Crescent City Excellence Awards

The Crescent City Excellence Awards program is designed to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts, performance, and outstanding contributions of the live event industry professionals in the New Orleans Metro Area.


Best Corporate Event
Any event produced for a corporation such as a gala, team building, tours, etc.

Best Non-Profit Event
Any event produced for a Non-Profit Organization such as a charity gala, fundraiser, community outreach program, etc.

Best in Service
Any vendor who provides a service or are a piece of an event but not over the event as a whole, such as photography, videography, floral, rental, live painting, etc.

Best Social Event (Non-Wedding)
Any social event such as a birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, quinceñera, debutante ball, etc

Best Wedding
Any wedding; recognizes the best in wedding planning services and eligible entrants include planners, venue managers, or other vendors that offer wedding planning services.

Best Event Design
Any vendor whose products or services contribute to the look, feel, and overall ambiance of the event. Design services include, but are not limited to, themed décor, floral design, props/scenery, product/branding display design, draping, furniture/linen rentals, and table-scape design.

Best Technical Production
Any vendor that contributed to the technical elements of a particular event such as lighting, audio-visual, staging, multi-media, and special effects.

Best Team Collaboration
Any event in which 3 or more vendors collaborated to produce the event; one team leader should be selected to make the submission.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Submission Guidelines

Application Form