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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
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Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
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Maple Leaf Bar…

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Standing in the…

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"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
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Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
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We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
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White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
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17th Annual Save Our…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is gearing up for its 17th Annual Save Our… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… 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