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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Business Information Sessions

Business Information Sessions to Begin August 20, 2015!

The Office of Economic Development will hold a series of business information sessions designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources. The fourth quarter series of business information sessions covering resources and opportunities available for business owners and entrepreneurs beginning on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

Each council district will host one session, featuring a range of topics including doing business with local retailers and marketing. Business information sessions are free and open to the public.

“We’re pleased to offer these sessions as part of our ongoing efforts to support the development and growth of local businesses,” said Mayor Mitch Landrieu. “When our businesses succeed, our economy strengthens, more residents gain jobs, and we grow the tax base that pays for essential city services.”

The complete list of dates and locations can be found below.

District A:

Thursday, August 20, 2015
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Regional Transportation Management Center
10 Veterans Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124

Topics:

  • “Services and Resources for Businesses & Contractors” presented by Urban League of Greater New Orleans Women's Business Resource Center
  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by Launch Pad

District B:

Thursday, August 27, 2015
1:30pm – 3:00pm
JOB1 Business and Career Solutions
3400 Tulane Ave. 2nd Floor, New Orleans, LA 70119

Topics:

  • “How to Grow Your Business with LSBDC” presented by America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA)

District C:

Thursday, September 3, 2015
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Treme Recreation Center
900 N. Villere St., New Orleans, LA 70116

Topics:

  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by Good Work Network
  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by Propeller

District D:

Thursday, September 10, 2015
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Norman Mayer Branch Library
3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70122

Topics:

  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by Southern University at New Orleans Small Business Development & Management Institute
  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by Idea Village

District E:

Thursday, September 17, 2015
1:30pm – 3:00pm
East New Orleans Public Library
5641 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70127

Topics:

  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by Operation HOPE
  • “Services and Resources for Businesses” presented by SCORE America's Counselors to Small Businesses

To RSVP, residents or business owners can click here or contact Margrett Frazier in the Office of Economic Development at (504) 658-4237 / mmfrazier@nola.gov

 
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Last updated: 8/14/2015 12:02:52 PM

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