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NOEW 2016 In Review Mark your calendar for March 2017 

Word on the Street

"NOEW is becoming a premier conference for entrepreneurs and investors of every size to learn and share ideas. It's an incredible opportunity for all of New Orleans." —Jim Coulter Founding Partner of TGP Capital

Word on the Street

"A Coachella for Small Businesses" —Alexis Stephens Next City

Word on the Street

"The gathering offers something big events like South By Southwest can't touch" —Geni Whitehouse Communications Expert

Word on the Street

"You'll discover young entrepreneurs jamming the city streets, celebrating what some call the Mardi Gras of Entrepreneurs" —Rhonda Abrams USA Today

Word on the Street

"Of all the entrepreneurship events around the world…NOEW has the most energy and is the most fun" —Nish Acharya Forbes

New Ideas. New Orleans.

Entrepreneurship is about never giving up. New Orleans knows a little something about that.

NOEW isn’t a conference. Dubbed the “Mardi Gras of entrepreneurship” by USA Today, NOEW is a unique annual festival that celebrates and elevates New Orleans’ entrepreneurial community — and the hustle behind it. About NOEW

Speakers of 2016

Linda Boff
Chief Marketing Officer
Wan Kim
Smoothie King
Mayor Mitch Landrieu
City of New Orleans
Rich Caccappolo
MailOnline -
Chief Operating Officer
Steve Case

Check Out The 2016 Lineup

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The Blackstone Big Idea

Each year, NOEW comes to a close with the world's largest crowd-driven pitch event.

Download a PDF of the NOEW 2016 Magazine

Featured Startups

Meet some of the entrepreneurs who were showcased at NOEW 2016.

The Distillery