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LaToya Martin

SEB Program Manager
Email: Lmartin@mccno.com
Number: (504) 582-3579 ext: 2646

LaToya Martin, CCA is the the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Small and Emerging Business (SEB) Program Manager. In this role Martin is tasked with developing and managing the Small and Emerging Business Opportunity Program, which is a small business program and a DBE set aside program designed to help promote the importance of diverse and small business inclusion at the Convention Center. Martin came to the Convention Center from the City of New Orleans, Office of Supplier Diversity. She served as Compliance Officer for two years and was later promoted to Senior Compliance Officer, where she managed a portfolio of $700 million dollars of Public and Private Sector funds. In that role, she also trained and supervised a staff of four compliance officers. Ms. Martin earned her B.A. in Sociology from the University of New Orleans. She also earned her Contract Compliance Administrator Certification from American Contract Compliance Association and Morgan State University for Continuing and Professional Studies. Aside from her professional life, Ms. Martin is engaged to Mr. Kelvin White, Jr. and together they have a daughter.

Small businesses are the foundation to local economies bringing growth and innovation to the community in which they live and work. That’s why the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is committed to increasing the business opportunities for our community’s small and emerging businesses (SEB).

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The Convention Center aims to support New Orleans’ business community by encouraging the hiring of local vendors for the purchase of goods and services. We’ve created easy access to new business opportunities through our online registration, and we strongly urge all vendors to register your business with the Convention Center today.

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Contract and Purchasing Departments are responsible for the procurement of goods and services. Purchases are determined by competitive bidding, and all qualified vendors are encouraged to participate in the bidding process.

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Stay informed by registering your business with us here and keep up-to-date on current and future opportunities at the Convention Center.

Questions for our Contract and Purchasing Departments? Please call (504) 582-3035 or email purchasing@mccno.com.



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