Make more contacts, more efficiently!
By providing relevant business networking events, business owners, administrators, and managers have the opportunity to directly access nearly 500 business prospects at minimal or no cost. The Chamber's events offer something for everyone, whether it is the chance to network, educate, generate leads, share expertise or develop relationships with other business individuals. See our event calendar for all upcoming events.
We'll gather the crowd. You show up and make the connections.
A perfect networking and company pitch opportunity. Hosted once a month by different Chamber member businesses and held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Light breakfast and coffee are served. If you would like to host a Connect Now! call the Chamber office at (337) 364-1836 or Email Us
Business After Hours
Offers a lively setting to connect with business professionals and fine tune your networking skills. Enjoy great food, beverages and door prizes while making contacts. A once a month networking event held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., hosted by a different Chamber member business each month, providing the host business an opportunity to showcase their business by welcoming dozens of visitors. If you are interested in hosting a Business After Hours, call the Chamber office at (337) 364-1836 or Email Us
Building Winning Businesses
A series of interactive educational seminars and workshops that present the latest information to develop your business, help you work smarter and positively impact your bottom line. Topics are geared to the needs and interests of Chamber member businesses.
Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings and Ground Breakings
Whether you are a new business, existing business or a business moving to a new location, the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce will assist you with ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremonies. For more information or to schedule a ribbon cutting or grand opening, call the Chamber office at (337) 364-1836 or Email Us
Eggs and Issues
Early morning has proven to be a great time to meet over eggs and discuss various issues of concern to Chamber member businesses. Breakfast meetings are held several times through the year to inform members of current local, state, and federal legislation effecting the business environment and to discuss other topics of interests including local infrastructure, community planning and policy as they relate to the business environment. Watch the Chamber website and your email for Eggs & Issues events as they are scheduled. (Sponsorship opportunities are available.)
As election cycles approach, the Chamber hosts political forums for various races providing Chamber members an opportunity to submit questions and hear candidates address those questions that speak directly to the business environment. (Sponsorship opportunities are available.)
The annual Chamber banquet serves as the organization's annual meeting of its members, rotation in Chamber volunteer leadership, and recognition of outstanding civic service in the community. Additionally, the Business Impact Awards are presented, recognizing businesses in the community that are growing/expanding locally and those that are diversifying their services. (Sponsorship opportunities are available.)
Clay Shoot Classic
The Clay Shoot Classic is a great team building and networking opportunity, as well as, a chance enjoy the south Louisiana outdoors. This shoot is open to amateurs and professionals, individuals and teams. It includes Flurry shoots and raffles. Watch the Chamber website and your email for event details as they are scheduled. This event is one of two fundraisers held for the Greater Iberia Chamber throughout the year. (Sponsorship opportunities are available.)
World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off
The World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off
is a highly anticipated community event that engages 90 cooking teams all vying for the chance to be recognized as team that makes the best gumbo in the world! This event is held annually the second weekend of October on New Iberia's nationally recognized historic Main Street. (This event is the Chamber's largest fundraiser and sponsorships are available.)