• New Orleans Chamber Announces Virtual Women's Leadership Conference

    June 10, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    June 9, 2020
     
    Media Contact:
    Haley Pegg
    Marketing & Communications Director
    C: (240) 393 – 0132
    HPegg@neworleanschamber.org
     
    NEW ORLEANS CHAMBER ANNOUCNES VIRTUAL WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
    The New Orleans Chamber signature conference was postponed due to COVID-19. The conference has been rescheduled to be held over multiple days on a virtual platform.
     
    NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its annual event, POWER UP: Women’s Leadership Conference, to be held virtually this August. Sponsored by Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R.,the conference was originally planned as a full day of professional development for men and women, including a keynote luncheon and multiple breakout sessions hosted by network partners. The conference will now span over a week, from August 3rd – 7th, and will include all key aspects of its original format.
     
    Sixteen network partner organizations will virtually host one breakout session each, and recordings will be made available so attendees can access all sessions. Keynote luncheon speaker, Johanne R. Bélanger, will give her presentation live on Friday, August 7th, and all registered participants will receive a lunch delivered to their home or office.
     
    “We are working with an audio visual production company to ensure this conference is interactive, entertaining, and everything it would be in person,” said Sandra Lindquist, New Orleans Chamber Vice President and COO. “We expect it be to a phenomenal source of networking and education for all participants.”
     
    All individuals who registered for the conference on its original date in March will be automatically registered for the virtual conference.
     
    Visit PowerUpNola.com for more information and to register.
     
    Participating network partners are: American Business Women’s Association (ABWA); World Trade Center New Orleans; French American Chamber of Commerce; Women Presidents’ Organization; Junior League of New Orleans; Women of NORLI; Women’s Council of Realtors; LikeMinded Ladies; National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO); Power of Women; Women’s Professional Council; Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana; Urban League of Louisiana Women’s Business Resource Center; St. Bernard Chamber Women’s Professional Network; Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC South); and United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Women United.
     
    The New Orleans Chamber sincerely thanks all participants, sponsors, and partners for your continued support of our initiative.
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    About New Orleans Chamber 
    The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2004 to promote growth and sustainability of the local business community. The organization has grown from 200 members in 2009 to over 1,400 in 2020, making it the largest and fastest-growing Chamber in the region. The New Orleans Chamber provides members with the tools they need to prosper through education, networking, and advocacy. Its vision is to be the leading membership organization that connects all businesses to foster opportunity, development and growth in the New Orleans community. 
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