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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
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Friday Nights at NOMA

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NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

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Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
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St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
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The Makeup & Martini…

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Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

CoreNet Global (CNG) Convenes in New Orleans April 18-20, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2010

CoreNet Global (CNG) Convenes in New Orleans April 18-20, 2010
CoreNet Global’s Community Reinvestment Challenge teams up with three local organizations to help redevelop communities in the Upper Ninth Ward

WHAT: CNG 2010 Summit

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC), La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom and Hall E

WHEN: April 18-20, 2010

DETAILS:
CNG, the world’s leading professional association for corporate real estate executives, service providers and economic developers, will hold its Global Summit, April 18-20 at the NOMCC. The convention themed “Business Unusual: Inspiring Innovation,” will examine the realities of “business unusual” and the innovation necessary to move forward in today’s unsettled economic and real estate environments.

On April 17, CNG’s Community Reinvestment Challenge will partner with three local organizations to help revitalize parts of the Upper Ninth Ward. Habitat for Humanity, Desire Street Ministries and Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes (RUBARB) will offer attendees various community service opportunities including building, landscaping, salvaging and restoring bikes damaged by the storm.

CNG is the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives serving leading multinational companies from the Fortune and Global 1000. More than 7,000 members manage more than $1.2 trillion in real estate and workplace assets in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America. CNG, formed in 2001, is the combined venture of the former organizations: The National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE) and the International Development Research Council (IDRC).

The last time CNG met in New Orleans was in 1996 as the IDRC, and this year’s meeting is set to generate millions of dollars in economic impact.

WEBSITE: www.corenetglobal.org/Learning/NewOrleansSummit2010/index.cfm

MAJOR EVENTS: (all events take place at the NOMCC unless otherwise noted)
· Sat, April 17: Voluntourism project with Habitat for Humanity, Desire Street Ministries and RUBARB, Upper Ninth Ward, 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m.
· Mon, April 19: Opening General Session: “Fl!p: How to Find and Exploit Opportunities in an Upside Down- World” featuring international expert on leveraging business trends
and new market opportunities, Peter Sheahan, La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom, 9-10:30 a.m.
· Tues, April 20: Mega Session: “The Power of Persuasion” featuring expert on the science of influence & persuasion, Heath Slawner, Rooms 356-357, 9-10 a.m.
· Tues, April 20: Mega Session: “Start with Why” featuring renowned leadership expert, Simon Sinek, Rooms 343-344, 9-10 a.m.
· Tues, April 20: Closing General Session: “Moving Beyond the Meltdown: Aligning Yourself for Growth Through Innovation” featuring futurist, trends, creativity & innovation expert, Jim Carroll, La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom, 3:45-5 p.m.

EXHIBIT HALL: Hall E, NOMCC
HOURS:
Mon, April 19: 12:30-6 p.m.
Tues, April 20: 12-3 p.m.


MEDIA CONTACTS:
CNG: Richard Kadzis, 404-589-3240, rkadzis@corenetglobal.org
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com

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