BRAC Announces Around the Table Sponsored by East Baton Rouge Parish School System

Eat, Talk and Connect at the Dinner Party of the Year

BATON ROUGE, La. (August 3, 2017) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today opened registration for Around the Table, presented by the East Baton Rouge School System, being held Thursday, September 28.

The event will place 225 participants in 20 different homes for an evening of conversation and connections in the setting of home dinner parties. Community connectors ranging from CEOs to university presidents and creative entrepreneurs will open their homes to host these innovative dinners designed to help connect newcomers with long-time locals and encourage engaging conversations.

“BRAC’s talent development program not only works to attract and retain top talent to the Baton Rouge Area, but also to incorporate newcomers into our region,” said Adam Knapp, president and CEO of BRAC. “Around the Table is a fun and engaging way for folks to get plugged in and to meet new people in an authentically Baton Rouge way – over a great meal.”

Around the Table, presented by East Baton Rouge School System will take place from 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Table sponsors include Shobe Financial, Reputation Capital Media, General Informatics, Empire Today and Cintas. Registration for the event is $30. More information and registration are available online at

About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Area, working to grow jobs and wealth and to improve the business climate and competitiveness in the region. Today, BRAC investors include more than 1,500 small businesses, midsize firms, large industry and entrepreneurial startups, as well as individuals and organizations that support business and economic development. In this capacity, BRAC serves as the voice of the business community, providing knowledge, access, services and advocacy. More information is available at


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