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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s President and GM Robert Johnson Retires

Robert “Bob” Johnson, president and general manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, concluded his impressive 46-year facilities industry career on September 25, his 70th birthday. Johnson has served as the facility’s senior director since 2007. To

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New Orleans Area Tradeshow Contractors and Residents Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

At the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, representatives from Nth Degree, Tradeshow Guys, Freeman, Zenith, and Renaissance help load a 20’ box truck with hurricane relief supplies bound for Texas. More than 20,000 pounds of supplies – enough to

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Kaufman to Head Public Safety at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Veteran facility operations pro Mark Kaufman, has been named head of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Public Safety Dept. Kaufman comes to New Orleans from AEG Facilities in Oakland, Calif., where he served as vice president of

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Agenda for SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium Oct. 10 Conference at New Orleans’ ENMCC

SGIA’s 2017 Printed Electronics Symposium will focus on e-textiles, with a day of presentations exploring markets and applications for wearable technology. The October 10 conference will be held at New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in conjunction with the

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Cassie Jones Represents NOENMCC at IAVM Venue Management School

Senior Event Manager Cassie Jones represented the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as a Class Representative at the IAVM Venue Management School, which is considered one of the best professional education programs for venue managers. The New Orleans

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Michelle Minyard Named National Sales Manager at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Michelle Minyard has been named as national sales manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. In this role, Minyard will be responsible for developing and servicing clients in the Washington D.C. and Southeast markets. She will also

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New Orleans’ First Full-Scale City-Assisted Evacuation Exercise Held at Ernest N. Morial CC

The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness joined local, state and federal public safety officials to host the first full-scale exercise of the City Assisted Evacuation system at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on

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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Centerplate Hosts “Zero Waste Lunch” at Waste Expo

At right, Executive Chef Brandon Felder of Centerplate at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center speaks as WasteExpo attendees enjoy a “Zero Waste Lunch” in a dumpster equipped with salvaged wood seats and flooring, and table made from

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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Moves Forward With Plans for Linear Park

Rendering of proposed linear park at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Plans for the exciting transformation of Convention Center Boulevard in New Orleans, which will connect the bustling Warehouse/Arts District with the historic French Quarter in and dramatically

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Driverless Shuttle Demonstrated at New Orleans Convention Center

Transdev, the public transit management company that manages operations for the Regional Transit Authority (RTA), demonstrated its self-driving shuttle, the EZ10, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center today, Monday, Jan. 30. Mayor Mitch Landrieu gave remarks, along

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