Iberia tag 4C 
February 4, 2013
Dear Stakeholder,


Hola! Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):


Merci beaucoup Madame Betty Romero, Iberian Ambassador Volunteer! Betty volunteers every Tuesday from 1-5 p.m. serving as a visitor specialist. If you or someone you know would like to apply for a volunteer position please contact our office.


Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Feb. 5        Greater Iberia Chamber's Business to Business Meeting @1 p.m.  (see Industry News below for more information)
  • Feb. 7        Best Life Iberia show premieres on KANE AM1240 @10:30 a.m.
  • Feb. 8        Jeanerette Chamber's Outstanding Achievers Awards Banquet
  • Feb. 26      Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting @10:30 a.m.
  • March 2      IPAL's fundraiser "Broadway, Bites and Bubblies" @7 p.m

Industry News  

  • Welcome Khanxay Philavong Simmons, Candlewood Suites' new director of sales!

  • Tickets are on sale now for IPAL's  fundraiser, "Broadway, Bites and Bubblies", scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the home of David and Carolyn Groner. The evening will feature specialty dishes from local "chefs," as well as entertainment from past and present IPAL participants. The tickets are $50 per person. Please contact Maggie Simon (337)658-0222,

  • Need money? Most Iberia businesses are potentially eligible for settlement funds in Phase 2 of the BP Settlement for economic recovery plan, which is not affiliated with any governmental entity. Local professionals and attorneys currently working on filing claims for local businesses will be providing information for your continued recovery at the next Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce's Business-to-Business Meeting to be held Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. at the Chamber, 111 West Main Street, New Iberia.

Marketing Opportunities  
  • The IPCVB is an advertiser in the Louisiana Outdoor Adventures Guide published by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Assoc.(LTPA). A representative from LTPA will be working the Louisiana Sportsman's Show March 14-17, 2013 in Gonzales, LA. If you would like to offer giveaways for this show please contact our office. The guide is distributed in Welcome Centers throughout LA, outdoor shows, Certified Folder Display racks and e-Brochure on


  • Are you in the wedding business? The June/July issue of Acadiana Profile will feature weddings and destinations. Click here to request a media kit.
Iberia in the Media     


  • The Laotian New Year in Coteau was nominated for the "Unexpected Cultural Finds" favorites listing in the February "Favorite Things Issue" of Country Roads Magazine. Remember to vote for your favorite Iberia things next January to keep our parish in the news!

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