Join the New Orleans Business Alliance for a comprehensive workshop and expert analysis of the Federal Opportunity Zone program. Attendees will learn about fund creation, operation, and equitable development outcomes throughout Orleans Parishes’ designated Opportunity Zones as well as receive the tools necessary to attract investment. Network with Businesses and Community Leaders: Meet with other potential investees and form potentially worthwhile connections as opportunities arise in New Orleans. Learn from Industry Experts: Connect with tax and real estate professionals who specialize in preparing businesses of Opportunity Zone investment Fund formation. What are Opportunity Zones? An Opportunity Zone is a designation created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 allowing for certain investments in lower income areas to have tax advantages. This program aims to encourage investment in previously neglected neighborhoods.