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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Business Information Sessions

Connecting People and Businesses to Opportunities

The Office of Economic Development will hold a series of business information sessions each quarter to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources. The second quarter series will begin on Wednesday, August 2.

Business information sessions are free and open to the public. The complete list of dates, locations, and topics can be found below.

District A:

Wednesday, August  2, 2017

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Regional Transportation Management Center

10 Veterans Memorial Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124


  • “Doing Business with the City of New Orleans” presented by City of New Orleans Procurement Office/ Bureau of Purchasing
  • “Procurement Overview and Opportunities” presented by Division of Administration Office of State Procurement


District B:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Ashé Cultural Arts Center

1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70113


  • “State and Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SLDBE) Program” presented by City of New Orleans Office of Supplier Diversity
  • “How to Do Business With The U.S. Small Business Administration ” presented by U.S. Small Business Administration


District C:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Treme Recreation Center

900 N. Villere St., New Orleans, LA 70116


  • “Small Business and DBE Programs” presented by RTA Small Business Development
  • “Business Development” presented by Greater New Orleans Inc., Regional Economic Development


District D:

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Norman Mayer Branch Library

3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70122


  • ” Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and Procurement Opportunities” presented by Louisiana Department of Transportation (LADOTD)
  • “Business Tax” presented by Louisiana Department of Revenue 


District E:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

1:30pm – 3:00pm

East New Orleans Public Library

5641 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70127


  • “Business Tax” presented by Internal Revenue Service
  •  “Trade Services and Business Development” presented by World Trade Center New Orleans

To RSVP, residents or business owners can click here or contact Margrett O. Magee in the Office of Economic Development at (504) 658-4237 /

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Last updated: 8/1/2017 12:21:36 PM

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