Hurricane Katrina Forest Recovery

As we work together to tackle the historic challenge that Hurricane Katrina has presented to the forestry communities of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama, we hope that this blog will be a valuable resource and tool.

Tuesday, October 10

Barbour to Address Export Conference

The 2006 National District Export Council Conference will be held October 30-November 1 at the InterContinental Hotel in New Orleans. And on November 1, Gov. Haley Barbour will address the conference, speaking on the importance and potential impact of the Gulf Opportunity Zone legislation for coastal businesses affected by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.

The conference will also feature interactive panel presentations and breakout sessions designed to address a variety of international networking and trade education topics, such as overcoming trade challenges, government services, due diligence, tax issues, trade marketing and finance and logistics.

For additional information on the conference or to register, visit the conference Web site, call (504) 589-6703.



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