BRAC announces agenda for Statewide Economic Development Summit

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) announced their upcoming Statewide Economic Development Summit agenda on Thursday.

The BRAC Statewide Economic Development Summit will be held on Tuesday, February 27, at L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge.

According to Kelly Bienn of BRAC, the Summit will also feature a business panel led by LED Secretary Don Pierson, a mayoral panel, and more.

The BRAC Summit will include presentations from national and local speakers on the subject of best practices and big ideas for the future of economic development.

Bienn said keynote presentations will include “Leadership to Reinvent Transportation and Infrastructure”; “Pursuing Inclusive Growth in an Age of Disruption”; and “Incentives, Trends and Realities in a New Political World.”

“As the importance of economic development continues to drive local, state and national conversations, we look forward to coming together as a professional community to learn best practices, network and build a common agenda for moving the state forward,” said Adam Knapp, president and CEO of BRAC. “This is the best lineup of national and local speakers for a summit that we’ve ever had; the quality of the event and the statewide attendees make it truly unique.”

The event is presented by Entergy and event registration is available at

BRAC said in a press release that registration for the Summit, which includes continental breakfast and lunch, is $90. Registration for the February 26 networking reception is $10. Discounted room rates at L’Auberge Casino Hotel of $119 are available for event attendees on Monday, February 26; call 1-866-261-7777 and use the group code RBRAC.

The full agenda is available at

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