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GNO, Inc. Facilitates Partnership Between Laitram, Southeastern Louisiana University

The global manufacturing company Laitram LLC, headquartered in Harahan, has entered into a partnership with Southeastern Louisiana University’s engineering and industrial technology program to provide financial support and paid internships for students.

October 31, 2013 | Read Story »

Rain CII Announces Relocation Of Corporate Headquarters From Houston To Louisiana

Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rain CII CEO Gerry Sweeney announced the company will move its corporate headquarters from greater Houston to Covington, resulting in more than 140 new direct and indirect jobs in the area.

October 30, 2013 | Read Story »

GPI+ — Gulf Permit Index — as of September 30, 2013

Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) and several partnering organizations released the thirty-seventh Gulf Permit Index (GPI) to the public.

October 30, 2013 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Delay NFIP Rate Hikes

Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the Senate to delay dramatic flood insurance premium increases. The legislation will delay premium increases for four years, giving FEMA enough time to complete the Congressionally mandated affordability study and allow Congress to consider the study’s recommendations. Companion legislation is expected to be introduced in the House shortly.

October 29, 2013 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. And Delgado Partner With Local Companies To Host Technical Skills Expo

Today, GNO, Inc. and Delgado announced the success of a pilot Technical Skills Expo, which was sponsored by the two organizations and key industry partners. Over eight hundred area high school students were exposed to career options utilizing technical skills, and the Expo is intended to be the first of a series of Technical Skills Expos.

October 15, 2013 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Releases Letter Urging Congress To Keep Flood Insurance Affordable

Over One Hundred Business and Civic Associations Join Effort

October 1, 2013 | Read Story »

ChenMed Announces New Healthcare Software Development Center In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and ChenMed CEO Christopher Chen, M.D., announced the expansion of the company’s ChenTech subsidiary and the establishment of a new software development center in the Central Business District of New Orleans. ChenTech will create 50 new direct jobs at the software development center, with an average salary of $83,000 per year, plus benefits.

September 25, 2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans to Welcome Serbian Prime Minister

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. welcomed a delegation of Serbian leaders, including Prime Minister Ivica Dačić, to New Orleans. The delegation is visiting to explore opportunities for trade and pursue deeper relationships with several key industries thriving in Southeast Louisiana, including energy, mining and technology.

September 16, 2013 | Read Story »