New Orleans Entrepreneur Week is the latest major New Orleans event canceled due to coronavirus concerns.
A spokesperson for the event released a statement announcing the cancellation of the event scheduled for March 23 to March 27.
“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,” the statement said.
The annual summit attracts entrepreneurs, investors, students and professionals to New Orleans for panel discussions, workshops, pitch competitions and networking events.
“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,” the statement said.