Darren G. Mire appointed to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority Board

Darren G. Mire, the Director of Valuation for the Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office, has been appointed Commissioner to the Board of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority) by Governor John Bel Edwards. The Authority’s 12-member Board of Commissioners governs the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and is a political… Read More about Darren G. Mire appointed to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority Board

Michael Sawaya Begins First Week as President/General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Michael J. Sawaya, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s new President/General Manager, began his tenure in his new position on February 19. Sawaya was chosen by the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority, the governing board of the convention center, from a deep field of experienced candidates after the Center’s previous… Read More about Michael Sawaya Begins First Week as President/General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Scientists Discuss ‘Green’ Roof solutions for New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

The construction of an eco-friendly “green” roof over the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was the topic of a scientific exercise conducted during the 50th annual American Geophysical Union Fall Conference. The exercise drew members of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX), and officials from the New Orleans Convention… Read More about Scientists Discuss ‘Green’ Roof solutions for New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Business and Convention Officials Host French Delegation to Celebrate New Sister City Partnership

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Convention Center officials welcomed a delegation from Orléans, France on Monday after it and New Orleans were officially named sister cities on January 5. Tourism officials from Orléans met with New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Vice President of Finance and Administration, Alita Caparotta and Sales Manager Stew Krane…. Read More about New Orleans Business and Convention Officials Host French Delegation to Celebrate New Sister City Partnership

Convention Center Board Hires SEB Consultant JD Russell

(NEW ORLEANS) – The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority, the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has contracted with JD Russell Consulting, LLC to advise on Small and Emerging Business (SEB) outreach. The firm will review, evaluate and recommend best practices to improve the effectiveness of the… Read More about Convention Center Board Hires SEB Consultant JD Russell

Michael J. Sawaya Named President/General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

(NEW ORLEANS) – The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority) has named Michael J. Sawaya as president and general manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and executive vice president of the Authority. He succeeds Robert L. “Bob” Johnson, who retired on September 25 after ten years of service…. Read More about Michael J. Sawaya Named President/General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NOLA ChristmasFest 2017 Breaks Five-Year Attendance Record

(NEW ORLEANS) – Officials with the New Orleans Morial Convention Center today announced that the 2017 NOLA ChristmasFest shattered all previous attendance records since 2013 hosting an estimated 43,500 attendees during this season’s 11-day holiday extravaganza. NOLA ChristmasFest, one of the largest indoor holiday events along the Gulf Coast, celebrated its last day Sunday closing… Read More about NOLA ChristmasFest 2017 Breaks Five-Year Attendance Record

NOLA CHRISTMASFEST KICKS OFF 11-DAY HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA

(NEW ORLEANS) – Beginning tomorrow, people of all ages visiting NOLA ChristmasFest will experience the magic of the season during an 11-day holiday extravaganza amidst scores of decorated Christmas trees and thousands of dazzling lights inside the weather-protected festival. The Fifth Annual NOLA ChristmasFest kicks off tomorrow (Thursday, December 21) and continues through Sunday, December… Read More about NOLA CHRISTMASFEST KICKS OFF 11-DAY HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Employees Deliver Holiday Cheer to Families at The Ronald McDonald House of New Orleans

Santa’s elves brought plenty of smiles to small faces as they delivered a hefty sack of toys to The Ronald McDonald House of New Orleans. New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center employees donated money via payroll deductions to buy toys and supplies for the young patients who are spending their Christmas in a hospital… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Employees Deliver Holiday Cheer to Families at The Ronald McDonald House of New Orleans