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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Staff Get Seriously Silly to Show Support for Needy Children on “Red Nose Day”

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The Sales, Tradeshows, and Communications departments of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center participated in “Red Nose Day,” on May 26, 2016. Through the power of entertainment, the non-profit organization “Comic Relief” raises awareness and money to help lift children out of poverty. The day’s events will culminate in a two-hour entertainment TV special on NBC, featuring the country’s favorite comedians, musicians and Hollywood stars.

Through June 4, Walgreens and Duane Reade locations nationwide will sell Red Noses for    …Continue Reading


2016 Awards Roundup

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Below are some of the awards that the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has earned in 2016 so far:

April, 2016

Prime Site Award – Facilities & Destinations magazine

“Smart Stars” Gold Award – Best Convention Center – Smart Meetings magazine

LWCC Safest 70 Award

 

May, 2016

“’Top Workplaces” Award – The Times-Picayune newspaper and nola.com website

Distinctive Achievement Award –    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Convention Center Named a “Top Workplace” for Second Year

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For the second year in a row, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has been selected as one of the city’s Top Workplaces by The Times-Picayune and Nola.com.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Workplace Dynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of the workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few. WorkplaceDynamics    …Continue Reading


The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives LWCC “Safest 70” Award

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The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has received a “Safest 70” award from the Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation (LWCC). The award acknowledges excellence, outstanding performance, and commitment to workplace safety and is given to the top 70 of over 16,000 entities insured by LWCC.

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was recognized based on the effectiveness of their safety efforts in preventing injuries and    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Sales Director Elaine Williams Receives CEM Certification

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Elaine Williams, CMP, CEM, Director of Sales at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has been awarded a Certification in Exhibition Management from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). The Certified in Exhibition Management™ (CEM) designation is a globally recognized designation that demonstrates the highest professional standard throughout the exhibition and event management arena. It was first created in 1975 to raise professional standards in the event industry and it    …Continue Reading


NASDAQ Closing Bell Rings In New Orleans

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Collision, America’s fastest growing tech conference created by the team behind Web Summit, rang the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

This event marks the first time the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be rung from the city of New Orleans. As a result of Nasdaq’s leadership in pioneering electronic markets, the Nasdaq Stock Market can be ceremonially opened and closed from    …Continue Reading


Cayenne Krewe Spices Up Employee Life at MCCNO

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The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center recently announced the 2016 members of the Cayenne Krewe. The Cayenne Krewe (pronounced kī-ˈen krü) is a select group of employees from all levels of the organization who come together to bring innovative, fun training events to the Convention Center staff as well as the New Orleans hospitality industry. Candidates apply for the one-year position, and are selected based on positive attitude, creativity, and ability to work independently.

The group stages quarterly training    …Continue Reading


World’s biggest earth and space science meeting coming to New Orleans Convention Center in 2017

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One of the largest earth and space science meetings in the world is moving to New Orleans in 2017, drawing more than 25,000 scientists to the city.

The meeting will move to Washington D.C. in 2018, then return to its usual home in San Francisco by 2019.

In a news release, the American Geophysical Union said planned renovations at San Francisco’s Moscone Center prompted the group’s decision to relocate the annual meeting for two years.

This year’s    …Continue Reading


Entergy Advisory for Interstate Closure and Controls this weekend – Sat. & Sun., Jan.9-10

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Attention New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center weekend show attendees,  Entergy New Orleans has an Advisory out for this weekend’s interstate and road closures.

Via NOLA.com, police will stop I-10 traffic in both directions near the Mercedes Benz Superdome for short periods from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9th-10th. The West Bank and South Claiborne exit will also be affected.

We    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Employees and Million Dollar Round Table Join Forces to Support Ochsner Hospital for Children

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Nearly $4,500 in Cash and Toys Donated on behalf of Convention Center Staff and MDRT

Santa’s elves brought plenty of smiles to small faces as they delivered a hefty sack of toys and a hefty cash donation to Ochsner Hospital for Children last Monday (December 21). New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center employees contributed $2,439.00 via payroll donations to raise funds to buy toys for the young patients who are spending their Christmas in a hospital setting as they battle    …Continue Reading


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