Biz The Magazine - September 2017

September Calendar

6,7,8 Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Washington Fly-In 2017 Washington, D.C. JeffersonChamber.org 7 B2B Health Forum 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Ave. BCBSLA.com 7 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Alliance 5 to 7…

Final Hits

On August 12, New Orleans’ Big Easy Rollergirls wrapped up their 11th season with a two-game day at UNO Lakefront Arena. The Big Easy's Second Line team took on the Gulf Coast Rollergirls of Lake Charles, followed by the AllStars’…

Three Cheers

Thirty years ago, in 1987, the leadership in Jefferson Parish had the foresight to create a separate economic driver to survive changes in administrations and lead business activity and growth throughout the parish. During this time frame, with JEDCO’s leadership,…

Saving the Lake

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation provides plenty of opportunities for companies to help protect a vital resource in our region.

School Is In

It’s September, which means parents across the Southeast are rejoicing in the start of another school year. The kids? Maybe not so much. But for our cover person this month, Caitlin Cain, school is always in session. Since accepting the…

Keeping Things Hot

Approaching 100 locations and 40 years in business, PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans gets a new look and prepares to jump into custom coffee.

Small Business is Huge

When it comes to international trade, it’s all about small business, says CEO Caitlin Cain, who’s leading the World Trade Center of New Orleans’ efforts to educate and advocate for the future.

Beating a Breach

A data breach can be costly in many ways; in addition to losing important documents and information and damaging hardware and software, it can seriously damage a company’s reputation and put their customers and/or employees at risk. In today’s volatile…

September Events

St. Bernard Chamber & St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation Emerge Summit “The Millennials - A Celebration of a Generation” Friday, July 14 | Ace Hotel New Orleans Young professionals from across the country came together at this event, which celebrated…

Recent Openings

Tulane Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center The first clinic of its kind in Louisiana, Tulane Health System opened the Tulane Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in Metairie in July. The new center…

Industry News

FOOD Farm & Table NOLA Returns The South’s premier conference and festival highlighting locally sourced food, Farm & Table NOLA, will take place Sept. 8 and 9. The event starts with a one-day conference, The Experience, which will bring consumers,…