New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Earns Eighth New Orleans“Top Workplace” Award

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
(NOENMCC) has earned the highly coveted Regional Top Workplace 2023
Award by_ The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate_. This year
marks the eighth time the Convention Center has received this
distinction.

Recognizing Greater New Orleans businesses that demonstrate dedication
to a people-first culture, the Top Workplace Awards focus on the
employee experience. Winners are determined by feedback captured on an
employee engagement survey administered by third-party technology
partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures several culture
drivers that can be critical to an organization’s success, including
alignment, execution, and connection.

“At the Convention Center, we consider employees our internal
customers. We strive to cultivate an engaged internal community, teams
that serve our customers and partners with the kind of hospitality and
spirit you can only get in New Orleans,” said Michael J. Sawaya,
Convention Center President. “Our employees’ hard work enables us to
be a leading-edge organization in the conventions and events industry.
We appreciate our team members who consistently show up with a relentless
dedication to our customers, community, and purpose.”

NOENMCC is committed to creating a culture and workplace that is
fundamentally inclusive, an organization where everyone can find a sense
of belonging and thrive professionally. Equitable hiring has been a
longstanding priority at the NOENMCC, and its workforce mirrors the New
Orleans’ demographics. This mission directly led to the recent
creation of a Chief Diversity Officer position, the first convention
center in the nation to carve out this leadership role.

The longevity of the Convention Center staff attests to its “Top
Workplace” status: Convention Center staff boasts 405 employees with a
combined 3,550 combined years of experience – an average of 8.7 years
each.

Convention Center employees enjoy a competitive benefits package
including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, critical
illness, whole life, term life, and a retirement plan as well as
employer-paid (FREE) parking, paid time off, paid holidays, group term
life and AD&D, long-term disability, and long-term care insurance.

For more information about job opportunities at the New Orleans Ernest
N. Morial Convention Center, or to apply online, please visit
http://www.mccno.com/careers/ [1].

The Times-Picayune | The Advocate published the complete list of the Top
Workplaces on June 25, 2023. For more information about the Top
Workplaces lists and Energage, please visit www.topworkplaces.com [2]
and www.energage.com [3].

About the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC)

New Orleans is _Built to Host_! With 1.1 million square feet of prime
exhibit space on one level, all under one roof, NOENMCC is the sixth
largest Convention Center in the United States and provides the largest
single exhibit space in the country. Our recent LEED Gold certification
makes NOENMCC the largest LEED-certified project in Louisiana and the
largest convention center project in the U.S. certified under LEED v4.1
Operations and Maintenance, as well as the first convention center in
the world to be awarded initial certification under LEED Gold v4.1 O+MA.
A leading contributor to the city’s robust tourism economy, NOENMCC
event activity has produced $90.1 billion in economic impact since its
1985 opening.

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