The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), the sixth largest convention center in the nation, has named a new senior event manager. The new employee will be responsible for assisting in the arrangement, coordination and supervision of events at MCCNO.
Jeremy Tipton will also be responsible for ensuring maximum client satisfaction and promoting repeat business.
Tipton comes to New Orleans from Phoenix, Ariz., where he most recently was an event manager for the Phoenix Convention Center and Venues for three years. Previously, he spent three years working as an event manager for The Palm Springs Convention Center.
Prior to working in the convention center industry, Tipton worked in the entertainment industry assisting in the production of high-profile television programs as well as films. These experiences include being an audience coordinator for the Ellen DeGeneres show for two years. He has been versatile, serving in positions ranging from a counselor and then a trainer for U.S. Space Camp to a promotions assistant for an FM radio station in Columbus, Ohio.
Tipton attended The Ohio State University and is originally from Ohio. He maintains active membership in International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI).