New Orleans’ politics, arts, music and culture are unique in America. Since 1980, Gambit has been New Orleanians’ favorite source for the inside scoop. Whether celebrating the city’s music and renowned cuisine or exposing political and environmental offenses, Gambit is a must-read that provides an important view of New Orleans’ diverse CULTURE. In addition to reaching locals, Gambit also reaches the visitor market, providing extensive coverage on Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, Super Bowl, NCAA, The French Quarter Fest, Tales of the Cocktail and more. In 2012 New Orleans hosted more than 9 million visitors who spent more than $6 billion in the city (source: NOMCVB). The Gambit’s in-depth approach has earned it numerous top honors from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, as well as from state and local press clubs.
As Louisiana’s largest weekly publication, we reach 263,897 thinking readers and consumers each month (source: Media Audit Nov. 2012-Jan 2013 cume readership). Gambit Communications enlarges this readership with a monthly home and fashion magazine CUE, a bi-annual publication KIDS, and a daily updated-events driven website, bestofneworleans.com serving more than 250,000 unique visitors per month (source: Google Analytics Jan. 2013) .
Gambit Communications also serves the community by producing events such as The Big Easy Entertainment Awards, Red Whites and Blues Wine and Music Event, Food Revue, 40 under 40, the Wellness Expo; and sponsoring citywide events like Voodoo Music Experience, the New Orleans Film Festival, Oak Street Po-Boy Festival, Freret Street Festival along with others.