Centerplate Hosts “Zero Waste Lunch” at Waste Expo

Centerplate, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s exclusive food and beverage provider, hosted a “Zero Waste Lunch” at the 2017 WasteExpo convention on May 10. Chef Brandon Felder, Executive Chef, and his team served industry attendees a menu of Beet Salad, Abita Amber BBQ Shrimp, and Bananas Foster Bread Pudding, made with parts… Read More about Centerplate Hosts “Zero Waste Lunch” at Waste Expo

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Robert Johnson to Retire Effective September

Robert Johnson, President and General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has announced his retirement effective September 2017. Johnson has served as the facility’s senior director since 2007. Johnson has led the nation’s 6th largest convention and exhibition hall through numerous renovations and improvements, including the addition of the $52 million… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Robert Johnson to Retire Effective September

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Moves Forward With Plans for Park

  Plans for the exciting transformation of Convention Center Boulevard in New Orleans, which will connect the bustling Warehouse/Arts District with the historic French Quarter and dramatically transform the guest experience at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, are becoming a reality. A new park will update the urban environment with a tree-lined… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Moves Forward With Plans for Park

New Orleans Tourism Industry Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans joined cities across the globe in celebrating the impact of meetings and live events on Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau along with MPI Gulf States Chapter held a special luncheon, featuring an… Read More about New Orleans Tourism Industry Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Tourism Industry to Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Industry Leader Don Freeman to Keynote New Orleans will join cities across the globe in celebrating the impact of meetings and live events on Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) Thursday, April 6, 2017. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau along with MPI Gulf States Chapter… Read More about New Orleans Tourism Industry to Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans EMS Foundation Receives Bleeding Control Kit Donation To Be Used at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

The New Orleans EMS Foundation received a generous donation of 10 Bleeding Control Kits from Rescue Essentials, a retail company specializing in Tactical EMS supplies, trauma gear, and equipment.  New Orleans EMS (NOEMS), the exclusive medical services provider at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, will install the kits in strategic locations throughout… Read More about New Orleans EMS Foundation Receives Bleeding Control Kit Donation To Be Used at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Convention Center Authority and New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute Announce Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

$12M investment from Convention Center to drive hospitality industry development in the region The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority, the governing body of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has entered a cooperative endeavor agreement with New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) to operate an educational institution at 725… Read More about New Orleans Convention Center Authority and New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute Announce Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

New Orleans Business and Convention Officials Host Slovak Ambassador

New Orleans business and tourism officials welcomed Slovak Ambassador Peter Kmec last week for an informational meeting and to discuss trade development and diplomatic relations between New Orleans and Slovakia. Ambassador Kmec met with New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center President Bob Johnson, New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Vice President Kristian Sonnier, Mayor… Read More about New Orleans Business and Convention Officials Host Slovak Ambassador

Driverless Shuttle Demonstrated at New Orleans Convention Center

Transdev, the public transit management company that manages operations for the Regional Transit Authority (RTA), demonstrated its self-driving shuttle, the EZ10, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center today. Mayor Mitch Landrieu gave remarks, along with representatives from the RTA, Easy Mile and Transdev. The EZ10 is a driverless and electric shuttle that… Read More about Driverless Shuttle Demonstrated at New Orleans Convention Center