New Orleans Events – Monday, Jan. 19

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, Jan. 19.

 

TRAVEL CONFERENCE — Nearly 3,600 travel professionals meet for Travel Exchange, a business-building convention and the industry's premier show, through Jan. 22

 

— Keynote address by Anthony Simmons, president and CEO of McIlhenny Company, the maker of TABASCO, 8:00 a.m. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Great Hall, New Orleans.

 

— Faith Travel inaugural conference with address by Stephen Tchividijan, grandson of Rev. Billy Graham, 2:00 p.m. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 204/205, New Orleans.

 

— Media Forum with leaders from the host groups, 3:30 p.m. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hall B, Room 217.

 

 

MLK HOLIDAY-NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans' official celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be held, 9:00 a.m. Memorial March to follow at 9:45 a.m. Location: City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans. Visit: www.nola.gov/city/mlk2015 for more information.

 

BLACK JOBS CRISIS — The New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice, Stand with Dignity and the Community Evaluation Commission convene for a summit on the Black Jobs Crisis. Actor Danny Glover to participate, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Southern University at New Orleans, Gymnasium, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans.

 

LOUISIANA COLLEGE BASEBALL — Former LSU baseball coach and Athletic Director Skip Bertman will be the keynote speaker at the Louisiana College Baseball First Pitch Banquet, 6:30 p.m. Location: Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St., Alexandria.

 

 

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