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Canal Street Lighting…

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PINTS & PLAYS

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Standing in the…

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Standing in the…

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

THE GUANTÁNAMO PUBLIC…

Nov 25 - 26, 2014
This traveling exhibit examines the history of the U.S. naval base in… more

The Victory Belles…

Nov 25, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

ThinkerKids Holiday…

Nov 25 - 26, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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Pub Quiz

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Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II, at the… more

The Victory Belles…

Nov 26 - Dec 28, 2014
Our popular, charming vocal trio is in a holiday mood! Come jingle all the way… more

White Glove Wednesdays

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The Hotel Modern…

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Turkey Day Race 5…

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"The Victory Belles…

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2014 Battle of the…

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An Evening of…

Nov 28 - 28, 2014
Join us for an evening of elegance with Lalah Hathaway, Najee, and Kindred The… more

Celebration in the…

Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 03, 2015
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

ThinkerKids Holiday…

Nov 28 - 28, 2014
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"Prospect.3: Notes…

Nov 25, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Convenes in New Orleans June 20-22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2011

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Convenes in New Orleans June 20-22
Sessions centered around injury prevention

WHAT: 62nd Annual National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Meeting and Clinical Symposia

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), Halls A-D

WHEN: June 20-22, 2011

DETAILS:
The MCCNO will be hosting athletic trainers June 20-22 for the NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia. This meeting showcases new advances in technology and research, clinics for new medical techniques and a 300-vendor trade show exhibiting the latest in training equipment, services and support.

At a national press conference on Monday, June 20, NATA will announce its position statement on safe weight loss and maintenance practices in exercise and sport. This statement presents weight loss goals and recommendations to athletic trainers and other medical professionals and also informs coaches and parents of ways to work with athletes or active individuals to help them achieve healthy weight loss or maintenance goals. The statement will be published in the June 2011 issue of the Journal of Athletic Training.

Many break-out sessions share new research or methods in preventing sport-induced injuries in young athletes. One session will analyze the protection of different sport helmets (football, hockey and lacrosse), while another session reveals findings of a hydration study.

WEBSITE: www.nata.org

TWITTER: http://twitter.com/#!/nata1950 , @nata1950

FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/NATA-Annual-Meeting-Clinical-Symposia/168638483159973

MAJOR EVENTS:

  • Mon, June 20, 10:30 a.m.: National Press Conference - NATA releasing position statement on Safe Weight Loss and Maintenance Practices in Sport and Exercise. Speakers will include members of the American Academy of Pediatrics and representatives from LSU and Tulane University, Rooms 208-209
EXHIBIT HALL: Halls A-D and Ballroom 1
HOURS: Tues, June 21-Wed, June 22: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
NATA: Robin Waxenberg, 917-301-1350, robin@robwax.com
New
Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5019, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Jennifer Day, 773-909-2514, jday@neworleanscvb.com
MCCNO: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com