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DMAP Accredited LogoThe staff of the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes the opportunity to serve you. Please phone or e-mail one of our friendly staff listed below for more information on our area.

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
1205 N. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601
1-800-456-SWLA
(337) 436-9588
(337) 494-SWLA (fax)

* Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point and CVB Satellite Office
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur, LA 70665
337-502-4358

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Administration

SHELLEY JOHNSON

Executive Director
Phone: 800-456-7952
sjohnson@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

*SHANNA LANDRY

Director of Administration & Satellite Office
Phone: 337-502-4358
slandry@visitlakecharles.org
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur, LA 70665

CINDY JOHNSON

Special Projects Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
cjohnson@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Sales & Services

ERIC ZARTLER

Sales Director, TMP
Phone: 800-456-7952
ezartler@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

AMANDA REEVES

Sales Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
areeves@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

TARA JOHNSON

Group Services/Sales Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
tjohnson@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601
 

Communications Department

ANGIE MANNING

Communications Director, CDME
Phone: 800-456-7952
amanning@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

*MEGAN HARTMAN

Senior Public Relations Manager, TMP
Phone: 337-502-4358
mhartman@visitlakecharles.org
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur, LA 70665

ELIZABETH EUSTIS

Digital Media Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
eeustis@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

COLTEN MILLER

Publications Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
cmiller@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Will Precht Staff ImageWILL PRECHT

Media Relations Specialist
Phone: 800-456-7952
wprecht@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Tour & Travel

*ANNE KLENKE

Adventure Tourism Director
Phone: 337-502-4358
aklenke@visitlakecharles.org
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur, LA 70665

Tourist Information

MELISSA BERTRAND

Tourist Information Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
mbertrand@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

JAMEY KADHIM

Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point Guide Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
jkadhim@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70665

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Events

Events

Contraband Days is one of Louisiana's largest festivals and the City of Lake Charles oldest festival and is celebrating its 59th year in 2016. Contraband Days is a themed "pirate" festival Read More →
Thursday, May 5, 2016 in the Coliseum of the Lake Charles Civic Center Serving lines open at 11:30 am, Read More →
Creedence Clearwater Revisited was formed in 1995 by former Creedence Clearwater Revival members Stu Cook (bass) and Doug Clifford (drums). Following their induction into the Rock and Roll Read More →
The CSE Federal Credit Union will present An Afternoon With MusicMakers, at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Tritico Theatre on the McNeese State Campus. A reception and silent auction Read More →
Lake Charles Yacht Club invites all sailors to participate in its Contraband Regatta Saturday, May 7th 2016. The races will be governed by the rules defined in current Racing Rules of Sailing Read More →
Check out the cool interactive exhibits. Then, get outdoors on the Creole Nature Trail and explore the wild wonders of Southwest Louisiana up-close! Coloring Book Read More →
An afternoon with food from the lake area's finest restaurants, spirits, music, televised derby action, equestrian jumping exhibition, and a contest for best lady's hat and best gent's derby Read More →
Paul Albert Anka, OC is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. Anka became famous in the late 1950's, 1960's and 1970's with hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on my Read More →
Class 5A-C LHSAA State Championships (Single Elimination) ADMISSION: Read More →
The City of Lake Charles announces plans for the 18 th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series featuring four consecutive Fridays of live music from 5:30-9 Read More →
Do you remember how you felt the first time you heard “The Twist”? Join us to relive that feeling with an opportunity twist the night away with Chubby Checker Read More →
The City of Lake Charles announces plans for the 18 th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series featuring four consecutive Fridays of live music from 5:30-9 Read More →
Like Peanut Butter and Jelly, the Starks Mayhaw Festival and Spring go hand in hand. And speaking of jelly, this is the place for it! Mayhaw jelly, Mayhaw butter, Mayhaw berries and more—the Read More →
Experience Air Supply live in concert in Lake Charles, LA at the Golden Nugget. Air Supply became international superstars in 1980 thanks to their studio offering, Lost In Love. Don't miss Read More →
THIS MOVIE IS RATED PG. Movies in the Square are FREE to the public and begin at sundown! Wreck-It Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Read More →
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