New President and Board Commissioner Named for Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Board

Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Jerry Reyes as President of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Governor Edwards also appointed Don C. Hubbard as Commissioner, who previously served on the board from 2005-2008 and again from 2011-2016. Reyes… Read More

Convention Center Authority Awards Contract for Executive Architect; Small and Emerging Businesses Will Play a Key Role

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, recently awarded a $5.4 million Executive Architect contract to oversee critical elements of the $557 million capital improvement plan to Populous Architects, a global design firm that specializes in designing large venues. In… Read More

Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Honors Its Namesake with New Campaign Targeting Small and Emerging Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

NEW ORLEANS – The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, launched a television campaign this week honoring the legacy of its namesake, Former Mayor Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial, and his commitment to economic inclusion for all New Orleans citizens. The… Read More

Convention Center Authority Approves Local Donations; Keeps Staff Paid and Working Through Pandemic

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has unanimously voted to support expenditures to area non-profit organizations to help lessen the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on local hospitality industry employees. At its Wednesday meeting, the Authority approved $1 million… Read More