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6th Annual Industry Update was HUGE Success!

June 25 2021 | News

Our 6th Annual Industry Update took take place on Tuesday, June 15th in the Great Hall of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.   

The topic for the evening was "Advocacy In and Out of the Pandemic" and over 300 industry professionals were on hand to hear from our Keynote Speaker, Roger Dow, President & CEO of the United States Travel Association along with a special panel of local leaders including...

Michael Sawaya, President
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Mali Carow, General Manager
Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences New Orleans

Walt Leger, III, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
New Orleans & Company

Steve Pettus, Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer
Dickie Brennan and Company

And a special event wrap-up from...

J. Stephen Perry, President & CEO
New Orleans & Company


We are so grateful to our four sponsors...

Ballard Brands

New Orleans & Company

Airboat Adventures & Houmas House


Special thanks to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Centerplate and ELEMENT New Orleans for all they did to make this our most successful "update" thus far! Also, thanks goes to the Hilton New Orleans for a very special parking accommodations.

And, last but not least, a big thanks to everyone who attended this very special industry update!