Economic Development
Reimagined

By pursuing an inclusive economic development strategy, we will create the perfect intersection of culture and commerce while delivering New Orleanians enhanced economic security.

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.

Our Toolbox

Business Insight Tool

Find local information from this elegant, powerful, comprehensive tool to make smarter, faster decisions.

Crescent City Biz Connector

Whether you are just starting out or are well on the way to success, find the right resources to keep your business growing and thriving.

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Fastest Growing Airport of the Decade

News

2019 Annual Meeting: Economic Development Reimagined

ACCELERATING SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH FOR NEW ORLEANIANS
NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ALLIANCE: CULTURE. EQUITY. PROSPERITY.

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.

Aspen Institute Returns to New Orleans to Focus on Urban Opportunity

July 17th, 2019

As New Orleans experiences downtown residential growth and urban economic resurgence, the timing is perfect for the Aspen Institute Socrates Program to return to the Crescent City and examine why residential and job growth in many cities often results in less diversity and inclusion.

Opportunity Zone New Orleans September 2019 New Orleans Business Alliance

O-Zone Ready: A Community Workshop

August 19th, 2019
Economic Development Ambassador graduation spring 2019

Calling on Professionals to Be a Voice for Economic Development and the Business Community

August 8th, 2019

AT&T, New Orleans Business Alliance to Graduate First STRIVE Work Readiness Training for New Orleans East Residents

July 31st, 2019

1250 Poydras St., Suite 2150
New Orleans, LA 70113
info@nolaba.org | 504.934.4500