Biz The Magazine - May 2017 05/01/2017 Biz New Orleans Site Staff FacebookTwitter We Need to Prioritize Our Coast Allison Plyer, Giving to environmental causes falls far short in the Super Region. Spelling It Out , Behind the Scenes Neighborhoods Reinvented Kim Roberts, More than a decade after Hurricane Katrina, three New Orleans neighborhoods have gone from desolate to highly desirable. The JEDCO Challenge (powered by First NBC Bank) , Monday, March 20 | Southport Hall Crime-stoppers Greater New Orleans Kim Roberts, Concerned about crime in New Orleans? Partnering with this nonprofit will make you part of the solution. Rising Mortgage Rates Pamela Marquis, How much will they affect the New Orleans housing market and what other factors play a role? 24th Annual CID Achievement Awards , Friday, April 7 | Audubon Tea Room Healing With Every Step Kim Singletary, Local orthopedic surgeon Dr. Meredith Warner is successfully treating plantar fasciitis with her own brand of high tech flip-flops. Full Steam Ahead Frank Etheridge, The latest news from the ports. New Orleans Chamber 1st Quarter Luncheon , Wednesday, March 15 | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Designing Women Melanie Warner Spencer, Logan Killen Interiors shop and studio showcases the work and lifestyle of its designers. Is Slack the Future? Steven Ellis, An assessment of the “Email Killer”I Crimestoppers GNO’s 32nd Annual Awards Luncheon , Thursday, March 16 | Hyatt Regency Saving Babies Rebecca Friedman, Winner of last year’s BioChallenge Startup Competition and this year’s JEDCO Challenge, Chosen Diagnostics Founder Sunyoung Kim is bringing new hope to families of preterm infants. (Don’t) Just Say No Melanie Warner Spencer, Strategic word choice can help you draw boundaries and avoid burnout. Industry News , Business Abroad GNO, Inc. Leading Group to London in June Following the start of direct service by British Airways from New Orleans to London, GNO, Inc., will lead approximately 80 executives, elected officials and community leaders on a business mission… Down But Not Out Chris Price, With last year’s loss of the state solar tax credit, Louisiana’s alternative energy companies took a big hit, but industry leaders say there’s still hope. Equity Crowdfunding Keith Twitchell, Helping small investors get into the entrepreneurial game May , 2-4 Collision Conference Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Collisionconf.com 4 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Symposium 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sheraton Metairie – New Orleans Hotel 4 Galleria Blvd., Metairie HCCL.biz 9 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce… Best Lawyers , in 106 categories The Carver Rises Again Kim Singletary, Armed with a new staff, renovated space and aggressive live music schedule, The Historic Carver Theater is returning to its roots. My Youngest Daughter’s Next Journey Todd Matherne, And then there was one. Best Lawyers: A Sinking Grocery Store Maria Clark, My Toughest Case Get Your Kicks New Orleans Chris Price, Jesters soccer team set to start 15th season Time to Run Kim Singletary, Editor’s Note Best Lawyers: Defending Jefferson Parish’s Voting District Maria Clark, My Toughest Case Small Batch, Big Flavor Jennifer Gibson Schecter, Ice Cream 504 greets you with two scoops of delicious. Best Lawyers: Deepwater Horizon Maria Clark, My Toughest Case Magazine’s Magnifique Miles Peter Reichard, A trip down the multicultural culinary abundance of Magazine Street Digital Marketing Musts Ben Boyce, In today’s online-driven environment, digital marketing is an absolute requirement for any business.