GNO Inc. 2021 Economic Outlook

January 19, 2021
11:40 AM CST - 1:30 PM CST

Virtual Event via Zoom

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Join SMPS SeLA for the 2021 Economic Outlook with Michael Hecht, President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc.  This will be a virtual event via Zoom.  A link will be emailed to you shortly before the event.

We'll kickoff this meeting with small breakout groups for 15 minutes to safely say hello to new and familar faces!  

  • 11:40am  Log in to Zoom and our host will break up the attendees into breakout groups
  • 11:45am - 12pm  Breakout group discussions
  • 12pm - 1pm  2021 Economic Outlook presentation from Michael Hecht
  • 1pm - 1:30pm  Q&A with Michael Hecth 
     

Contact Fannie Marcotte-Bennett for event sponsorship opportunities at [email protected]

Michael Hecht, President & CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Michael Hecht is President & CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc., the economic development agency for southeast Louisiana. GNO, Inc.'s mission is to create a region with athriving economy and an excellent quality of life, for everyone. Under Michael's leadership, GNO, Inc. has been named a “Top Economic Development Organization in the United States” by Site Selection magazine. Before coming to GNO, Inc. Michael led the quarter-billion dollar Katrina Small Business Recovery Program for the State. Previous to coming home to Louisiana, Michael worked for Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City, running the post-9/11 small business program.

Michael's entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding a conglomerate of restaurant ventures, including “Foreign Cinema” named Restaurant of the Year 2000 in San Francisco. He began his career as a strategic management consultant in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. Michael holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an undergraduate degree from Yale. Recently, Michael has been recognized as “One of the Ten People Who Made a Difference in the South,” “One of the 20 Business ‘Icons’ of the Tricentennial,” and “2018 CEO of the Year.”

With family roots in Louisiana back to the 1830s, Michael now lives in New Orleans with his wife, Marlene, an ESL professor at Delgado, and his two teenaged sons.



SMPS Domain(s) of Practice:
 Marketing Planning, Marketing Research, Client & Business Development, Management

Who this is for: Firm Leaders, Business + Technical Professionals in the AEC Industry, Marketers + Business Developers, Small Business Owners, and Entrepreneurs 

Tickets

$5.00 SMPS SeLA Member

$5.00 Non-Member of SMPS SeLA

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