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Three Development Teams Selected to Participate in Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Master Development RFP Process

A select team of senior staff and consultants from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center have recommended three highly-qualified development teams for participation in the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Request for Proposal (RFP) process, as the Authority moves toward development of a 39-acre mixed-use development project that will complement… Read More about Three Development Teams Selected to Participate in Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Master Development RFP Process

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

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Launches New Composting Initiative with Interactive Employee Education Event

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in partnership with its food and beverage distributor, Centerplate, kicked off a new composting initiative aimed at reducing food waste with an employee awareness event at the employee cafeteria (known as “Riverside Cafe”) that featured a dynamic presentation with costumed characters, quizzes, and more. This event, organized… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Launches New Composting Initiative with Interactive Employee Education Event

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

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives Sizeable Workers’ Comp Dividend

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, was presented with a check for nearly a quarter of a million dollars, as a dividend from LWCC for its continued commitment to workplace safety.  The Convention Center plans to use the dividend… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives Sizeable Workers’ Comp Dividend

Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Chairman Inducted into Louisiana Restaurant Association Hall of Fame

Melvin Rodrigue, Chairman of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, was recently inducted to the Louisiana Restaurant Association Hall of Fame. Rodrigue, a philanthropist and advocate for the City of New Orleans, is also the President and CEO of… Read More about Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Chairman Inducted into Louisiana Restaurant Association Hall of Fame

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Bike Patrol Completes IPMBA Certification Course

In October, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Bike Patrol completed an important certification course in order to bolster the safety of the building and its guests. The course, accredited by the International Police Mountain Bike Association, reinforced the training of the Convention Center’s Bike Patrol through night operations, bike maintenance, and other… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Bike Patrol Completes IPMBA Certification Course

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

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