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Convention Center Boulevard Reopens

The entire new roadway of Convention Center Boulevard, from Poydras to Henderson Streets has reopened in time for the new year after Entergy finished the installation of new power poles. Originally, the boulevard was scheduled to be closed to vehicular traffic until Tuesday, December 31. The improved boulevard features one lane in each direction with… Read More about Convention Center Boulevard Reopens

NOLA ChristmasFest Announces Exciting New Attractions to Enchant Audiences at this Year’s Festival

Be present at NOLA ChristmasFest opening December 20th – 31st at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center NEW ORLEANS – With nearly 350,000 sq. ft. of holiday entertainment, NOLA ChristmasFest, presented by Coca-Cola, will add exciting new features to the family-favorite holiday event including a 50 ft. Ferris Wheel, two 15 ft. ice… Read More about NOLA ChristmasFest Announces Exciting New Attractions to Enchant Audiences at this Year’s Festival

Convention Center Boulevard to Close Monday, December 2 to Tuesday, December 31

Traffic Advisory Convention Center Boulevard, from Julia Street to lake-bound Calliope Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, Monday, December 2 to Tuesday, December 31, to accommodate Entergy’s installation of three (3) new power poles. Motorists are encouraged to take other routes into and out of the Central Business District during this period. Pedestrian access… Read More about Convention Center Boulevard to Close Monday, December 2 to Tuesday, December 31

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Names Austin Deeks as Ancillary Sales Manager

Austin Deeks has been named Ancillary Sales Manager for the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the sixth largest convention center in the nation. In this new position, Deeks is responsible for the promotion, sale and coordination of the production, technology and digital capabilities of the Convention Center. As technology becomes more important to… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Names Austin Deeks as Ancillary Sales Manager

NOLA ChristmasFest Gifting Holiday Cheer to Military and First Responders with ½ Off Friday Admissions

NEW ORLEANS – NOLA ChristmasFest presented by Coca-Cola may be decked out in red, white, and green décor, but the largest indoor holiday event on the Gulf Coast is gifting half-off entries on Fridays to service members who defend and honor the red, white, and blue. Military service members, including Veterans and first responders who… Read More about NOLA ChristmasFest Gifting Holiday Cheer to Military and First Responders with ½ Off Friday Admissions

Convention Center Authority Receives Responses to RFQ for Master Developer

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, received five responses to a Request for Qualifications to identify a Master Developer for its planned mixed-use, upriver development. A nationwide Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was issued in September, 2019. The five qualified… Read More about Convention Center Authority Receives Responses to RFQ for Master Developer

NOLA ChristmasFest Returns to Downtown New Orleans December 20th; Tickets On Sale Online Starting November 1st

NOLA ChristmasFest transforms 350,000 sq. ft. of convention space into an awe-inspiring indoor “winter wonderland” NEW ORLEANS – It’s the most magical time of the year, and with nearly 350,000 sq. ft. of holiday entertainment, NOLA ChristmasFest, presented by Coca-Cola promises to dazzle locals and visitors alike with eye-popping attractions and activities for both kids… Read More about NOLA ChristmasFest Returns to Downtown New Orleans December 20th; Tickets On Sale Online Starting November 1st

Convention Center Authority To Hold Public Meeting On Planned Headquarters Hotel Project

Authority Obtains Significant Concessions from Hotel Developer to Benefit of City and State The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”) will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, October 21st to solicit public comment on its plans to develop a 1,200 room hotel attached to the Convention Center.  The meeting will be held beginning… Read More about Convention Center Authority To Hold Public Meeting On Planned Headquarters Hotel Project

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Conducts Successful Fire Drill with New Orleans First Responders

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center conducted a Fire Drill on August 8 in cooperation with the New Orleans Fire Department and New Orleans Emergency Medical Services. The 350 staff members of the Convention Center participated in the exercise in order to demonstrate their understanding of emergency evacuation procedures. The outcome of the… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Conducts Successful Fire Drill with New Orleans First Responders

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