Baton Rouge Area Chamber President, CEO Adam Knapp to speak at Jan. 31 Press Club

Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, Jan. 31.

Knapp will recap the economic development wins for 2010, profile the highlights of the Campaign for a Greater Baton Rouge, and look ahead to The Creative Capital Agenda, the chamber’s new five-year strategic plan for 2011.

Knapp also will discuss the importance of foreign direct investment, entrepreneurship and innovation, and talent development to the Capital Region’s continued economic development success.

Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third St. in downtown Baton Rouge.

Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.