Biz New Orleans May 2018

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NOLA's Terrifying New Festival

The Overlook Film Festival was created last year by industry veterans Michael Lerman and Landon Zakheim as a sort of summer camp for horror...

A House of Hope

It was only by the grace of God that I didn’t kill anyone or myself when I drove home from bars... I gave up...

Re-Born on the Bayou

Here in Louisiana, we’re known for a wide array of culinary delights (including everything from boiled crawfish to bananas foster), but one thing you’d...

Reclaiming the Past

Reclaimed lumber, including an impressive number of cypress boards of every size, stretch the width of the sprawling warehouse at Ricca’s Architectural Sales in...

The Status of Women in Business

In the report, Louisiana received poor marks in a lot of areas, including dead last in “Economic and Social Wellbeing” and 47th in “Health...
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Basic Ground Rules for Growth

As a professional, a wifeand a mother of four children, I know first-hand that most of us are constantly in motion. Recently, I was...

Marketing Multifamily to Women

Last October, approximately 1,933 condos were listed for sale in the city, 51 percent more than in all of 2016, according to listings website...

Nautical Networking

Professionals in maritime-related businesses, Kasey Eckstein, director of outside sales and business development at Marquette Transportation, and Jenna Gaudet, CFO at St. John Fleeting,...

Finding the Funding

As of January 2017, there were 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the United States—a growth of 114 percent over the past 20 years. While they...

What They Said

Around the time of March Madness this year I read about how coaches for both men’s and women’s basketball motivated their teams: A common...

The Sound of Success

Close your eyes and listen to the sounds around you. More than likely you will hear the sounds of successful sonic branding. The pop of...
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Work Wardrobe Woes

There was a time when dressing for the office was a no-brainer. From the early 20th-century to the late 1970s, men donned a suit...

Editor's Note: What Year is This?

“Well that’s just wrong. They better have that fixed by the time I grow up or I’m going to have to go be president.” That...

Patron Saint

The eternal image of Tom Benson will be of him lifting the Vince Lombardi Trophy after his New Orleans Saints won Super Bowl XLIV...

How's Your Mama and Dem?

“Stop licking my leg.” As I sit here writing this column, I just said that out loud, not to a dog, but to my son....

A Healthy Revolution

Have you noticed the distinctive blue bikes that began to proliferate across the streets of New Orleans earlier this year? Aside from being an...

Events: Professional Women of St. Tammany 2018 Retreat

Thursday, April 5 | Southern Hotel At this year’s Phenomenal Women Retreat, the Professional Women of St. Tammany were treated to an array of educational...
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Events: New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Thursday, March 22 The 10th Annual NOEW included 60 events that spread across the city for the first time in the entrepreneurship festival’s history. Over...

Events: Crimestoppers 33rd Annual Awards Luncheon

Thursday, March 15 | Hyatt Regency Crimestoppers awards this year included Chairman Award-winner Glenn Orgeron, Media Award-winner Sally-Ann Roberts, Award of Excellence in School Safety...

Events: GNO, Inc. Annual Luncheon: Strategies for Success

Wednesday, March 14 | Hyatt Regency Celebrating the largest economic development jobs win in the city’s history last year, GNO, Inc.’s annual luncheon highlighted the...

Recent Openings

La Cire Condominiums On April 13, development company Weber Condominiums opened its latest luxury offering at 917 Conti Street — La Cire. The project includes...

Industry News

NOEW WINNER NOLA Health Innovators Challenge Alertgy, a company that has created a wearable, noninvasive, real-time blood glucose monitoring and alert system that works with a...

May Calendar

8 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Power Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1515 Poydras St., 5th Floor Auditorium NewOrleansChamber.org 8 Northshore Spring Forward Job Fair 2 to 6 p.m. The Slidell Auditorium TriParishWorks.net 8 ABWA...
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Publisher's Note: Simple Beginnings

Last month I attended a presentation by the Federal Reserve Bank and United Way about Investing in America’s Workforce and the ALICE population —...

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