About the Alliance
The Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is the umbrella organization of the Chamber SWLA, the SWLA Alliance Foundation, and the Southwest Louisiana Partnership for Economic Development.
These regional economic development organizations, each with its own Board of Directors, have combined resources to strengthen the business recruiting and retention efforts for Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis Parishes. The Alliance combines the staff and resources of the three organizations on the third floor of the SEED Center at 4310 Ryan Street, Lake Charles.
Chamber Mission Statement
The Chamber SWLA is the voice of the Southwest Louisiana business community and promotes ongoing regional development to cultivate a higher quality of life for all citizens of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis Parishes.
Alliance Mission Statement
The SWLA Economic Development Alliance is the regional leader for business and workforce development resulting in improved quality of life for all residents in the five parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis Parishes.
Diversity Mission Statement
Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance will educate, lead, and influence regional businesses to foster diverse and inclusive practices to grow the area's competitive advantage locally and globally.
Everyone feels at home in Southwest Louisiana.