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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 »

June 2, 2014

JEDCO hires two new Economic Development Specialists

JEDCO is thrilled to welcome Trevor Acy and Annalisa Kelly to the JEDCO team. Read more »

April 24, 2014

Technology company announces new headquarters location in Jefferson Parish

JEDCO is pleased to welcome 4th Source, a systems and information technology company, to Jefferson Parish. The company will locate in the City of Kenner. Read more »

April 16, 2014

JEDCO to host business valuation seminar

JEDCO teams up with Simmons & White to host a business valuation seminar April 30th. Read more »

March 31, 2014

JEDCO Hosts HR Seminar for Small Businesses

As part of the Grow with JEDCO series, JEDCO will host “Human Resources: Their Importance for Growing (and all) Companies.” Read more »

March 26, 2014

PortaVision Medical wins second annual JEDCO pitch competition

Terry Ancar and David Bode of PortaVision Medical walked away from the JEDCO Challenge with a prize package valued at almost $80,000. Read more »

March 13, 2014

Crowd vote to play a role in JEDCO Challenge

JEDCO and First NBC Bank need your help to choose the winning pitch at the 2014 JEDCO Challenge. Read more »

February 26, 2014

JEDCO Challenge Finalists Announced

JEDCO and First NBC Bank are thrilled to announce the five startup companies competing in the second annual JEDCO Challenge. Read more »

February 20, 2014

JEDCO Announces Groundbreaking of Wellness Center in Fat City

JEDCO is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of Chronos Body, Health & Wellness in Fat City. Read more »

February 17, 2014

JEDCO hosts seminar to help small businesses get funded fast

JEDCO teams up with Aimee Freeman Consulting and Sandler Training to offer a seminar focused on helping small businesses prepare the perfect pitch. Read more »

January 24, 2014

First NBC Bank signs on as presenting sponsor of JEDCO Challenge

First NBC Bank will join JEDCO in its search for innovative high-growth ventures in the second annual JEDCO Challenge. Read more »

January 16, 2014

JEDCO launches educational seminar series for small businesses

JEDCO has launched a new educational seminar series for small business and startups. Called Grow with JEDCO, it aims to give small business owners the tools and information they need to grow and find success. Read more »

January 7, 2014

JEDCO launches second annual entrepreneur challenge

JEDCO is pleased to announce the launch of its second annual pitch competition for entrepreneurs living and working in Jefferson Parish. Read more »

December 19, 2013

JEDCO Announces 2014 Chairman and Board Officers

Greg Jordan will take over as Chairman of the JEDCO Board in 2014. Read more »

December 5, 2013

JEDCO Announces 2013 Business Award Winners

JEDCO announced the recipients of its 2013 business award winners at the JEDCO Annual Luncheon in front of hundreds of Jefferson Parish business and community leaders. Read more »

November 14, 2013

Delgado to Build New Campus in Churchill Technology and Business Park

JEDCO is pleased to announce plans to build the Delgado River City Campus in the Churchill Technology and Business Park on the West Bank. Read more »

November 7, 2013

Starr Textile Services Begins Operations in Jefferson Parish

JEDCO and Jefferson Parish celebrated the grand opening of the new Starr Textile Services facility in the Elmwood Business Park. Read more »

October 22, 2013

JEDCO Hosts Small Business Financing Workshop

Join JEDCO for “Funding Fundamentals: Securing the green to grow your business.” The small business financing workshop will prepare small businesses and entrepreneurs to better connect with funding sources. Read more »

September 30, 2013

JEDCO Hires New Manager of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

JEDCO is pleased to welcome Alan Allgood, our new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Manager, to the team. Read more »

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