Helping Businesses Connect and Grow Since 1971

GNOEA is an organization that had its beginning in early 1971. It is an organization of leading businesses in the Metropolitan New Orleans Area, each business represented by one of its top executives.

Global Networking

Networking Made Easy

Meet other professionals in the Greater New Orleans area through our events and weekly meetings.

Weekly Meetups

Weekly Meetings

Members attend weekly meetings that provide information on a wide array of topics.

Grow Your Business through Connections

Grow Your Business

Helpful information to assist the members in providing more economical and efficient goods and services for their clients.

Meetings & Events

Keep up with the GNOEA schedule by following our calendar!

GNOEA has given me the opportunity to build relationships with other business owners, in all different stages and industries. This has given me additional insight into other business practices, successes, and struggles. My membership has also exposed me to local and regional industry leaders that I would otherwise have never met.

Justin Farrae, Crescent Payroll Solutions
Catherine Shreves

I’ve been a member of GNOEA since 2014, and it’s been an incredible experience for me and my video production company, Image Video Solutions. Several of my biggest clients have come from contacts and referrals from GNOEA, and I can’t put a price tag on the advice and guidance I’ve received from some of the other members. When I came to my first GNOEA meeting I was running my company from the 3rd floor of my house and today, we are in a beautiful production space in New Orleans. We have produced hundreds of successful national, regional, and local video production and advertising campaigns, and we look forward to continuing to grow our business with the help and guidance of the GNOEA.

Catherine Shreves, President, Image Video Solutions

GNOEA has been unexpectedly valuable and fun. When I joined, I didn’t appreciate just how much great information I could get from other business owners who face the same issues as I do every day. I’ve found solutions to nagging issues that I’ve fought for years, and have also been able to avoid problems that I never knew were coming my way. The fascinating speakers alone are worth the cost of membership, and the friendships I’ve gained are priceless.

Brien Lundin, Jefferson Financial, Inc.
Joe Bender

I like being a member of GNOEA because I get to interact with other business owners outside of normal business hours in a relaxing atmosphere. I have been able to pick up tidbits of information over the years that has helped me in making critical decisions for my business. I have also enjoyed numerous guest speakers over the years that have enlightened and broadened my insight to the types of businesses and services available in the Greater New Orleans area.

Joey Bender, APR, Retirement Strategies Group, LLC
Charlotte Binnings

GNOEA has been invaluable to me for the relationships, advice, and encouragement since May 1993. I have come to know and trust many members to use their services. Over the years many members have become both friends and clients of mine.

Charlotte Binnings, Owner of Town & Country Travel, Inc.

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