GNO, Inc. To Host Annual Meeting ‘GNO Global’ Monday

Michael Hecht

NEW ORLEANS – Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.), the economic development organization for the 10-parish region, will host its Annual Meeting on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave., featuring the theme of “GNO Global.”

         This event is already sold-out.

         At this gathering of more than 1,000 regional business and civic leaders, we’ll review the historic wins of 2016, which culminated with an $8.5B liquefied natural gas announcement, one of the largest in the country.

         GNO, Inc. reps will discuss the year ahead, and what must be done to consolidate the multi-region’s rediscovered global status, and ensure that the world-class future of Greater New Orleans is one that creates opportunity for all of its citizens.

         The event will feature remarks by key economic development and business leaders including:


• Michael Hecht, President and CEO, Greater New Orleans, Inc.

• Maura Donahue, 2016 Chair of the Board, Greater New Orleans, Inc.

• Tara Hernandez, 2017 Chair of the Board, Greater New Orleans, Inc.

• Regional Parish Leadership and Business Community


         Networking begins at 11:00 a.m. followed by lunch and the program at 12:00 p.m.

         GNO, Inc.’s mission is to serve as the catalyst for wealth creation in the Greater New Orleans region by pursuing an aggressive agenda of business and product development through policy, workforce and research initiatives. GNO, Inc.’s vision is for the Greater New Orleans region to fulfill its potential as one of the best places in the country to grow a company and raise a family.

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