BECOME A LEADER NOW
The705 uses resources, collaboration, and a shared responsibility to develop young professionals into future community leaders. We care about developing our members personally, professionally, and civically.
OUR MISSION: DEVELOP OUR COMMUNITY AND MEMBERS PERSONALLY, PROFESSIONALLY AND CIVICALLY.
WE CONNECT OUR MEMBERS TO OTHER YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS.
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FOR OUR MEMBERS
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COFFEE WITH SERIES
Exclusively engages members with a different civic leader each month, in a candid, coffee-fueled discussion; Seating is limited and conversations are often enlightening, if not exciting.
Join us every month as we explore various businesses, facets or new developments in our community. This exclusive access lets you get on the ground floor and talk to game changers and policy makers.
No agenda. No registration. A casual event that allows you to come, relax and hang with fellow 705ers. This is where you get to meet people in a relaxed environment and enjoy the company.
Whether we’re cleaning up the streets, rallying donations or serving up lunch for those in need, 705ers aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty!
The705 Mentor Program pairs seasoned business and community leaders with young professionals for a meaningful, year-long mentorship experience.
LUNCH & LEARN SERIES
A place where members can learn a skill that can be implemented in their personal or professional life – and make a few new friends in the process!
Attend up to 60 Specialized Events per year with other Business Professionals
Access to free, monthly “Coffee With” events with civic and business leaders, such as the Mayor-President
Ability to join The705 Mentor Program, a year-long mentorship opportunity that pairs 705 members with local leaders
Free Lunch & Learn workshop every other month
Professional development opportunities, including workshops and speaking engagements
Opportunities for participation in a wide range of philanthropy projects
Access to monthly membership meetings and socials, offering something new to do and learn about each month
Exclusive access to a diverse network of professionals in Acadiana
12 month duration
And more for the duration of the 12 month term!
Corporate members receive the same benefits as private individual members
Various Levels of Membership for up to 3, 5 and 10 employees
Each individual membership can be changed mid-year. For example, if someone leaves your company, their membership remains with your company and can be used for the incoming employee taking their spot. This is a great tool to get your work force engaged in the community and has proven to help with employee retention.
As a part of the705, you will be supporting the engagement of Acadiana's young men and women in making our community one that retains and attracts top talent
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
ARE YOU READY TO GROW WITH THE705 PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY? BECOME A MEMBER TODAY AND GAIN ACCESS TO UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES AND A NETWORK OF MOTIVATED BUSINESS, CIVIC AND COMMUNITY LEADERS FOCUSED ON DEVELOPING ACADIANA.
WE HAVE ONLY
THE705 THANKS OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS FOR THEIR ONGOING SUPPORT OF LOCAL JOURNALISM AND YOUNG LEADERS IN ACADIANA.
WE’D LIKE TO THANK OUR CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP AND THEIR MEMBER-EMPLOYEES FOR HELPING THE705 DEVELOP OUR COMMUNITY AND MEMBERS PERSONALLY, PROFESSIONALLY AND CIVICALLY.