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COVID-19: Find Business Resources & Updates, Higher Education & Training Resources, and GNOpivot.

Coronavirus Webinars

DateWebinar (click to RSVP)PresenterSponsors
Wednesday, April 1, 2020Recording: NOLA Chamber: Small Business - Employment LawsMichelle Anderson - Fisher Phillips, Brandon Davis - Phelps & Dunbar LLP, Fred Preis - Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLPNew Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
12:00 PM CST
Recording: GNO, Inc. - Paycheck Protection Program WebinarGNO, Inc. GNO, Inc.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
2:00 PM CST
Recording: Kean | Miller - Putting the CARES Act to Work For Your BusinessKean | MillerKean | Miller
Friday, April 3, 2020 Recording: IEDC: COVID-19: CARES Act - A Closer Look with IEDCIEDCIEDC
Friday, April 3, 2020 Recording: Netchex Webinar - Overview of the CARES ActNetchex and Fisher and Phillips Law FirmNetchex and Fisher and Phillips Law Firm
Friday, April 3, 2020
10:00 AM CST
Recording: New Orleans Chamber of Commerce - How to Survive & Thrive - Corona Virus Mental Health Deanna Causey, Shelina Davis, Dr. Rochelle Head-Dunham, Tina MeilleurNew Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Friday, April 3, 2020
11:00 AM CST
Recording: NFIB COVID-19 Part IV - How to Apply for a Coronavirus Small Business Loan Elizabeth Milito, Senior Executive Counsel, Legal Foundation, NFIB and Holly Wade, Director, NFIB Research CenterNational Federation of Independent Business
Monday, April 6, 2020
3:00 PM CST
Recording: IEDC COVID-19 - A Ten Point Action Plan for Economic DevelopersIEDCIEDC
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
3:00 PM CST
Recording: GNOF - Nonprofit Essentials for Preparing for the COVID-19 Pandemic: CARES Act WebinarChris Ferris,Jack Wiles,Bruce PrendergastGNFO
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
10:30 AM CST
Recording: St. Tammany Corporation and Northshore Society for Human Resource Management (NSHRM) - Legal Updates and HR Best Practices Surrounding COVID-19St. Tammany Corporation and Northshore Society for Human Resource Management (NSHRM)St. Tammany Corporation and Northshore Society for Human Resource Management (NSHRM)
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
12:00 AM CST
Recording: NOLA Chamber: SBA Loans - Explained with New Orleans ChamberChristopher J. Kane,Gregory F. Rouchell,Tina MeilleurNew Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
2:00 PM CST
Recording: St. Tammany Corporation & Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern - Rescuing America’s Businesses: CARES Act WorkshopSt. Tammany Corporation & Louisiana Small Business Development Center at SoutheasternSt. Tammany Corporation & Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern
Thursday, April 9, 2020Recording: Netchex - Practicing Good Cyber "Hygiene" During a PandemicNetchex Information Security TeamNetchex
Thursday, April 9, 2020
10:00 AM CST
Recording: Entergy Webinar - Benefiting Louisiana's Small BusinessesCommunity Leaders, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, Stephen Waguespack, Secretary Don PiersonEntergy
Friday, April 10, 2020
10:00 AM CST
Recording: Entergy - Help for small businesses navigating through the COVID-19 pandemicHonorable Cedric L. Richmond – Congressional Representative for District 2 and Mr. Alden McDonald – President and CEO Liberty BankEntergy
Friday, April 10, 2020
11:00 AM CST
Recording: NFIB Coronavirus Part V: UPDATE – SBA’s EIDL and PPP Loan ProgramsElizabeth Milito, Senior Executive Counsel, Legal Foundation, NFIB and Holly Wade, Director, NFIB Research CenterNational Federation of Independent Business
Tuesday, April 14, 2020Recording: GNO, Inc. Ask the Expert - Tax Policy & Aid Programs in PracticeAdams & Reese, Ernst & Young, Postlethwaite & Netterville, and Stone PigmanGNO, Inc.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
9:00 AM CST
Recording: GNO, Inc. GNOthinc Session 2 - Retaining Good Talent - Higher Ed Online Training ProgramsGNO, Inc. GNO, Inc.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
12:00 PM CST
Recording: New Orleans Chamber - Marketing Your Business During a Crisis with New Orleans ChamberJennie Diemont President & Chief Creative Officer, Deep Fried Advertising | Paula Keller French Director of Sales & Marketing, Search Influence | Betsie Gambel
President, Gambel Communications
New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
2:00 PM CST
IEDC: Free GIS Tools for Economic DevelopersIEDCIEDC
Thursday, April 16, 2020
12:00 PM CST
Recording: GNO, Inc. Loan Gumbo - Which Loan is Right for You?Secretary Don Pierson, LED; Chris Kane, Adams & Reese; Carmen Sunda, LSBDCGNO, Inc.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
12:00 PM CST
