Biz New Orleans - May 2021

Flying Over Memorial Day? Expect Long Lines At Airports

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says people traveling for Memorial Day weekend should be patient because there will be long lines at U.S. airports. The Transportation Security Administration has been in a hiring surge so it can be ready for…

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Drop 1.3% In April

  WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. orders for big-ticket manufactured goods dropped unexpectedly in April for the first time in 11 months as a shortage of computer chips disrupted auto production. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that orders for factory goods…

Registration Now Open For Grow St. Bernard 2021

CHALMETTE, La (press release) – The St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation (SBEDF) and the St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce have released the schedule for 2021’s Grow St. Bernard, a joint program aimed at providing professional development opportunities to local business…

JOB1 to Host Youth and Young Adult Expo

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Employers, resource providers, young adults and youth service groups from across the city will convene at the “JOB1,000 Youth and Young Adult EXPO” on June 4, in the Great Hall at the Ernest N. Morial…

Louisiana to Host 14th Americas Competitiveness Exchange

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Secretary Don Pierson announced Louisiana will host the 14th American Competitiveness Exchange from Nov. 6-12. ACE is the premier economic development, innovation and entrepreneurial network of the Americas and a leading…