“Son of a Saint” Organization Receives More Than $5,000 from Fundraiser Held at NOLA Christmas Fest

The local nonprofit organization “Son of a Saint” was awarded a check for $5,164 as the result of a successful fundraiser during NOLA ChristmasFest. Attendees of the 12-day NOLA ChristmasFest were given the opportunity to make a $5 donation benefitting Son of a Saint. Donators were then entered into a raffle for a 3-night, all-inclusive… Read More about “Son of a Saint” Organization Receives More Than $5,000 from Fundraiser Held at NOLA Christmas Fest

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Convention Center Boulevard Temporary Closure

TRAFFIC ADVISORY Convention Center Boulevard To Close Monday, January 14th from 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to Henderson Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, Monday, January 14th from 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to accommodate a Presidential visit. Motorist are encouraged to take other routes into and out of… Read More about TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Convention Center Boulevard Temporary Closure

New “Streetcar Bar” Christened at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A new attraction of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Streetcar Bar was officially christened Wednesday evening during a preview party for NOLA Christmas Fest, which runs December 20 through 31 at the Convention Center. The Streetcar Bar is a three-quarter sized replica of the internationally recognized streetcars of New Orleans. This… Read More about New “Streetcar Bar” Christened at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Names Maria Joe as Event Manager

Maria Joe has been named Event Manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center  – the sixth largest convention center in the nation. In her new capacity, she will be responsible for managing all aspects of the event planning process. As a liaison between the Center and clients, she will guide clients through… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Names Maria Joe as Event Manager

November 20th 2018 – Convention Center Traffic Advisory

Monday, November 26th, through approximately mid-January, Calliope Street river bound will be tapered down to one lane between South Peters and Convention Center Boulevard, which is expected to cause additional congestion.  Calliope Street river bound will remain open; however, motorists are advised to remain aware of the directional signs and consider alternate routes. Motorists, visitors and… Read More about November 20th 2018 – Convention Center Traffic Advisory

November 13th, 2018 – Convention Center Traffic Advisory

This weekend, the Convention Center will host a number of events. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and pay close attention to directional signs for the best access to parking.  Over 35,000 people will be attending various events beginning Thursday, November 15 through Sunday, November 18.  The Convention Center is taking special measures to expedite… Read More about November 13th, 2018 – Convention Center Traffic Advisory

Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC and Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Release Initial Design Concept of Planned Convention Center Headquarters Hotel

New Orleans, LA – Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC, a national hospitality industry developer based in Dallas, TX, today released an initial conceptual design of the proposed headquarters hotel that would be attached to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, giving the public a first glimpse at the proposed exterior of the $558 million addition… Read More about Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC and Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Release Initial Design Concept of Planned Convention Center Headquarters Hotel

Convention Center Boulevard Closure

Beginning Monday, October 22 through Thursday, October 25 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily Convention Center Boulevard will be closed to through traffic from Julia Street to Calliope Streets. Police Officers will be posted at each intersection allowing all residents, workers and deliveries necessary access. As Convention Center Boulevard is under construction, these measures… Read More about Convention Center Boulevard Closure

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Redoubles Commitment to Sustainability Program, Names New Assistant Director of Sustainability

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center continues to lead the way into a green future with their award-winning Sustainability Program, which aims to improve the environment through innovations in the use of energy conservation techniques, renewable energy, and more. The Convention Center continues to follow through on its commitment to being a sustainability… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Redoubles Commitment to Sustainability Program, Names New Assistant Director of Sustainability

Notice of Convention Center Boulevard Lane Change

Beginning Saturday, September 29, traffic on Convention Center Boulevard will be re-routed to the river-side, with one lane in each direction. This condition will exist for the next several months during the construction of a pedestrian park from Poydras to Henderson Streets. Congestion will be intermittently heavier when events are underway at the Convention Center,… Read More about Notice of Convention Center Boulevard Lane Change