Fusion Five


A strong economy demands a strong workforce.

The professionals of Southwest Louisiana rise up to the challenge with a number of organizations established to provide an outlet for growth and enrichment beyond the regular workday. Some of the region’s top industries are represented by active groups that facilitate continuing education opportunities, while fun socials allow professionals to meet new people in their field of choice while growing their own network.

Selected examples of professional organizations in Southwest Louisiana include:

  • American Advertising Federation, Lake Charles Chapter
  • Bayou Writers’ Group
  • Calcasieu Association of Educators
  • Calcasieu Parish Medical Society
  • Fusion Five Young Professionals Organization
  • Home Builders Association of Southwest Louisiana
  • Imperial Calcasieu Human Resource Management Association
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals, Magnolia
  • Louisiana Associated General Contractors, Lake Charles District
  • Louisiana Restaurant Association
  • Southwest Louisiana Apartment Association
  • Southwest Louisiana Association of Realtors
  • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
  • Southwest Louisiana Law Center
  • Young Men's Business Club
Photo Credit: Southwest Louisiana Association of Realtors; Calcasieu Association of Educators