National Automobile Dealers Association (spn), Spiropoulos, John (rpt), Sykora, Annette (ive), Pitt, Steve (ive), Carlson, Jeff (ive), Carlson, Jeff (ive), Perry, Stephen (spk), Oustalet, Butch (ive)
NADA-TV report on New Orleans and convention center as NADA prepares for the 2008 convention. Report cuts between interviews with NADA executives while on a bus tour of a revitalized New Orleans, and footage of New Orleans cultural affairs including Mardi Gras parades, restaurants and hotels, a renovated convention space, and the French Quarter. Focus is on New Orleans revitalization post Hurricane Katrina. Footage outside of the bus interviews include Stephen Perry, President and CEO New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, addressing a conference room, and an interview with Butch Oustalet, NADA Director, Mississippi.