Announcements

American College of Cardiology Schedules Return to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in 2023

ACC returns to NOLA earlier than expected thanks to quality experience at MCCNO. The American College of Cardiology (ACC), who held their annual session at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center just this past March, announced that they will be returning to the Crescent City in 2023. Already scheduled to return in 2026,… Read More about American College of Cardiology Schedules Return to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in 2023

Convention Center SEB Program Director Named to City of New Orleans SLDBE Appeals Committee

Rocsean Spencer, Small Business Program Director for The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has been selected to serve a one-year term on the City of New Orleans, Office of Supplier Diversity’s State and Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SLDBE) Appeals Committee, by Camille Hazeur, Director of The Office of Supplier Diversity. The SLDBE Appeals… Read More about Convention Center SEB Program Director Named to City of New Orleans SLDBE Appeals Committee

Advisory: Parts of New Convention Center Boulevard Roadway to Open

The newly constructed roadway for Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to the river bound Calliope Street will be open on June 1.  In that phase, construction will be concentrated on the park side of the project. Motorists can expect intermittent closures for the positioning of heavy equipment. Dedicated cross-walks for pedestrians will continue to… Read More about Advisory: Parts of New Convention Center Boulevard Roadway to Open

New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Maintains AA+ Bond Rating

Solid financial strength allowed the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) to maintain its AA+ bond rating from Fitch Ratings. Fitch also noted that the Authority’s special tax bonds have a “stable outlook.”  The Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services including credit ratings that provide valuable insights… Read More about New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Maintains AA+ Bond Rating

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

New Orleans City Business names New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as 2018 Best Places to Work Honoree

New Orleans CityBusiness has selected the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as a 2018 “Best Places to Work” honoree in the “Large Companies” category. All 50 companies chosen will be honored at an awards event at noon Friday, Dec. 7, at the Hyatt Regency. The top three large and small companies will be… Read More about New Orleans City Business names New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as 2018 Best Places to Work Honoree

Construction Begins on Convention Center Boulevard

Construction has begun on the $65 million transformation of Convention Center Boulevard, stretching from Poydras Street upriver to Henderson Street. The project, approved in May 2015 by the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, will connect the expansive Warehouse/Arts District with the Central… Read More about Construction Begins on Convention Center Boulevard

Convention Center Hotel Economic Benefits to be Presented at Board Meeting

Draft findings by the consultant retained by the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority to study the economic benefits of the proposed Convention Center Hotel and related mixed-use development project will be presented at the Authority’s August Board Meeting.  This is the first formal step to begin earnest negotiations with the selected hotel… Read More about Convention Center Hotel Economic Benefits to be Presented at Board Meeting

Tickets for Chefs Taste Challenge: Battle of the Gulf Now on Sale

NEW ORLEANS – Tickets are now on sale for New Orleans’ premiere cooking competition, Chefs Taste Challenge, taking place on September 7, 2018. Eight chefs from the Gulf Coast region will prepare a dinner entrée tasting course. Awards for wining dishes will be selected by attendees and a panel of judges. Tickets for the event… Read More about Tickets for Chefs Taste Challenge: Battle of the Gulf Now on Sale

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Rebrands itself as New Orleans & Company

New Orleans & Company will continue to drive the economy, create thousands of jobs for everyone, be the city’s largest revenue generator and most important partner, and will expand its focus on cultural and human stewardship for all citizens   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kristian Sonnier, New Orleans & Company 504-481-7933, ksonnier@neworleans.com   NEW… Read More about New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Rebrands itself as New Orleans & Company

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