ACG Louisiana, a regional chapter of ACG, Association for Corporate Growth, is a non-profit organization created to facilitate the networking of business professionals in Louisiana and the surrounding areas. Our monthly luncheon meetings feature business leaders who speak about the development of their companies or on topics of interest to business professionals. Visit our EVENTS page for information on future meetings.
We host several events in addition to our monthly luncheon meetings, which include the CUP Competition, Awards Dinner (May) and Taste of New Orleans (October), a venture capital, private equity, bank networking event. Our annual dues are $420 per year which includes attendance at our monthly luncheon meetings as well as members rates for other ACG events. We continue to attract corporate executives, capital providers and industry professionals to Louisiana in our efforts to help develop and grow companies in our region.
Members have access to the ACG Membership Directory, ACG Capital Link, and the monthly ACG publication, Mergers & Acquistions. The InterGrowth conference takes place in April 2013 in Orlando, FL which is where attendees will experience the business-building power of the ACG community.
A Taste of New Orleans
October 10-11, 2013 – The Roosevelt New Orleans
Program Sponsor - $3,000 (Limited to 5)
This sponsorship package includes:
Admission to the event for six people
Opportunity to moderate one of the panel discussions or introduce a speaker
Host of a specialty drink or food table during the evening networking event
Display of sponsor’s logo as a Program Sponsor at the registration table
Display of sponsor’s name at their table during the evening networking event
Sponsor’s name printed on the cover of the program given to each attendee
Sponsor’s name with firm description and contact information printed in the program given to each attendee
Sponsor’s logo on ACG Louisiana website and event marketing materials
Food/Specialty Drink Table Hosts - $2,000 (Limited to 20 providers of capital or investment banks)
This sponsorship package includes:
Admission to the event for four people
Host of a food table at the evening networking event
Display of sponsor’s name at their table at the evening networking event
Fleur de Lis Sponsor - $1,000
Admission to the event for three people
Display of sponsor’s name as a Fleur de Lis sponsor at the event
Sponsor’s name and contact information listed in the program given to each attendee
Sponsor’s name listed on ACG Louisiana website and in event marketing materials
Registration for this event will be available at www.acg.org/louisiana.
For more information regarding this event please contact:
Les Alexander at Lesalex3@yahoo.com or 504-319-3994 or
Renee Ganucheau Renee@eventsno.com or 504-525-1115
ACG Louisiana Announces Third Annual
Taste of New Orleans
The Louisiana Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Louisiana) will host its third annual "Taste of New Orleans", a two day conference of networking and educational events with business professionals interested in deal making, corporate growth and access to capital. The event will take place on Thursday October 10th from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Friday October 11th from 8:30am to 11:30 am at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.
The conference will begin on Thursday and will kickoff with our keynote speaker. In addition, other educational sessions will feature speakers such as Gary Labranche, President and CEO of ACG, Tim Williamson of Idea Village, and others discussing topics such as the State of the Louisiana Deal Market, Does Private Equity Investment Create Jobs, Working Together to Create Value – an interview with a private equity investor and portfolio company management, Who Has the Capital and Where Do I Find It, and the Entrepreneurship Explosion in Louisiana.
The business networking reception will feature private equity firms, lenders, investment bankers and [early stage venture capital investors] in a trade show type of setting speaking to business professionals about accessing financing or completing merger and acquisition transactions. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with these firms who collectively represent billions of dollars of capital and are actively looking to complete transactions with businesses in our region. This year’s table sponsors include [Chaffe & Associates, Jefferson Capital Partners, Longue Vue Capital, New Orleans Startup Fund, Northcreek Mezzanine, PNC Business Credit, Rock Hill Capital Group, South Coast Angel Fund and Wells Fargo Capital Finance].
A sampling of traditional New Orleans food and beverage items will be served throughout the evening by our table sponsors. Tickets are available for $150 for ACG members and $200 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased on the ACG Louisiana website www.acg.org/louisiana.
Lady Fuller is acting President/CEO and sole share holder of Blues Jean Bar, Corp - a chain of 18 denim concept stores coast to coast that are the leader in the boutique denim space. Lady is also Co-CEO of Retail Goose, a technology startup which aims to filter retailer's pictures taken during the buying process. Fuller has an MBA from The University of San Francisco and has grown up in a family of New Orleans retailers.
Lady was selected as "Hot Retailer of the Year" at ICSC and has earned numerous other retail awards, most recently being recognized by People Magazine as store concept with "Best Personal Service". Lady is a member of YPO Aspen chapter. She currently lives in Aspen, Colorado with her husband and two small children.
The Blues Jean Bar is an American denim retailer, with locations in San Francisco, Santa Monica, San Jose, Mill Valley, Dallas, Denver, Boston, Chicago,and New Orleans. It is described as being "modeled on the concept of a friendly neighborhood pub", with each store featuring "a large bar lined with barstools and tended by jean-tenders" serving blue jeans rather than drinks.
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