Biz The Magazine - June 2018 06/01/2018 Biz New Orleans Site Staff FacebookTwitter Another Pontchartrain Rebirth Poppy Tooker, Goodbye Caribbean Room. Hello Jack Rose. 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,… Hoppy to be Here Photos by Cheryl Gerber, 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… Conquering Cancer Pamela Marquis, Local professionals compete for the title of this year’s Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Mississippi/Louisiana Chapter’s Man and Woman of the Year. Christmas in July? Jessica Rosgaard, Booking holiday events now allows companies to reap an array of benefits. Marine Insurance Facing Rough Seas Chris Price, Premium price wars have reduced income as much as 50 percent. Alzheimer’s: What you need to know Kim Roberts, A new case develops in the U.S. every 65 seconds. Is Your Website Disability Friendly? Ray Lewis, An estimated 814 website accessibility lawsuits were filed last year alone. Two-Stepping with Evangeline Jennifer Gibson Schecter, Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival brings big names and driving rhythms to New Orleans The Whole World is Watching Chris Price, Despite U.S. absence, World Cup still the biggest sporting event of the summer Summering in Hollywood Kim Singletary, Tulane’s Contemporary Film Industry Program offers students the chance to spend the first part of their summer making connections. NOEW 2018 Keith Twitchell, A Grand Experiment With Mixed Results Curb Your Enthusiasm Melanie Warner Spencer, Tips for channeling excitement for your new job to ensure a smooth transition A Question For You Julia Carcamo, What if I said you’d have no more new customers? Editor’s Note: Going Green Kim Singletary, 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 Todd Matherne, 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… 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… New Orleans’ First Male Day Spa Ashley McLellan, Photos by Sara Essex Bradley, Opened in February, Ego’s Gentlemen Spa invites men to enjoy the royal treatment. A Little Bit of Europe on the Corner Melanie Warner Spencer, Photos by Sara Essex Bradley, CBD neighborhood wine merchants John and Aimee Keife drew inspiration from old apothecaries and their world travels to create Keife & Co. Conventional Wisdom Jennifer Gibson Schecter, Greg Miles, 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. Will Our Plates Ever Be Too Full? Ashley McLellan, Photos by Cheryl Gerber, While retail brick and mortars have taken a hit nationwide, the restaurant scene in Southeast Louisiana continues to thrive. The question is, how much can we sustain?