SBA “Get Certified Day” Webinar

Speakers will include representatives of SBA, LA-DOTD, Louisiana Economic Development, and Louisiana PTAC. Following the presentations by each organization, participants will be able to join individual breakout rooms to work on their respective applications. The goal is to get more firms certified so that they can take advantage of the $500 Billion Federal Government Contracting Arena and to be eligible to take advantage of contracts awarded by the State of Louisiana, and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development



New Orleans Business Alliance: Amazon Commits $150M to Empower Black Entrepreneurs

Amazon’s new Black Business Accelerator provides access to capital, business guidance,

mentorship, and marketing support to help Black business owners succeed as sellers in Amazon’s store.


Amazon is launching the Black Business Accelerator (BBA) to help build sustainable equity and growth for Black-owned businesses. The initiative—which explicitly targets barriers to access, opportunity, and advancement created by systemic racism across America—was created in partnership with our Black Employee Network and a coalition of strategic partners.

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