• News for Economic

    Monday, January 09, 2023
    Nous Foundation announces major international business summit in New Orleans The world meets in New Orleans! The Nous Foundation is thrilled to announce its inaugural Forum Économique exploring the theme: Shaping a Multilingual Economy in America. An international jobs fair and business summit focusing on French, the Forum will bring together some of North America's largest companies and all-star ...read more
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    Monday, January 09, 2023
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    Categories: Economic, Community, Education
    Tuesday, January 03, 2023
    ONPATH FCU Collects over 1,000 lbs of Nonperishable food items across the metroMaking strides and recognizing the gaps that exist in our community   [METAIRIE, LA]: This past holiday season, OnPath FCU kicked off its “Be Fearless to Give” campaign that encouraged members and employees to donate nonperishable food items at local branches across the New Orleans Metro area. Donations were given to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 28, 2022
           Patients, Families and Celebrity Guests Helped Raise $162,000 for Sick ChildrenBroadcast Live from Children’s Hospital New Orleans, the Second Annual Light Up The Season Radiothon was presented by the Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation    NEW ORLEANS (Dec. 28, 2022) - To kick off the holiday season at Children's Hospital New Orleans, The Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 02, 2022
    GNO, Inc. Relaunches Digital Tool for Exploring Local Careers and Training ResourcesDeveloped in partnership with Chevron, GNOCareerGuide.org will introduce students, parents, and educators to 130+ regional career options  NEW ORLEANS — Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc., in partnership with Chevron, announced the relaunch of the Greater New Orleans Career Guide, an online resource ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, October 28, 2022
    Port of New Orleans Unveils Design Updates to the Louisiana International Terminal Based on Early Community Input Updates directly address sustainability, traffic, neighborhood buffers and drainage, while maintaining state-of-the-art operational efficiency   NEW ORLEANS- Today, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced progress on the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, October 21, 2022
     Port of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad to Host Procurement Event   Port NOLA and NOPB partner with LA Contractor’s Licensing Board, Transportation Security Administration, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., Chase Bank, Fidelity Bank, Liberty Bank, & New Corp, Inc.  NEW ORLEANS – In an ongoing effort to engage local businesses in the New Orleans Gateway, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, October 21, 2022
    New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center President Michael J. Sawaya Named to CityBusiness “Power 50”New Orleans CityBusiness, a weekly business newspaper, has named Convention Center President, Michael J. Sawaya, to their special “Power 50” list of the most influential people in the Greater New Orleans area. This honor is awarded to professionals who have made overall impacts on the area’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    Hancock Whitney Offers $200K in Grant Opportunities Supporting HomeownershipCompetitive awards advance community reinvestment across Gulf Coast NEW ORLEANS (October 5, 2022) - For the fifth year in a row, Hancock Whitney, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, is accepting competitive grant applications from eligible nonprofit organizations that promote access to homeownership, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 04, 2022
    Historic Organization Kingsley House Unveils New Name with Commitment to CommunityNew Orleans - Today, one of the pillars of strength and service to the New Orleans community, Kingsley House, revealed its new name at a press event held at the organization’s historic campus in the Lower Garden District. Kingsley House’s program participants, staff, board, senior leadership, elected officials, and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 29, 2022
    Karl Lagerfeld Paris Opening at Riverwalk Outlets in New OrleansLouisiana’s First Karl Lagerfeld Storefront  NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 29, 2022) – On October 21, 2022, Riverwalk Outlets® (Riverwalk) in New Orleans will welcome luxury brand Karl Lagerfeld Paris to the mix of its current collection of stores. This is the first Karl Lagerfeld Paris storefront in Louisiana.    Karl Lagerfeld is known as ...read more
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    Thursday, September 15, 2022
    FOGO Solutions Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies Carrollton, GA, September 2022 -- FOGO Solutions is thrilled to announce that we have been recognized on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The list represents an exclusive look into the nation’s most successful private businesses and plays an important role in the measuring of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 29, 2022
