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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, October 12.

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

The complete list of dates and locations can be found below.

District B:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Stay Local

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


  • “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, October 19, 2016

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Algiers Regional Library

3014 Holiday Dr., New Orleans, LA 70131


  • “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, October 26, 2016

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Norman Mayer Branch Library

3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70122


  • “Crime Prevention for Businesses” presented by The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)
  • “Business Patents and Trademarks to Protect Your Business” presented by United States Patent and Trademark Office


District A:

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Regional Transportation Management Center

10 Veterans Memorial Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124


  • “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, November 9, 2016

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Andrew P. Sanchez Recreation Center

1616 Caffin Street, Multipurpose Room, 2nd floor, New Orleans, La 70117


  • “Small Business Initiatives” presented by New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA)
  • “One on One Business Development” presented by Fund 17

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: 10/11/2016 2:39:47 PM

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