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January 19, 2016

Meet the 2016 JEDCO Challenge finalists

JEDCO announced the five startup companies that will compete during the organization’s fourth annual entrepreneur pitch competition. Read more »

January 15, 2016

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber host strategic planning seminar

Join JEDCO & the Jefferson Chamber as they host strategic planning seminar to jumpstart your business in the New Year. Read more »

December 3, 2015

JEDCO announces reaccreditation & recognizes 2015 business award winners

JEDCO celebrated an exceptional year of achievements at its 2015 annual luncheon. It announced its reaccreditation through the IEDC and recognized the 2015 business award winners. Read more »

November 12, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber host sales seminar

Step up your sales strategy through the latest Prosper Jefferson seminar. Join sales experts to learn tricks of the trade to build connections, foster leads, and increase profits. Read more »

October 15, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber to host public relations seminar

Learn how to incorporate PR and Media Relations into your strategic business plan at the latest Prosper Jefferson seminar. Read more »

October 14, 2015

JEDCO accepting applications for 2016 startup pitch competition

Entrepreneurs with ties to Jefferson Parish are encouraged to apply for the 2016 JEDCO Challenge powered by First NBC Bank, a Jefferson Parish-based pitch competition held during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). Read more »

September 25, 2015

JEDCO to host government contracting seminar

JEDCO and the Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center team up to help businesses land government contracts. Read more »

September 21, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber host business financing seminar

Join JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce for a Prosper Jefferson seminar on business financing. Read more »

September 16, 2015

TriWest Healthcare Alliance to host job fair in Jefferson Parish

TriWest Healthcare Alliance, a company that provides veterans with access to quality health care, wants to hire 285 employees as soon as possible in Jefferson Parish. Read more »

September 15, 2015

JEDCO unveils updated economic development plan

JEDCO updated the Jefferson EDGE 2020, which is the long-term economic development strategy for Jefferson Parish. The five-year plan focuses on industry clusters and cross-cutting issues, such as workforce and housing stock. Read more »

August 31, 2015

TriWest Healthcare Alliance to open in Jefferson Parish

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced plans to open an operations center in Jefferson Parish. The company provides veterans with access to high-quality health care. Read more »

August 18, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber host branding seminar

JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber host a branding seminar for small businesses as part of the Prosper Jefferson seminar series. Read more »

July 16, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber to host human resources seminar

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber team up to bring small business owners an inside look into the inner workings of a successful human resources strategy. Join them July 29, 2015 for the Prosper Jefferson seminar on human resources. Read more »

July 14, 2015

JEDCO celebrates grand opening of At Home in Kenner

KENNER, La — The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and the City of Kenner are pleased to celebrate the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony of At Home, the home décor superstore, on Tuesday, July 14. Located in a 90,000 … Read more »

June 18, 2015

Kenner company wins 2015 Louisiana Lantern Award

JEDCO nominated D & D Creations for the 2015 Louisiana Lantern Award. The costume manufacturer out of Kenner, La. received the award at a ceremony held at the Governor’s Mansion. Read more »

June 16, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber to host office technology seminar

(Fairfield, La) – Technology plays a vital role in a business environment. Often times, it enhances communication and efficiency, allowing a business to operate at a highly effective level. As technology continues to evolve to meet the needs of individuals … Read more »

May 29, 2015

Delgado Community College breaks ground on new campus in Churchill Park

Delgado Community College officials joined JEDCO & Jefferson Parish officials to break ground on the new River City Campus and Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence. The state-of-the-art facility will be located in the Churchill Technology and Business Park. Read more »

May 14, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber host emergency preparedness seminar

As part of the Prosper Jefferson series, JEDCO & the Jefferson Chamber have teamed up to bring small businesses a seminar on emergency preparedness. Read more »

April 29, 2015

JEDCO to update Jefferson Parish’s economic development plan

JEDCO launched a new planning process to update the long-term strategic economic development blueprint for Jefferson Parish. Read more »

