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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

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

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-Funded New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute Welcomes Inaugural Class

Twenty-one students of the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) began their education on January 7 as the school kicked off its first set of classes. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority purchased the 90,000-square-foot building for $12 million and leased the property back to NOCHI. The newly opened… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-Funded New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute Welcomes Inaugural Class

“Son of a Saint” Organization Receives More Than $5,000 from Fundraiser Held at NOLA Christmas Fest

The local nonprofit organization “Son of a Saint” was awarded a check for $5,164 as the result of a successful fundraiser during NOLA ChristmasFest. Attendees of the 12-day NOLA ChristmasFest were given the opportunity to make a $5 donation benefitting Son of a Saint. Donators were then entered into a raffle for a 3-night, all-inclusive… Read More about “Son of a Saint” Organization Receives More Than $5,000 from Fundraiser Held at NOLA Christmas Fest

New “Streetcar Bar” Christened at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A new attraction of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Streetcar Bar was officially christened Wednesday evening during a preview party for NOLA Christmas Fest, which runs December 20 through 31 at the Convention Center. The Streetcar Bar is a three-quarter sized replica of the internationally recognized streetcars of New Orleans. This… Read More about New “Streetcar Bar” Christened at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Fire Department Personnel Tours Safety-Critical Areas of New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

In May, members of the New Orleans Fire Department’s Second District toured the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to become familiar with its fire prevention, detection, and emergency response initiatives. NOFD members were welcomed by the President and GM of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Michael Sawaya, who thanked them… Read More about New Orleans Fire Department Personnel Tours Safety-Critical Areas of New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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

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 by LWCC. The… Read More about The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives LWCC “Safest 70” Award

MATSO Convenes 2018 Spring Program at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center During Collision Conference

The Major American Trade Show Organizers, or MATSO, convened their Spring 2018 Program at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center May 2nd and 3rd during the Collision Conference, the fastest growing technology event in North America. MATSO members manage events with 200,000 net square feet of exhibit space or more. The meeting featured… Read More about MATSO Convenes 2018 Spring Program at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center During Collision Conference

Exhibition Hall Authority Board Members Tour Real Time Crime Monitoring Center

Board members of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) visited the New Orleans Police Department’s Real Time Crime Monitoring Center recently to learn of its capabilities in reducing crime. The Real Time Crime Monitoring Center was funded from the $23 million invested by the Authority in the Citywide Public Safety… Read More about Exhibition Hall Authority Board Members Tour Real Time Crime Monitoring Center

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