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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Hosting 18th Annual "Business Opportunities Workshop"

November 6, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport’s 18th Annual “Business Opportunities Workshop” will be held on November 15, 2023 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (7:30 a.m. registration) at the Raising Cane’s River Center.

Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome’s Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Ms. Leslie Ricard Chambers, will provide a business overview for the City of Baton Rouge and explain the importance of the SEDBE and DBE programs. Additionally, Mr. Ted James, Small Business Administration Region VI Administrator, will be the Keynote Speaker. Attendees will learn more about the upcoming project opportunities at the BTR, and the agencies that offer resources to small businesses.

Location: Raising Cane’s River Center Arena, 398 St. Louis Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802Attendees should utilize the River Center West Parking Garage located off St. Louis Street. Parking Garage fee: $10

Questions about the event should be addressed to Mr. Kenyatta Sparks with SJB Group, LLC at

BTR Media Contact: Jim Caldwell

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Phone 225-355-0333