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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Business Information Sessions

Connecting People and Businesses to Opportunities

The Office of Economic Development will hold a series of business information sessions each quarter to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources. The first quarter series will begin on Wednesday, March 8.

Business information sessions are free and open to the public. The complete list of dates, locations, and topics can be found below.


District B:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

1:30 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Ashé Cultural Arts Center

1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70113


  • “Free Resources for New Orleans Independent Businesses from StayLocal” presented by StayLocal 
  •  “Business Banking and Funding Resources” presented by Hope Credit Union


District C:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

1:30 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Treme Recreation Center, Art Room 2nd Floor

900 N. Villere St.

New Orleans, LA 70116


  • “Business Branding and Internet Presence” presented by SBDC (Small Business Development Center)
  • “Membership Requirements, Business Banking and Loans” presented by Navy Federal Credit Union


District D:

Friday, March 17, 2017

1:30 p.m. - 3 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, 2017

1:30 p.m. - 3 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, 2017

1:30 p.m. - 3 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 TBA

To RSVP, residents or business owners can click here or contact Margrett O. Magee in the Office of Economic Development at (504) 658-4237 /

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Last updated: 3/7/2017 11:28:11 AM

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