WWE® (NYSE: WWE) and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced today that WrestleMania 30 generated a record-breaking $142.2 million in economic impact for the New Orleans region this past April, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. This marks the third consecutive year that WrestleMania generated more than $100 million in economic impact for its host city.
Over the past seven years, WrestleMania has generated more than half a billion dollars in cumulative economic …Continue Reading
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.
Christmas in the District is bringing the fun indoors this year! The highlight of the event will be “NOLA Christmas Fest,” a 2-week indoor festival inside the Great Hall of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, December 12th – 24th providing holiday fun for the whole …Continue Reading
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has named Melanie J. Rice as Sales Manager. In her new role, Rice is responsible for developing and servicing clients in the West Coast and Technology markets. She will also work closely with the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau on prospects to generate business for the Convention Center.
With solid skills in management, social business and client development, Rice has excellent experience and knowledge in hospitality, sales marketing management and global sales. …Continue Reading
The UPS Store at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was awarded four honors from UPS Corporate Headquarters at the UPS Store Awards Banquet, which celebrated the achievements of area franchisees:
Highest Color Copy Revenue 2013
Highest Printing Revenue 2013
Highest Office Supply Revenue 2013
Highest STR (Subject to Royalty) by Store Age 2013
Bob Johnson, president/general manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, said “Jimmie Hickman, manager of the UPS Store, and her staff are a …Continue Reading
The MCCNO Paint Shop employees Anthony Edgerson, Keelan Sneed, Ricky Smith, Edward Franklin and Elaine Thompson are featured in the August 2014 issue of Paint Contractor magazine, a supplement to The Paint Dealer. They recently repainted the façade of the building near Julia Street, which required 38 gallons of paint. Great team work!
Warehouse District Businesses and Residents to Compete in Facade Decorating Contest
Warehouse District businesses and residents are challenged to join the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to LIGHT UP THE DISTRICT by competing in a facade decorating contest during the second annual Christmas In The District, December 3 – 24, 2014.
The business with the best themed façade decoration will win a fully hosted employee party at the Convention Center for 50 people, to be held between Friday, December 26 and Friday, April 3 …Continue Reading
Stew Krane Named as Harrah’s Outstanding Millennial in Hospitality
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Sales Manager Stew Krane has been named as Harrah’s Outstanding Millennial in Hospitality.
The Millennial Awards are given annually to 21 of the city’s “movers and shakers” who were born in the 1980s to early 2000s. The event is produced by Spears Consulting Group as part of its Social Renaissance series, which also raised funds for the Urban League of Greater New Orleans: Young Professionals, Vietnamese …Continue Reading
Katie Calabrese, CMP has been named Director of Tradeshows & Conferences of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – the seventh largest convention center in the nation. In her new role, Calabrese will direct activities of MCCNO-produced trade shows and conferences such as the International Disaster Conference & EXPO and the Farm to Table International Symposium.
Calabrese brings solid event planning experience and knowledge of conventions/trade shows to the Convention Center. Previously, she held the position of …Continue Reading