Biz The Magazine - June 2018

25th Annual CID Achievement Awards

  FRIDAY, APRIL 13 | AUDUBON TEA ROOM     The Commercial Investiment Division of the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors (CID) gathered to celebrate the best and brightest in the industry. Top awards included “Commercial Rising Stars” Matt Eaton,…

HCCL Town Hall Roundtable and Luncheon

  THURSDAY, APRIL 5 | HYATT REGENCY   Mayor Latoya Cantrell provided the welcoming remarks for this year’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana Town Hall Roundtable and Business Luncheon. Cantrell was followed by keynote speaker Don Salazar,  chairman of…

Hoppy to be Here

  Since opening last May at 4124 Tchoupitoulas St., Port Orleans Brewing Co. has been crafting canned and draft beers led by a team of owners that includes former Saints’ offensive tackle, Zach Strief, and Ricky Thomas, owner of Blue…

Conventional Wisdom

Fresh from taking San Antonio’s convention center into the future, Michael Sawaya, the new president and general manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, shares his plans for a “decade of delivery.

Conquering Cancer

Local professionals compete for the title of this year’s Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Mississippi/Louisiana Chapter’s Man and Woman of the Year.

Editor’s Note: Going Green

  We’re very honored and excited to have the new president and general manager of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on our cover this month, especially since he’s only been on the job since the end of February. Mr.…

Publisher's Note: It’s Time

  For the past year, I have focused on getting healthy—well, as much as I can tolerate. In five months I will turn 50, and in six months I walk my first daughter down the aisle, so I have set…

June Calendar

  5 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Power Breakfast 8 to 9:30 a.m. 1515 Poydras St. 5th Floor Auditorium NewOrleansChamber.org 5 Grow St. Bernard Spring Series Small Business Panel 8:30 to 10 a.m. Location T.B.A. SBEDF.org 6 Propeller Workshop Series “Equity Investments:…

Industry News

  EDUCATION Tulane Awards Four Honorary Degrees   At Tulane University’s commencement ceremonies this year — held May 19 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome — the university gave out four honorary degrees. “Each of these individuals reflect the best of humanity…

Recent Openings

  The Eliza Jane Hotel   Named for Eliza Jane Nicholson, publisher of The Daily Picayune in the late 1800s and the first woman publisher of a major metropolitan newspaper in the United States, The Eliza Jane, a 196-room hotel by Rockbridge and HRI…