Thinking of bringing a meeting to New Orleans? The numbers might help convince you it's time: Almost $93 million in improvements to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and $250 million to the Louisiana Superdome. More than 300 new restaurants and $400 million in hotel improvements in the past five years. The top city in the country for RevPAR growth from January to May 2010. Seven and a half million tourists last year—the highest since the hurricane—and a total of 70,000 tourism jobs, ...

Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)

By registering on MeetingsNet now, you'll not only unlock the Five Years After Katrina, New Orleans Eases Back Into Meetings, you'll also gain access to exclusive premium content.

Already registered? here.