Member Engagement

Business Breakfast Copelands 1

In 2022, the Jefferson Chamber conducted six Business & Breakfast events which serve as targeted networking and contact-building breakfasts designed to give attendees an opportunity to meet and share their business with fellow Chamber members. Attendees are invited to network at a table of eight for two 20-minute sessions. With an average attendance of almost 70, this event is a great way for members to get involved with the Chamber and meet fellow members.


Bce 2022 Pelicans Game 2

The Chamber hosted three Business Card Exchanges during the year which were held at a New Orleans Pelicans game in February, Copeland Tower Living in August, and Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union (Gretna) in September. Business Card Exchanges are the perfect opportunity to meet and network with fellow Chamber members in a laid back, informal environment.


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Mega Networking Night was held Thursday, May 12 at the Gretna Cultural Center. Co-hosted by the Jefferson Chamber, AEDF, the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), Westbank Business and Industry Association, Gretna Economic Development Authority, and Plaquemines Association for Business and Industry, the event connected business and industry leaders across the West Bank of New Orleans.


Meta Summit 2

In partnership with Jefferson Parish leadership, the Jefferson Chamber hosted “Prepare and Respond: A Meta Disaster Resilience Summit” on Monday, July 11 at Jefferson Parish’s Emergency Operations Center in Gretna. The training, performed by Meta’s crisis response experts, was for local government entities and emergency responders to learn how to best leverage social media to improve their digital communication skills in the face of a crisis.


Prosper Jefferson Sales Networking 2

In conjunction with the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), the Jefferson Chamber hosted 11 Prosper Jefferson seminars. Prosper Jefferson is an educational series that was created in 2015 in an effort to support small business owners and help them reach the next level of success in Jefferson Parish. Each seminar features different speakers from the Greater New Orleans region and highlights new informational topics to assist local businesses in achieving their goals.


Chamber 101 August

Chamber 101 gives new and prospective members an opportunity to learn about all of the various aspects in which the Jefferson Chamber functions. Opportunities for involvement, advocacy, money-saving member benefits, and ways for businesses to be showcased within the Chamber and in the community are just some of the topics discussed at Chamber 101, which is held every six weeks with lunch catered by a Chamber member.