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It’s a place with an economic landscape as rich as its cultural roots. Acadiana has become a beacon for businesses both large and small, due in no small measure to the support provided by One Acadiana. Formerly Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, One Acadiana was built to give businesses a voice and to cultivate economic growth throughout the region.
When you become a member of One Acadiana, you’re allying with an organization dedicated to helping your business succeed—and the entire community thrive.
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News & Updates
Dec 21, 2017One Acadiana Names Troy Wayman President & CEO
One Acadiana (1A) today announced the selection of Troy Wayman as its next president and CEO. Wayman currently is Vice President of Economic Development for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, a 2,000-member organization and economic development group. His appointment is effective February 15. Jim Bourgeois, 1A’s Interim President & CEO and Executive Director of Business Development since 2015, will serve throughout the transition.
Oct 31, 2017workforce development Acadiana Cities are Getting “Smarter”
Across Acadiana, companies are using “Smart City” technology to power new projects and grow their business. In Acadiana, Smart City projects include real-time air quality monitoring and telehealth systems. We’re proud to showcase the 1A investors and partners who are making Smart City technology a reality in the region.
Sep 28, 2017policy News and Views: Eye on the Ballot
Here at One Acadiana (1A), members of the Acadiana business community often look to us for insight on policy and governmental affairs issues, especially leading up to elections where votes can impact on our region’s economic trajectory.
Aug 11, 2017workforce development How the Cloud is Building the Future Workforce of Acadiana
As fall approaches, more than 30,000 high school students in the One Acadiana region will head back to school. These students are preparing for different kinds of jobs and will eventually form the backbone of the region’s workforce. Yet many students lack knowledge about which high-wage, high-demand jobs they should consider or the educational requirements needed to obtain these jobs.
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