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, or just a fun social group to meet new people and get out in the community, the Capital Region has your connection.

If your organization is not listed, please email organization name, website, and contact information to talent@brac.org.

Professional Organizations

American Advertising Federation

aafbr.org

 

Association for Talent Development – BR Chapter

atdbatonrouge.org

 

Association for Fundraising Professionals

atdbatonrouge.org

 

Association of Information Technology Professionals

aitp.org/group/116

 

Baton Rouge Association of Health Underwriters

brahu.org

 

Baton Rouge Bar Association

brba.org

 

Baton Rouge Social Media Association

brsocme.org

 

Financial Planing Association of Baton Rouge

batonrougefpa.com

 

GBR Association of Realtors

gbrar.com

 

GBR Soceity for Human Resource Management

gbrshrm.shrm.org

International Game Developers Association of BR

facebook.com/igdabr

 

Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

broadcasters.org

 

Louisiana Bankers Association

lba.org

 

Louisiana Engineering Society

les-state.org

 

Project Management Institute – BR

pmibatonrouge.org

 

Public Relations Association of Louisiana

pralbr.org

 

Sales & Marketing Executives

smegbr.org

 

SCORE (Small Business Resources)

batonrougearea.score.org

 

Society for Marketing Professional Services

smpssela.org

 

Society of Louisiana CPAs

lcpa.org

Business Development Groups & Chambers of Commerce

Ascension Chamber of Commerce

ascensionchamber.com

 

Ascension Economic Development Corporation

ascensionedc.com

 

Baton Rouge Chamber

brac.org

 

Better Business Bureau of S. Central Louisiana

bbb.org/baton-rouge

 

Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce

pcchamber.org

 

Iberville Parish Chamber of Commerce

ibervillechamber.com

Livingston Economic Development Council

ledc.net

 

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce

livingstonparishchamber.org

 

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry

labi.org

 

St. Francisville Chamber of Commerce

stfrancisvillechamber.com

 

West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce

wbrchamber.org

Community or Social Groups

Baton Rouge Newcomers Club

newcomersencorebr.com

 

Forum 35 (Young Professionals)

forum35.org

 

Global Virtual Women’s Community

facebook.com/groups/670984116329875

 

Junior League of Baton Rouge (Women)

juniorleaguebr.org

The Links Inc., Baton Rouge Chapter (Women of Color)

brlinksinc.org

 

One Hundred Black Men of Baton Rouge

100blackmenbr.org

 

Women’s Council of Greater Baton Rouge

wcgbr.com

Please visit rotary.org, kiwanis.org, and lionsclubs.org to search for local chapters of these national organizations.

Special Interest and Outdoor Recreation Groups

Baton Rouge Bike Club

batonrougebikeclub.com

 

Baton Rouge Genealogical & Historical Society

groupspaces.com/brghs

 

Baton Rouge Epicurean Society

facebook.com/pages/Baton-Rouge-Epicurean-Society

 

Baton Rouge Kennel Club

batonrougekennelclub.com

 

Baton Rouge Scrabble Club

brscrabble.com

 

Baton Rouge Soccer Club (Adults and Children)

brsoccer.org

 

Baton Rouge Uncorked (Wine Enthusiasts)

batonrougeuncorked.com

 

Brasseurs a la Maison (Home Beer Brewers)

brasseursalamaison.com

 

Cajun Classic Chevy Car Club

oldride.com/clubs/147711855.html

 

Capital Area Animal Welfare Society

caaws.org

 

Capital Area CASA Association

casabr.org

Club South Runners

clubsouthrunners.net

Companion Animal Alliance

caabr.org

 

Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge

friendsoftheanimalsbr.org

 

Happy’s Running Club

happysrunningclub.com

 

Harley Owners’ Group

brhog.com

 

Louisiana Master Gardeners

lsuagcenter.com

 

Red Stick Area Kickball (Adults)

facebook.com/BRKickball

 

Red Stick Food Swap

facebook.com/redstickfoodswap

 

Slow Food Baton Rouge

slowfoodbr.org

 

Varsity Sports Running Groups

varsityrunning.com/local-clubs

 

Volunteers in Public Schools

vips.ebrschools.org

 

YELP! Baton Rouge (animal welfare)

yelpbr.com

Visit the parks page for additional outdoor recreation options in the Capital Region.

Specialty Support Groups

ARC of Baton Rouge

arcbatonrouge.org

 

Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center

brcic.org

 

Cancer Services of Baton Rouge

cancerservices.org

 

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge

ccdiobr.org

 

Deaf Focus

deaffocus.org

Families Helping Families of Baton Rouge

fhfgbr.org

 

Grief Recovery Center of Baton Rouge

grcbr.org

 

Movers and Shakers (Parkinson’s Support)

moversandshakersbr.com

 

Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response

brstar.org

Please also visit www.meetup.com to discover additional small groups in the Baton Rouge Area.