Senior Event Manager Cassie Jones Represents New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at IAVM Venue Management School

Senior Event Manager Cassie Jones represented the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as a Class Representative at the IAVM Venue Management School (VMS), which is considered one of the best professional education programs for venue managers. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Exhibit Services Coordinator, Nicole Newton, also attended. The VMS,… Read More about Senior Event Manager Cassie Jones Represents New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at IAVM Venue Management School

New Orleans Convention Center & Centerplate Employees “CAN” Do It!

Employees Donate 3,840 pounds of food to Giving HOPE Charity New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Centerplate employees demonstrated an overwhelming spirit of generosity at the Convention Center’s annual “CANstruction” food drive. Individual Convention Center employees made charitable donations to support the food drive. Centerplate, the Convention Center’s exclusive food and beverage provider,… Read More about New Orleans Convention Center & Centerplate Employees “CAN” Do It!

Michelle Minyard Named National Sales Manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Michelle Minyard has been named as National Sales Manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. In this role, Minyard will be responsible for developing and servicing clients in the Washington D.C. and Southeast markets. She will also work closely with the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau on prospects to generate business… Read More about Michelle Minyard Named National Sales Manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans’s First Full-Scale City-Assisted Evacuation Exercise Held at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) joined local, state and federal public safety officials to host the first full-scale exercise of the City Assisted Evacuation system at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Wednesday. Hundreds of volunteers “role played” as evacuees and helped representatives from various agencies… Read More about New Orleans’s First Full-Scale City-Assisted Evacuation Exercise Held at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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