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Morial Convention Center Named Best Event & Meeting Facility

NEW ORLEANS — Readers of New Orleans CityBusiness, a weekly business newspaper, have named the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as a winner in the Best Event & Meeting Facility category in the 2024 Reader Ranking Awards. Now in their eighth year, the awards provide a look at the companies and services that CityBusiness readers rate highly across a wide variety of categories. This is the third time the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center have received honors in the Best Event & Meeting Facility Category, being named Top Winner in 2021 and 2023.

“For nearly 40 years, we have worked diligently to create an exciting space to conduct impactful business for the millions of visitors that have come through our doors since our opening in 1985,” said Convention Center President and CEO Michael J. Sawaya. “We would like to thank the thousands of business professionals who voted to recognize us as a premiere event destination in New Orleans. We continue to change the landscape of New Orleans meetings through our $557 million Capital Improvement Plan, including plans to develop a brand-new Headquarters Hotel and River District which will facilitate new attractions, housing, and meeting spaces. We appreciate the vote of confidence in our work, and will forever continue to show why New Orleans is Built to Host.”

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is a nine-time recipient of New Orleans Top Workplace honors by, a three-time recipient of the New Orleans CityBusiness Best Places to Work Award, and in 2023, earned the Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers, which is the most prestigious award of the Venue Management profession.

CityBusiness published the complete list of Reader Rankings in the June 28th issue.


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