2017 Annual WBIA Crawfish Boil

Friday, April 21

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
WBIA office, The Grefer House
111 Grefer Lane (inside Rathborne Park), Harvey, LA 70058

Crawfish, beer, water, wine & dessert are included!
Tickets are required for admission!

367-1721 or HCIA@bellsouth.net





WBIA Celebration & Installation

THURSDAY, April 21

Join us for Cocktails & Dinner as we celebrate our INVEST WEST Champions!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cocktails at Pier 4 Bar
7:00 PM - Dinner, Jefferson Orleans
Grand Ballroom, Boomtown New Orleans

Presentation of “Legacy Award” to Senator John A. Alario, Jr.

Installation of WBIA 2017-2018 President, Mr. Jesse Hoppes

Reserved tables of 8, $600
Open Seating, $85/member or $150/couple
Advance tickets sales required. Limited seating.
RSVP to HCIA@bellsouth.net or 367-1721





WBIA Newsletter is Here!

Issue 1

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:

  • Governor’s Westbank Lunch
  • President Message
  • WBIA Committees
  • Past President farewell
  • Crawfish Boil
  • WBIA Member in the News
  • ...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

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