Events Calendar


01/20/2015 - 01/22/2015

Washington Mardi Gras


Washington, D.C.

Mystick Krewe of Louisianians

Washington Mardi Gras

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LABI 2015 Annual Meeting


Crowne Plaza Executive Center, 4728 Constitution Ave Baton Rouge, LA 70808

LABI’s 2015 Annual Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the Crowne Executive Center as the top leaders in business, government, education, and the community to celebrate Louisiana’s growth and success over the past year and lay the groundwork to make sure the economic boom Louisiana is facing doesn’t turn into a bust. 

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JEDCO Challenge

2pm- - 5pm

Southport Hall
200 Monticello Ave, New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 835-2903

Apply online. The application opens November 6, 2014. Deadline to apply is December 12, 2014.

Through a rigorous review process, JEDCO will narrow down the applicants to 10 for the semifinal round. Interviews for that portion of the competition will happen in early January.

Our panel of experts will help us choose our finalists, some of which will also be eligible for the Big Idea pitch.

Our finalists will prepare for their pitch and submit a business plan in advance of the competition.

Finalists will have a table to showcase their product at the 2015 JEDCO Challenge. The audience and judges get 30 minutes to browse.

Finalists will have just seven minutes to pitch their ventures to a panel of Jefferson Parish business leaders and a live audience.

The judges and the audience will choose a winner.

The winning pitch receives $20,000 in cash and additional in-kind business services to help grow their company locally.

Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana

04/10/2015 - 04/12/2015

NOLA Motorsports
11075 Nicolle Blvd Avondale, LA 70094
(504) 302-4875

The first ever Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana is hosted at NOLA Motorsports Park, in Avondale, Louisiana. This three-day weekend festival will attract party-goers from all over the world to witness this first-time action packed event. The newly designed NOLA Motorsports Park facility will feature a 2.67-mile track with 13 turns that incorporate passing zones suitable for the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy Series. This event promises to offer outstanding racing, local New Orleans flare and family-friendly activities for all of those that attend.

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