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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

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

House Bill 617 Clears Final Hurdle for Building Convention Center Hotel

With the passage of House Bill 617, officials with the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center are now poised to move ahead as planned with negotiating a contract to build a new 1,200 room Headquarters Hotel as a centerpiece in the facility’s comprehensive Five Year, $557 million Capital Improvement Plan.  The plan was created… Read More about House Bill 617 Clears Final Hurdle for Building Convention Center Hotel

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

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