You may have seen them on social media recently as the 2021-2022 board members introduced themselves to the705. Here’s another opportunity to meet them again! They are nerds, they are silly, but above all, they are servant leaders who are crazy about this community.

They also need your help as the705 continues to connect, engage, and lead. Use this form to join a committee today!


You may have already noticed all of the amazing 705 social media posts created by the marketing team. The705 has invested in a new CRM and restructured our workflows to streamline our communications and planning processes in order to better serve our membership. This allows our board members to concentrate on serving you and providing all of the events and programs you love. Stay tuned for even more exciting things happening in 2021!


reminders.pngEveryone can use a reminder now and then, and getting reminders for the705 events has never been easier. When you sign up to follow our calendar on Eventbrite, you’ll receive an invitation each time an event is added to our calendar. You’ll also receive a reminder email an hour before your event with location and zoom details.

To sign up, head over to our Eventbrite Calendar and hit the Follow icon in the upper right corner. It’s as simple as that!

Important Note: Moving forward, Eventbrite notifications will be the only way to receive 705 event information, so you MUST REGISTER there in order to attend an event. This applies whether you’ll be attending virtually or in-person.


Want an even more convenient way to stay in the know? Sign up for our text alerts and never miss another event! We promise not to blow up your phone, but we will send you a text before the event with the date, time, location, and link. You can easily sign up by texting “THE705” to 71441.


The705’s trademark Mentor Program is back! With mentors from a variety of industries, this program grants you the opportunity to network and be guided by leaders in the Acadiana community. The program matches participants with leading professionals, who make themselves available to their mentees for at least 4 meetings throughout the year.

The 2021 program kicks off with a meet-and-greet on February 25th, and also includes a later closing ceremony and social to wrap up the year. This unique opportunity for personalized professional development is available exclusively to the705 members for just $65 dollars. Learn more here!


people.pngIn January, The705 welcomed 32 new members to the organization. We also kicked off our 2021 Connect program, which matches a new member with a board member as they become involved. Be sure to tell them hello!


The705’s membership committee is dedicated to one thing: YOU! They’re here to help you get connected with everything from events to board members to new opportunities.

Help them learn how they can serve you better! Please take a moment to give them your feedback by filling out this quick survey.

We’re continuously adding new programs and events to the calendar. Check out what’s coming up!

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Our mailing address is:
PO Box 51580 | Lafayette, LA 70505

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