BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – The Louisiana Welcome Center will be a busy place on November 8.

The second edition of the Louisiana International Trade Week & Jubilee is making its way to Baton Rouge.

The Louisiana International Trade Week & Jubilee runs from November 5 to November 9 and starts in New Orleans.

BRAC said, “Louisiana Trade Week aims to highlight the trade community by amplifying the voice of those in the industry who promote international trade and economic development opportunities within Louisiana through dynamic programming and panel discussions.”

Included in the week’s festivities are these events:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Industry panel sessions
  • Site tours
  • Awards and a black-tie fundraising event

“BRAC and the World Trade Center of New Orleans are making strides to better international trade in Louisiana as a whole,” said Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome. “To achieve our goals as a state, we need to look forward to more partnerships and programming like this one for economic development and expansion.”

A series of events are planned in the Capital City on November 8.

Those who attend the Louisiana International Trade Week & Jubilee events in Baton Rouge should expect to see these presentations:

  • Discussions and moderated panels on public private partnerships
  • Innovations in energy and chemicals
  • Amplifying foreign direct investment
  • A roundtable dialogue with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

“BRAC is thrilled to be a part of and help promote International Trade Week,” said BRAC President and CEO Adam Knapp. “Making these resources available to our business owners is essential to achieving economic growth and development.”