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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Mayor Landrieu's Office of Economic Development Announces Series of Business Information Sessions

May 09, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development announced a series of business information sessions covering resources and opportunities available for business owners and entrepreneurs beginning on Thursday, May 15.

Each council district will host one session, featuring a range of topics including Business Emergency Preparedness, Managing Risks for Your Business and Pre-planning and Applying for Disaster Assistance.

All sessions are open to the public and individuals can attend any or all sessions. To RSVP, participants can click here or contact Margrett Frazier at (504) 658-4237 or mmfrazier@nola.gov.

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

District A:
Thursday, May 15, 2014
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Regional Transportation Management Center
10 Veterans Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124

 Topics:

  • “Business Continuity Planning and Resources” presented by The New Orleans Business Alliance
  • “Managing Risks for Your Business ” presented by The Louisiana Department of Insurance

District B:
Thursday, May 22, 2014
5:30pm – 7:00pm
JOB1 Business and Career Solutions Center
3400 Tulane Ave., 2nd Floor, New Orleans, LA 70119

 Topics:

  • “Private Sector Collaboration and Whole Community” presented by FEMA Louisiana Recovery Office
  • “Business Emergency Preparedness (Get a Game Plan/ Business Model)” presented by The   Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

District C:
Thursday, May 29, 2014
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Algiers Regional Library
3014 Holiday Dr., New Orleans, LA 70131

Topics:

  • “The Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center (LA BEOC), Community Resiliency, and  Business Resiliency” presented by The Stephenson Disaster Management Institute Louisiana State University
  • “Services Provided” presented by Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

District D:
Thursday, June 5, 2014
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Norman Mayer Library
3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70122

Topics:

  • “Business Continuity  / Re-entry Placard System” presented by The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Operations Section
  • “Services Provided” presented by The American Red Cross

District E:
Thursday, June 12, 2014
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Trinity Lutheran Church New Orleans
5234 N. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 

Topics:

  • “Pre-planning and Applying for Disaster Assistance” presented by the Small Business Administration
  • “Services Provided” presented by TBA

 

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Last updated: 6/20/2014 6:52:45 PM

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