Jefferson Review - Annual 2018

A Letter from the President

To our valued stakeholders:   Improving the business climate and quality of life in Jefferson Parish and the region have been among our biggest priorities throughout the past two decades. With our investors in mind, we strive for excellence, maintaining…

Member Accolades

2017 Business Leadership Awards Luncheon The 2017 Business Leadership Awards Luncheon at the Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel was a great success! Held on May 10th, the sold-out luncheon featured keynote speakers Thomas Jacobs of The Big Cheezy and Aaron…

Jefferson Parish Council Statements

"In 2018, I believe we need to continue to address the inequities of e-commerce and what it is doing to the retail sector inside of our parish. Additionally, I am excited to work with my colleagues to utilize the remaining…

Action through Advocacy

Issues The Jefferson Chamber serves as the voice of business in Jefferson Parish. The Chamber listens closely and acts proactively on the issues and concerns of its members and the business community.  Our organization continues to work tirelessly to defend…

Member Testimonials

“The Jefferson Chamber is a valued resource in the business community. They are leading the way in economic and cultural development for Jefferson Parish. The staff at the Jefferson Chamber is top notch, and always available. From crawfish boils to…

About Us

What started in 1997 with a few people and some great ideas has transformed into the premier business organization of the Parish. Today, we represent more than 900 companies in working to improve the business climate and create business initiatives…

A Letter from the Board Chairman

Thank you for your confidence in me to lead our Jefferson Chamber as the 2018 Chairman. I am excited to face the challenges and advancements the year ahead will bring. First and foremost, happy birthday to the Chamber! 2018 marks…

Head Start Fundraiser

On May 5, 2017, the Jefferson Chamber, in conjunction with Jefferson Parish, hosted a Head Start Fundraiser with the New Orleans Baby Cakes. Attendees of all ages experienced food, fun and a baseball game against the Iowa Cubs! This was…

Annual Meeting

The Jefferson Chamber’s Annual Meeting on January 30, 2017, presented by Ochsner Health System, featured keynote speaker Dennis Lauscha, President of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans. The event celebrated the accomplishments of 2016 and announced plans for initiatives, events…

Living Well in Jefferson Parish

In 2017, the Jefferson Chamber formed a new health initiative, LiveWell Jefferson, which focuses on creating and cultivating a culture of health and wellness among both residents and business communities in the area.  Donna Austin of Peoples Health, who serves…

Leadership Jefferson

Leadership Jefferson is a program with an ambitious mission: to develop a diverse network of dedicated business and community leaders to improve the quality of life for all citizens in Jefferson Parish and the Greater New Orleans region.  Over the…

Committee Spotlight

Ambassador Committee The Ambassadors are a dedicated organization serving as points of contact, continuously welcoming new individual members and businesses in the community. They host meet-and-greets, participate in ribbon-cutting ceremonies throughout the year and serve at Chamber functions. Additionally, the…

Festivals of Jefferson Parish

Family Gras  When it comes to festivals, concerts and big name performances, the New Orleans area has made an international name for itself, especially during Mardi Gras. In Metairie, Family Gras is no exception. Family Gras is Jefferson Parish’s premier…

Jefferson Parish Update

Keeping citizens informed on municipal updates is a priority of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Last Fall, the Chamber hosted two events that encouraged more civic involvement and transparency between elected leaders, business leaders and constituents. Christy Marino, Advocacy and…

Volunteer Committees

Ambassadors: The Ambassadors serve as the first point of contact for new members and businesses in the community. They meet and greet new members, participate in ribbon-cutting ceremonies, and serve at organization functions. You must be a Chamber member for…