New Orleans Chamber
On January 26, 2012 fellow New Orleans Chamber member Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar will host the premier monthly evening networking event, Chamber After 5, located at 1009 Poydras Street, 2nd Floor from 5:30pm-7:30pm.
Guests will enjoy networking with business professionals in the newly renovated event space called The Roux House located on the second floor of the Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar restaurant.
A featured door prize includes a gift card and gift basket to Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, a $120 value. Admission is free to all Chamber members and $10 for future members.Online registration is available at http://neworleanschamber.org/events/ for all New Orleans Chamber of Commerce events.
The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2003 to provide chamber members with the opportunity to build mutually beneficial business partnerships within the City of New Orleans.
LABI's Elects Officers and Board members
On Tuesday, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry elected officers and members of the board. See who was elected
Louisiana and International Trade
Ever thought about expanding your business into international markets? Are you already exporting and need additional assistance?
The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation, Committee of 100, and the Louisiana Office of Community Development – Disaster Recovery Unit have joined forces to help Louisiana companies take the next step into international trade.
Benefits in Exporting to Latin America
Steps to Creating an Export Plan
Preparing your Products/Services for International Trade
International Marketing and Distribution
International Trade and Finance
Export Controls, Trade Laws, and Licenses
For more information contact:
PAR Guide to the Louisiana legislature
The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) is now accepting pre-orders for its PAR Guide to the 2012 Louisiana Legislature. The Guide is a useful, pocket-sized booklet filled with key information about Louisiana's legislators, state elected officials and agencies. Order forms are available here. Guides will be shipped in early March.
The 2012 edition includes biographical information and photographs of Louisiana's legislators, statewide elected officials and congressional delegation. It includes current contact information for the state's elected officials as well as their committee assignments. The Guide features information on legislators' term limits and their sources of income and occupations.
PAR also will be selling iPhone and Android applications for the 2012 Guide to the Legislature this spring. More information on the app will be available soon at the PAR website.
The Guide is printed on an annual basis with updated information published on PAR's Web site (www.la-par.org) throughout the year. Underwriting support for the paper guide is provided by CLECO. The guide phone application is underwritten by AT&T.
PAR members will receive a free copy of the printed Guide to the 2012 Louisiana Legislature. Others may order copies for $10 each plus tax and shipping. Substantial price breaks are available for large orders.
The World Trade Center and the Small Business Administration are offering a special seminar on Wednesday, January 25, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. that will answer many questions for anyone looking to grow his or her business through international trade. Topics include export fundamentals, determining your readiness to export, and how the SBA and World Trade Center can assist you. The cost of the seminar is $60 for WTCNO members, $80 for future members, $30 for university students with proof of enrollment. Click here to register.
Feb 7 - 9 BIS Seminars
Complying with Federal Export Laws
Upcoming Free Events
Feb 2 - Trade & Investment Opportunities in Argentina This free afternoon business briefing with Consul General Daniel Oscar Deodato will highlight the many opportunities that the Argentine market presents. 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the WTC Executive Offices. Click here to register.
Feb 3 - "Artfully Aware" at New Orleans Museum of Art This fun event will take place from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. with interactive exhibits, short films, and more! Food & drink available from Ralph Brennan's Cafe NOMA. Click here to register.
Comey's Russia testimony was bad omen for Trump
Contenders to succeed N. Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson, at starting gate
JBE spending governance leads to Louisiana's lower credit ratings
Will distorting RussiaGate backfire on Trump and Company?
Even the Russians are talking about the impeachment of Donald Trump. The L.A. Times reported on Monday, March 20, 2017, “Sergei Markov, a Moscow-based political analyst and a former lawmaker with the ruling United Russia party, claimed the hearings into Russian meddling in the 2016 election are ‘related to an attempt to impeach Trump.’”
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Saturday is election day
The race for the District 8 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives highlights election day this Saturday, March 25.
It is a special election called to fill the seat of Rep. Mike Johnson, who was elected to Congress. The winner will serve out the remainder of his term.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that Louisiana has endured adverse credit rating changes since Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards assumed office, completing a downgrade trifecta last week.
The post-mortem on the Donald Trump-Comey-House Intelligence Hearing Monday continues.
On the extreme right, from the jowls of someone who knows a thing or two about investigations against a President, Pat Buchannan, there is still “nothing there, there”.