When the weather outside is frightful (relatively speaking), inside our local, independent retail shops it is so delightful! This holiday season, shop at your favorite New Orleans stores, eat and drink at your favorite New Orleans restaurants, and even ship New Orleans-made products elsewhere. There are many ways to support StayLocal member businesses and locally made products. MORE
Business owners: join us to learn about Small Business Saturday. Meet StayLocal staff, compare notes with business owners whose customers have Shopped Small in the past, and nab marketing materials to brand your shop or restaurant a must-shop stop on Saturday, November 24th. Event location Laurel St. Bakery, 2701 S. Broad St.
Let’s Drink to Community Sustainability!
Join us for “trepwork for good” – a philanthropic fall event series hosted by trepwise & Eiffel Society on September 26 from 6-8 pm, at 2040 St. Charles Ave.
The September theme is “Community Sustainability” and will showcase two sustainability-driven non-profits, Urban Conservancy and Friends of Lafitte Greenway. Event is FREE and registration is requested via https://bit.ly/2MHwdZg — see you there!
StayLocal's annual summer SourceNOLA campaign that encourages businesses to pledge to switch at least one aspect of their operations over to a local service provider. Our goal is to raise the profile of our local service providers and link businesses with the local resources they need to grow.
The Eat Local New Orleans is challenging YOU to go 30 days in June eating only foods grown, caught, or raised within a 200-mile radius of New Orleans to raise awareness of the nutritional, economic, environmental and cultural benefits of eating locally sourced foods. For more details about the Challenge visit, www.nolalocavore.org!
Kick-Off event details to come
The Eat Local New Orleans is challenging YOU to go 30 days in June eating only foods grown, caught, or raised within a 200-mile radius of New Orleans to raise awareness of the nutritional, economic, environmental and cultural benefits of eating locally sourced foods.
Octavia Books, Garden District Book Shop, Tubby & Coo's Mid-City Book Shop, and Blue Cypress Books are celebrating New Orleans Independent Bookstore Day! Each store is planning special activities; and together are offering the chance to win $100 in gift certificates for book lovers!
Make your voice heard! StayLocal requests your participation in our annual survey of independent business owners. Your feedback provides invaluable local data that we share widely with local and national policymakers to help create an environment where local business can thrive.
In this session, we'll provide an overview of marketing channels and what can work for large and small organizations.
You’ve done your research on your target customer and your market, but how do you communicate with them? Learn how to draft compelling messaging to engage your target audience that make an impact.
Do you define your target market as “everyone”? Learn how to identify your key audiences and markets to focus your efforts on the people who are most likely to be your customers.
LifeCity’s 6th Annual "Love Your City Awards" Gala (formerly known as the Green Games Awards) is New Orleans’ impact economy event of the year. On January 25th, 2018, our city’s business and impact leaders will converge for a glamorous celebration honoring the winners.
Whether you're attending the Holiday Home Tour or just looking to do some holiday shopping, the Preservation Resource Center's Holiday Boutique is free to attend and features great local gifts!
Get a jump on your holiday shopping and support local small businesses! To celebrate Small Business Saturday Roux Carré is hosting a makers fair featuring local artists and goods.