Live your life capitalized

A resource for Baton Rouge Area residents to connect in the Capital Region.



Families take advantage of the Capital Region’s top-rated education options – ranging from childcare to higher education institutions.

Markings of a medical professional

Baton Rouge Area residents have access to a variety of health care options ranging from acute and urgent care to specialty and children’s facilities.


Whether you’re used to city living, suburban neighborhoods, or relaxing country life, the Capital Region has the perfect spot for you to put down roots.

Enjoying the outdoors is part of life in South Louisiana.  From hunting and fishing to running and canoeing, there are a multitude of ways and places to explore the Baton Rouge Area free from any rooftops or walls.


The classic Louisiana salutation of “Who’s your mamma? Are you Catholic? And can you make a roux?” is indicative of South Louisiana’s strong ties to food, family, and church tradition.


Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival


Here's my corporate idea

Area companies in search of candidates for hard-to-fill positions frequently reach out to BRAC for assistance.  Submit your resume to BRAC to be considered for these positions.

To work

The Baton Rouge Area economy is booming with exciting professional opportunities in industries ranging from the petrochemical sector to health care to film and digital media.


Louisiana State Capitol Building


Stay up to date with the latest news, guest features, and upcoming events in the Capital Region.

What’s going on this weekend?  What can I do with my kids to get them out of the house?  Where can I find some good live music and a cold beer?  Look no further!

There’s no better feeling than being part of a group. If you’ve been looking for the perfect professional organization for career networking or continuing education the Capital Region has your connection.

The Capital Region has an abundance of news and specialty media to fill you in on everything from hard hitting cover stories to lifestyle features.


The Wearin' of the Green Parade

About BRAC

State Capital 2

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) is a non-profit, investor-driven organization with over 1,200 member businesses, civic organizations, education institutions, and individuals.


In search of a new health care provider?  Looking for that perfect coffee shop or lunch spot to become a regular?  Want to support businesses that support your community?  Look no further than BRAC’s Business Directory.


BRAC’s talent development program exists to help area businesses with tough recruiting situations, particularly involving out-of-area hires.  From candidate identification, to recruiting, and even through the assimilation process, BRAC is available to assist with selling candidates on the Capital Region.


Life in the Capital Region

Why BR

Whether you are brand new to the Capital Region, one of the many boomerangs who left and came back, or a long-time local looking for some new excitement – the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and our LIVEcapitalized site can help you get the most out of living in the Capital Region.

Newcomer packets including a newcomer guide, map of the area, and other fun local publications give a well-rounded first look into the Baton Rouge Area.  Email BRAC’s director of talent development to schedule a pick-up or delivery.


Want to be in the know like a local who’s been around for years?  Sign up today to begin receiving the LIVEcapitalized bi-weekly newsletter featuring tips on local dining, “can’t miss” events, and even hot job and residential listings.  Register here.

Baton Rouge is on the move! Video provided by our friends at 225 Magazine.