Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) announced the company will establish a 2,000-job Digital Transformation Center in the heart of New Orleans. The project will create more permanent direct jobs at one site than any prior economic development deal in Louisiana.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a new business model for economic development in New Orleans led by NOLABA. Consolidating the Network for Economic Opportunity’s programming into NOLABA, this new model will sustain economic opportunity investments and create a new way to provide economic and workforce development in New Orleans.
Do you want to move back to New Orleans, but just can't find the right job? NOLABA has the solution for you.
We partnered to host a free webinar for young professionals searching for opportunities to come home and be part of building something bigger than themselves. NOLABA, 504ward and GNO, Inc. presented "NOLA BOUND"
New Orleans East is the only area in New Orleans offering large tracts of undeveloped land, providing a blank canvas for expansion. NOLABA has illustrated the industrial and commercial opportunities in the area, along with general planning districts, parks, nature preserves and wetlands in a new map.
504ward is a a robust talent retention initiative housed at NOLABA and focused on both new and native New Orleanians. For the past nine years, the Dine-Around has served as a signature event, and in 2017 it increased in both attendance and enthusiasm.
Katy Dupre is NOLABA's manager of economic competitiveness. She is responsible for tracking, analyzing and identifying best practices and policy implications related to the city's economic competitiveness and is committed to ensuring New Orleans adopts data-driven solutions that encourage innovation and forward thinking.
Each month we'll highlight the top things she's reading to keep you informed on industry trends: