Mayor's Office Of Economic Development To Host Business Information Sessions Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS — On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will kick off another series of Business Information Sessions designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources to grow their businesses.

         “These quarterly sessions are key to helping our local business owners and entrepreneurs thrive,” said Mayor Landrieu. “When our businesses succeed, our economy gets stronger, more residents gain jobs and we grow the tax base that pays for essential City services.”

         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:

 

District B:

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., # 309, New Orleans, LA 70113

 

Topics:

“Structuring Your Business” presented by City of New Orleans Law Department

“Business Start Up” presented by SUNO Small Business Development & Management Institute

 

District C:

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Algiers Regional Library

3014 Holiday Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131

 

Topics:

“Tips for a Business Plan Banks Can’t Resist" presented by Good Work Network

“Basic Bookkeeping for Your Business" presented by SCORE America's Counselors to Small Businesses

 

District D:

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Norman Mayer Branch Library

3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70122

 

Topics:

“Crime Prevention for Businesses” presented by the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)

“Business Patents and Trademarks to Protect Your Business” presented by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

 

District A:

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Regional Transportation Management Center

10 Veterans Memorial Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124

 

Topics:

“How to Become a Non-Profit Organization & Reporting Requirements” presented by Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO)

“Tips For Successful Grant Writing” presented by GPOA Foundation, ResourceWorks, LLC

 

District E:

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Andrew P. Sanchez Recreation Center

1616 Caffin St., Multipurpose Room, 2nd floor, New Orleans, LA 70117

 

Topics:

“Small Business Initiatives” presented by New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA)

“One on One Business Development ” presented by Fund 17

 

         Register here

 

 

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