Jefferson Review - Annual 2020

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On The Cover

Engage 2020: Your Vision – Your Voice – Your Region The theme of this year’s Annual Meeting celebrates the impact the people of Jefferson Parish have on their communities. This ever-evolving region…

A letter from The President & Board Chairman

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 a…

Leadership Jefferson

Leadership Jefferson is a nine-month program designed to develop a diverse network of dedicated business and community leaders. The interactive workshops expose participants to local leaders and activists working to resolve critical issues facing Jefferson Parish. The application process takes…

Chamber of the Year

The Jefferson Chamber was honored to receive the 2019 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chambers of Commerce Executives (LACCE). The award recognizes the Chamber’s successes in making Jefferson Parish an ideal place to raise a…

Education Appreciation Reception

The Jefferson Chamber hosted the Education Appreciation Reception, presented by Cox Business, on Wednesday, December 11 at Cars of Yesteryear in Metairie. The reception celebrated Jefferson Parish Public Schools System principals, administrators, and educators who have made a lasting impact…

Worksite Wellness Workshop

The Jefferson Chamber held its inaugural LiveWell Jefferson Worksite Wellness Summit in October 2019. The event aimed to educate employers on how to build simple, customizable and successful wellness programs for their workplaces. “Companies do not need to invest a…

Special Events

Incredibowl: A New Team Building Event! The Jefferson Chamber introduced a new teambuilding event in 2019! The Incredibowl Tournament, presented by Zito Companies and held on August 28 at Rock N’ Bowl, featured an evening of fun, fellowship and friendly…

A Plan for the Park

An ambitious long-term journey, which began years ago with the Jefferson EDGE economic development initiative, now has a crystal-clear road map and a well-defined finish line. In February 2019, officials with the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) publicly presented…

State of Jefferson 2019

“The state of Jefferson Parish can be defined as financially strong, robust with growth and poised for its best days.” The proof of this statement, delivered by Parish President Mike Yenni in an introductory video, was presented to residents, business…

Jefferson Chamber Young Professionals

The mission of the Jefferson Chamber Young Professionals is to cultivate future civic and economic leaders of Jefferson Parish and the surrounding community through philanthropic initiatives, education, and leadership development opportunities. The opportunities offered to young professionals fall under…

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 Chamber functions. You must be a Chamber member…

Action through Advocacy

  Statewide Issues Supported by the Chamber The Jefferson Chamber serves as the voice of business for Jefferson Parish, but also on local, regional and statewide issues. The Chamber listens closely and…

Member Testimonials

"The Jefferson Chamber has been an exceptional resource and business partner. They have provided us with consistent and professional support. The use of their conference room as a Chamber member has allowed us to convey information to the real estate…

Milestone Members

The Jefferson Chamber would not be able to continuously advocate, educate and connect without the support of generous member businesses. Celebrating its 23rd year in 2020, the Chamber is honored to recognize its 20, 15, and 10 year members.  …

PAC Endorsed Candidates

  “My main goals will be to help complete a deal to leave East Jefferson General Hospital on stable financial footing, develop incentive plans for homebuyers and current homeowners to renovate and revitalize existing residential properties, attracting new businesses to…

Member Accolades

Business Leadership Awards: The Business Leadership Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, May 8, at the Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel to honor accomplishments of individuals and businesses and the impact they have made on the Jefferson Parish business community.…