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1970 Jazzfest Movies

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s… more

30 Americans

Apr 17 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Concerts in the…

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to announce the lineup for its… more

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 17 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

1970 Jazzfest Movies

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s… more

USA Hosts to Design and Produce 2010 Special Event Gala Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Terry Epton
President & CEO
USA Hosts, Ltd.
TJE@USAHosts.com

                          USA Hosts to Design and Produce 2010 Special Event Gala Celebration

New Orleans – USA Hosts has the prestigious honor of designing and producing the 2010 Special Event Gala Celebration. This event is the pinnacle of excellence in the event industry where over 600 guests will attend an event experience encapsulated with never before seen designs, innovative entertainment and progressive event elements. Often the event that sets the trends for the year, USA Hosts is proud to accept the challenge of such an important event.

Considered the Academy Awards of the event industry, The Special Event award ceremony precedes The Special Event Gala. USA Hosts has a team of people to represent the company and produce the event. Kellie Mathas, CMP, CSEP, Director of Special Events will serve as The Special Event Ambassador while Susan Allen, Sales Manager, and Desire De Montijo, Program Manager, will serve as chairs for the Gala event. “The team from USA Hosts was selected to chair the Gala Celebration because of their stellar reputation,” said Kim Romano, Event Manager of The Special Event. “We needed to partner with an organization that has a wonderful reputation in the community as well as the talent and experience to execute an event of this stature.”

The Special Event, the largest tradeshow directed towards the even community, will celebrate its 25th anniversary in New Orleans. The event was held in San Diego last year and had over 8,700 attendees, which represented over 48 countries.

USA Hosts is North America's largest and most experienced Destination Management Company, with corporate headquarters offices in Las Vegas and New Orleans. USA Hosts offices can be found in Washington DC-Baltimore, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Las Vegas, Miami – South Florida, Orlando – North Florida, San Francisco, Scottsdale-Phoenix-Tucson and Hawaii. USA Hosts partner offices represent the following destinations - Atlantic City, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Idaho, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Montana, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, Toronto, Williamsburg and Wyoming.

USA Hosts was founded in 1958 and is the nation’s first Destination Management Company, providing a full-service approach for special events, transportation management, lodging, venue selection, tours, activities, dining programs and much more, for customers planning group programs in the Meetings, Conventions and Incentive Industry for corporations, associations, not-for-profits, meeting management and incentive travel companies.

For additional information about USA Hosts Ltd., contact Ashley Yeldell, Executive Assistant at 800.368.4678 or AshleyY@usahosts.com.

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