Business Meetings for April 7

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU-
BUSINESS 2 BUSINESS BREAKFAST

WHEN: Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. registration; 8 a.m.-9 a.m. program/breakfast

WHERE: Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge

COST: $18 per person from BBB-accredited businesses; $25 non-accredited businesses

SPEAKER: Lt. Gen. Russell Honoré, who will share stories from his career and discuss his thoughts on leadership

RESERVATIONS: BJ Militello at (225) 343-8343 or bjm@batonrouge.bbb.org

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SHOPPING CENTERS-BATON ROUGE ALLIANCE PROGRAM

WHEN: Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Juban’s Restaurant, 3739 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge

SPEAKER: Panel discussion on retail activity in the growing Louisiana marketplace from the retailer’s perspective and the role of state and local incentive programs in deal making; panelists are from Shoe Show, Dunkin Donuts, Conn’s Appliances, Raising Cane’s and Smoothie King Franchises

RESERVATIONS: Elana Krasner, (646) 728-3693 or ekrasner@icsc.org

METRO LEADERS OF BATON ROUGE

WHEN: Tuesday, 7 a.m.–8 a.m.

WHERE: LaMadeleine French Cafe, 7615 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge

SPEAKER: Ken Novak, architect with Group Novak LLC

RESERVATIONS: Lee Prieto, (225) 448-3560, lee@felderllc.com, or Mary Lobos, (225) 268-0501, mlobos@coldwellbankerone.com

AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S
ASSOCIATION-LA CAPITALE
CHAPTER

WHEN: Wednesday, 11:15 a.m. registration/networking; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. meeting/lunch

WHERE: Juban’s Restaurant, 3739 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge

COST: $20 members; $25 with no reservation and guests

RESERVATIONS: Lois LeBlanc (225) 776-6100 or www.abwabatonrouge.org by Monday

BATON ROUGE LODGING
ASSOCIATION

WHEN: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. networking; noon-1 p.m. lunch/speaker

WHERE: Hilton Garden Inn-Airport, 3330 Harding Blvd., Baton Rouge

SPEAKERS: Ralph Hennessy, assistant director of aviation, and Jim Caldwell, air service development and marketing manager at Metro Airport, and John Price, assistant chief administrative officer to the mayor, on “Future Improvements at the Baton Rouge Airport”

COST: $25 members; $35 non-members/no-shows

RESERVATIONS: (225) 752-1455, rsvp@brlodging.org or www.brlodging.org by Monday