly WBIA Communique’s to all members and posted here on our web page for your convenience. Want to learn more about what is happening with WBIA? Download the WBIA Newsletter


Who is the "mover and shaker" in your business?

Here is an opportunity to honor one of your employees. That one person in your office who always stands out and makes a positive impact can be given an opportunity to lead. A Call for Nominations is being made for positions on the 2016-2017 WBIA Executive Board.
A veteran leader, a future leader, a team player, take a minute and send us the Nominee Name and company name. Self-nominations are accepted. Lets get started today

Report: Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO)

Many opportunities exist for development on the Harvey Canal on various sized parcels of waterfront property. In addition to water transportation, the canal is situated near Interstate 10 and on US Hwy 90 and boasts rail connections from all six (6) class one rail carriers. read full article