About LEDA

The Lafayette Economic Development Authority is committed to providing resources and assistance to businesses.

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LEDA’s mission is to catalyze job growth and capital investments that will lead to a strong and diversified economy, equitable access to economic opportunity, and an excellent quality of life in Lafayette Parish.

Leveraging our favorable business climate, joie de vivre, and culture of ingenuity and creativity, Lafayette will be the location of choice for top talent, existing and new businesses, entrepreneurs, and innovators.

About LEDA

LEDA sets your business on the right path from the start. By combining our knowledge of the region and in-depth research, we will work with you to build a strong foundation for your growth and expansion. We maintain strong relationships with the organizations that can help bring the best of Lafayette’s community assets to you.

We are dedicated to providing assistance to your business whether you’ve been here for years or are brand new to the region. By establishing an action plan tailored to your needs, LEDA makes sure your business stays competitive and successful.

LEDA Resource Center

The LEDA Resource Center— conveniently located in the Research Park of UL Lafayette's University Common— is the perfect location to hold company training and seminars or to make a presentation to a special client. State-of-the-art equipment and a professional setting provide an excellent environment to conduct business.

Conference Room: seating up to 70 people
Development Room: seating for 10 people
Project Room: seating for 6

Have an important meeting scheduled? Contact Lena Styles at 337-593-1400 to find out if the LEDA Resource Center is a good fit.