WBIA Luncheon

February 7, 2018

WBIA Luncheon
Boomtown, 2nd floor

Join us for our February luncheon with Keynote Speaker,
Dr. Shawn Wilson
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
11:30 AM – Noon Networking
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch & Program
Boomtown, 2nd floor
4132 Peters Road, Harvey, LA

Reserved Tables of 6, $195
Members Advance RSVP, $30

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SOLD OUT! Jefferson Parish Sheriff Forum

February 22, 2018

8:00 AM – Check in, networking
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, Breakfast & Program
Café Hope, Timberlane Country Club
Gretna, Louisiana
$20 per person - Purchase online here.

Hosted by the WBIA Government & Environment Committee

The JPSO is a stand-alone governmental entity, separate and apart from the Parish Council. The Sheriff’s Office was originally created in 1825.... read more.


2018 Regional Career Expo

February 23, 2018

FEBRUARY 23RD 9am - 2pm
6801 Franklin Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70122
Free Parking Available In Lot
SET UP Begins Feb 23nd 7am BREAKDOWN Begins Feb 23rd 2pm COST Booth space is free
• Company booths must be set up by 9am and staffed by company representative at all times.
• A career station will be provided, including: draped backdrop, skirted table, company name sign,
2 chairs, and 1 wastebasket.

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Governor’s West Bank Luncheon

MARCH 1, 2018

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards

March 1, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Networking
12:00 PM Lunch & Program

The Four Columns
3711 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA 70058
Advance Table Sales Only
Table of 6, $375.00

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WBIA Newsletter is Here!


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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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

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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