Applications open for Business Growth Award  

 

BATON ROUGE, La. (January 23, 2020) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today opened applications for its Business Growth Award, designed to recognize job growth in a company within the nine-parish Capital Region. The application is available online through Friday, February 7.

 

“The war for talent is a nationwide challenge,” said Adam Knapp, president and CEO of BRAC. “We are excited to celebrate those companies that not only are winning the war in employee retention, but are also creating new jobs. It is an opportunity to spotlight companies committed to growth in our region.”

 

Job growth is calculated based on percent increase in full-time employees over the previous three years. For the 2020 award, the qualifying years are 2017-2019. Businesses interested in applying must be located within the nine-parish Capital Region, but do not have to be current BRAC investors.

 

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 brac.org.  

 

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