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30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
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Bootsy Collins

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Founding father of funk Bootsy Collins funks up The Joy Theater during… more

Crescent City…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014

Jazz in the Park

Apr 24 - Jun 5, 2014
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Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
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Slightly Stoopid

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Slightly Stoopid will be bringing their signature San Diego vibe to New… more

Slightly Stoopid with…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
While it’s a rare commodity for a band to tour as consistently as… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Zurich Classic

Apr 24 - 27, 2014
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 25 - May 5, 2014
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

PINTS & PLAYS

Apr 25 - Nov 25, 2014
PINTS & PLAYS is a monthly play reading in the true spirit of New Orleans. … more

Audubon Aquarium of…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Audubon Aquarium will host Party for the Planet, with events including live… more

Flowtribe

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Straight out of New Orleans and into your ear-holes, Flow Tribe brings the… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 26 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

MOGWAI + Majeure

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Must be 18 or older with Proper ID MOGWAI plus Majeure DATE: Saturday, April… more

Neighborhood Pet…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be… more

Shamarr Fest at…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
 A new and powerful addition to post-Jazz Fest revelry, Shamarr Fest… more

An Evening with The…

Apr 27 - 27, 2014
Gospel/Blues/Rock supergroup The Word features John Medeski (Medeski Martin… more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 27 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

Kirk Franklin…

Apr 27 - 27, 2014
The new Gospel Brunch experience at House of Blues New Orleans features local… more

30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… 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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