New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), the annual festival of entrepreneurship, innovation, and new thinking, has been cancelled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.
Read the full statement from New Orleans Entrepreneur Week below:
Upon careful monitoring and consideration of concerns regarding COVID-19, along with guidance from city and state officials, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), set to take place March 23 – 27, 2020, has been canceled.
We are disappointed that NOEW cannot go on as planned, but the health and safety of our community is our highest priority. The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and The Idea Village look forward to bringing the best of innovation and entrepreneurship to New Orleans at the next NOEW.
This cancellation also includes NOEW in Your Neighborhood, the first few days of the festival full of community-organized events around the city. The Silicon Bayou Startup Showcase, hosted by Silicon Bayou News in partnership with Fund 17, is currently postponed to a later date.