What We’re Doing Right Now

As part of our mission to develop our members and support the community around us, The705 plans several monthly events, ranging from give-back initiatives to tours of local businesses, to coffee with the Mayor-President. Most 705 events are member exclusive, but some events, like Networking Socials, are open to non-members who are interested in joining The705! We hope you’ll join us and see what The705 is all about.

NETWORKING SOCIALS

AFTER-WORK DRINKS? THAT’S A YES FROM US! 705 NETWORKING SOCIALS ARE OPEN TO INTERESTED NON-MEMBERS. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO COME EXPERIENCE WHAT THE705 IS ALL ABOUT, NO STRINGS ATTACHED.

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.

PHILANTHROPY

WHETHER WE’RE CLEANING THE STREETS, RALLYING DONATIONS, SERVING UP LUNCH FOR THOSE IN NEED OR PLANTING TREES, THE PHILANTHROPY COMMITTEE GETS THEIR HANDS DIRTY ON A MONTHLY BASIS AND INVITES THE MEMBERSHIP TO JOIN IN ON THE FUN.

MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

OUR MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS PROVIDE EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO ACADIANA BUSINESS OWNERS, POLICY MAKERS AND COMMUNITY GAME CHANGERS. COME HAVE A DRINK, LEARN AND MEET SOMEONE NEW!

Mentor Program

Small-group pairings of members and members of Acadiana’s “inner circle” – mentors are representative leaders in business, civic world, and community. This successful program has yielded countless opportunities for participants on both sides of the mentoring!

LUNCH & LEARN

AN INFORMATIONAL LUNCHEON WHERE MEMBERS LEARN A SKILL THAT CAN BE IMMEDIATELY IMPLEMENTED IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL LIFE. THIS SERIES HELPS MEMBERS REFLECT ON THEIR DEVELOPMENT AS AN INDIVIDUAL, CITIZEN, AND BUSINESS PERSON.

20 Under 40 young leaders award

not your father’s award ceremony, this event is the event of the year. Cool venues, inventive entertainment and 20 amazing young people recognized are this event’s hallmarks.

HELP PLAN 705 EVENTS

– AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Our executive board and committees plan and execute 60+ events for 705 members every year. Interested in getting involved? Contact us to join a committee – we’d love to have you on board!
Marketing Committee
Programming Committee
Membership Committee
Civic Committee
Philanthropy Committee
Professional Development Committee
 
 

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