Tuesday, December 7, 2010

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Opens Full-Service UPS Store

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has cut the ribbon on a full-service UPS Store, making its debut in time for the 2,500-attendee International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) convention, which began yesterday.

The UPS Store will provide show management, attendees and exhibitors a full range of services under a nationally recognized brand that will be seamlessly integrated with the other services offered by the Convention Center.

Bob Johnson, president/general manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center welcomed IAEE President Stephen Hacker and UPS/Mail Boxes Etc.’s Ted Price, director of special venue development, Randy Davis, manager area operations and Garland Tinson, area sales representative at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

“Our goal is to be the best Convention Center in the nation and by attracting an iconic brand like UPS we are providing the best business center services in the industry. In that we are the franchisee, all these services will be integrated with other services offered to our clients and guests,” said Johnson.

The UPS Store at the Convention Center will also offer services to neighboring residents and businesses with an exterior entrance, 24/7 lobby and pull-up parking.

In addition to domestic and international shipping, The UPS Store offers color and black-and-white duplications, document finishing (binding, laminating, etc.), printing services (business cards, letterhead, rubber stamps, etc.), full-service packaging, freight crating and shipping, mailbox and postal services, office and packaging supplies and more.