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TEDxBatonRouge Plans Inaugural Event for September 

May 5, 2023

TEDxBatonRouge today announced it will hold an inaugural event Sept. 14 at the Manship Theatre.  

Construction Sector Seeing Boom in Jobs

April 28, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Baton Rouge’s construction industry has added a record number of jobs.

Net Business Growth in EBR is Up Despite Fewer Additions: Here’s Why

April 27, 2023

The number of businesses opening across East Baton Rouge Parish has trended down since 2010, but net business growth is up thanks to fewer businesses closing their doors, according to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. 

BRAC Announces Promotions and New Hires

April 26, 2023

Baton Rouge, La. (April 26, 2023) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced updates to staff, including a promotion and a new hire. 

BRAC Program Connects High School Students with Internships at Baton Rouge Businesses

April 19, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and East Baton Rouge Parish Schools have partnered to connect high school juniors with internships at businesses in the Baton Rouge area.

Georgia-Pacific Investing Millions of Dollars Toward Upgrades at Zachary Facility

April 17, 2023

ZACHARY, La. (WAFB) – Georgia-Pacific has announced an investment of $50 million for upgrades at the company’s Port Husdon mill in Zachary.

‘Inc.’ Magazine Spotlights Baton Rouge’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

April 14, 2023

Kenny Nguyen’s efforts to make Baton Rouge an entrepreneurial hub have been spotlighted in a feature by national business magazine Inc.

Baton Rouge Area Added 2,300 Jobs in February; See Which Sector Led the Way

April 13, 2023

The Baton Rouge area added about 2,300 jobs from January to February, including 1,600 new construction jobs, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber reports.

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