Biz The Magazine - October 2014

Rebirth of a Dream

This issue marks the rebirth of what started in 2003 as a new way of telling the stories behind the successes of New Orleans businesses - Biz New Orleans. Since Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has transformed itself in many ways. The changing business climate here has…

What Jefferson Saw

From its earliest days New Orleans was about business. Some cities are settled by pilgrims in search of salvation; others by pioneers looking for space; but New Orleans was an entrepreneurial enterprise tracing back to Scotsman John Law and His…

Calendar

                          October Thursday, October 9 Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange & Networking Event 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Marriott Metairie at Lakeway, 3838 N. Causeway Blvd.,…

Going For the Green

With the Yulman Stadium virtually paid in full, Tulane is eyeing economic prosperity as the football program returns to campus.

Q2 sees strong growth among Louisiana Exports

Louisiana export growth at 9.3%, performing better than national trend. Louisiana exports showed strong growth through the second quarter of 2014, up $15.02 billion for the quarter and more than $32 billion for the year, reports World Trade Center New…

NEW West Elm on Magazine st. Announces arts Workshop Series

Community artisans to offer a variety of opportunities for art instruction. NEW ORLEANS- Following the opening of their first Louisiana store at 2929 Magazine Street on July 24, 2014, home furnishings retailer West Elm has announced a series of workshops…

He’s Loving It

Owner and operator of seven McDonald’s restaurants in New Orleans, Henry L. Coaxum Jr. thrives on giving back to the city he serves.

Pontchartrain Vineyards

On Tuesday, Sept. 2, Pontchartrain Vineyards began pressing their red Cynthiana grapes. Vineyard Manager Abundio Arriaga pours the grape mash into the press where the pulp and skin is removed. The finished product will sit in a barrel for about…

DNA of Hospitality

                  August 14, 2014 Featuring motivational speaker and coach John O’Leary New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center After surviving being burned on 100 percent of his body, John O’Leary rose above…

Lt. Governor’s Tourism Summit

                  August 26-28, 2014 Pontchartrain Center, Kenner The largest educational opportunity held by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, the annual Lt. Governor’s Tourism Summit featured a keynote address from the Lt. Governor,…

New Orleans Science & Technology Show

                  August 28, 2014 Xavier University’s University Center Billed as “the most innovative science and technology event in New Orleans,” the New Orleans Science & Technology Show promotes growth in Louisiana’s science…

Third Quarter Business Luncheon

                  September 9, 2014 EO Louisiana and New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans This quarterly luncheon featured keynote speaker Ridgely Goldsborough, co-author of the WHY Engine & co-founder of…