Miller Hall - College of Business - Loyola University New Orleans

From biotech to breweries - these are the people making cool happen, right here in New Orleans.

The CECD is proud to bring experienced, innovative, and engaging entrepreneurs to Loyola's campus on a regular basis through the Innovate.Thursday speaker series. Most events take place in the Ideation Lab (111 Miller Hall) unless otherwise noted, and feature a wide variety of speakers and community members who are making a difference in New Orleans, the Gulf South, and beyond. 

Speakers not only share their personal highs and lows of founding a company but also focus on the importance of creating repeatable and scalable businesses that are built thrive in the future. Innovate.Thursday provides an opportunity to expose students to new ideas and trends in entrepreneurship, as well as create a networking opportunity for a variety of businesses, from tech to health to hospitality. Events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming events

Check out the list of upcoming Innovate.Thursday events below, and view the CECD Calendar to learn about more events.

11/11 - Dr. Rodrigo Cubero, President of the Central Bank of Costa Rica. (RSVP)

11/18 - Megan Boudreaux, Founder of Krewe of House Floats. (RSVP)

12/2 -  Jacob Landry, Kyle Huling + Alex Flores, Founders and Head Brewer, Urban South Brewery. (RSVP)