Events: ‘State of American Energy,’ Business Breakfast and More

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Leontine ‘Candy’ Guimont-Martin, owner of Martin Business Solution, will lead a series of events sponsored by the Urban League of Louisiana’s Women’s Business Resource Center.

NEW ORLEANS – Some noteworthy business events on the horizon:

The American Petroleum Institute will host its annual State of American Energy virtual event at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 to discuss the natural gas and oil industry’s priorities for the year ahead and examine energy’s “consequential role in restoring the economy, strengthening national security and innovating to deliver continued environmental progress.” In addition to an address from API leadership, including President and CEO Mike Sommers and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Amanda Eversole, the event will feature industry innovators, national and local energy advocates and young professionals shaping the industry’s future. Click here to register.

The Urban League of Louisiana’s Women’s Business Resource Center will host a series of presentations about how to set up your small business the right way. This series will cover the steps required to establish your small business, how to set up your tax accounts and remain in compliance, and how to get ready to access credit. This three-part series will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19, 20 and 21. Hours 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Click here to register.

The next Jefferson Chamber “business and breakfast” networking event will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. Click here to register.

Healthcare and business thought leaders from across the southeast will participate in the first WellSpent virtual conference on Thursday, Jan. 28. “We strive to establish clear lines of communication across economic development and healthcare throughout the Southeast,” said Dr. Randy Vogenberg, board chairman of Employer Provider Interface Council of the Hospital Quality Foundation, which is the agency leading this effort. “We want to improve or increase opportunities for business and community of each Southeastern state.” Click here to register.

Operation Spark, a nonprofit tech bootcamp dedicated to changing lives by advancing technology skills for today’s workplace, offers a FREE two-week introduction to coding class, starting Feb. 1. “Prep is the first phase of Operation Spark’s six-month workforce program of intensive learning for a high-wage, high-demand job in tech,” founder John Fraboni said. Click here to register.


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