News for Chamber

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
New Orleans, LA-based website design company will award a new website to a small business or non-profit in honor of their 10 year anniversary. (New Orleans, LA) - Get Online NOLA, a woman-owned small business specializing in digital marketing and website design, is taking applications for the Get Online NOLA Grant. This grant is an annual opportunity for small businesses to win a free ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Sunday, January 15, 2023
D. Parker Moring, Jr. of Valbridge Property Advisors l South Louisiana has earned the prestigious MAI designation* from the Appraisal Institute, signifying his high level of experience in the evaluation of commercial real estate. Upon receiving this designation, Valbridge Property Advisors | South Louisiana is proud to welcome Parker as a Partner and Senior Managing Director.  After earning a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, January 06, 2023
  New Orleans Chamber Announces 2023 Executive CommitteeLeadership team will spearhead Chamber efforts  NEW ORLEANS (Jan. 9, 2023) — The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce today announced its 2023 Executive Committee led by Chairman Todd Matherne, CEO of Renaissance Publishing. Matherne will replace Mindy Nunez Airhart, president & CEO of SSE Steel Fabrication, as executive committee chair. “As ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2023
IV Lounge NOLA opens its second French Quarter location within a year!IV Lounge NOLA Continues to Grow, Providing WellnessServices to Locals and Tourists New Orleans, LA, January 2023 – IV Lounge NOLA, the original French Quarter provider of IV therapy services, is expanding in 2023 with a second location opening at 717 Toulouse Street in the historic Vieux Carré. The New Orleans Chamber of ...read more
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Monday, December 26, 2022
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2023 Now Accepting Speakers New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) 2023 is now accepting applications for speakers. This year’s returning event will run from March 27th to April 1st, 2023 and offers a dynamic six-day experience with national and local industry leaders across startup/business, technology, music, food and drink, and more. To apply or submit names for ...read more
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Tuesday, December 13, 2022
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a historic public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders to build a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art container facility on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St. Bernard Parish will be able to serve vessels of all sizes, ...read more
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Tuesday, November 08, 2022
Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Executives Recognizes 2022 Service Award Recipients  (November 7, 2022) The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Executives (LACCE) recognized its 2022 Service Award recipients at its 2022 Annual Conference Awards Ceremony held this evening at the Hilton Shreveport in Shreveport, LA. The Service Awards recognize those chamber of commerce professionals in Louisiana who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
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: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Friday, October 28, 2022
New Orleans Company Launches Diverse Stock Photography Site to Empower BIPOC CreatorsOnline Optimism, a digital marketing and design agency with locations in New Orleans and Washington DC, has just launched a new stock photography project called Macro. Macro is a free stock photo site that allows users to download diverse imagery from diverse photographers. While the photos are free to download, ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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Thursday, September 29, 2022
Port NOLA CEO Delivers 2022 State of the Port AddressBrandy Christian highlights wins across all four business lines, outlines plan to deliver Louisiana’s future in competitive global trade market  NEW ORLEANS – Today, Brandy D. Christian, Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) President and CEO, and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) CEO, delivered the 2022 State of the Port address highlighting ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
New Orleans Chamber Supports Property Tax for Early Childhood EducationOn Saturday, April 30, New Orleans voters have an opportunity to ensure a critical investment is made in our youngest citizens for the next 20 years. There is a new 5-mill property tax on the ballot to fund early childhood education in our city. The average cost to most homeowners will be approximately $5 a month. According to ...read more
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