Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130
The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – New Orleans was designed to capitalize on the spiraling pace of the exposition market in the Crescent City, and in doing so, bolster the booming local tourism/hospitality industry. Its conceptual development began in 1978 when the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority, the governing body of the proposed convention center, was formed to bring about construction of the facility.
Since opening in 1985, the Morial Convention Center has captured a sizable share of the convention market nationwide with its operations impacting every segment of the local hospitality / tourism market – including hotel bookings, dining, transportation, shopping, entertainment, local tours and cruises.
Our Facility – 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space on one level in one building.
Total exhibit space – 12 separate but combinable exhibit halls—all under one roof, on one level.
Meeting room capacity – 140 upper level meeting rooms.
Ballroom space – 2 luxurious ballrooms.
Conference Auditorium – 4,032-seat conference center auditorium, divisible into three separate sections.