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Biz on TV 10-9-19

SOWELA in Lake Charles breaks ground on a new Culinary, Gaming and Hospitality Building to help keep up with the demand for hospitality jobs statewide in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.    

Saluting Sean Payton

  Er’rybody on the Touchdown Teddy train now. As renowned New Orleans trumpeter Kermit Ruffins says, “All Aboard.” It’s been quite a turnaround of affection for Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Four weeks ago, when he was forced into action against…

Break Through Business Barriers With Better With Becker

Leslie Becker has traveled to more than 40 countries, learned to deep-sea dive in the Great Barrier Reef, practiced yoga in Bali, camped throughout Australia and Tasmania and even worked on reality television shows including “The Apprentice” and “Survivor.” Through an…

Party at Pontchartrain

We’ve finally had a reprieve from the oppressive heat, and we can actually enjoy spending time outside. This weekend, celebrate fall with the family at the annual Gentilly Fest at Pontchartrain Park Oct. 11-13. Since 2007, Gentilly Fest has shined…

Daily Biz Minute

Biz Minute 10-14-19

Wednesday’s Research for the Cure Gala at The Shops at Canal Place to support the Louisiana Cancer Research Center in this Biz New Orleans Daily Biz Minute.    

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Calendar

Oct
15
Tue
Future Crews Panel @ Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Oct 15 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 pm

This panel will discuss the future requirements of the workplace and answer:

Do we have enough crew members through 2040?
What skills will future Mariners need?
There’s an elephant in the room. Autonomy: Do our future mariners need to be computer programmers?

Moderator: Tammy Lobaugh, Chief Change Officer – AGUA AZUL Maritime Solutions

Maritime Head Hunter – Matt Fuhrman – Core Resources – invited
Massachusetts Maritime Academy – Elizabeth Simmons, LP.D – Vice President External Affairs
George Quick, Vice President MM&P, Chair ITF Seafarers Committee Autonomous Ship Working Group
John Stauffer, Assoc Vice Chancellor San Jacinto College

International Convention & Conference @ Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Oct 15 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 pm

The International Propeller Club Convention & Conference, hosted by the Propeller Club of the U.S. Port of New Orleans, brings together top executives and decision makers from around the world to New Orleans. The conference is packed with educational and networking events providing you with the latest information on Future Ports, Future Fuels, Future Crews and Infrastructure & Navigation.

Wicked on Broadway in New Orleans @ Saenger Theatre
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm

WICKED, New Orleans’ most popular musical, will return to the Saenger Theatre, Oct. 2 – 20, 2019. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, WICKED is offered as a season option for the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2019-2020 season.

WICKED will play at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans from Oct. 2 – 20. The performance schedule is as follows:
• Tuesdays – Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Additionally, there is a 2 p.m. performance on Thursday, Oct. 3.
• Fridays at 8 p.m.
• Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
• Sundays at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for WICKED start at $49. To purchase tickets, visit BroadwayInNewOrleans.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone (800) 982-2787 or at the Saenger Theatre Box Office (1111 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70112). Group sales are offered for groups of 15 or more and will be available by calling (504) 287-0372.

Oct
16
Wed
Future Crews Panel @ Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Oct 16 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 pm

This panel will discuss the future requirements of the workplace and answer:

Do we have enough crew members through 2040?
What skills will future Mariners need?
There’s an elephant in the room. Autonomy: Do our future mariners need to be computer programmers?

Moderator: Tammy Lobaugh, Chief Change Officer – AGUA AZUL Maritime Solutions

Maritime Head Hunter – Matt Fuhrman – Core Resources – invited
Massachusetts Maritime Academy – Elizabeth Simmons, LP.D – Vice President External Affairs
George Quick, Vice President MM&P, Chair ITF Seafarers Committee Autonomous Ship Working Group
John Stauffer, Assoc Vice Chancellor San Jacinto College

International Convention & Conference @ Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Oct 16 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 pm

The International Propeller Club Convention & Conference, hosted by the Propeller Club of the U.S. Port of New Orleans, brings together top executives and decision makers from around the world to New Orleans. The conference is packed with educational and networking events providing you with the latest information on Future Ports, Future Fuels, Future Crews and Infrastructure & Navigation.