CVB Press Releases

11/14/2012 Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convenes in New Orleans November 15-18, 2012

With more than 1,900 participants from academia, think tanks, NGOs, government and businesses from around the world, the ASEEES convention is the premier gathering of specialists in the field ... More

10/25/2012 New Orleans CVB Partners with “Commissioner of Tailgating” for the Road Home to The Dome

Commissioner of Tailgating Joe Cahn will travel cross-country to promote New Orleans as a premier travel destination for football fans ... More

10/08/2012 Precautionary Water Boil Alert

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10/04/2012 New Orleans Sees 11% Increase in Visitor Spending in First Half of 2012 Compared to 2011

Number of Visitors Also Increases Year-Over-Year ... More

08/20/2012 Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine, Inc. Convenes in New Orleans August 17-23

AEAONMS brings philanthropic efforts to New Orleans with student aid affair comedy show, a book bag program and more ... More

08/15/2012 Connect Marketplace Brings 1,000 Influential Meeting Planners and Travel Industry Suppliers to New Orleans August 16-18, 2012

New Orleans showcases itself as a premier destination for meetings and conventions ... More

08/06/2012 Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) Convenes in New Orleans August 5-11, 2012

The PAW will host an international clothing drive called "Cover New Orleans," to benefit local residents and will join forces with PCAF to build Habitat for Humanity home ... More

06/27/2012 Kiwanis International Convention Convenes in New Orleans June 27-July 1, 2012

Convention honors 25-year anniversary of women in Kiwanis ... More

06/20/2012 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convenes in New Orleans June 20-24, 2012

NABJ hosting learning lab focusing on The Times-Picayune restructuring and offering free registration for lay-offs ... More

06/18/2012 Hotel Monteleone Bids Farewell to Hospitality Legend Andrea Thornton

Andrea Thornton, CMP, renowned throughout the New Orleans hospitality industry for her professionalism and dedication, has stepped away from her long-time position as director of sales and marketing at the historic Hotel Monteleone, retiring effective May 31. ... More

05/07/2012 International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 to Bring 40,000 Attendees & Expected Economic Impact of $47 Million to New Orleans May 8-10

CTIA–The Wireless Association® offers free registration to locals; keynote remarks by President Clinton; and Media Reception with Exhibitors ... More

04/18/2012 The American College of Physicians Convenes in New Orleans April 19-21

Featuring 250 scientific sessions and a hands-on, interactive Clinical Skills Center ... More

03/27/2012 U.S. Travel Association’s Bus Tour Stops in New Orleans March 28

Grassroots campaign to educate locals about the importance of travel to the US economy and to cities such as New Orleans that rely heavily on tourism ... More

03/26/2012 New Orleans Achieves 8.75 Million Visitors in 2011

Visitors spent a record-breaking $5.47 billion; tourism industry aims to reach 13 million visitors by 2018 ... More

03/23/2012 The 59th Annual Congress of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Convenes in New Orleans March 24-29

Featuring more than 100 education sessions, networking and career-building opportunities ... More

02/27/2012 New Orleans One of Only Three U.S. Destinations on New York Times Winter Getaway List

Prestigious Sunday Travel Section Cites Ten International Family Destinations ... More

02/13/2012 UBM Live's Informex Tradeshow Returns to New Orleans February 14-17, 2012

Global chemical and pharmaceutical tradeshow began as a small table top exhibition in 1983 in New Orleans ... More

01/17/2012 The International Disaster Conference & Expo Convenes in New Orleans January 17-19

Conference management to stage the most comprehensive disaster management industry conference and exposition ever ... More

01/13/2012 Professional Photographers of America Convenes in New Orleans January 15-17

The three-day International Photographic Exhibit, one of the world's largest annual exhibits, is free and open to the public ... More