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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

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Assistant Director of Event Services Accepts ‘Tourism Matters’ Award

Leslie Lotten, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Assistant Director of Event Services, received the ‘Tourism Matters’ Award from New Orleans and Company at a National Travel and Tourism Week Rally on Tuesday morning. The award is granted to select tourism industry professionals that have distinguished themselves through hard work, dedication, and years… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Assistant Director of Event Services Accepts ‘Tourism Matters’ Award

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives Fourth Consecutive LWCC “Safest 70” Award

For the fourth consecutive year, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has received a “Safest 70” award from the Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation (LWCC), the largest workers’ compensation carrier in the state. The award acknowledges excellence, outstanding performance, and commitment to workplace safety, and is given to the top 70 of over 16,000 entities insured… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives Fourth Consecutive LWCC “Safest 70” Award

Centerplate New Orleans Chefs Earn High Placements in Recent Culinary Competitions

Chefs from Centerplate, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s exclusive food and beverage provider, impressed judges at two culinary competitions in recent weeks. At the 11th annual Hogs for the Cause, a barbecue-themed fundraiser for cancer research, Centerplate New Orleans Executive Chef Brandon Felder, Centerplate New Orleans Sous Chef Adam Gianelloni, and team… Read More about Centerplate New Orleans Chefs Earn High Placements in Recent Culinary Competitions

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Celebrates Construction Milestone

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – the sixth largest Convention Center in the nation – recently held a “Topping Out” Ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the construction of a $65 million transformation of Convention Center Boulevard, stretching from Poydras Street upriver to Henderson Street. The project, approved in May 2015 by… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Celebrates Construction Milestone

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority SEB Initiative Reaches Major Milestone

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing Board for the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, reached another major milestone in its initiative to assist small and emerging companies to succeed by announcing Rocsean Spencer as its first Small Business Program Director.  Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority SEB Initiative Reaches Major Milestone

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

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