With 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is the sixth largest and one of the most technologically advanced convention facilities in the country. The Convention Center’s mission is to finance, construct and operate facilities to conduct conventions, trade shows and other events that attract visitors and support and expand the economies of the State of Louisiana and the New Orleans region.
In 2014, there were 121 major conventions and trade shows held at the Convention Center.
Those events attracted a total of 606,392 delegates, guests, exhibitors, and officials from outside of the New Orleans area.
In addition to the 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space, 140 meeting rooms, two ballrooms and a 4,000-seat auditorium, the Convention Center also offers a wide range of convention services including food service, technology and audio/visual services. A full-service UPS Store is located in Lobby F, to meet the business needs of show managers and attendees.