New Orleans City Councilman Jason Williams will be the keynote speaker when the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce holds its 2015 annual meeting luncheon at noon Friday in the Celestin Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

The chamber will present its Cornerstone and Beacon awards during the luncheon.

The Cornerstone Award will go to QCS Logistics, which provides courier, freight distribution and warehousing services throughout southeastern Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region. The Beacon Award will go to Metro Service Group, formerly Metro Disposal Inc., which has grown from a single-axle rear-loading truck into a major industrial services firm that serves the southeastern region of the United States.

Tickets to the luncheon are $60 and are available at For information on the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce, contact Patrice Williams-Smith at (504) 948-0991 or