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Mayor Landrieu’s Office Of Economic Development announces series of Business Information Sessions

September 27, 2013

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, October 10.

Each council district will host one session, featuring a range of topics including access to business opportunities, government contracts and vendor participation.

“These successful sessions continue to provide local entrepreneurs with the essential tools required to grow their business and in turn strengthen our local economy,” said Mayor Landrieu.

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

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

District A:
Thursday, October 10, 2013
5:30– 7 p.m.
Lakeview Christian Center, Conference Room
5885 Fleur de Lis Drive
New Orleans, LA 70124


  • “Certified Now What? Accessing DBE Business Opportunities” presented by City of New Orleans Office of Supplier Diversity
  • “Register to Do Business with the City of New Orleans” presented by City of New Orleans Purchasing Department

District B:
Thursday, October 17, 2013
5:30– 7 p.m.
Urban League of Greater New Orleans Business Resource & Entrepreneurship Center
2115 Carondelet Street, 2nd Floor, Conference Room (parking directly behind building in gated lot)
New Orleans, LA 70130


  • “Accessing Business Opportunities” presented by Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
  • “Doing Business with the Federal Government” presented by U.S. Small Business Administration

District C:
Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:30– 7 p.m.
Algiers Regional Library
3014 Holiday Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131


  • “Accessing Business Opportunities” presented by Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
  • “Become a RTA Vendor” presented by Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

District D:
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
5:30– 7 p.m.
New Orleans Police Academy, Upstairs Classroom
4650 Paris Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122


  • “Accessing Business Opportunities” presented by TBA
  • “Accessing Business Opportunities” presented by New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB)

District E:
Thursday, November 7, 2013
5:30– 7 p.m.
All Souls Episcopal Church
5500 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117


  • “Accessing Business Opportunities” presented by Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB)
  • “Accessing Business Opportunities” presented by Recovery School District (RSD)
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