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Thankful that the New Orleans Hornets are on the way up: A letter to the editor

The Hornets Business Council, representing the business community of the New Orleans region, would like to say thank you.

04/20/2012 | Read Story »

Local fishermen now certified marine personnel

Local fishermen participated in an 80-hour certified marine personnel program sponsored by GNO, Inc., Delgado Community College and Coastal Communities Consulting.

04/13/2012 | Read Story »

GNO Inc. receives honorable mention for economic development work

Regional economic development agency Greater New Orleans Inc. received an honorable mention in an economic development competition coordinated by Business Facilities magazine.

04/11/2012 | Read Story »

Once-decimated Hornets now one of NBA’s most promising franchises

No one predicted the favorable outcome that today defines the Hornets

03/30/2012 | Read Story »

A New Orleans for the Future

Last week, I set out to BeNOLABound with a skeptic’s eye, with no knowledge of what would take place other than that I along with 26 other professionals would be brought around to meet with local business leaders and learn what New Orleans has been up to since I left.

03/23/2012 | Read Story »

Major changes in New Orleans economic development abilities

“The GE announcement I think will prove to be a watershed moment in the economic history of this city,” said Michael Hecht.

03/18/2012 | Read Story »

Spreading the Word that New Orleans is Open for Business

While the common perception may be that New Orleans is still devastated from the hurricane, or worse yet, that it has only recovered its ability to party, in reality a thriving entrepreneurial culture has sprouted in several industries that the NOLABound Program believes can be the foundation for bringing the city’s economy back to life.

03/16/2012 | Read Story »

The Big Easy’s Business Leap Forward

New Orleans has been reborn as a tech town. Really.

03/16/2012 | Read Story »