Special Events

History in a Glass Reception featuring the Tim Laughlin Jazz Trio

Sunday, April 16, 5:30-7:30pm   

Immerse yourself in New Orleans culture with music, history and cocktails. The live music of local jazz clarinetist Tim Laughlin will set the mood while you sample cocktails crafted by a local mixologist, who will be happy to fill you in on the origins of their unique flavors. Let’s celebrate our return to in-person meetings the right way!

Annual Meeting Kickoff

Monday, April 17, 1:30 - 3:30pm

Stilt walkers and Mardi Gras revelers will be on hand to kick off A New Tempo, New Orleans Style. Be ready to catch some lucky beads!
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Chairman's Welcome Reception & Dinner featuring Smoking Time Jazz Band 

Monday, April 17, 6:30 - 9:00pm

The Smoking Time Jazz Club are a Traditional New Orleans Jazz Band, reviving and refreshing the music of the 1920s and 30s for today's Jazz fans. When Smoking Time Jazz Club plays the greats like Louis, Jelly, Bessie, or Billie, it's because they really were geniuses and the contributions and insights they made to Jazz music are relevant now. Smoking Time aims to bring that great music into the future. 

Industry Achievement Awards Reception  

Tuesday, April 18, 6:00 - 7:00pm

Dine with fellow AHAM members before celebrating AHAM Industry Awards winners, and meet with our tarot card reader to find out what your future may hold. A celebration of excellence and traditional New Orleans fare are on the menu as we honor this year’s recipients of AHAM’s Home Appliance Industry Achievement Awards at this always-popular event.