Get tickets to Business Report’s Top 100 luncheon

    Join Business Report in honoring the 2019 Top 100 Private Companies in the Capital Region.

    A luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center.

    The keynote speaker will be the accurate and irreverent Loren Scott, LSU economist. He will once again unveil his economic trends forecast for Louisiana and Baton Rouge, delivered in a style of homespun humor known as “economic comedy.”

    He is on the 50-member National Business Economic Issues Council, which meets quarterly to discuss issues of state, national and international interest. Scott is co-developer of the Louisiana econometric model, a model used for providing annual forecasts of the Louisiana economy.

    Doors open at 11:15 a.m., with the luncheon beginning at 11:45 a.m. EATEL Business, Fishman Haygood, IberiaBank, Mercedes-Benz of Baton Rouge and WAFB-TV are sponsoring the event.

    Tickets to the luncheon are $55 per person or $550 for a reserved table of 10. Get tickets.

    Tickets include admission to the morning Louisiana Business Symposium. Sessions include:

    9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

    —How To Build High Performance Teams of Millennials, presented by Maurice Velasquez of Team Real World. Leaders know how to tap into the energy and passion of different generations. Today’s great leaders know how to do this with teams of Millennials. This seminar is filled with practical strategies and tools, designed for business owners, executives, managers, supervisors and team leaders.

    —It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: The Power of P.O.S.I.T.I.V.E. Conflict Resolution [Part I], presented by Melinda Stallings, CEO of Melinda Stallings International. Surveys indicate 63% of all managers say they don’t know how to resolve a conflict; 81% of employees say that when they experience conflict, they feel like nothing is done about it, and your best employees leave when dissatisfied with management; and 25% to 40% of a manager’s time is spent dealing with conflict every week. Take your average manager’s salary and multiply by 25% to see how much you are losing through ineffective conflict resolution practices. In this session, learn how personality and perception affect conflict, how to be proactive rather than reactive in conflict situations and how to deliver a “courageous conversation.

    10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

    It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard-The Power of P.O.S.I.T.I.V.E. Conflict Resolution [Part II], presented by Melinda Stallings, CEO of Melinda Stallings International. In this session, learn eight simple steps to take any conflict situation from breakdown to breakthrough, and that the process really doesn’t have to be difficult.

    Get details about all of Business Report’s annual events, including the Louisiana Business Symposium and Forty Under 40.