Special Events

 
 

NEW ORLEANS ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS TOWN HALL ON EDUCATION

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm
Qatar Pharmacy Pavilion Auditorium, Xavier University of Louisiana 
7525 Dixon Street,  New Orleans, LA 70125


Doors open at 5:30 pm. Reception to follow until 9:00 pm. 
Registration link: NOABJEdTownHall17.Eventbrite.com

 

2017 NABJ CONVENTION WELCOME AFFAIR

Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
Masquerade Night Club, Harrah's New Orleans Casino
8 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

Featuring DJ Raj Smoove & NOABJ's own DJ Mike Swift. 
NABJ Convention attendees will have access at 9 pm; advertised to the general public as a 10 pm start.
Registration link: www.nabj.eventbrite.com

 

THE NABJ NEW ORLEANS EXPERIENCE 

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 10:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: TBA

 

NABJ HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON

Friday, August 11, 2017, 12:00 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

NABJ pays homage to legendary black journalists, authors, educators, and activists who have made outstanding contributions to both their industry and the worldwide black community over the course of their careers.
Purchase tickets here

 

NABJ SPORTS TASK FORCE SCHOLARSHIP JAM

Friday, August 11, 2017, 10:00 pm-3:00 am
House of Blues, 225 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The Annual Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam is a special fundraising event. Come out and enjoy music and dancing for a good cause. Proceeds from the party go to benefit NABJ’s Sports Task Force Scholarship Fund, which provides college scholarships to help aspiring journalists; proceeds also support general funds for NABJ and the Sports Task Force. Purchase tickets here.

 

VISUAL TASK FORCE PHOTO AUCTION 

Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, St. James Ballroom

The Visual Task Force (VTF) has invited black photography organizations to donate prints about the African-American experience. The event is open to the general public. This auction is presented by VTF as an opportunity for photographers to showcase their images to a broader audience. Since it's inception, proceeds from the popular event will go directly to the NABJ Scholarship Fund. 

 

NABJ SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 7:00 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

The awards ceremony is the only event in the United States that honors exemplary coverage of African/ African-American people or issues exclusively. The Salute to Excellence Awards Gala highlights the work of media organizations and indiviuals involved in print, broadcasr and online journalism media. 

Purchase tickets here.

 

NABJ GOSPEL BRUNCH

Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:00 am- 10:00 am
Hilton New Orleans Riverside


An NABJ tradition, the Gospel Brunch is one of the convention highlights. Attended culminate for this experince by feasting on the brunch buffet and enjoying entertainment from various recording artists. 
Purchase 
tickets here




 

   
   
 
 


 

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