Next Office Of Economic Development Business Information Session Takes Place Friday

NEW ORLEANS — Tomorrow, Friday, March 17, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will host its next Business Information Session designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources to grow their businesses.

         These sessions allow interested entrepreneurs and business owners to learn more about business opportunities available in New Orleans, 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 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.”

         Session dates and locations include:


District D:

Friday, March 17

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite & Rodent Control Board

2100 Leon C Simon Blvd., New Orleans, LA  70122


• “Business Development Assistance and Kiva Micro-loans” presented by Fund 17

• “Business Banking and Loans” presented by ASI Federal Credit Union


District E:

Wednesday, March 22

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

New Orleans East Hospital Meeting Room

5620 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA  70127


• “Business Development Services For Minority-owned and Women-owned Businesses” presented by Good Work Network

• “Business Lending Alternatives” presented by LiftFund


District A:

Wednesday, March 29

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Robert E. Smith Community Library

6301 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA  70124


• “Resources for Strategic Growth Planning” presented by Urban League of Louisiana WBRC

• “Business Banking and Loans” presented by Capital One Bank


         RSVP here


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