April 13, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber host social media seminar

Join JEDCO & the Jefferson Chamber to learn how you can use social media to help your business grow. Read more »

March 24, 2015

InnoGenomics Technologies wins 2015 JEDCO Challenge

A company that has developed a blood test that can detect and monitor cancer won the 2015 JEDCO Challenge. Read more »

March 13, 2015

JEDCO Announces 2015 Officers & New Commissioner

JEDCO showcases the members of the 2015 JEDCO Board of Commissioners. Read more »

March 3, 2015

JEDCO Challenge finalists nominated for The Big Idea

The countdown is underway to the JEDCO Challenge, a pitch competition for entrepreneurs with ties to Jefferson Parish. The third annual event, powered by First NBC Bank and in partnership with the Jefferson Chamber, will feature five incredible startup companies … Read more »

February 27, 2015

Spectrum Neurology opens in Metairie

JEDCO helped welcome Spectrum Neurology to Jefferson Parish. Read more »

February 19, 2015

JEDCO and Jefferson Chamber host presentation workshop

Join JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber for a seminar focused on improving presentation and communication skills. Read more »

January 28, 2015

2015 JEDCO Challenge Finalists Announced

JEDCO is thrilled to announce the 2015 JEDCO Challenge finalists. These entrepreneurs will compete in JEDCO’s live pitch competition during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week in March. Read more »

January 13, 2015

JEDCO & Jefferson Chamber launch Prosper Jefferson series

JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce have partnered to create a new business development series called Prosper Jefferson Read more »

January 5, 2015

City of Kenner seeks proposals for Laketown development

The City of Kenner is one step closer to achieving its vision for the future of Laketown.  On Monday, January 5, the City began seeking proposals from qualified developers for the design and implementation of a multi-use complex along the … Read more »

December 2, 2014

JEDCO Announces 2014 Jefferson Parish Business Awards at Annual Luncheon

(Fairfield, LA) – The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) experienced a highly successful year in 2014. As the organization reflected on its business retention, expansion and attractions successes at its largest yearly meeting on Tuesday, it also recognized the … Read more »

November 6, 2014

JEDCO launches third annual entrepreneur challenge

For the third year in a row, JEDCO will host an entrepreneur pitch competition for startups with ties to Jefferson Parish during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. Read more »

October 9, 2014

JEDCO Announces New Deputy Director

JEDCO is pleased to announce that Lacey G. Bordelon, a longtime employee, recently accepted a new role within the organization. Read more »

September 30, 2014

North American Technology Company Begins Operations in Kenner

4th Source, a North American technology company recruited to Kenner by JEDCO, is open for business. Read more »

September 25, 2014

JEDCO to offer a software tools seminar to help grow your business

JEDCO teams up with Simmons & White once again to host a software tools seminar to help you grow your business. Read more »

September 8, 2014

JEDCO to host financial management workshop

In this installment of the Grow with JEDCO series, the economic development organization hosts a seminar geared towards managing a company’s finances. Read more »

August 20, 2014

JEDCO business incubator graduate recognized on Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in U.S.

Global Commerce & Services, a former incubator tenant, earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. Read more »

August 8, 2014

JEDCO to host business development seminar

JEDCO will host a business development seminar as part of its Grow with JEDCO educational series on August 20th. Read more »

July 1, 2014

JEDCO hosts marketing and sales seminar for small businesses

Through the Grow with JEDCO series, JEDCO hosts a sales and marketing seminar for small businesses. Read more »

June 26, 2014

Global Commerce & Services gradutes from JEDCO business incubator program

Global Commerce & Services graduated from the JEDCO business incubator program at the end of June 2014. Read more »

June 13, 2014

JEDCO Conference Center opens in the Churchill Technology and Business Park

JEDCO opened a brand new conference center in the Churchill Technology and Business Park Read more »

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