Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the United States Chamber of Commerce, will be the keynote speaker at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

The shareholders’ meeting will be held 7-9 a.m. March 13 at the Renaissance Hotel at 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Donohue, who has been head of the nation’s largest business lobby since 1997, will discuss the state of American business and the role of Baton Rouge in the national economy. BRAC will review results of its work over the past year and look forward to what is ahead in 2013.

Tickets are $20 per person or $150 for a table of 10. To buy tickets, go to