COVID-19 Response

The New Orleans Business Alliance is working with public and private partners to ensure that New Orleans residents and businesses have access to all available resources to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

What We Do

Small Business Growth

We are committed to aiding our small business owners in growing and expanding their ventures through our Small Business Ecosystem Development focus.

Business Attraction & Retention

We provide assistance to companies seeking to relocate and become an integral part of New Orleans’ economic legacy.

Talent &
Workforce Development

Our goal is to prepare, attract and retain the talent that will encourage economic development.

Strategic Neighborhood Development

We help build stronger, more economically viable neighborhoods in New Orleans.

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2018-2019 Annual Impact Report: Economic Development Reimagined

Over our first eight years, the New Orleans Business Alliance established a distinctive, fiercely pro-New Orleans economic development organization. We became one of the few accredited economic development organizations in the world. We announced significant project wins; we worked to educate stakeholders beyond our city limits about a more business-friendly New Orleans. We brought diverse stakeholders together to tackle problems.


New Orleans Business Alliance Creates Fund for Gig Workers

March 16th, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – As a result of the current and anticipated local economic impact of COVID-19, the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) has set up a dedicated relief fund to meet the needs of gig economy workers who have been directly affected via loss of income.

New Orleans Business Alliance starts fund for gig workers who’ve lost income due to coronavirus

March 16th, 2020

The New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA), a public-private partnership with the city and local community investors, announced Monday it would start a relief fund to help gig workers in the city who have lost income amid coronavirus-related cancellations and restrictions put in place to slow the pandemic.

NOLABA Secures 52,000 Masks for Local Businesses

June 23rd, 2020

NOLABA’s Fund to Help Local Gig Workers Doubled

March 18th, 2020

A State-by-State Resource Guide for Music Professionals Who Need Help During Coronavirus Crisis (Updating)

March 18th, 2020

New Orleans business group starts relief fund for ‘gig economy’ workers

March 17th, 2020

Smaller shops bracing for massive coronavirus hit

March 17th, 2020

New Orleans Business Alliance Creates Fund for Gig Workers

March 16th, 2020

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