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It is encouraging to see our vision coming to life. These improvements and enhanced amenities will be beneficial for visitors and residents alike and make New Orleans more competitive in the national event and meeting marketplace. The more meetings and events NOENMCC can host, the greater the economic impact we will be on the city and region.

Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority President Jerry Reyes speaking about the convention center’s status on its $557 million capital improvement plan in an article on


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“We’re about to experience the most dramatic and unpredictable supply chain map since World War II. And if the Russian invasion of Ukraine drags on — which, unfortunately, is likely going to happen — we face a real possibility of a bifurcated global economy…That means supply chains are going to come back to places that are safe and reliable, and it means that corporations are going to make investments in the supply chains in places where they feel they’re going to have geopolitical stability. So, this is an enormous opportunity for us, from Baton Rouge all the way to the Port of Plaquemines.”

Michael Hecht, speaking at GNO Inc.’s “State of the Region” luncheon, held March 17 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.



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Sunni LeBeouf

Black History Month Spotlight This Black History Month, Cox Communications is proud to recognize Sunni LeBeouf for her prolific record of professional achievement, civic philanthropy,...

Biz Talks Podcast

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Episode 97
Intralox President and CEO Edel Banks
A global manufacturer of conveyor belts headquartered in Jefferson Parish, Intralox has grown dramatically in the last several years thanks to the rise of e-commerce, and now employs more than 3,000 people. Blanks discusses the company’s inception, why business is booming and how Intralox has built and maintained its reputation as a great place to work.


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Episode 96
Dr. Michlle K. Johnston
Drew Brees, John Georges, Tania Tetlow, Todd Graves… these are just a few of the people whose leadership styles are analyzed in a new book called “The Seismic Shift in Leadership” by executive coach and Loyola University Gaston Chair of Business Dr. Michelle K. Johnston.



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