New Orleans Christmas in the District
Holiday entertainment will take place within the setting of “New Orleans Christmas in the District,” a brand new holiday-themed large-scale lights display celebrating the culture and history of New Orleans. This one-of-a-kind holiday environment will display over 70 trees and digitally animated lighting effects synchronized to music. Drivers can tune in to 93.9 FM on their car radio to enjoy Christmas music synchronized to the movements of the animated light display.
Light display will run …Continue Reading
Thousands of Concurrent Users Supported
New Orleans, LA – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the sixth largest convention center in the nation, has implemented a solution that provides complete wireless coverage of public spaces, meeting rooms, the New Orleans Theater, The Great Hall and a pre-function area, that supports thousands of concurrently connected devices brought in by the convention center’s nearly one million annual attendees.
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center consistently ranks among the country’s top ten …Continue Reading
Features New Orleans-Themed Light Display Animated to Music
New Orleans, LA – Christmas in New Orleans has always been a magical time, and now a dazzling, family-friendly seasonal event that combines Louisiana traditions with state-of-the-art technology offers another opportunity to get into the holiday spirit.
The neutral ground along Convention Center Blvd. between Julia St. and Poydras St. will set the stage for “New Orleans Christmas in the District,” a series of holiday-themed large-scale light displays celebrating the culture and history of …Continue Reading
WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that tickets for WrestleMania 30 will go on sale Saturday, November 16 at 11am ET/10 CT. The pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania 30, will take place Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
Ticket prices range from $25 – $850. There will also be a limited number of “Gold Circle” VIP Packages available for $2,000. The Gold Circle packages include seating in the first four rows ringside, a Gold Circle VIP Stadium Entrance, …Continue Reading
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has been ranked as the second largest Expo Hall in the South, by the Editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South. The Convention Center was named in the 2014 ranking of the “101 Largest Expo Halls in the South.” The list, which will be published in the magazine’s September issue, is comprised of convention/exhibition facilities from across the South that …Continue Reading
Elaine Williams, CMP has been promoted to Director of Sales at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. In her new capacity, Williams is responsible for overseeing the direct sales efforts of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – one of the six largest convention centers in the nation. Williams has been with the Center in various capacities since 1997 and previously served as Assistant Director of Sales.
Williams brings solid and extensive sales …Continue Reading
Plans for Next Year Underway
The first annual Farm To Table International Symposium (F2Ti), produced by the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention in partnership with the SoFAB Institute, was hailed as a success by more than 400 culinary professionals, academics, policymakers, legal professionals, food writers, farmers and other agricultural professionals who gathered in New Orleans to hear leading practitioners in the burgeoning farm-to-table movement and explore the cultivation, distribution, and consumption of food and drink sourced locally …Continue Reading
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center renovation, which re-configured the existing Hall A exhibit space into a new 60,000 square foot column-free ballroom with grand entryway, has earned Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm that provided structural engineering work on the project, a 2013 Structural Engineering Association of Kansas and Missouri (SEAKM) Award.
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Hall A Renovations took home the award in the “Other Structural Design …Continue Reading
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) Sales Manager Kelly Buchler Johnson has earned the Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) designation through the Society of Government Meeting Professionals. This certification is designed for planners and suppliers whose work is governed by the rules and regulations of the federal government. It is the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals.
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals is a national nonprofit professional organization of persons …Continue Reading
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide’s signature global client event, Rendezvous, was held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) Tuesday. Each year, Starwood invites their 250 top clients from around the world to come together for collaboration and discussion at its Global Rendezvous meeting.
Attending clients are key decision makers for their organizations, which represent all market segments and have the ability to influence more than $5 billion in travel and meeting sales. Also present were 250 Starwood …Continue Reading