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JENNINGS — Chamber of commerce, tourism, economic development and business leaders from across Acadiana came together Thursday to learn more about the area.

The group was part of One Acadiana’s annual Building Region Conference, which focuses on the successes, opportunities and challenges facing the nine-parish region extending from St. Martin to Jeff Davis parishes.

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Home Sleep Delivered is located in Lafayette, LA where we opened our doors in March of 2010 with the goal of offering people a convenient and cost-effective way to have a sleep study done in the comfort of their own home. 
Crown Bioscience Inc. will establish a pharmaceutical research and development facility in Louisiana at the New Iberia Research Center. The expansion project for the global drug discovery and development company will enable CrownBio to advance treatments for cardiovascular and metabolic disease research (CVMD research).

Jason El Koubi is the President and CEO of One Acadiana. One Acadiana is a 9-Parish wide organization that promotes Acadiana as a place where business can flourish and succeed, and where business people and their families can enjoy a lifestyle unparalleled in the United States. Along with a talented team, it’s Jason’s vision, and ability to implement it, that is bringing noticeable positive change to Acadiana’s economy. Jason, welcome to Out to Lunch. 

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This past Friday, I had the pleasure of attending the One Acadiana council meeting held at the new UL Lafayette Student Union. I listened to the presentation on the new high adventure scout camp that is based in our beautiful Atchafalaya Swamp. The name of the camp is the Louisiana Swamp Base.

 Crown Bioscience Inc will make a $1 million investment to establish a pharmaceutical research and development facility at the New Iberia Research Center, 19.2 miles southeast of Lafayette, in New Iberia, Louisiana. The expansion project for the global drug discovery and development company will enable CrownBio to advance treatments for cardiovascular and metabolic disease research. 

Crown Bioscience Inc. plans to establish a pharmaceutical research and development facility at the New Iberia Research Center, a project for the global drug discovery and development company says will enable it to advance treatments for cardiovascular and metabolic disease research. The expansion was jointly announced by Gov. John Bel Edwards and Crown Bioscience Inc. CEO Jean-Pierre Wery on Dec. 28.

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette center attracts bioscience project from North Carolina

A task force named by Gov. John Bel Edwards proposed Thursday that state aid for roads and bridges increase by $700 million per year, and that raising the state gasoline tax is the "most reliable" way to do so.

"That is what we are asking," said Shawn Wilson, secretary for the state Department of Transportation and Development and co-chair of the panel. "That is what we need to fix what we need to fix, and achieve what we need to achieve."

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Check out our Investment Profile featured in Site Selection to learn about Acadiana’s target industries, regional assets, recent business recruitment wins, and business leaders’ perspective on finding success in Acadiana.

Southern Louisiana Economic Development Guide 2015-2016

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Click the play button above to watch a recording of the LOGA Gubernatorial Forum moderated by One Acadiana President & CEO Jason El Koubi. The Forum was held March 13, 2015 in Lake Charles.

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News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to VP of Urban Revitalization and Development Harry Weiss and Dr. Pearson Cross discussing importance of I-49 South and the I-49 Lafayette Connector project on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM

News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to One Acadiana staff members, Jeff Bashaw (COO) and André Breaux (Director of Policy Initiatives) give updates on One Acadiana's progess and initiatives on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM.

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