The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is an organization which consists of the economic development entities from the parishes (counties) of Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn. The mission of the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is to help people prosper in vibrant, thriving communities.

We Choose Central Louisiana Because...

  • " We did a thorough review of several geographies and opportunities to accommodate our growth as a company. When you consider all the variables such as transportation logistics, workforce availability, community support and business support from both the state and local level, it made no sense to expand our primary business anywhere but right here in Central Louisiana. "
    - Bill Clark Chief Operating Officer - Eclectic Products, Inc
  • " In the decision process to select Central Louisiana, CLEDA played an instrumental role. "
    - Wayne Simmons CEO - Sundrop Fuels
  • " I've been doing this for over 25 years ... I've never seen a more economic friendly, and an organization more committed to business success than CLEDA "
    - Jim Myers SVP Customer Operations- Sutherland Global Services

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Info & Announcements

Innovation Park Becomes a Reality
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Revolution Aluminum Plant - another step closer to reality........
Revolution Aluminum Collecting Information on Potential Vendors and Employees
Thursday, December 31, 2015

Revolution Aluminum is building a database of vendors and employees for its $1.2 billion aluminum plant which will begin construction in 2016.  If you are an interested vendor, click here.  If you are interested in employment opportunities, click here........
England Airpark Announces 1,600 Acre Certified Megasite
Friday, September 11, 2015

The next time a “game changing” industry wants to take a hard look at locating in Central Louisiana, stakeholders need to be ready. That was the big takeaway for local and state economic developers when the area narrowly missed out on a Continental Tire Plant .......