Workforce 2.0 to Connect Businesses With Resources in Jefferson Parish

AVONDALE, La. – The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and the Westbank Business & Industry Association (WBIA) will host Workforce 2.0, an event created to open the lines of communication between businesses and regional workforce training and resource providers. Attendees will meet with major workforce influencers face-to-face during this four-hour networking event set for Nov. 14.

This is an opportunity for businesses to 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.

Fifteen different Training and Resource Providers will present throughout the course of the event, in addition to 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 in attendance include:

  • LA Works
  • Jefferson Parish Public School System
  • Delgado Community College
  • Louisiana Small Business Development Center
  • University of New Orleans
  • LSU Continuing Education
  • New Horizons
  • Limitless Vistas
  • EdNavigator
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana
  • Cuillier Career Center
  • LA Green Corps
  • Delta Personnel
  • Re-Entry Court
  • Southeast Louisiana Regional Apprenticeship Program


The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the JEDCO Conference Center at 701A Churchill Parkway, Avondale from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Admission is free. This event is open to all businesses and entrepreneurs. Please register online in advance at


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