"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" 02/25/2017 to 02/26/2017 The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged.
Fashion Fusion 2017 02/25/2017 This high energy, runway-style fashion show is infused with dance performed by the Debbie Bourg School of Dance and is a benefit event for the Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana. The show features local fashion boutiques from the Monroe area and promotes shopping local, while promoting the work of the Children's Coalition.
36th annual Black History Parade 02/25/2017 Enjoy marching units, schools, churches, car clubs, motorcycle clubs and horse clubs! This year's theme is "Freedom is never given. It is won." The parade rolls down Washington Street to North 4th to DeSiard Street and will end at Eastgate Plaza.
It is our goal at the Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau to make your meeting, convention or event a success. We offer a number of services to assist you in the planning and implementation of your function.
Personalized Assistance: Our convention sales department will offer hands on guidance to make the planning experience a great one.
Formal Bid Invitation:
A sales representative will deliver a presentation to those who select event sites and tell why they should choose Monroe-West Monroe as a host site.
Hotel Leads Service:
A sales representative will send event needs such as meeting space, room requirements, meal functions, etc. to local hotels so they can respond with a proposal on availability, approximate cost, and amenities.
A sales representative will handle all arrangements for the decision maker to experience first hand our city hotels, meeting facilities, event venues and attractions.
Give your attendees a head start before coming to the Twin Cities with an in-house designed email blast or post card.
We will exhibit at your convention the year prior to your event being held in Monroe-West Monroe.
Our communications department will send out a press release to the appropriate media contacts and offer suggestions for coverage of your event.
The bureau will provide typed name badges for attendees customized with your logo on them provided names are given one week in advance.
Each attendee will receive a Twin City ditty bag that will include a Visitors Guide with a map and a bookmark.
You will have a knowledgeable local citizen to help with any questions your attendees may have from finding a pharmacy to where one can find local cuisine. At the Welcome Booth, your attendees will learn what to see, where to eat and what to do in their free time.
At the start of your meeting or event, a representative of the Convention & Visitors Bureau will be on-hand to assist in checking in your attendees.