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Art is the Driving…

Oct 23 - Dec 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Danse Macabre- The…

Oct 23 - 30, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection will be offering a special Halloween-themed… more

Education Gallery…

Oct 23 - Nov 27, 2016
Artists and Sense of Place Residency Show featuring artwork created by students… more

Ghosts in the Oaks

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Join us at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly… more

Green Wave Community…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
The Green Wave Community Market brings sustainably grown and sourced food and… more

Historic New Orleans…

Oct 23, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Lakefront Arena…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Get ready New Orleans for R&B artist Anthony Hamilton  with his… more

Mama's Music

Oct 23, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Martin Guitar and…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
In the spirit of promoting a healthy local music environment, Martin Guitar,… more

Modgun by Robert…

Oct 23 - Dec 18, 2016
The public is invited to tour the newly installed ModGun by Robert Tannen, the… more

New Orleans Poboy…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Come join us for the 10th Annual  New Orleans Poboy Festival. The New… more

Ogden Museum of…

Oct 23 - Nov 8, 2016
Each year, the Ogden Museum celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead),… more

Orpheum Theater…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox is a genre-busting, rotating collective of… more

Secret Gardens of the…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Join us for the annual Secret Gardens of the Vieux Carré. This highly… more

Spooky Story Time @…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
The Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe would like to welcome the community to a free event… more

The New Movement…

Oct 23 - Dec 18, 2016
The future begins at Beta, as the latest talents emerging from TNM's… more

The New Movement…

Oct 23 - Dec 18, 2016
Sunday night is home to School Night at TNM - a show that features the… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Join us for Keith Porteous, lead vocals/harmonium and Sarah Quintana,… more

Wheel Fun Rentals…

Oct 23 - 23, 2016
Located at New Orleans City Park, Wheel Fun Rentals Pumpkin Patch is the place… more

World Famous Gospel…

Oct 23 - Dec 25, 2016
Join us for our new Gospel Brunch experience which includes local talent… more

Art is the Driving…

Oct 23 - Dec 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

USA Hosts to Design and Produce 2010 Special Event Gala Celebration

Media Contact:
Terry Epton
President & CEO
USA Hosts, Ltd.

                          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