CX Exhibits offers a variety of exhibit rentals and booth options for your trade show in New Orleans. We will design, build, create graphics, install, as well as dismantle your exhibit and make sure that your organization complies with all rules and regulations.
New Orleans, Louisiana – Home of Your Next Trade Show Exhibit Display
As the cultural hub of Louisiana and the home to over 1 million residents, New Orleans is the perfect place to showcase your exhibit. The Crescent City is one of the largest and most popular tourist destinations in the country and features two of the country’s largest and busiest shipping ports, the Port of New Orleans and the Port of South Louisiana. In fact, the Port of South Louisiana boasts the highest shipping volume in the entire Western Hemisphere.
What Convention Locations are in New Orleans?
The main convention location in the city of New Orleans is the New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC). The center first opened in 1984, as part of the Louisiana World Exposition. Featuring more than 1 million square feet of exhibition space and hosting over a million visitors every year, this convention center is the sixth largest in the country. NOMCC sits in a prime location along the Mississippi River and is walking distance from the French Quarter, as well as a plethora of hotels and restaurants. There is also nearby public transportation and convenient parking available.
Bill Signing Signals Approval to Revitalize New Orleans’ Convention Center Corridor
In 2014, Governor Bobby Jindal’s signature on House Bill 788 gave final approval to the Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority to begin executing bold plans for the Convention Center District Development Project. This program will revitalize the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Corridor from Poydras Street to the Market Street power plant along the city’s riverfront. Click here to learn more.
New Orleans also offers several other venues for smaller events, including The Pontchartrain Center. The Pontchartrain Center is 70,000 square feet and is located just outside of the city in Kenner, LA. Although smaller in size, this location is ideal for trade shows and can adequately house exhibit rentals in a variety of sizes.
Exhibiting in New Orleans?
As a city known for its culture, nightlife, and non-stop entertainment, it won’t be difficult to entertain clients in the Big Easy. In fact, the French Quarter is home to more bars per square mile than anywhere else in the country. In addition, the local cuisine is world-renowned, featuring some of the finest and most sought-after restaurants in the country.
Featured Trade Shows
In New Orleans, there are over 100 trade shows hosted every year that offer opportunities for multiple industries:
- The International WorkBoat Show is geared towards those in the boating industry including commercial vessel owners, Marine surveyors, builders, and operators. It’s also ideal for vendors and suppliers who help to provide products and services to those in the industry. Exhibiting at this event is crucial for anyone in the marine industry, for attendants represent $2.3 billion in buying power in the industry. In 2017, 70% of attendees planned to make a purchase as a result of the trade show.
- WEFTEC® is known as the largest water quality technical conference in the world. The event provides attendees with knowledge about cutting-edge technologies and services including displays and presentations from some of the top wastewater collection and treatment representatives in the world. Attendees even have the opportunity to track their daily participation habits to receive continuing education credits.
- The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) presents the world’s largest exhibition geared towards technology, products, and services in the field of ophthalmology. The event hosts more than 500 exhibitors and nearly 50 spotlight sessions.
- The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is geared towards trade show and exposition managers around the world. The event features a plethora of educational opportunities, as well as opportunities for face-to-face interaction between attendees and exhibitors.
If you’re ready to begin preparations for your next trade show in New Orleans or one of our service area cities, give us a call today at (504) 464-4070 to obtain your free quote.