Lake Charles Selected Again to Host World LNG & Gas Summit – American Press

The Americas Summit & Exhibition of the World LNG & Gas Series returns to Lake Charles in October for its 19th edition.

The City of Lake Charles, Cameron Parish Port District, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, Cameron Parish Police Jury, Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, Port of Lake Charles and Visit Lake Charles are proud to announce that the World LNG & Gas Series: 19th Americas Summit & Exhibition jointly announced the return. Dates for the event are October 18-21.

Presented by DMG Events, the 18th edition of the Summit was held in Lake Charles in November 2021 and attracted 879 visitors from around the world, including more than 400 C-suite executives, and achieved a direct economic impact of US$483,646 for the region.

“Southwest Louisiana is a key player in the global LNG industry, so we felt it only fitting to work with other local partners to bring the 2021 World LNG & Gas Series: America’s Summit to Lake Charles,” said Mayor Nic Hunter.

“This high-level summit was extremely successful, attracting CEOs from major companies and generating positive media attention at the state, regional and national levels. It was our pleasure to host an event of this magnitude in Southwest Louisiana, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to build on that success and continue the conversation about the future of energy later this year when the Summit returns ‘ Hunter said.

“With two active LNG exporters, one more preparing to begin operations in February and a further five LNG export projects under development, Cameron Parish Port, Harbor & Terminal District is undeniably a global leader in the LNG export industry. Our commission is proud to once again co-host the 19th World LNG & Gas Series: Americas Summit & Exhibition,” said Jimmy Brown, Chair of Cameron Parish Port, Harbor & Terminal District.

In its 19th year, the Summit is recognized for its unrivaled networking and commercial-focused program to develop new and existing customers, while also providing the latest updates on the region’s LNG and gas prospects.

“It is clear that we are currently in the midst of a period of transition when it comes to how energy is produced and used around the world,” said Tony Stelly, chairman of the Calcasieu Municipality Police Jury. “It is also clear that LNG will play a crucial role in this next-generation energy mix. It speaks for our region that we have been selected for the second time to host this summit, which will bring together leaders from across the international LNG industry.”

The Americas Summit is the longest running LNG and gas event in the Americas region.

“As 2022 begins, the Lake Area is poised to host a series of conventions, groups and meetings. Hosting an international conference for the second time is a highlight for the Visit Lake Charles team as we have the opportunity to share the culture, cuisine and hospitality of Southwest Louisiana with people from around the world,” added Kyle Edmiston , President/CEO of Visit, added Lake Charles. “Visit Lake Charles is honored to once again welcome global leaders and decision makers in the LNG, gas and energy industries. We are also committed to showcasing Southwest Louisiana as a premier corporate meeting destination, along with the positive strides the region has made over the past year in terms of development and growth.”

“Last year’s World LNG & Gas Series showcased Southwest Louisiana as the true LNG hub of the future. We look forward to welcoming leading energy companies from around the world again in 2022 as we continue to promote our region as a place of excellence for business. The future for Southwest Louisiana is bright,” said Richert Self, general manager of the Port of Lake Charles.

Katie Armentor, Community Manager, Cameron Parish Police Jury, said: “The Cameron Parish Police Jury is both honored and grateful for the opportunity to be included at the Summit once again. For nearly two decades, Cameron Parish has benefited from our partnerships with LNG companies and we look forward to attending such a remarkable event.”

“Allianz has worked with the LNG industry to grow our region’s economy. SWLA remains the center of the LNG industry. The LNG Center of Excellence at McNeese State University will continue to strengthen this region and this sector. We are excited for the return of the Summit to Lake Charles,” said George Swift, President/CEO of the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance.

With a diverse lineup of international companies and speakers, the Summit offers delegates the opportunity to identify new opportunities in the region from key industry players. The various key issues to be discussed at the 2022 Summit include the impact of US LNG on the global LNG industry, the development of LNG sales, the financing of LNG development in the United States and the development of LNG -Fuel to a relevant source of demand in the region.

For more information on the Summit, register at https://lngamericas.cwclng.com.

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