Business Development

The GNO, Inc. Business Development team works with its parish partners to identify, pursue, and attract new business and investment that will stimulate job growth and wealth creation in the Greater New Orleans region.

For larger companies interested in relocating to Southeast Louisiana or expanding their operations within the region, GNO, Inc. serves as a , advising companies on relevant incentive programs, coordinating site visits, supporting project planning and management, performing cost comparisons, and more—all under strict confidentiality and at no cost to the companies.

GNO, Inc.’s Business Development team focuses on six target sectors for which the region provides unique assets and advantages:

Foundational Industry Sectors

(building upon our region’s existing strengths)
Advanced Manufacturing
Energy
International Trade

Diversifying Industry Sectors

(leveraging regional assets to create new opportunities)
Digital Media
BioSciences
Environmental Management

In recent years, our business development efforts have attracted investment from a more diverse array of companies than at any other point in the region’s history.

To learn more about GNO, Inc.’s Business Development initiatives, please contact:
Grady Fitzpatrick
504-527-6948
gfitzpatrick@gnoinc.org