Bayou Board of REALTORS
The Bayou Board of REALTORS promotes the image of the REALTOR® in our communities as well as promotes and protects private property rights.
Bayou Industrial Group
The Bayou Industrial Group is a nonprofit, bi-partisan group committed to the regional growth of business and industry particularly in Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption and St. Mary Parishes.
Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes tourism in Terrebonne Parish. They operate the Welcome Center which features countless brochures and tour guides.
Houma-Terrebonne Airport and Industrial Park
The Houma-Terrebonne Airport is the southernmost latitude general aviation airport in the country. There are over 1,800 acres- 800 acres for aircraft maintenance and operations and 1,000 leasable acreage.
I-49 International Coalition
“The I-49 International Coalition was organized in December, 2002, joining groups in Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri (each promoting its local unfinished section of I-49), to collectively promote completion of the entire High Priority Corridor from Kansas City to New Orleans. The Coalition included “International” in its name because Interstate 29 already exists from Kansas City to Winnipeg, Canada, and completing I-49 from Kansas City to New Orleans will create a 1,700-mile uninterrupted Interstate Trade Corridor from Canada through the heart of America to New Orleans – – and, through the Port System of Louisiana, to Central/ South America and points beyond through the expanding Panama Canal.”
Fletcher Technical Community College
Fletcher Technical Community College is a student-oriented facility whose objective is to provide students with training and support required to reach their goals. The professional staff of L. E. Fletcher Technical Community College can provide both the academic and technical training needed to succeed in today’s job market.
Morganza Action Coalition
The Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection System is a levee, lock, and floodgate system designed to provide 100-year, Category 3 storm surge protection to more than 150,000 Americans living in coastal Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes (60 miles southwest of New Orleans) as well as over 1,700 square miles of fresh and saltwater marsh.
Nicholls State University
“Nicholls State University is a student-centered regional institution dedicated to the education of a diverse student body in a culturally rich and engaging learning environment through quality teaching, research, and service. Nicholls supports the educational, cultural, and economic needs of its service region and cultivates productive, responsible, and engaged citizens.”
Port of Terrebonne
The Port of Terrebonne’s strategic location gives it a competitive advantage versus other medium and shallow draft ports in Louisiana not only for capturing a significant share of cargo to be generated by growing Latin American trade flows, but in distributing these cargoes throughout the rest of the U.S. via the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and connecting waterways.
Restore or Retreat
“Restore or Retreat (ROR) is a non-profit coastal advocacy group created by coastal Louisiana residents and stakeholders who recognize that the Barataria and Terrebonne basins are the two most rapidly eroding estuaries on earth, and that this erosion represents an economic and ecological crisis. With a growing membership of over 250 businesses and individuals, ROR seeks to identify and expedite the implementation of aggressive, large-scale restoration projects to protect this irreplaceable region.”
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
SBDC is focused on providing business owners the tools needed to optimize return on investment. Sustaining business operations ensures competitiveness in the marketplace, increases sales revenues, and propels your business into local leadership. They can help you mitigate risk of failing, closing, or loosing revenue in your industry by applying inexpensive techniques to increase your sales and challenge your competition.
South Central Industrial Association
South Central Industrial Association (SCIA) was established in April 1997 as a network for industrial businesses in the tri-parish area including Terrebonne, Lafourche and St. Mary parishes.
South Louisiana Economic Council
SLEC offers a variety of new and innovative programs that can help with startup, expansion, developing international markets and more.
South Central Planning & Development Commission
SCPDC is one of the eight regional planning commissions in Louisiana. It was created in 1973 by Executive Order No. 27 of Governor E. Edwards and established in 1978 by State Act 472 to facilitate intergovernmental cooperation and harmonious coordination of the state, federal and local planning & development programs for the solutions and resolutions of economic, social, physical, and governmental problems of the state and its citizens by providing for the creation and recognition of regional planning and development commissions.