vendorsThe city of New of New Orleans is hosting a series of business information sessions to connect local businesses with opportunities at some of the city’s upcoming festivals.

The next session is set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Job1 office, 3400 Tulane Ave., in the second floor conference room, and will feature People United for Armstrong Park with details about music and art business opportunities with the Jazz in the park festival series.

At 1: 30 p.m. On Wednesday, March 2, at the Tremé Recreation Center, 900 N. Villere, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation will provide information on business opportunities at both the Jazz Fest and the Crescent City Blues Festival.

The series continues at Wednesday, March 9, with the Young Leadership Council in Room 200 of the UICEF Building on the Dillard University campus, 2601 Gentilly Blvd. The YLC will share details about opportunities at Essence Festival.

The final session takes place Wednesday, March 6, at Joe W. Brown Recreation Center, 5601 Read Blvd., where the information about Bayou Boogaloo Festival opportunities will be provided.

All information sessions take place from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. The sessions are free and open to the public. Participants can register at For more information, call 504-658-4237.