Local Entrepreneurs To Connect With City Resources At New Orleans Office of Economic Development Business Information Sessions

NEW ORLEANS, LA—On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will kick off another series of Business Information Sessions designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources.

         These sessions will allow interested business owners to learn more and ask questions about the City of New Orleans One Stop Shop, Contractor’ Continued Education, Surety Bonds, On the Job Training and the New Orleans Small Business Assistance Fund.

         One session will take place in each City Council district. All are open to the public and individuals can attend any or all sessions.

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         The complete list of dates and locations are:


District A:

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Regional Transportation Management Center

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10 Veterans Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124


“One Stop Services, Zoning, Building Permits & Occupational License” presented by City of New Orleans One Stop Shop


District C:

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Treme Recreation Center Location

900 N. Villere St., New Orleans, LA 70116


“Trade Specific Permits (Electrical / Mechanical)” presented by City of New Orleans One Stop Shop


District D:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Norman Mayer Branch Library

3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70122


“Louisiana State Contractor's  License Prep / Contractor's Continued Education” presented by Delgado Community College Sidney Collier


District E:

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Joe W. Brown Recreation Center

5601 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70127


“Surety Bond (What is it? Who need it? & What is SBA’s Role” presented by SBA (Small Business Administration)

"Surety Bond Policy and Procedures presented by Diversified Surety Underwriters, Inc.


District B:

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

JOB1 Business and Career Solutions

3400 Tulane Ave. 2nd Floor, New Orleans, LA 70119


“On the Job Training” presented by JOB1 Business and Career Solutions

“Small Business Assistance Fund” presented by NewCorp, Inc.


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