IDF Partners

The IDF is very proud of our relationship with our network of important partners and allies.

Louisiana Workforce Commission

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is recognized as the labor exchange for the state of Louisiana by serving as the link between employers, job seekers, and training entities to provide the skills training, employment services, and re-employment resources necessary to increase employment in Louisiana.


Louisiana Department of Economic Development

The Louisiana Department of Economic Development is the main economic development agency for the state of Louisiana. TheState’s roster of business incentives is designed to retain and attract new industry; foremost among them are the tax credits and rebates, infrastructure assistance and workforce training.


The LSU Agricultural Center

The value of agricultural research and extension to U.S. economic development and to the well-being of the American people has been recognized since the founding of this country. The LSU Agricultural Center, through its Extension Service, helps the people of Louisiana - both rural and urban - improve their lives through an educational process that uses research-based knowledge focused on issues and needs. You can view the many programs and services offered by this organization at their website.


University of Louisiana at Lafayette New Iberia Research Center

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette New Iberia Research Center specializes in the breeding, management, and importation of a diverse range of nonhuman primate species and offers a broad range of diagnostic, laboratory, and human resources for the development and characterization of nonhuman primate models for applied and basic research aimed at promoting human quality of life.


Acadiana Works, Inc.

Acadiana Works, Inc. is a private non-profit organization funded by the local Workforce Investment Board #40. As the "one-stop operator" of the Workforce Investment Act, we offer access to a wide variety of workforce and related services in one convenient location. Job seekers and employers may utilize our centers for the most comprehensive workforce services available through state-of-the-art technology.


Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization not associated with any governmental agency. When you become a member of the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce, you are hiring a full-time organization, which is working to improve business in Iberia Parish.


SLCC New Iberia Campus

The South Louisiana Community College System operates a campus located at the Acadiana Regional Airport. The SLCC New Iberia Campus location provides instructional programs with provide skilled employees for business and industry that contribute to the overall economic development and workforce for the needs of the state. With over 500 students enrolled in 16 different areas of instruction, the college is committed in providing postsecondary instruction in vocational and technical education to Acadiana students helping them prepare for career employment and advancement.


Acadiana Economic Development

Iberia Parish is part of the larger Acadiana region. We are connected with commerce through the AEDC, a regional economic development organization. Click on the logo to learn more about the AEDC.


One Acadiana

One Acadiana, formerly the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, is currently transforming into a national-caliber, regional economic development organization serving a nine-parish area in South Louisiana.


 We invite you to savor the difference in Iberia Parish where our blend of Cajun spices provides a unique taste of Louisiana’s Cajun Country. The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination.

Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia. Please stop by.