Keith Naccari, of Simmons and White, will give a presentation on business valuation and how to pitch to an investor at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

The presentation will be the first in a free series of 10 Prosper Jefferson business seminars presented by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.

Events will rotate between the East Bank Regional Library and the JEDCO Conference Center in the Churchill Technology and Business Park on the West Bank.

The event is free, but registration is requested through JEDCO,, or the Jefferson Chamber,

Future seminar topics will be perfecting an elevator pitch, Feb. 25; marketing and social media, April 29; emergency preparedness, May 27; technology for efficiency and growth, June 24; human resources, July 29; marketing and branding, Aug. 26; business financing, Sept. 23; public relations and media relations, Oct. 28; and sales, Nov. 18.