PRESENTED BY HANCOCK WHITNEY
REFLECT. HONOR. CELEBRATE.
The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation is a catalyst for driving economic impact and media exposure through hosted major sporting events. Each year, the Sports Foundation Honors Luncheon convenes stakeholders to review the state of sports tourism in the region, celebrate sports and our sports teams, and recognize individuals without whom the Sports Foundation would not exist. By actively supporting this informative and exciting event, you are confirming your commitment to the Sports Foundation and its mission to bid upon and manage major sporting events for the economic benefit to the State, City and Greater New Orleans.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
CAESARS SUPERDOME TURF
PURCHASE TABLES & TICKETS
Join Sports Foundation President and CEO Jay Cicero for an in-depth overview of the State of Sports Tourism in the Greater New Orleans Region.
State of Sports Tourism
Where Resilience Reigns
Settle in as we celebrate the sheer resilience of the New Orleans hospitality community, who pulled together in the wake of disaster to help make the 2022 Men’s Final Four a resounding success.
Honors & Acknowledgements
It’s the Honor in Honors Luncheon and the acknowledgment of a few selfless individuals who have proven to be critical to the success of the Sports Foundation and the major events that New Orleans has hosted.
Hall of fame inductions
The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have proven critical to the organization's success and sports tourism initiatives.
David R. Sherman
Partner, Chehardy Sherman Williams Law Firm
Current Vice-Chair and Chief Legal Counsel, Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
Paul R. Valteau, Jr.
Partner, Gerdes and Valteau Law Firm
Current Immediate Past Chair, Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and Chairman of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AND LUNCHEON HONOREE
J. Stephen Perry
President/CEO, New Orleans and Company