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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Mayor Landrieu's Office of Economic Development to host Business Information Sessions

October 05, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will host another series of Business Information Sessions featuring information, resources and opportunities helpful for business owners and entrepreneurs. A meeting will be held in each City Council district. This is the final round of sessions for 2012.

“This series of sessions has been very successful, and we are pleased to offer this program again to our local businesses,” said Mayor Landrieu. “These sessions connect entrepreneurs and small business owners with assistance and resources that can help them grow their businesses. The success of our local small businesses is a key to strengthening our economy.”

Each session will focus on specific topics. Those interested can attend any and/or all sessions. All sessions are open to the public. The complete list of dates and locations can be found below and online at www.nola.gov.

District A:
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
5:30 pm – 7 pm
Delgado Community College
615 City Park Avenue
Student Life Center, Building 23 Bayou Lafourche Room

Topics:      

  • “Fresh Start Program & Responding to a Tax Notice” presented by the IRS
  • 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative” presented by Delgado Community College
  • “New Orleans Small Business Assistance Fund” presented by Newcorp, Inc.

District B:
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
5:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.
Rhodes Pavilion 
3933 Washington Avenue

Topics:

  • “Procedures and Requirements to file a Business Structure ” presented by Louisiana Secretary of State
  • “Procedures and Requirements for a Health Permit” presented by Louisiana Sanitation Office
  • “New Orleans Small Business Assistance Fund”  presented by Newcorp, Inc.

District C:
Tuesday, October 30, 20125:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.
YMCA / Federal City
2220 Constitution Street

Topics:

  • “The Process and Benefits of a Non-Profit Organization” presented by Operation HOPE

District D:
Thursday, November 8, 2012
5:30p.m. – 7:00p.m
Gentilly Baptist Church
5143 Franklin Avenue

Topics:        

  • “How to compose an Effective Business Proposal” presented by Carter Business Development
  • “How to write a Well-organized Business Plan” presented by Urban League of Greater New Orleans

District E:
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
5:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.
New Israel Baptist Church
6322 St. Claude Avenue

Topics:  

  • “Incentives and Programs for small businesses” presented by Louisiana Economic Development

Residents or businesses seeking additional information or to RSVP should contact Margrett Frazier in the Office of Economic Development at (504) 658-4237 or mmfrazier@nola.gov.

 
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Last updated: 10/5/2012 11:56:01 AM

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