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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Receives “Equity Ally Award” from Good Work Network

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NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center received the “Equity Ally Award” from The Good Work Network, a nonprofit that helps minority and women-owned small businesses develop the necessary talents and skills to succeed.

The award was presented during the Good Work Network’s annual meeting on May 22, and formally recognizes the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for their efforts in making New Orleans more small business friendly.

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

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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 for their service to not only the Convention Center, but to the entire city of New Orleans. Personnel attending the tour were then taken to the    …Continue Reading


Exhibition Hall Authority Board Adopts Five-Year Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan

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The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) adopted a $557 million five-year capital improvement plan that includes renovations of the 34-year old Morial Convention Center (“Center”), as well as lays the foundation for development of new facilities that include a Convention Center Headquarter Hotel with a physical connection to the Center.

Other major capital improvement projects approved by the Authority Board at Wednesday’s meeting include development of a 7.5 acre pedestrian park that spans the length of    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Convention Center Named a “Top Workplace”

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NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has been selected as one of the city’s Top Workplaces by The Times-Picayune. This is the third time the Convention Center has received the prestigious honor.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLS (formerly Workplace Dynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. Several aspects of the workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection.

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New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Rebrands itself as New Orleans & Company

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New Orleans & Company will continue to drive the economy, create thousands of jobs for everyone, be the city’s largest revenue generator and most important partner, and will expand its focus on cultural and human stewardship for all citizens

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Kristian Sonnier, New Orleans & Company
504-481-7933, ksonnier@neworleans.com

 

NEW ORLEANS – (May 16, 2018) – The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) has been rebranded and is now officially known as New Orleans & Company. The NOCVB    …Continue Reading


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

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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 New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was recognized based on the effectiveness of their safety efforts in preventing injuries and maintaining a consistent workplace safety    …Continue Reading


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

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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 several industry specific presentations and a visit to the floor of the Collision Conference which was a departure from tradition as MATSO typically visits a member    …Continue Reading


Exhibition Hall Authority Board Members Tour Real Time Crime Monitoring Center

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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 Improvement Plan. The facility allows law enforcement to pinpoint the location of crimes and support ongoing police investigations using advanced technologies including license plate readers    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Celebrates Third Annual Global Meetings Industry Day

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NEW ORLEANS – (April 12, 2018) – Today, the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB), the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) and the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Gulf States Chapter celebrated the third annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). The industry luncheon featured a panel discussion with Roger Dow, President and CEO of U.S. Travel Association (USTA), the premier advocacy organization for the travel industry, alongside local industry leaders Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the    …Continue Reading


Darren G. Mire appointed to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority Board

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Darren G. Mire, the Director of Valuation for the Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office, has been appointed Commissioner to the Board of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority) by Governor John Bel Edwards. The Authority’s 12-member Board of Commissioners governs the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana.

Mire is succeeding Commissioner Jay H. Banks, who has resigned and will begin his tenure as New Orleans City Councilman    …Continue Reading


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