Meeting Planners Guide

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Bring Your Meeting Home

Support our local economy by encouraging your professionaldevelopment organization or employer to hold its next meeting in New Orleans.  As a local advocate for New Orleans, you are in a unique position to voice your support for bringing your organization's meetings home.  Whether it's a national sales meeting, fraternity gathering, an annual conference or an exhibition, New Orleans is consistently recognized as one of the leading meeting destinations in America.  All of our services are complimentary and our resources are extensive.  

The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau represents more than 1,000 members including the best hotels, convention facilities, restaurants, and attractions.  No other organization knows the city better or is more prepared to provide you with the most comprehensive assistance and information about planning, promoting and conducting a meeting. Tell us about your meeting.

Why Hold Your Next Meeting in New Orleans?

The reasons to hold your next meeting in New Orleans are endless.  Take a peek at our top ten picks.

Hotel availability search

We will research hotel availability, collect responses and provide a complete summary of availability.  We are New Orleans experts so we can let you know about festivals or events taking place during the dates you request.  If you are looking for the best value, we can suggest dates that will allow for more affordable hotel rates.

marketing and attendance building resources 

We provide marketing and attendance building resources, customized for each meeting.  Take a look at our extensive library of offerings.

Meeting services

We can connect with restaurants, venues, desintation management companies and more.  Our Meeting Services department can help you find just about everything you'll need to plan a successful event.

Tell us about your meeting

Fill out the form linked below and tell us about yourself and the meeting you are interested in bringing to New Orleans.  We'll take care of the rest.  Submit your Request For Proposal.

Tourism Matters

The New Orleans CVB presents Tourism Matters, a 16-page publication designed to celebrate the people and success stories of New Orleans'$5 billion tourism industry.