Hospitality leader receives prestigious General Manager of the Year award
Centerplate, event hospitality partner in over 300 prominent convention center, sports and entertainment venues across North America and Europe has named Richard Ginzel, the company’s General Manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, as its General Manager of the Year. With more than 20 years of experience in multi-faceted hospitality operations, Ginzel has led Centerplate’s operations at the Louisiana convention center since 2011.
A respected veteran on Centerplate’s …Continue Reading
“The Process” Announced As the Theme
The Farm To Table International Symposium (F2Ti) announces food pioneer Michel Nischan as Honorary Chair of its 2014 event. F2Ti is an annual event that brings together the leading practitioners in the burgeoning farm-to-table movement to explore the cultivation, distribution, and consumption of food and drink sourced locally, and will be held in New Orleans, August 2 – 4, 2014. The event is presented by the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, …Continue Reading
Sci High Receives $1000
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the sixth-largest convention center in the nation and a longtime hub of activity for medical and scientific shows such as American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), along with Centerplate, the Convention Center’s exclusive food and beverage partner; the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau and New Orleans Hotel and Lodging Association Education Foundation, are paying it forward to the next generation of biologists, scientists, physicians, researchers and educators.
What: Open-call auditions for the next season of FOX’s Emmy-winning series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE!
Friday’s auditions are with producers from the show and Saturday’s callbacks are with the SYTYCD judges.
Dates: Friday, January 31, 2014 (6:00 – 9:00 AM)
• B-Roll/Photos of the line
• Interviews with auditioners
• Interview/Photo with Executive Producer Jeff Thacker
• Interview with Host Cat Deeley
Saturday, February 1, 2014 (@1:00 PM)
• Interview/Photo with Judges Nigel …Continue Reading
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Stew Krane Joins Staff as Sales Manager
Stew Krane has been named Sales Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – the sixth largest convention center in the nation. In his new role, Krane is responsible for maintaining and developing new business from the Washington DC area as well as the Southeastern portion of the United Sates.
A native of New Orleans, Krane comes to the Convention Center from the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, where he worked directly …Continue Reading
Featured New Orleans-Themed Light Display Animated to Music
The first annual “New Orleans Christmas in the District,” a series of holiday-themed large-scale light displays in the Convention Center/Arts District, closed a successful run on January 5. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center presented the event as a part of its mission to bring visitors to town, and garnered the support of many residents and businesses in the Warehouse/Arts District to embrace the event and ensure its further …Continue Reading
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