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Welcome To SMEGBR, The Premier Professional Community For Sales & Marketing Executives In The Greater Baton Rouge Area




  • When: Thursday, November 18th
  • Where: TJ Ribs on Acadian
  • Time: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
  • Speaker: Julia Carcamo More about Julia Carcamo. Julia Carcamo
  • Topic: Seven Casino Marketing Strategies You Can Use in Your Business
    Description: Marketers can either play it safe or "take a gamble" applying best practices from other industries. These casino marketing concepts can help your business - large or small - hit the jackpot.
  • SME Members In-Person: Free
  • Guests In-Person: $50
  • SME Members by Zoom: Free
  • Guests by Zoom: $10
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SME-GBR Board of Directors

The President is Kelly Randow (Franklin Direct Mail) and the Immediate-Past President is Christi Wharton (Cardinal Tracking). The following Directors were named to the Board:

  • Monica Rogers (World's Finest Chocolate)
  • Josh Ellzey (Vivid Ink Graphics)
  • Anita H. Hebert (Manners of the Heart)
  • Melissa Silva (Renaissance Baton Rouge)
  • Stephen David (Regional Retail Manager, Hancock Whitney)
  • Laura Thomas (Antares Technology Solutions)
  • Chase Chabaud (TJ Ribs)
  • CJ Patton (Gerry Lane Cadillac)
  • Kendall Denney (Oak Parc Events)
  • John Grubb (LSU Cook Hotel)
  • Shannon Rasbury (GMFS)

Executive Director – Nancy Carter (Carter Event Management)

New SME Members

We are excited to welcome the following new members:

  • Katie Hebert
    The Advocate
  • Theresa Toussaint
    Embassy Suites
  • Cheryl Duhon
    L’Auberge Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel
  • Suzanne Blanchard
    Paul Davis Restoration of Baton Rouge

2021 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards Program and Banquet

Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Baton Rouge (SME-GBR) is proud to announce the 2021 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards Program and Banquet presented by Hancock Whitney. The Banquet will be a luncheon with a cocktail reception on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Boudreaux’s.

Nominations will open on November 1st and the deadline for nominations is Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 5:00 pm. Anyone can nominate an individual for a 2021 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Award. Nominator and nominee are not required to be a member of SME-GBR. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION

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