2022 Baton Rouge Business Report Be Our Guest

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Be Our Guest

Places to stay, places to play during your visit to the Capital City

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Wampold Hospitality Collection RENAISSANCE BATON ROUGE HOTEL A NIGHT stay or conference at Renaissance Baton Rouge seamlessly blends southern hospitality, upscale décor and convenient amenities. Located 15 miles from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, our hotel boasts an ideal location with easy access to top destinations in the heart of the best shopping and medical districts. Spend time exploring a wide array of nearby shopping, dining and entertainment options. Retreat to your spacious, modern hotel room featuring 62 luxurious suites. When hunger strikes, order room service or head to the hotel’s Tallulah Crafted Food & Wine Bar, recently reimagined and featuring a new chef, menu and signature cocktails. Discover the difference at Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel.

AMENITIES • Lunch and evening happy hours • Live music every W-F at Tallulah • 13,000 square feet meeting space, including outdoor options

• Nearby Attractions: Perkins Rowe, Mall of Louisiana, Rural Life & Burden Botanical Gardens, Bluebonnet Swamp, Blue Bayou Water Park Renaissance Hotel

WATERMARK BATON ROUGE HOTEL A STATELY presence and storied past meet at the Watermark where guests will find the richest and most eclectic hotel experience in downtown Baton Rouge. Our story began nearly a century ago, high on a bluff overlooking the majestic Mississippi River when intrepid

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hether you want to be in the heart of the city’s best shopping venues or in the midst of bustling downtown, the Wampold Hospitality Collection provides unparalleled hotel experiences across the Baton Rouge area with the Renaissance and Watermark Hotels.

financiers built our iconic skyscraper as the headquarters of Louisiana Trust & Savings Bank. Today, echoes of that era remain in hand-painted ceiling murals, carved marble walls and staircases, and old bank vaults converted into dramatic meeting and dining spaces. The inspired Art Deco design artfully updated with a sophisticated edge is just the beginning. Our restaurants and social lounges are vibrant enclaves for business travelers, pleasure seekers and locals. Exquisitely appointed rooms and suites welcome you with a stunning fusion of luxurious decor and industrial accents that together offer a mildly rebellious approach to ambiance.

AMENITIES • Validated parking for diners • Weekend brunch • Private dining menus

• Nearby Attractions: Manship Theatre, Raising Cane’s River Center, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, numerous bars and restaurants Renaissance Hotel

RENAISSANCE: 7000 BLUEBONNET BLVD. | BATON ROUGE, LA 70810 | 225.215.7000 | RENAISSANCEBATONROUGE.COM 44

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Watermark Hotel

Watermark Hotel Watermark Hotel

Renaissance Hotel

WATERMARK: 150 THIRD ST. | BATON ROUGE, LA 70801 | 225.408.3200 | WATERMARKBR.COM Daily-Report.com | BUSINESS REPORT, August 2022

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West Baton Rouge WEST BATON ROUGE CONFERENCE CENTER JUST MINUTES from downtown Baton Rouge, the West Baton Rouge Conference Center is a unique “perfect for all occasions” 7,000-square-foot facility that features a welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff. The Conference Center includes a grand reception room, small meeting rooms, boardroom and stateof-the-art electronics. The 8-acre grounds are complete with a pergola and outdoor patio for hosting weddings, picnics, crawfish boils and other special events.

AMENITIES • Business center

• Complimentary coffee

• Free parking and free WiFi

• Nearby Attractions: LSU, Downtown Baton Rouge, Old State Capitol, Raising Cane’s River Center, Hollywood Casino

• On-site catering

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS TREAT YOURSELF to a comfortable and convenient stay at Holiday Inn Express in Port Allen. We offer many great amenities and are located just 15 minutes from Tiger Stadium and right across the Mississippi River to Baton Rouge, where you’ll find plenty of dining and shopping opportunities as well as interesting tourist destinations.

AMENITIES • 89 guest rooms

• Free breakfast daily

• Fitness center

• Nearby Attractions: LSU, Downtown Baton Rouge, Old State Capitol, Raising Cane’s River Center, Hollywood Casino

• Indoor heated pool

HAMPTON INN PORT ALLEN HEAD JUST off I-10 and you’ll find the Hampton Inn, seven minutes from Port Allen and a 10-minute drive over the Mississippi River to Baton Rouge. There, explore downtown attractions like the USS Kidd Veterans Museum or Shaw Center for the Arts. Hot breakfast and WiFi are on us.

