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Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC and Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Release Initial Design Concept of Planned Convention Center Headquarters Hotel

New Orleans, LA – Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC, a national hospitality industry developer based in Dallas, TX, today released an initial conceptual design of the proposed headquarters hotel that would be attached to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, giving the public a first glimpse at the proposed exterior of the $558 million addition… Read More about Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC and Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Release Initial Design Concept of Planned Convention Center Headquarters Hotel

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

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Redoubles Commitment to Sustainability Program, Names New Assistant Director of Sustainability

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center continues to lead the way into a green future with their award-winning Sustainability Program, which aims to improve the environment through innovations in the use of energy conservation techniques, renewable energy, and more. The Convention Center continues to follow through on its commitment to being a sustainability… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Redoubles Commitment to Sustainability Program, Names New Assistant Director of Sustainability

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 City Business names New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as 2018 Best Places to Work Honoree

New Orleans CityBusiness has selected the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as a 2018 “Best Places to Work” honoree in the “Large Companies” category. All 50 companies chosen will be honored at an awards event at noon Friday, Dec. 7, at the Hyatt Regency. The top three large and small companies will be… Read More about New Orleans City Business names New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as 2018 Best Places to Work Honoree

Construction Begins on Convention Center Boulevard

Construction has begun on the $65 million transformation of Convention Center Boulevard, stretching from Poydras Street upriver to Henderson Street. The project, approved in May 2015 by the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, will connect the expansive Warehouse/Arts District with the Central… Read More about Construction Begins on Convention Center Boulevard

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

Convention Center Hotel Economic Benefits to be Presented at Board Meeting

Draft findings by the consultant retained by the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority to study the economic benefits of the proposed Convention Center Hotel and related mixed-use development project will be presented at the Authority’s August Board Meeting.  This is the first formal step to begin earnest negotiations with the selected hotel… Read More about Convention Center Hotel Economic Benefits to be Presented at Board Meeting

Farm and Table NOLA FAMboree to be held at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center

NEW ORLEANS – The Farm and Table FAMboree, a free-admission, family-friendly festival, will be held at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center on Saturday, September 8. The event will bring the farm to table movement to the community with gardening and cooking demonstrations, an interactive kids zone, wellness arena, live farm animals, music,… Read More about Farm and Table NOLA FAMboree to be held at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center

Tickets for Chefs Taste Challenge: Battle of the Gulf Now on Sale

NEW ORLEANS – Tickets are now on sale for New Orleans’ premiere cooking competition, Chefs Taste Challenge, taking place on September 7, 2018. Eight chefs from the Gulf Coast region will prepare a dinner entrée tasting course. Awards for wining dishes will be selected by attendees and a panel of judges. Tickets for the event… Read More about Tickets for Chefs Taste Challenge: Battle of the Gulf Now on Sale

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