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17th Annual Martin…

Jan 30 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Alliance Francaise

Jan 30 - 31, 2015
Learn French with the Alliance Française- now in METAIRIE! Our next… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Jan 30 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Jan 30 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Big Chief Bo Dollis …

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
 Join us for the visitation and musical tribute for the  iconic Mardi… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Jan 30 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment from… more

House of Blues…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Slippery When Wet is a Bon Jovi tribute band, titled after Bon Jovi's third… more

In The Mood- A 1940’S…

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Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" to "Tuxedo… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Le Petit Theatre…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Broadway's first rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice illuminates the… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Jan 30 - 31, 2015
Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Frogs Gone Fishin.' more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Jan 30 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Come and enjoy the music of Jazz with Helen Gillet. more

Music at the Mint…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Come out and enjoy Rock music with Lynn Drury. more

So Good: A Tribute…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Ashé Cac will open its doors  to celebrate the warm, loving,… more

The Bo Dollis Musical…

Jan 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Carver for the Bo Dollis Musical Celebration Event featuring Bo… more

The Gasperi…

Jan 30 - Feb 22, 2015
Richard Gasperi opened Gasperi Gallery in the French Quarter in 1980.… more

The New Orleans…

Jan 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

17th Annual Martin…

Jan 30 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… 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