Lunch & Learn featuring Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser & Ben Berthelot
August 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm$20
Join Downtown Lafayette for a Lunch & Learn featuring Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and Ben Berthelot, President & CEO of the Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission (LCVC).
As the 54th Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, Nungesser and his team have guided the state to record-breaking tourism numbers in each of the last four years consecutive to the pandemic. Just recently, he has announced over 41 million visitors came to Louisiana in 2021, signifying a quicker than expected recovery following two challenging years of stalled visitation due to the pandemic.
Ben Berthelot is the President & CEO of the Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission. Within the Tourism industry, Ben actively serves on numerous boards and commissions and works daily to market Lafayette throughout the world as a highly desirable vacation, group, and convention destination.
Join us to hear this conversation about the importance of tourism in downtown districts, the impact that cultural attractions can have on tourists from a state & regional level, and how the return of large-scale events and festivals have performed.
Tickets are $20 per person, covering the cost of lunch. *Limited seats available*