Rodrigue Steps Down as Chairman of Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority; Leger Named as Successor

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has announced that Melvin Rodrigue, the Authority’s longest serving Chairman, is stepping down to focus on his duties as Chairman of the National Restaurant Association, as they weather the COVID-19 crisis. Rodrigue will… Read More

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Urban League of Louisiana Launch the Ernest N. Morial Awards

Awards established to honor Ernest N. Morial’s legacy championing the growth and sustainability of small businesses across the State of Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana — The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Urban League of Louisiana announce the launch of the Ernest N. Morial Small Business of the Year Award and the Ernest… Read More

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Issues Call to Artists for Pedestrian Park Art Installations

In partnership with Arts Council New Orleans, the commission will activate the public space at critical nodes along Convention Center Boulevard. Deadline is March 18th The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in partnership with The Arts Council New Orleans, has issued  a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to artists and design teams to create… Read More

Three Development Teams Selected to Participate in Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Master Development RFP Process

A select team of senior staff and consultants from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center have recommended three highly-qualified development teams for participation in the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Request for Proposal (RFP) process, as the Authority moves toward development of a 39-acre mixed-use development project that will complement… Read More