Recording: GNO, Inc. Ask the Expert - Coronavirus Site Selection Perspective on Economic Development RecoveryChris Schastok, CBRE (Chicago, IL) and Christopher Lloyd, McGuireWoods Consulting (Richmond, VA)GNO, Inc.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
11:00 AM CST
Recording: Entergy - COVID-19 Small Business Relief: What Programs are Right for YouCarmen Sunda, Director of America's Small Business Development CenterEntergy
Thursday, April 23, 2020
12:00 PM CST
Recording: GNO, Inc., LRA, and New Orleans & Co. - Help for HospitalityWalt Leger III, Sr. VP for Strategic Affairs & General Counsel, New Orleans & Company; Stan Harris, President & CEO, Louisiana Restaurant Association; Brandon Lagarde, Director & Tax Services Group Lead, Postlethwaite & Netterville; Michael Hecht, President & CEO, Greater New Orleans, Inc.GNO, Inc., LRA, New Orleans & Co.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
2:00 PM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Q&A with Senator John KennedySenator John KennedyBRAC & ECS Southeast, LLP
Friday, April 24, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: How to Manage HR Issues in the COVID-19 EraAshley Knapps, Director of Human Resources at HR SolutionsECS Southeast, LLP & BRAC
Monday, April 27, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Economic Recovery in the Wake of COVID-19Dr. Stephen Barnes, Director of the Kathleen Blanco Public Policy Center and Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, at the University of Louisiana at LafayetteNeighbors Federal Credit Union
Monday, April 27, 2020
5:00 PM CST
Recording: Urban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Tele-Town Hall Series - From Disparity to Parity: Night 1 - Experiencing COVID-19 Physical & Mental ImpactUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black CaucusUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
9:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Q&A with Congressman Cedric RichmondCongressman Cedric RichmondBRAC & Neighbors Federal Credit Union - Airline
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
3:00 PM CST
Recording: GNO, Inc. Webinar - From F&B to CPG — Pivoting your Food Company to Packaged GoodsAaron Gailmore, Founder, Brass Roots & New Orleans Food & Beverage Brands; Kristen Preau Moore, Owner, Jambalaya Girl; Lovey Wakefield, President & CEO, Ecommerce Solution, Co-Owner & CEO, NolaCajun.com; Michael Hecht, President & CEO, GNO, Inc. GNO, Inc.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
5:00 PM CST
Recording: Urban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Tele-Town Hall Series - From Disparity to Parity: Night 2 - Affordable HousingUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black CaucusUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: A Live Discussion with the U.S. Chamber on Reopening the American EconomyNeil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the U.S. Chamber of CommerceBRAC & Neighbors Federal Credit Union
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
5:00 PM CST
Recording: Urban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Tele-Town Hall Series - From Disparity to Parity: Night 3 - Salaries & WagesUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black CaucusUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus
Thursday, April 30, 2020
2:00 PM CST
GNO, Inc. Recording: GNO Music Industry Recovery Resources & ToolsMichael Hecht, CEO & President GNO, Inc.; Don Marshall, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest Foundation; Joe Kirgues, gener8tor, Sunae Villavaso, Mayor's Office of Workforce Development; David Lipscomb, Iberia BankGNO, Inc.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
5:00 PM CST
Recording: Urban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Tele-Town Hall Series - From Disparity to Parity: Night 4 - EntrepreneurshipUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black CaucusUrban League of Louisiana & Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus
Friday, May 1, 2020
1:00 PM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Best Practices to Keep Your Employees and Customers HealthyDr. Minsky of Baton Rouge General and Dr. Rolfsen of the Baton Rouge ClinicBRAC & Neighbors Federal Credit Union
Monday, May 4, 2020
1:30 PM CST
JEDCO & Jefferson Parish Chamber of Commerce Webinar: Jefferson Parish Back to Business PlanJEDCO & Jefferson ChamberJEDCO & Jefferson Parish Chamber
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Accounting for PPP Loan Forgiveness sponsored by Neighbors Federal Credit UnionKathryn Pittman, Associate Tax Director in the P&N Tax Services Group; Benjamin Vance, CPA/ABV, Director in the P&N Consulting Services GroupNeighbors Federal Credit Union - Airline
Thursday, May 7, 2020
12:00 PM CST
GNO, Inc. Recording: Getting Back to Work in the New NormalMichael Hecht, CEO & President GNO, Inc. GNO, Inc.