AMENITIES • Pet-friendly rooms • Complimentary breakfast • Special group rates

• Nearby Attractions: LSU, Downtown Baton Rouge, Old State Capitol, Raising Cane’s River Center, Hollywood Casino

WEST BATON ROUGE CONFERENCE CENTER: 2750 N. WESTPORT DR. | PORT ALLEN, LA 70767 | 225.344.2920 | WESTBATONROUGE.NET 46

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Hampton Inn

Holiday Inn Express

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS: 2860 N. WESTPORT DR. | PORT ALLEN, LA 70767 | 225.343.9967 | GUESTRESERVATIONS.COM HAMPTON INN: 2755 COMMERCIAL DR. | PORT ALLEN, LA 70767 | 225.389.6655 | HAMPTONINNPORTALLEN.COM Daily-Report.com | BUSINESS REPORT, August 2022

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It’s Time For Adventure There’s plenty to do and even more to explore in Louisiana’s Capital City. Celebrating 50 years of discovery, Visit Baton Rouge helps every type of traveler curate the perfect vacation — from hearing the roars of Tigers and Jaguars on Saturdays in the Fall to sunset adventures on the lakes. For more ideas on how to spend your time in the Red Stick go to visitbatonrouge.com

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BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo WE ARE the number one year-round family attraction in Baton Rouge. We provide closeup encounters with tigers, giraffes, rhinos, primates, otters and more. We offer a variety of exhibits that are both fun and educational, including the world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Safari Playground, L’aquarium de Louisiane and KidsZoo. Our mission is to connect people with wildlife and the natural world through exceptionally engaging experiences and conservation efforts that impact our world both locally and globally. When you visit our zoo, you’re making a difference and providing support that helps wild animals in their natural habitats all over the world.

AMENITIES • Sensory inclusive facility • Annual Zoo membership • Wednesday afternoon discount • 700+ animals • Flamingo Café & Cool Critters Café • Field trips • Education programs • Private events • Birthday parties • Zippity Zoo Fest • Wild Wine Walk • BREW at the Zoo • Boo at the Zoo • Zoo Run Run • Zoolights

3601 THOMAS ROAD | BATON ROUGE, LA 70807 | 225.775.3877 | BRZOO.ORG 50

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Red Stick Social RED STICK SOCIAL was created to bring people together. Located in the heart of Mid City inside the Electric Depot, it’s the perfect spot to celebrate both big and small occasions. With the capacity to host private events for groups of hundreds and the ability to tailor smaller, more intimate gatherings, Red Stick Social is unlike any venue in Baton Rouge. From weddings to graduations, bowling birthday parties to showers, retirement parties to anniversaries—Red Stick Social delivers on all fronts. Visit us to find state-of-the-art bowling, live music every weekend, locally inspired cuisine, indoor and outdoor seating, and so much more. This social gathering hub is the perfect place to meet, to party, to have a good time!

AMENITIES • Live music every weekend • Five floors of event space • Food and drink specials • Plenty of parking space • Nearby Attractions: Electric Depot, City Roots Coffee Bar, Sweet Baton Rouge, Sweet Society, BORU, Achroma, Downtown Baton Rouge

1503 GOVERNMENT ST. | BATON ROUGE, LA 70802 | 225.223.6637 | REDSTICKSOCIAL.COM 52

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L’Auberge Baton Rouge L’AUBERGE BATON ROUGE is a premier southern Louisiana destination, offering a fully integrated casino and entertainment experience. L’Auberge captures the feel of a southern river lodge and embraces Louisiana’s rich cultural history, food, music and laissez les bon temps rouler way of life. This unique entertainment complex features an expansive single-level 74,000-square-foot casino; nearly 1,500 slot machines; 50 table games, two open-air, smoke-friendly gaming terraces; a 12-story hotel with 205 guest rooms, unique rooftop pool and state-of-theart fitness center overlooking the Mississippi River; five dining outlets; 13,000-square-foot Event Center and outdoor festival grounds; and coming soon—in Fall 2022—Barstool Sportsbook, a full-service restaurant, bar and sports betting experience.

AMENITIES • mychoice® New Member Program • myheroes® Program • mychoice App Sign-Up • Nearby Attractions: LSU, Downtown Baton Rouge, Old State Capitol, Mall of Louisiana, Perkins Rowe

777 L’AUBERGE AVE. | BATON ROUGE, LA 70820 | 866.261.7777 | LBATONROUGE.COM Daily-Report.com | BUSINESS REPORT, August 2022

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Crowne Plaza Executive Center LOCATED IN the heart of Baton Rouge on I-10, the Crowne Plaza Executive Center is positioned for easy access to LSU, downtown, shopping and restaurants. It is Baton Rouge’s preferred hotel for meetings and events, featuring the city’s finest accommodations, vast meeting and event space, a 2,000-square-foot gym with an attached Outdoor Strength Training facility, beautifully landscaped pool, and flavorful Louisiana-influenced cuisine. Our hotel has it all. Whether we’re welcoming business travelers, sports teams, or enthusiastic fans, we aim to delight our guests at every turn. The Crowne Plaza Executive Center is becoming known for its showcasing of local musical talent at Friday poolside parties when the weather permits, and live piano music in the lounge during the late fall and winter months. The Crowne Plaza Executive Center has a little something for everyone visiting Baton Rouge.

AMENITIES • 294 guest rooms • Business Center • Fitness Center • 17 meeting/conference rooms • Valet parking • Nearby Attractions: LSU campus, downtown Baton Rouge, LSU Rural Life Museum, Louisiana Art & Science Museum

4728 CONSTITUTION AVE. | BATON ROUGE, LA 70808 | 225.925.2244 | CROWNEBATON.COM 54

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