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Purchased Lives: New…

May 26 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Irish House…

May 26 - 26, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for a Bluegrass Jam Session. more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

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

Jim Roche: Cultural…

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

Le Petit Theatre…

May 27 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Lecture: “Finding…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the Lecture: "Finding… more

Pub Quiz

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us every Wednesday at the Irish House for Pub Quiz. more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 27 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Maison Dupuy…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maison Dupuy for Sippin' in the Courtyard. The Maison Dupuy will… more

The Victory Belles…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

May 27 - 27, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 28 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 26 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

National Funeral Directors Association Convenes in New Orleans October 10-13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 8, 2010

National Funeral Directors Association Convenes in New Orleans October 10-13

WHAT: National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) International Convention & Expo

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC)

WHEN: October 10-13, 2010

DETAILS: NFDA’s International Convention & Expo will take place October 10-13 for the first time at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The conference and expo is expected to draw nearly 6,000 funeral directors, 345 exhibitors, mortuary science students and other allied professionals, generating more than $7 million in economic impact.

NFDA’s Convention features the world’s largest offering of workshops, seminars, networking events and exhibits to help funeral directors better serve families and develop strategies for success in an ever-changing marketplace.

NFDA is the world’s leading funeral service association, serving 18,500 individual members who represent more than 9,900 funeral homes in the United States and internationally. From its headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin, and its Advocacy office in Washington, D.C., NFDA informs, educates and advocates to help members enhance the quality of service they provide to families.

WEBSITE: www.nfdaorg/neworleans2010

MAJOR EVENTS:

  • Sat, Oct. 9, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: Community service project with Habitat For Humanity, 4639 Dale St., New Orleans, 70126
EXHIBIT HALL: Halls A-C
HOURS: Mon, Oct. 11-Tues, Oct. 12, Noon-5 p.m.; Wed, Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

PRESS OFFICE: Hall B, Room 217
HOURS: Sun, Oct. 10-Tues, Oct. 12: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed, Oct. 13: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
NFDA: Jessica Koth, 262-402-7764, jkoth@nfda.org
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5019, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Jennifer Day, 773-909-2514, jday@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com