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  • CLEDA


    The mission of the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is to help people prosper in vibrant, thriving communities.

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    Quarterly Innovation Luncheon


    Join us on February 13 as we welcome renowned author, Clifton Taulbert. Taulbert has authored several books, most notable to our organization is the entreprenuerial guide "Who Owns the Ice House". Taulbert has been the featured guest of Ted Talks, Harvard University and countless Fortune 500 companies.

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    Maker Mornings


    Join us for our Quarterly Maker Mornings! This session we will feature John Miralles of Digital Media Institutes (DMI). Located above Moonbot Studios in Shreveport, LA. DMI teaches game development, VFX, animation. John will be sharing the story and the impact that DMI has in strengthening the maker movement in Northwest Louisiana. We hope you can join us on January 24th.

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    Business Recruitment, Expansion, & Retention


    The Major Employers Division is responsible for the business attraction, expansion and retention efforts of CLEDA. They do this by partnering with local and state allies to promote economic development in Central Louisiana. This division also focuses on developing critical resources such as sites and infrastructure as well as maintaining current data about the region.

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    Innovation & Entrepreneurship


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    Education, Talent, & Knowledge Platforms


    CLEDA's Knowledge Platforms Group works on building education and workforce capacity in the region.

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    Joi-De-Vivre


    The French refer to it as "Joie de vivre". The Cajuns say "Laissez les bon temps rouler!". Others simply refer to it as the "The Good Life".

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