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 of service. Lotten’s more than 30 years of dedication to the Convention Center has been landmarked with thousands of events that have visited the city, as …Continue Reading
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 by LWCC.
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was recognized based on the effectiveness of their safety efforts in preventing injuries and …Continue Reading
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 leader, Sysco’s Andrew Shuford, raised $50,000 for cancer research, the 9th best out of more than 85 teams competing.
Days later, at the New Orleans Food …Continue Reading
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 – 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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Below are some of the awards that the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has earned in 2016 so far:
Distinctive Achievement Award – …Continue Reading
This month, Association Conventions & Facilities Magazine named the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) a 2013 winner of the coveted Distinctive Achievement Award. Each year, the winners are chosen by the magazine’s subscribers, who vote for the institutions which best served their association meetings during the previous year.
Association Conventions & Facilities Magazine will formally announce the winners in their 6th Annual Distinctive Achievement Awards Special Issue, to hit newsstands in August.
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Centerplate, the nation’s leading hospitality provider and the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s exclusive food service partner, served dinner to President Barack Obama on Wednesday, July 25 after his address to 6,000 people attending the National Urban League Conference.
Centerplate provided menu options to the White House prior to the president’s arrival. Executive Sous Chef Stephan Blaser prepared the menu selected by the White House with a nod to healthy, organic food that is …Continue Reading
850 Participants in La Quinta’s “Largest Human Mattress Domino Drop”
La Quinta Inns and Suites earned a place in the history books by toppling the current Guinness World Record for the “Largest Human Mattress Domino Drop” during their annual executive conference at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.