New Orleans Convention Center Names VP of Operations
  • January 24, 2019
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    Adam Straight

    NEW ORLEANS, LA — After a nationwide search, the Prime Site Award-winning New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has named Adam Straight Vice President of Operations. Straight brings more than 19 years of facility operations and management experience to his new role. Before joining with the New Orleans Convention Center, he served as the Senior Director of Campus Operations for the Georgia World Congress Center Authority in Atlanta.

    “Adam is a great fit in both experience and personality, and I am confident he is a perfect addition to our staff,” said Michael Sawaya, President of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

    “My family and I are very excited to join the New Orleans family and plant roots in such a historic and vibrant city,” says Straight. “Through my unique experiences in venue management, my commitment to hospitality excellence and use of Quality Operating Standards, I look forward to help solidifying the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as the No. 1 destination center in the No. 1 destination city.”

    Straight is an IAVM Certified Venue Manager and received his Safety Certification from the National Safety Council.