Friday, May 8, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Q&A with Speaker Clay SchexnayderSpeaker Clay SchexnayderNeighbors Federal Credit Union
Friday, May 8, 2020
12:00 PM CST
GNO, Inc. Recording: Main Street Lending ProgramGNO, Inc. GNO, Inc.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
1:00 PM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Best Practices for Returning to WorkOur Lady of the Lake and OchsnerBRAC
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Discussion with the SBA on PPP Loan ForgivenessMike Ricks, District Director for the U.S. Small Business AdministrationBRAC
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
2:00 PM EST
Humana Recording: Well-being During Times of CrisisHumana's Senior Vice President of Humana Wellness Solutions, Jeff ReidHumana
Thursday, May 14, 2020
10:00 AM CST
JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Webinar: From the Comfort of Home Back to the Workplace: Will you be ready for your employees to returnRichelle Kay, Crescent Payroll Solutions; Maryann Miller, StayLocal; Patricia "Patti" Pannell, Gotcha Covered HR; Stefanie J. Allweiss, Gotcha Covered HRJEDCO & Jefferson Parish Chamber
Monday, May 18, 2020
1:00 PM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Opening and Operating Community Summer Programming in the Capital RegionLiz Smith, BRAC; Christian Engle, YMCA, CEO/President; Leea Russell, Arts Council of Greater Baton RougeBRAC
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
1:30 PM CST
JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Webinar: Returning to Work - Assessing the Risks & Actions to Mitigate ThemAdams and Reese attorneys Gregory Rouchell and Johnny DomianoJEDCO & Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation Webinar: How to Capture Market Share During a Crisis Through Business Development WorkshopSt. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Thursday, May 21, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Careers After COVIDGirard Melancon, Vice Chancellor for Workforce Solutions at Baton Rouge Community College, Susana Schowen, Director of Workforce Initiatives at LED FastStart, Liz Smith, BRACBRAC
Thursday, May 21, 2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation Webinar: Steps to Minimizing Your Future Business Risk Post COVID-19 WorkshopSt. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Friday, May 22, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Capital Region Trends and What Comes Next?Steve Procopio, Public Affairs Research Council & Andrew Fitzgerald, BRACBRAC
Tuesday, May 26, 2020BRAC Business Recording: LSU Looking Forward
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation: Thriving in the “New Norm” of Remote Employees & Operation WorkshopSt. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Recording: Sanitize and Disinfect - Cleanliness Best Practices for the Reopening EconomyTodd Gerald, General Paper Company; Shawn Folks, Guarantee Restoration; Chance Enmon, JaniKing; Donnie Miller, BRACBRAC
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
3:00 PM CST
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: COVID-19 Community Impact Survey WebinarFederal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President and CEO Raphael BosticFederal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Thursday, May 28, 2020
1:00 PM CST
The Shop at The Contemporary Arts Center Webinar: COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Dery & Dr. GriggsInfectious Disease Experts, Dr. MarkAlain Dery and Dr. Eric GriggsThe Shop at The Contemporary Arts Center
Thursday, May 28, 2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation Webinar: Knowing Your Numbers Will Change Your Business WorkshopSt. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Friday, May 29, 2020
1:30 PM CST
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers: Now What? Finding Opportunity in Times of UncertaintyDax Moreno, Chief Talent Officer, Tech Talent Central; Lorenzo Gomez, Co-Founder & CEO, Geekdom MediaNew Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Monday, June 1, 2020
1:00 PM CST
Entergy Webinar: Dept. of Commerce - Economic Development Assistance Program GrantsClayton Tufts, Special Advisor, Economic Development AdministrationEntergy
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation Webinar: Adjusting Your Business Plan for the Second Half of 2020 WorkshopSt. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
10:00 AM CST
JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber Webinar: Marketing & Messaging During the PandemicAmy Boyle Collins, Vice President of Gambel Communications; Jeff Januszek, Founder of Jeff Januszek Social MediaJEDCO & Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Webinar: Oil & Gas Industry - COVID-19 and Global Supply Impacts on the Capital Region and Louisiana EconomiesDr. David Dismukes, Executive Director and Director of Policy Analysis for the Center for Energy Studies at LSU; Tyler Gray, President & General Counsel for Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas AssociationBRAC
