Mayor Landrieu’s Office Of Economic Development Hosts Business Information Session Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will host a Business Information Session tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 16, designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources to grow their businesses.

         These sessions allow interested entrepreneurs and business owners to learn more about business opportunities, city reps said. One session will take place in each City Council district. All are open to the public, and individuals can attend any or all sessions.

         “These sessions are key to creating a city where our local business owners and entrepreneurs thrive,” said Mayor Mitch Landrieu. “New Orleans is the nation’s most immediate laboratory of innovation and change. We are at the forefront of the national movement embracing entrepreneurship. When our businesses succeed, our economy gets stronger and more residents have the opportunity to prosper.”

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         The remaining Business Information Sessions include:


District C:

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Wednesday, Aug. 16

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Treme Recreation Center

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900 N. Villere St.

New Orleans, LA  70116



“Small Business and DBE Programs” presented by RTA Small Business Development

“Business Development” presented by Greater New Orleans Inc., Regional Economic Development


District D:

Wednesday, Aug. 23

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Norman Mayer Branch Library

3001 Gentilly Blvd.

New Orleans, LA  70122



“Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and Procurement Opportunities” presented by Louisiana Department of Transportation (LADOTD)

“Business Tax” presented by Louisiana Department of Revenue


District E:

Wednesday, Aug. 30

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

New Orleans East Hospital Meeting Room

5620 Read Blvd.

New Orleans, LA  70127



“Business Tax” presented by Internal Revenue Service

“Trade Services and Business Development” presented by World Trade Center New Orleans


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