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Wednesday, 26 October 2011 14:20
Louisiana Business:Renaissance Hotel, Lafayette Chamber, Idea Village, Planet Beach
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Renaissance Hotel Ribbon Cutting Tomorrow In Baton Rouge

Governor Jindal, LED Secretary Stephen Moret and other business and government leaders will be on hand tomorrow as the official ribbon cutting takes place for the new 256-room Renaissance hotel.

The hotel marks the first suburban construction of a full-service hotel in Baton Rouge in more than 40 years. The 12-story, high-rise luxury hotel, just minutes from LSU campus, Mall of Louisiana and Perkins Rowe.

 Lafayette Chamber

Anyone interested in applying for Leadership Lafayette Class XXV, must do so no later than Friday, October 28, 2011 by 4:00 PM.

Click here to download an application.  

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Chamber's Vice President of Operations, Cydra Wingerter at 337-408-3652 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Planet Beach

Planet Beach Contempo Spa Terrytown officially celebrates their anniversary on October 27th with an Appreciation Party and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony scheduled from 4 PM-7PM.

They are open from 9AM-9PM that evening and will be raffling off great prizes from some of the local businesses in the Terrytown area and each guest will receive a complimentary goody bag.

The New Orleans' born international franchise is proud to announce the 1 year anniversary of the newly updated Terrytown location.

Idea Village

Last week, The Idea Village announced the kick-off of the 2012 Entrepreneur Season with a full calendar of 75 events that will provide over $1 million in strategic consulting, resources and capital to over 500 local entrepreneurs from October through March.  The 2012 Entrepreneur Season culminates in the fourth annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 10-16, 2012, with seven days of seminars, workshops, investment pitches, and a final day that will engage over 1,000 people to allocate $100,000 to the best startup in New Orleans. All activities during The Idea Village Entrepreneur Season will be hosted in Downtown New Orleans. Mark your calendar now

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