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A Louisiana Parlor:…

Sep 4 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

Elegua Dance & Drum…

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for a concert featuring Elegua. Elegua, the internationally renowned… more

Elegua Dance & Drum…

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
Elegua, the internationally renowned women's percussion ensemble from… more

House of Blues…

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
It's Hot Out The Pot in our courtyard every Friday from 5-8pm with a Shrimp… more

Legendary Musicians…

Sep 4 - Dec 27, 2015
Join us at the Carver Theater for a Music Tribute honoring Legendary Musicians… more

Longue Vue House and…

Sep 4 - Oct 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival… more

Louisiana Seafood…

Sep 4 - 6, 2015
From our waters to your plate, the Louisiana Seafood Festival is a celebration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 4 - 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

NOBA Hosts…

Sep 4 - 26, 2015
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) in partnership with Chalmette… more

NOBA's tuition-free…

Sep 4 - 25, 2015
Beginning this weekend, the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance, along with other NOBA… more

Smoothie King Center…

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
Iconic rock band Mötley Crüe will mark the end of their touring… more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 4 - 7, 2015
Southern Decadence started  as a simple going-away party. As a top… more

The Foundation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
Join us at the Foundation Gallery for the opening reception House: Group… more

The Foundation…

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2015
Join us at the Foundation Gallery for  House: Group Exhibition with Andrew… more

The Historic New…

Sep 04, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Irish House -…

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Marshall Baker. more

The Katrina Decade:…

Sep 04, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Quickening

Sep 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for live entertainment  at the Maple Leaf Bar featuring The… more

The Sweat Social…

Sep 4 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Sep 5 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

A Louisiana Parlor:…

Sep 4 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… 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