Special Spaces

Any Meeting, Any Size

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has unique spaces to accommodate any meeting or special event. The New Orleans Theater is a versatile conference auditorium with a seating capacity of over 4,000. For elegant and intimate functions, Ma Maison VIP Dining Suite is perfect.

Now Open: The Great Hall, a 60,000 sq.ft. column-free ballroom with 25,000 sq.ft. pre-function space, junior ballroom, rooftop terrace, indoor balcony, hotel-like appointments throughout.

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The New Orleans Theater

Size To Fit Your Audience

The New Orleans Theater is the perfect setting to accommodate any audience or production and can be ordered to fit your needs. The full configuration will easily fit over 4,000 people, or may be divided into three acoustically separate sections. The flexible production and seating configurations will be comfortable, no matter how or when you slice it.

First Class Technology for a World Class Production

Featuring the latest production technology and a full-time staff, the state-of-the-art theater has the tools to upgrade your presentation from ordinary to extraordinary. The beautiful venue is a promoter’s dream with computerized lighting controls and superior sound and video equipment, and a 7,000 square foot tension wire grid and catwalk system traversing the ceiling. Regardless of the performing art form, the New Orleans Theater has the technology to bring your wildest vision to life.

For more information, call 504-582-3023.

Ma Maison VIP Dining Suite

White Glove Service

Experience the intimacy of a reception and dining parlor like no other at Ma Maison, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s VIP dining and reception suite. Mere footsteps from the bustling energy of the Center’s exhibit halls, Ma Maison provides the ultimate setting for association and corporate executives, exhibitors and their clients to have memorable gatherings draped in sophistication and elegance.

In the French tradition, extending the warmth and hospitality of Ma Maison (My House) means offering our guests the best of everything with an ambiance that will elevate your special event entertaining from the ordinary to the sublime. Located atop Hall C, just above the Atrium, Ma Maison at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center welcomes guests from around the world to share new world flavor in an old world city.


Luxury Setting

Through the immaculate grand archway adorned in beveled glass, the warmth and hospitality of Ma Maison embraces all who enter. From her stately furnishings and old-world tapestries to the finest china and hand-blown crystal, every detail has been tailored to create a gracious air of distinction.


The Great Hall

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center now features a 60,300-square-foot divisible column-free ballroom with 25,400-square-foot multiuse prefunction space and hotel-like appointments throughout. Additional features include a 4,660-square-foot Rivergate Room, complete with a 3,420-square-foot rooftop terrace, a 980-square-foot indoor balcony and a 5,700-square-foot executive club lounge. The Great Hall is located on the ground floor level near the Julia Street entrance.

La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom

The 36,000 sq.ft. La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom is located on the second level above Halls E and F. With a banquet capacity of 1,800 people, the ballroom is ideal for meal functions. This flexible, carpeted ballroom may also be subdivided between sections A/B or B/C to host more intimate affairs.

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