Meeting for business or getting together for fun, the Center for Marine Education and Research aka The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) offers a non-gaming, family friendly atmosphere with reasonable rates. The 180-seat auditorium provides a professional atmosphere for meetings and presentations. Free high-speed internet and A/V equipment available. The 2,000 square-foot museum with attractive exhibits and local artwork provides a unique setting for large group gatherings. The Breezeway provides a great outdoor space for attendees to mingle. CMER is a great location for any event. Only an hour from New Orleans and Mobile, just minutes from Interstate 10, and less than 15 minutes from the airport. Call for pricing and reservations and ask about special tours.