New Orleans Business Alliance http://wwno.org en Five-Year 'Prosperity NOLA' Plan Aims To Include All City Residents http://wwno.org/post/five-year-prosperity-nola-plan-aims-include-all-city-residents <p>This week the city unveiled a public-private venture to grow the local economy, called Prosperity NOLA. Rod Miller is CEO of the New Orleans Business Alliance, and Aimee Quirk is Economic Development Advisor to Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Both sat down with WWNO’s Eve Troeh to talk about the goal: to make New Orleans a more attractive place for specific types of business, in the next five years.</p><p>Aimee Quirk described how the plan developed, with more than 200 business, government, nonprofit and higher education leaders.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:26:21 +0000 Eve Troeh 37315 at http://wwno.org New Orleans business group gets $1 million grant http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-business-group-gets-1-million-grant <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The New Orleans Business Alliance is receiving a $1 million Economic Development Administration grant to help fund the development and implementation of a strategic plan to boost business and job growth in the city.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The grant was announced Monday by acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:22:23 +0000 The Associated Press 19857 at http://wwno.org Business group seeks to update New Orleans' image http://wwno.org/post/business-group-seeks-update-new-orleans-image <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The president of a business organization in New Orleans says the group is focusing on changing the image the city presents to businesses that are thinking about relocating or expanding.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:17:52 +0000 The Associated Press 15593 at http://wwno.org