Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

JOIN NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ALLIANCE FOR ITS 2019 ANNUAL MEETING We are pleased to welcome home our keynote speaker, Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation. Arnold Donald is President & Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & PLC, the world’s largest travel and leisure company. Carnival Corporation & PLC is included in both the S&P500 and the FTSE 100 indices and trades on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges. Mr. Donald has been President & CEO of Carnival Corporation since 2013 and served on the board for 12 years before that. He also serves on the board of Bank of America Corporation and Crown Holdings, Inc. Mr. Donald spent more than twenty years at Monsanto Company as Corporate Senior Vice-President, and President of the Consumer and Nutrition sector and President of the Agricultural sector. After leaving Monsanto, Mr. Donald was Chairman of Merisant Company whose products included the leading global sweetener brands Equal and Canderel. A native of New Orleans, Mr. Donald is an alumnus of St. Augustine High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton College, a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Washington University in St Louis, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Date/Time: Thursday, June 27, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm Registration & Networking 12:00pm – 1:30pm Program

Sponsor: New Orleans Business Alliance & Hyatt Regency

Dine Around the World: France @ Foundation Room
Jul 13 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Dine Around the World: France @ Foundation Room

You don’t have to hop on a plane to try authentic food from around the globe! Join us in Foundation Room for a new monthly dinner series, Dine Around the World. This month we travel to France in honor of Bastille Day with Chef’s interpretations of French Cuisine favorites. See the official menu below and tempt your taste buds. This is a four course, family style dinner priced at $55 per person. There will be live French music in the lounge from 5:30PM-9:30PM. Make reservations via OpenTable.

Signature Chefs Auction @ The Omni Royal Orleans
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Signature Chefs Auction @ The Omni Royal Orleans

Join us for the 2019 New Orleans Signature Chefs Auction, an annual gathering of New Orlean’s finest culinary talent in support of March of Dimes. We are celebrating our success at Omni Royal Orleans, home of our Lead Chef, Tom Wolfe. The Signature Chefs Auction is a high profile black-tie gala that pays tribute to the culinary excellence of our prominent chefs, while raising money to improve the health of all moms and babies. From your arrival at the event you will enjoy the chance to taste from the chef’s creations for a 90-minute tasting experience before taking your seats for the Live Auction and Fund the Mission. Enjoy the night with your friends, while you bid on our unique packages and raise your paddle and give generously to save babies. End the night dancing knowing you gave Moms and babies a chance at a healthy start!

Sponsor: The March of Dimes New Orleans