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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 27 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 27 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 27 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… 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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