Packed New Orleans Convention Center Schedule For 2018

Top 10 events based on number of attendees
Provided/Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NEW ORLEANS – The American Geophysical Union, which brought 20,000 attendees to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in downtown New Orleans on Dec. 7 brought the largest number of registered attendees to the center in December. A packed 2018 schedule for convention groups means the downtown area will continue to bustle with professionals (and superfans).

That’s according to The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and The New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation website

Here’s a roundup of the top ten events scheduled for the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in the first few months of 2018 based on registered attendees:

Event Name Dates

Number of Registered Attendees

New Orleans Gift & Jewelry Show

Jan. 26 -29 


Competitor Group Inc

Feb 28 – March 2  


Wizard World    

Jan 3-8 18,000

American Physical Therapy Association

Feb. 19-26 15,000

International Roofing Expo

Feb. 5-8


American Rental Association

Feb. 18-21


Major League Gaming- MLG

Jan. 7-15 8,000

Capella University

Feb. 28-March 4 7,000

Clarion UX (formally Urban Expositions)    

Jan. 13-16 6,500

Pride Public Adjusters

Jan. 21-24 5,000


-By Jenny Peterson, Associate News Editor, Biz New Orleans

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