Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic prosperity, serve as a business advocate, and celebrate the achievements of our region.


We seek to fulfill our mission through:

-Stimulating member engagement and interaction to bring value to chamber membership.
-Partnering with local and regional economic development groups to promote business retention, expansion, and development.
-Effectively influencing public policy for the benefit of the local business community.
-Being a strong advocate for educational excellence at all levels, including workforce development and training.
-Proactively communicating with stakeholders to foster a positive image for our Chamber.
-Optimizing financial and human resources to ensure a vital and effective Chamber community and region.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing (Specialty)

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Award Recognition
  • Market Research (Specialty)


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based (Specialty)
  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Industry Specific (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)
  • Coworking
  • Office Space (Specialty)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues (Specialty)
  • Hispanic Business
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy (Specialty)
  • State Business Issues (Specialty)
  • Women’s Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes


  • Business Management Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Contact Information
Timothy Magner
400 Edwards St.
Shreveport, LA 71101