West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce

Your community partner – Helping lead economic and community development in the West Monroe and West Ouachita area.


The mission of the West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is to enhance economic growth in the WM/WO and surrounding areas by focusing on education, promotion and development of the business community, and those areas of the community affecting business.

Our primary goals are to strengthen our local economy, to promote the community, provide networking opportunities, represent the interest of business with government, and develop community leaders, along with keeping our membership informed of local, state, and national issues as it relates to business within our community.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Broadband
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Revitalization

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Workforce Incentives

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research
  • Digital Marketing Consulting
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues
  • Parish Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Codes
  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Office Space

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development
Primary Contact
Kristopher Kelley
112 Professional Drive
West Monroe, LA 71291