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America, Illustrated:…

Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Bayou Classic…

Nov 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for the Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Parade. The parade will begin at the… more

Clyde & Iggy

Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2015
Join us for the local musical duo Clyde & Iggy.  Their repertoire… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Nov 26, 2015
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Fats Domino & Dave…

Nov 26 - Dec 27, 2015
Join us at the Carver Theater for a Music Tribute honoring Legendary Musicians… more

Florida Room: Jessica…

Nov 26 - 29, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to present Florida Room by Jessica Bizer … more

Jasper Johns:…

Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016
Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection: Jasper… more

Newcomb Art Museum of…

Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
Join us for the  Exhibition: "A Shared Space: KAWS, Karl Wirsum,… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Nov 26, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

The Historic New…

Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Photography of…

Nov 26, 2015 - Mar 01, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Nov 26, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more


Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
This exhibition features work by the Japanese artist Bidou Yamaquchi. Trained… more

Visions of US:…

Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 24, 2016
Visions of US explores evolving ideas about American cultural identity from the… more

2015 Battle of the…

Nov 27 - 27, 2015
The Bayou Classic is more than a football game. This annual event is one of the… more

Celebration in the…

Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more


Nov 27 - 27, 2015
Swipe Right and come and play in the Lounge at Foundation Room. DJ Raj Smoove… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Nov 27 - 27, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment from… more

Sixty Minute Sip Down

Nov 27 - 27, 2015
Who says it has to end early? We are extending this New Orleans Friday… more

America, Illustrated:…

Nov 26, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… 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