Announcements

New Orleans Convention Center Authority Launches Latest Expansion

SEBconnect brings small businesses one click closer to opportunity New Orleans, LA – The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center Authority, the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, announced the launch of SEBconnect, a new, first-of-its-kind tool built to create awareness and educate local business owners in real-time about… Read More about New Orleans Convention Center Authority Launches Latest Expansion

First-Ever Comprehensive Convention Center Transportation Center Opens To Rave Reviews

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center opened its new Transportation Center for buses, shuttles, taxis and ride shares to rave reviews. The Convention Center made a significant investment to improve public safety and convenience of residents, local commuters and event attendees by eliminating shuttles, taxis and ride-shares on the boulevard… Read More about First-Ever Comprehensive Convention Center Transportation Center Opens To Rave Reviews

Traffic Advisory: Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30

Traffic Advisory Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30 The eastbound right hand lane of Poydras Street in front of Gordon Biersch will temporarily close for construction on Monday, September 30, 2019, around 11:00 am. to facilitate a portion of the demolition and roadwork that extends into the Poydras intersection…. Read More about Traffic Advisory: Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30

Convention Center Authority Extends Deadline for Responses to RFQ for Master Developer to October 18th

Due to strong interest from both the local and national development community, the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority) has extended the deadline for the initial response to its selection process to find a qualified developer for its development upriver.  Request for Qualifications (RFQ) responses will now be due on October 18th…. Read More about Convention Center Authority Extends Deadline for Responses to RFQ for Master Developer to October 18th

Convention Center Authority Issues RFQ for Master Developer of Convention Center District Development Project

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, is soliciting responses from qualified Master Developers to create a Comprehensive Development Plan and Strategy for the approximately 20 acres of the Authority’s overall 47 acre parcel adjacent to the Convention Center in… Read More about Convention Center Authority Issues RFQ for Master Developer of Convention Center District Development Project

Traffic Advisory: Convention Center Boulevard to Close Monday, August 26 to Sunday, September 1

Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to lake-bound Calliope Street will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at dawn on Monday, August 26 until dusk on Sunday, September 1, to accommodate Entergy’s relocation of existing utility poles.  Motorists are encouraged to take other routes into and out of the Central Business District during this period…. Read More about Traffic Advisory: Convention Center Boulevard to Close Monday, August 26 to Sunday, September 1

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Biennial Convention Suspends Remaining Activities in New Orleans

The 54th Annual National Convention of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will be suspending their activities today at approximately 1:00 p.m. in response to the impending tropical storm.  The Sorority had convened approximately 15,000 members on Thursday, and had activities planned through Sunday.  The Convention Center staff had been in regular consultation with the organizers… Read More about Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Biennial Convention Suspends Remaining Activities in New Orleans

Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority, Morial Family Unveil Interactive Exhibit Showcasing New Orleans’ 300-year History and Legacy of Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial

 The Exhibition Hall Authority Also Announces plans for annual Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial Award Family members of former New Orleans Mayor Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial joined Commissioners of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority and a long list of state and local dignitaries on Wednesday to unveil The New Orleans Ernest N…. Read More about Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority, Morial Family Unveil Interactive Exhibit Showcasing New Orleans’ 300-year History and Legacy of Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial

Convention Center Blvd. Traffic Plan for Essence Festival

The New Orleans Police Department and Louisiana State Police will implement a traffic plan for the upcoming Essence Festival.  Events will be held in the Convention Center from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. starting Friday, July 5 through Sunday, July 7.  Heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic is expected for the event. The following plan will be… Read More about Convention Center Blvd. Traffic Plan for Essence Festival

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