    New Mississippi Riverboat American Symphony to Set Sail from Port NOLA American Cruise Lines launches their fifth riverboat from New Orleans   NEW ORLEANS – August 26, 2022  – The inaugural sailing of American Cruise Lines’ (ACL) American Symphony is set to depart Aug. 27th from the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA). This state-of-the-art cruise passenger vessel is the fifth riverboat in ACL’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    $1,000,000 philanthropic investment will create the “IMTT Community Impact Initiative,” to help develop emerging community organizations; support will also help sustain Coalition operations  NEW ORLEANS — Today, International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT), an 80-year-old New Orleans company, announced a one-million-dollar commitment to The NOLA Coalition. The NOLA Coalition has two focus areas:  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    New Orleans, LA, August 4, 2022 - It’s remarkable to look back 25 years and recall the events of 1997, the year that the law firm of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett was established. Google was first registered as a trademark. Netflix was launched (on discs!). Titanic was in the movie theaters. Bill Clinton was in the White House. The world lost Mother Teresa and Princess Di. In New Orleans, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, August 15, 2022
    Port of New Orleans Harbor Police Names Cedric Turner as Captain26-Year Veteran Tapped from HPD Ranks to Lead Patrol Division of Specialized Maritime Law Enforcement Agency  NEW ORLEANS – The Harbor Police Department (HPD) of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has named Cedric Turner to serve as Captain of the specialized law enforcement agency. Turner has served in law enforcement for 26 years ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, July 25, 2022
    Entergy New Orleans makes resilience and hardening filing to strengthen gridRegulatory filing is next step in Entergy’s resilience conversation with regulators, communities NEW ORLEANS – Today, Entergy New Orleans became the first of Entergy Corporation’s operating companies to make a grid hardening and resilience filing with their regulator, the New Orleans City Council. The last two ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 15, 2022
    Governor Edwards and Legislature Commit Funds for Infrastructure During 2022 Louisiana Legislative Session Projects include the St. Bernard Transportation Corridor elevated roadway serving the future Louisiana International Terminal NEW ORLEANS -- The recent 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature committed $96.595 million to aid expansion projects at the Napoleon Avenue Container ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, June 10, 2022
        The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) has unveiled a new logo, a fresh, modern look to reflect a vibrant future filled with excitement and growth. As the convention center recovers from two years of reduced travel in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns and the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the refreshed logo amplifies that New Orleans is Built to Host.“This is a new design for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 27, 2022
    Southern Services & Equipment, Inc. Honored as 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader    (St. Bernard, La.) – For outstanding contributions to the local community and state, Louisiana Economic Development (LED) honored Southern Services & Equipment, Inc. as a 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader at the fifth annual Spotlight Louisiana event on April 21st, 2022 held at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. As an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
    PORT OF NEW ORLEANS PRESIDENT & CEO BRANDY CHRISTIAN ANNOUNCED AS NEW ORLEANS CHAMBER’S 2nd QUARTER BUSINESS LUNCHEON KEYNOTE SPEAKERMs. Christian will discuss the port’s 2022 initiatives  NEW ORLEANS (April 19 2022) – The May 11 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce 2nd Quarter Business Luncheon at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will feature Port of New Orleans’s President & CEO ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, April 01, 2022
    Mar 29, 2022 Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell plc, today announces the start of production at PowerNap, a subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with an estimated peak production of 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d). PowerNap is a tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus production hub in the prolific Mars Corridor.   “Shell has been producing in the Mars ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 27, 2022
    Delgado Community College Presents Economic Value Report, ‘A Century of Service’$588.1 million annual economic impact supports 10,059 jobs;   for every $1 invested in Delgado $5.30 is earned by students, $6.80 earned by taxpayers New Orleans -- A study released today by Delgado Community College, “A Century of Service: The Economic Value of Delgado Community College,” shows that the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Economic
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