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Adam Knapp, Baton Rouge Area Chamber (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-01-12

Duration: 00:28:50

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Knapp, Adam | Baton Rouge Area Chamber | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • Knapp, Adam Speaker


A speech by Adam Knapp before the Baton Rouge Press Club on January 12, 2015. Knapp is the president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. He discusses: the successes of 2014 in the areas of employment, diversification of the economy, and capital investments; the recruitment of companies; the lead generation; public policy work covering STEM education and crime legislation; BRAC’s accomplishments over the past five years; the economic forecast for 2015; Baton Rouge’s placement in national rankings; and BRAC’s 2015 strategic plan, including the priorities of job creation, transportation solutions, air credits and ozone, commercial property, and the 2015 gubernatorial election.