Mayor Landrieu’s Office Of Economic Development To Host Business Information Session Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will present its next Business Information Session, designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources to grow their businesses, on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

         These sessions allow interested entrepreneurs and business owners to learn more about business opportunities, city reps said. One session will take place in each City Council district. All are open to the public, and individuals can attend any or all sessions.

         “These sessions are key to creating a city where our local business owners and entrepreneurs thrive,” said Mayor Mitch Landrieu. “New Orleans is the nation’s most immediate laboratory of innovation and change. We are at the forefront of the national movement embracing entrepreneurship. When our businesses succeed, our economy gets stronger and more residents have the opportunity to prosper.”

         The sessions include:


District B:

Wednesday, Oct. 18

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

JOB1 Business and Career Solutions

3400 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA  70119


“An Overview of Benefits” presented by TBA

“Louisiana  Culturepreneur Fund” presented by Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (Low-interest loans available to individual creatives and to small cultural businesses in Greater New Orleans)


District C:

Wednesday, Oct. 25

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Algiers Regional Library

3014 Holiday Dr., New Orleans, LA  70131


“An Overview of Benefits” presented by the French American Chamber of Commerce

“Business Incentives” presented by Louisiana Economic Development (LED)


District D:

Wednesday, Nov. 1

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Norman Mayer Branch Library

3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA  70122


“An Overview of Benefits” presented by the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce

“Small Business Lending” presented by TruFund Financial Services, Inc.


District E:

Wednesday, Nov. 8

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Andrew P. Sanchez Recreation Center

1616 Caffin St., New Orleans, LA  70117


“An Overview of Benefits” presented by the Gulf South Chamber, LA

 “BuildNOLA” presented by the City of New Orleans Office of Supplier Diversity


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