Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Announces Board of Commissioner Appointments

Mayor LaToya Cantrell has appointed Geri Broussard Baloney and Ralph Mahana to the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The Board consist of thirteen commissioners appointed by the Governor, and three appointed by the Mayor – each serving a four-year… Read More

Inaugural Morial Awards Recognize Companies for Economic Impact and Exceptional Contributions to Growth of Small Businesses Across the State

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, focus on small businesses and sustainability around the region is more important now, than ever. (From left to right) Ms. Judy Reese Morse, President and CEO of Urban League of Louisiana; Mr. Terry Williams, President and CEO of Airware Transportation and Logistics; Mr. Paul Flower, CEO of Woodward Design+Build; Mr. Michael… Read More

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

The Federal Reserve is conducting a national survey of small businesses. This survey amplifies the voices of small businesses and provides timely economic data to policymakers who are weighing decisions that affect small businesses. The survey is open to businesses currently in operation, those recently closed and those about to launch. All responses are confidential… Read More

In Memoriam: Chef Leon West

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center family mourns the passing of beloved former Executive Chef Leon West. Chef Leon came on board as Executive Chef in 1984 when the newly constructed building was in use for the World’s Fair. Chef West has been recognized among his peers, both locally and internationally, as one… Read More

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