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Thibodaux, La. — The South Louisiana Economic Council (SLEC) announces Laci P. Melancon as Program Coordinator for the Coastal Technical Assistance Center (CTAC). CTAC was established in 2019 to assist Louisiana-based companies prepare and obtain contracts related to coastal restoration and protection projects. The program is funded by Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and the Coastal Read More
SLEC’s COVID-19 Dashboard Indicator provides information in relation to the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on the Bayou Region. You can view the full Dashboard on our COVID-19 Page, or by clicking HERE.
South Louisiana Economic Council was recently named as Bayou Industrial Group’s Member of the Month. Bayou Industrial Group (BIG) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to the growth and sustainability of business and industry in the Bayou Region of southeast Louisiana. Founded in 1973, BIG supports infrastructure, coastal restoration and protection, education, economic development, and public Read More
SLEC is now offering a free mentorship program for small business owners in the Bayou Region. Through the Baton Rouge Chapter of SCORE, volunteers with business experience assist entrepreneurs; those who think they want to own a business; and small business owners in overcoming a variety of common challenges. As a nonprofit helping small businesses Read More
Louisiana Economic Development (LED) has awarded grant money to the South Louisiana Economic Council (SLEC), the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority (TEDA), and Fletcher Technical Community College (Fletcher) through Tier 2 funding. Each of Louisiana’s eight economic development regions received funding to address workforce concerns and needs. The Bayou Region, working through SLEC, was able to Read More
Louisiana Economic Development’s CEO Roundtables bring together groups of 15 to 18 key decision makers from Louisiana-based small businesses 10 times over the course of a year for collaborative, growth-oriented roundtable sessions that support a trusting environment in which CEOs can safely explore business and personal issues with the guidance of experienced facilitators. Participation in Read More
DR. LOREN C. SCOTT, Louisiana Economist and Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University, will present his “Louisiana Economic Outlook for 2017-2018” at a luncheon to be held at The Cypress Columns on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Dr. Scott’s much anticipated annual report will present a regional perspective of trends and events that affect the Bayou Read More