• Inaugural Women's Leadership Conference

    January 28, 2019
    New Orleans Chamber to host inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference in March 2019
    NEW ORLEANS, LA –The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R.  (Potential of Women Entrepreneurs Realized) to host a collaborative conference for professional women called “Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference.” This all-day event will be a professional development experience for like-minded women, including a keynote luncheon and multiple breakout sessions sponsored by network partners. 
    Seventeen organizations have taken part in the collaborative effort as network partners, who will provide speaker and breakout session topics for the conference. Network partners include: ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) Crescent City Connections; Corporate Playbook; French American Chamber of Commerce; Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses; Good Work Network; Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women’s Summit; Junior League of New Orleans, LikeMinded Ladies; NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners); Power of Women; Professional Women of St. Tammany; St Bernard Chamber of Commerce – Women’s Professional Network; Urban League of Louisiana Women’s Business Resource Center; WBEC South (Women’s Business Enterprise Council); Women of NORLI; Women Presidents’ Organization and United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Women United.
    The conference will be held Friday, March 22 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave. Individual tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available for those who are interested in purchasing. For more information about the conference, visit neworleanschamber.org.
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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 1,300 in 2019, 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.
    Haley Pegg, Director of Marketing & Communications
    hpegg@neworleanschamber.org, (504) 799-4260
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