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17th Annual Martin…

Mar 3 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 3 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 3 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 3 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

The Joy Theater…

Mar 3 - 3, 2015
Much like acts like The Smiths or Joy Division before them, Above & Beyond… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 3 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Jazz Pilates with…

Mar 4 - 25, 2015
The French Market and The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park are proud… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 4 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 4 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 4 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Colin Lake. more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 5 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

Yappy Hour at The…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Yappy Hour at the The Velvet Cactus - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Sorry, no dogs… more

Friends of the…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Local jazz band, the Panorama Jazz Band, will bookend the final concert of… more

International…

Mar 6 - 7, 2015
Now in its seventh year, the New Orleans International Children's Film… more

Jefferson Arts…

Mar 6 - 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Billie performs mainly in an avant-garde, free style painting expansive… more

Ponchatoula Antique…

Mar 6 - 8, 2015
Featuring-Antique Collectibles Booth, Fine Arts & Crafts Booth, Food Booth,… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

17th Annual Martin…

Mar 3 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Thousands of Meeting Planners Recognize New Orleans for Excellence in Customer Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Kelly Schulz or Jenn Lotz
New Orleans CVB
504-566-5019
kschulz@neworleanscvb.com/jlotz@neworleanscvb.com

Thousands of Meeting Planners Recognize New Orleans
for Excellence in Customer Service
New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) receives "Distinctive Achievement Award" for the fourth time while accepting its eighth "Award of Excellence"

 

NEW ORLEANS-September 14, 2011-Subscribers to Corporate & Incentive Travel and Association Conventions & Facilities magazines have once again recognized the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau for superior customer service through the publications' annual awards, the "Award of Excellence" and the "Distinctive Achievement Award." Both magazines are published by Coastal Communications Corporation, producer of leading business to business magazines read by thousands of meeting professionals from across the globe.

 

Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine-The New Orleans CVB was chosen by thousands of Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine readers as a recipient of the 2011 "Award of Excellence." This is the eighth time since the award was created in 1985 that the New Orleans CVB has been selected for the honor. Nearly 40,000 subscribers are given the opportunity to vote via an open ballot in Corporate & Incentive Travel to select the winners based on certain criteria, including an organization's outstanding service given to corporate meeting and/or incentive travel programs within the past year. The prestigious "Award of Excellence" is a mark of distinction for CVBs, hotels, resorts and conference centers.

 

Association Conventions & Facilities magazine-More than 20,500 readers received a ballot for the magazine's fourth annual "Distinctive Achievement Awards." For a fourth consecutive year, the New Orleans CVB was selected for superior customer service and was one of only 19 convention and visitors bureaus from across the country to receive the "Distinctive Achievement Award." Voting criteria is based on assistance with promotion, accommodations and site inspections, ability to assist and liaison with suppliers, vendors, facilities, venues and local government; and communications and website strength.

 

"In an ever-changing market, New Orleans CVB staff and industry partners constantly work to adapt and excel as a meeting destination, specifically in the realm of customer service," said Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans CVB. "With a staff dedicated specifically to offering one-on-one assistance, the New Orleans CVB is able to rise to the challenges of today's fast-paced world by fostering meaningful relationships with our customers, allowing for superior service and developing a new standard of professionalism."

 

For a complete list of New Orleans CVB awards, visit www.neworleanscvb.com/press-media.

  

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nationally accredited, 1,000-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. We create $5 billion in new capital each year- more than any other business sector- by attracting millions of visitors, special events and conventions. The CVB and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and four foreign countries. For more information, please visit www.neworleanscvb.com.

 

For more than 30 years, Coastal Communications Corporation has published leading business-to-business magazines. These include Corporate & Incentive Travel, Insurance & Financial Meetings Management, and Association Conventions & Facilities. Readers turn to our publications for cutting-edge information on the latest industry trends, the hottest sites for incentive programs, news on new and expanded venues, technology, and for in-depth profiles of popular meeting destinations.

 

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