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SME SPRING SOCIAL Sponsored by L’Auberge

• When: Thursday, April 18th

• Where: L’Auberge Casino Hotel - Edge

• Time:

  • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

• Topic: L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is a fabulous venue to get together with friends and make new connections networking! L'Auberge will be sponsoring our Spring Social! And, we'll enjoy networking and socializing in style at Edge - an upscale social music lounge. Edge is the perfect setting to enjoy a cocktail, chill with friends, or unwind after a business meeting.

• SME Members:  Free

• Guests: $35

• Interested in membership: Join us at your first luncheon free - email Nancy Carter to make arrangements - [email protected]


• When: Thursday, May 16th

• Where: Juban's Restaurant

• Time:

  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Registration & Networking
  • 11:30 AM - 1 PM Luncheon & Presentation

• Speaker: Past Honoree Panel

• Topic: Discussion about their careers, advice, a little about sales, and funny and moving stories.

• SME Members In-Person:  Free

• Guests In-Person: $50

• Interested in membership: Join us at your first luncheon free - email Nancy Carter to make arrangements - [email protected]



SME was thrilled to recognize the 2023 honorees of the prestigious Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards presented by Hancock Whitney.

The honorees are outstanding marketers who have given great vision and innovative concepts to their company to set them apart from their competitors and sales professionals who have shown a significant percentage of growth, revenue from sales, and profitability. Each honoree is held in high esteem by our community.

The honorees include:

  • Greg Accardo, Director of the LSU Professional Sales Institute
  • Jason Broha, Vice President of Marketing and Communications ­– Turner Industries
  • Tammy Brown, Director of Sales – LSU Cook Hotel and Conference Center
  • Katie Hebert, Multimedia Advertising Consultant – The Advocate
  • Jason Landry, Vice President of Sales – Gage
  • Tyler Lane, Vice President, Executive Manager – Gerry Lane Enterprises
  • Natalie Noel, CEO – Tech Advocate Group (TAG) which encompasses The Well Theory, The Healing Sole, NOËL Family Distillery, Warner Orthopedics & Wellness
  • Wynne Waltman, Senior Account Executives – Graham Group
  • Bryan Wesley, Vice President – Wesley Construction
  • Receiving the Nell Mitchell Doughty Lifetime Achievement Award is David Belanger, CEO of Community Coffee.


SME is seeking Sponsors! If you are interested in supporting the premier organization for sales and marketing professionals in our community, please contact Nancy today! Email Director, Nancy Carter at [email protected] to arrange to get a formal proposal today!