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Convention Center Boulevard To Close Between Calliope Streets

Beginning 10 a.m. Friday, February 8th through 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 12th Convention Center Boulevard will be closed between the river bound and lake bound lanes of Calliope Streets to erect the 75 foot steel beams that will support the canopy from the Transportation Center to the Convention Center over Convention Center Boulevard.    Traffic will… Read More about Convention Center Boulevard To Close Between Calliope Streets

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

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

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

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

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

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center successfully conducted a Fire Drill on July 30 in cooperation with the New Orleans Fire Department. The 350 staff members of the Convention Center participated in the exercise in order to demonstrate their understanding of emergency evacuation procedures. The emergency scenario simulated a kitchen fire in one… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Conducts Successful Fire Drill with New Orleans Fire Department

Exhibition Hall Authority Board Adopts Five-Year Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) adopted a $557 million five-year capital improvement plan that includes renovations of the 34-year old Morial Convention Center (“Center”), as well as lays the foundation for development of new facilities that include a Convention Center Headquarter Hotel with a physical connection to the Center…. Read More about Exhibition Hall Authority Board Adopts Five-Year Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan

New Orleans Celebrates Third Annual Global Meetings Industry Day

NEW ORLEANS – (April 12, 2018) – Today, the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB), the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) and the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Gulf States Chapter celebrated the third annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). The industry luncheon featured a panel discussion with Roger Dow, President and… Read More about New Orleans Celebrates Third Annual Global Meetings Industry Day

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

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