JEDCO, WBIA To Host Workforce Seminar, Trade Show

AVONDALE, LA – The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and the Westbank Business & Industry Association (WBIA) will host Workforce 2.0 on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the JEDCO Conference Center, 701A Churchill Pkwy., in Avondale, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

         JEDCO reps said the event was created to open the lines of communication between businesses and regional workforce training and resource providers. Participants will meet major workforce influencers face-to-face during this four-hour networking event, they said, and learn more about available workforce resources and training programs while also sharing their hiring needs, experiences and expectations with the essential contacts at each organization.

         Eleven training and resource providers will be in attendance throughout the course of the event, and will sit in on hourly breakout sessions, in which select providers will present in-depth overviews of their offerings and ways in which they can support business growth.

         Training and resource providers will include:


• LA Works – 8:30 a.m. breakout session

• Jefferson Parish Public School System – 9:30 a.m. breakout session

• Delgado Community College – 10:30 a.m. breakout session

• Louisiana Small Business Development Center – 11:30 a.m. breakout session

• University of New Orleans

• Limitless Vistas

• EdNavigator

• Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana

• Cuillier Career Center

• LA Green Corps

• Delta Personnel


         Admission is free and the event is open to all businesses and entrepreneurs.

         Register here


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