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It’s time to talk about infrastructure

August 20, 2021

Infrastructure goes beyond roads and bridges Infrastructure is a pretty all-encompassing word.   We talk about it all of the time and much of the time we mean roadways and bridges. But infrastructure digs deeper – broadband, utilities and now the words “clean energy.”    At a local and state level, we’ve focused on large projects that need some work –…

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Resources for businesses with veterans in the workplace

August 17, 2021

Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as the U.S withdrawal and the takeover by the Taliban. Veterans may question the meaning of their service or whether it was worth the sacrifices they made. They may feel more moral…

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Bossier Chamber representatives graduate from Community Development Institute

August 11, 2021

Board member, VP complete community development program Jessica Hemingway, Vice President of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce, and Charley Kingery, Bossier Chamber Board Member and Sr. Business Development Manager graduated on Aug. 6, 2021 from Community Development Institute – Central (CDI) at the University of Central Arkansas. CONWAY, Ark. –  Jessica Hemingway, Vice President of…

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Louisiana Legislative Wrapup

June 15, 2021

Multiple bills set to head to Oct. ballot The wheeling and dealing and cheerleading and screaming have ended, thanks to a sine die from both chambers in time for the regular session deadline. The wheeling and dealing and cheerleading and screaming have ended, thanks to a sine die from both chambers in time for the…

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Gov. Edwards announces new Amazon robotics facility in Shreveport

May 11, 2021

Northwest Louisiana project will create over 1,000 new full-time jobs On Friday, May 7, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Amazon announced the company’s first robotics fulfillment center in Louisiana, with over 1,000 jobs and a $200 million capital investment coming to an LED Certified Site in north Shreveport. Located in the Hunter Industrial Park. (SHREVEPORT, LA)…

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U.S. Chamber Small Business Index reveals small business health improving

April 13, 2021

Small business health improves but majority see long path to normal Most small businesses see their own business health as good despite seeing a worsening economy according to the latest MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index. A majority also see the distribution of coronavirus vaccines as a positive step for the business…

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#ThursDATEs for April

March 31, 2021

Save your Thursdays for the Bossier Chamber Each month, we have slated a schedule of events so you can plan your week! April’s Virtual ThursDATEs: April 1: Meet the Chamber – Hear from us on the great benefits of being a Chamber member, including NEW BENEFITS! April 8, 10 a.m.: Doing Business in the New Economy –…

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2021 Municipal Candidate Interviews

March 31, 2021

Candidates talk to Bossier Chamber membership The Bossier Chamber of Commerce invited the Bossier City Mayoral and City Council candidates to talk directly to our members in a Candidate Meet and Greet on Feb. 22. The Bossier Chamber of Commerce invited the Bossier City Mayoral and City Council candidates to talk directly to our members…

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