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

Kyle EdmistonKYLE EDMISTON

Deputy Director, COO
Phone: 800-456-7952
kedmiston@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/Film Locations 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

Tara JohnsonTARA JOHNSON

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

Taylor BeardTAYLOR BEARD

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

Laikyn CooperLAIKYN COOPER

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

JAMEY KADHIM

Group Services Coordinator
Phone: 800-456-7952
jkadhim@visitlakecharles.org
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Communications Department

Angie Manning 2016ANGIE MANNING

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

Colten Miller 2016COLTEN MILLER

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

*AMANDA REEVES

Public Relations Manager
Phone: 800-456-7952
areeves@visitlakecharles.org
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur , LA 70665

Will Precht Staff Image*WILL PRECHT

Media Relations Manager
Phone: 337-502-4358
wprecht@visitlakecharles.org
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur, LA 70665

Amos OrrAMOS ORR

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

Tour & Travel

*ANNE KLENKE

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

Tourist Information

MELISSA TRAHAN

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

Kristin ShiverKRISTEN SHIVER

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

Melanie StahlMELANIE STAHL

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

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Events

Join us for free concert at MorganField. Join us on the beautiful grounds of The Village at MorganField in October for Music at MorganField! This free, family event will feature live Read More →
"The Haunted Ship - Lake Charles" Set to Open Friday, 28 September at the USS ORLECK Naval Museum Read More →
This fall, locals can take guided walking tours through Lake Charles history and visit historic spots where time lies still. On October 26, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., five Lake Charles Read More →
The Lost Hollows, a locally owned and family-operated attraction, is the largest and most terrifying outdoor haunt in Lake Charles, Louisiana! The fright-filled trail is open every Friday and Read More →
Boudin Wars is an Read More →
Welcome EGGHeads! Join us at the Lake Charles Civic Center on Saturday, October 27th for the inaugural Gulf Coast EGGfest! What's an EGGfest?! Read More →
McNeese Cowboys vs. University of Central Arkansas - Time TBA at Cowboy Stadium Read More →
Drive out to the Stars and Stripes in the Park Classic Car Show Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Heritage Square, 1211 Ruth St. in Sulphur. This event features hundreds of Read More →
"The Haunted Ship - Lake Charles" Set to Open Friday, 28 September at the USS ORLECK Naval Museum Read More →
"The Haunted Ship - Lake Charles" Set to Open Friday, 28 September at the USS ORLECK Naval Museum Read More →
Begin your terrifying Halloween journey with a hayride at The Lost Hollows! After traveling to the creepiest woods in Southwest Louisiana, get lost on the Deadly Pines trail, a spine-tingling Read More →
Don McLean, best known for the classic hit, “American Pie”, will perform at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 PM. As one of America’s most enduring songwriters, Read More →
The fun and kitschy country fair-like festival that features nearly four covered acres of anything and everything roars back into Lake Charles. Billed as “a bargain hunter’s dream”, the Read More →
A CELEBRATION OF FINE BOURBON, BBQ, AND WHISKEY! #SmokeAndBarrelLC Smell the savory aroma of oak and hickory. Taste expert BBQ from leading pitmasters from Read More →
Jumpstart your Christmas spirit at the Junior League of Lake Charles’ annual Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market, which will be held Thursday, November 15th Read More →
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