Frequently Asked Questions

General

  • What is New Orleans Entrepreneur Week?

    New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., is the annual business festival celebrating entrepreneurship, innovation, and new thinking in New Orleans. Produced by The Idea Village in partnership with Solomon Group, NOEW features speakers, pitch competitions, workshops, networking events, and panel discussions that support innovation and entrepreneurial thinking in the region. This year, NOEW is expanding to become a citywide affair, bringing partner programming to several neighborhoods in the Greater New Orleans region and offering locals a better opportunity to participate near where they work or live.

  • What are the dates for NOEW 2018?

    NOEW 2018 will take place March 19-23, 2018 with citywide events happening Monday, March 19th, through Wednesday, March 21st, and the NOEW Summit taking place on Thursday, March 22nd, and Friday, March 23rd at The Contemporary Arts Center and The Shop at the CAC shared workspace.

  • Where does NOEW take place?

    NOEW 2018 will take place March 19-23, with citywide events happening Monday through Wednesday at a variety of venues including the Arlene Meraux River Observation Center, Roux Carre, Propeller and many others. The NOEW Summit will take place on Thursday, March 22nd, and Friday, March 23rd, anchored at the Contemporary Arts Center and The Idea Village’s new home at The Shop at the CAC (900 Camp Street, NOLA, 70130).

  • Is NOEW just for entrepreneurs?

    Absolutely not! NOEW is about celebrating the innovation and new thinking that embody the entrepreneurial mindset. We strive to curate an exciting, unique content schedule that touches on a diverse set of innovative topics, so that anybody with an entrepreneurial spirit will leave NOEW inspired.

  • Can you explain the structure for this year's festival?

    Sure can! New this year, NOEW is expanding its reach, working with local partners to host events that will take place in locations across the city, making NOEW a citywide affair that’s more accessible and engaging in neighborhoods across the Greater New Orleans region—and offering locals a better opportunity to participate near where they work or live. Citywide events will take place March 19-21.

    Following that, The Idea Village will introduce the NOEW Summit, which will comprise two days of educational sessions, keynote speakers, pitch competitions, and networking events. The NOEW Summit will take place March 22-23 at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) and The Shop at the CAC shared workspace.

  • Where should I park?

    This year, we’re featuring events all over the city. Please pay close attention to the location of the events you’re interested in to make sure you’re planning accordingly. The NOEW Summit will be taking place on Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22, at NOEW HQ, located at the Contemporary Arts Center located at 900 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130. There are several parking lots in close proximity, here are the three we recommend: National World War II Museum Garage, Premium Parking Lot P148, Premium Parking Lot P133.

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