Thursday, June 4,2020
12:00 PM CST
Children's Hospital New Orleans LCMC Health Webinar: COVID-19 & KidsChildren's Hospital expertsChildren’s Hospital New Orleans f
Thursday, June 4,2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation Webinar: COVID-19 Lessons for Improving Our Businesses WorkshopSt. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Friday, June 5,2020
11:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Webinar: Best Practices for a Remote WorkforceRob Wise, Owner/CEO of Itinspired; Laura Thomas, Senior Vice President at Antares Technology SolutionsBRAC
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
4:00 PM CST
St. Tammany Corporation: Open Forum- Growing Your Business Post COVID-19 Workshop St. Tammany CorporationSt. Tammany Corporation
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
9:00 AM CST
BRAC Business Webinar- Education and Economic Recovery: Critical Next Steps for a Resilient Capital RegionLibbie Sonnier-Netto, Executive Director, Louisiana Policy Institute for Children; Jessica Baghian, Assistant Superintendent and Chief Academic Policy Officer, Louisiana Department of Education; Liz Smith, BRACBRAC
Thursday, June 11, 2020
2:00 PM CST
BRAC Business Webinar: Q&A with Senator Bill Cassidy on Federal Small Business Support and Economy Recovery LegislationSenator Bill Cassidy; BRAC CEO Adam KnappBRAC
Thursday, June 11, 2020
4:00 PM CST
Idea Village Webinar: Virtual Demo Day 2020Idea VillageIdea Village
Monday, June 22, 2020
10:30 AM CST
BRAC Webinar: Phase Two and the Hospitality Industry sponsored by Horizon Financial GroupKatie Goodson, Taylor Porter; Erin Kenny, Taylor Porter; Michelle Mahaffey, BRACHorizon Financial Group & BRAC
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Wednesday, August 26, 2020
12:00 PM CST
CityBusiness Now Webinar: CB Now Road to Recovery SeriesCityBusinessCityBusiness
Thursday, June 25, 2020
11:00 AM CST
CityAge Webinar: Bringing Back the French QuarterJeff Williams, Mayor of Arlington, TX; Nehme Abouzeid, President, LaunchVegas LLC; Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS News; Rick Cole, Former City Manager, City of Santa Monica; Slma Shelbayah, Founder of Shelbayah Consulting, Professor, Former Award Winning CNN JournalistCityAge
Monday, June 29, 2020 - Wednesday, July 1, 2020Black Tech NOLA 2020 Virtual ConferenceEntergy & JPMorgan Chase & Co.Entergy & JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
9:00 AM CST
Louisiana Technology & Small Business Innovation Research Consortium Webinar: Entrepreneur Summer Series - Part 1 "Post-COVID Challenges & OpportunitiesSecretary of Louisiana Economic Development, Don Pierson, CecD; Associate State Director - LA Small Business Development Center Louisiana , Bryan Greenwood; Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Program Manager, Cindy Carrier; President / Co - Founder - Bascom Hunter Technologies, Andy McCandless; General Counsel - Praeses, Drew SmithLouisiana Technology & Small Business Innovation Research Consortium
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
10:00 AM CST
New Orleans Business Alliance: Job Quality and Raciial Equity in a Pandemic EconomyClair Minson, New Orleans Business Alliance; Zuri Stone, YouthBuild Philly; Robin Walker, YouthBuild Philly; Jenny Weissbourd, The Aspen Institute, Economic Opportunities ProgramNew Orleans Business Alliance, The Aspen Institute, Youth Build Philly
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
10:30 AM CST
StayLocal Webinar: Lease Negotiation and Energy Efficiency for Your BusinessUrban Properties, Energy Smart, and Jones WalkerStayLocal
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
10:00 AM CST
JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber Webinar: Effective E-Commerce During the PandemicGabrielle Woodard, Sales & Partner Strategist at Search Influence; Kristi Brocato, Founder of The Basketry JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
1:30 PM CST
BRAC Webinar: Main Street Recovery Grant Program Q&A with Louisiana State Treasurer John SchroderLouisiana State Treasurer John SchroderTaylor Porter
Thursday, July 9, 2020
9:00 AM CST
Louisiana Workforce Commission Virtual Job FairLWCLWC
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
3:30 PM CST
Louisiana Department of Treasury, John M. Schroder, State Treasurer; Mark Staley of Postlethwaite & NettervilleGNO, Inc.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
11:30 AM CST
City of New Orleans Workforce Development, New Orleans Business Alliance, GNO, Inc., Urban League, NOLA SHRM, Progressive HR Strategies Inc.

NOLA SHRM
Monday, January 11 ,2021New Orleans Chamber of CommerceNew Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Adams & Reese, Jones Walker
Thursday, January 14, 2021SBA