Full Service CVB

The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau represents over 1,100 members including the best hotels, convention facilities, restaurants and attractions in the Crescent City. No other organization knows the city better or is more prepared to provide you with the most helpful, comprehensive information about planning, promoting and conducting a meeting. We will be with you every step of the way because executing a successful meeting in New Orleans is our business. From single hotel meetings to large citywide events, our experienced team of professionals have pioneered innovative ways to ease your workload, save time and money and help realize the greatest possible return on your event.

Team New Orleans

Team New Orleans: Convention Sales

Team New Orleans

Let our team of experts help you with all your meeting and convention needs. Meet the team here.more

The Convention and Visitors Bureau Sales Team is a diverse group of industry professionals who are experts in all things New Orleans. We will do everything required to meet your criteria for selecting a hotel for your meeting. Want to hear from only two hotels? No problem.
Are your time and resources limited? Let us help.

We will collect the responses for you and provide you with a complete summary of hotel availability.  We are New Orleans experts so we can quickly let you know about festivals or events taking place during the dates you request.  If you're looking for the best possible value, we can also suggest less peak times of the year.

Our city is home to a wide variety of hotels.  We have big name brands, independent hotels with an authentic New Orleans feel and the most unique boutique hotels in the nation. No one knows the New Orleans hotel inventory better than our team and that means finding the perfect hotel for your meeting will be comprehensive and easy.

Team New Orleans: Regional Sales Offices

We have a dedicated sales force strategically placed in Washington, DC, Chicago and New York, which makes us far more accessible.  We can keep you informed with up-to-the-minute information about New Orleans, make presentations to your staff or board, and quickly direct you to important resources as your meeting plans develop. In short, we're there for you whenever you need us.

Team New Orleans: Meeting Services

Our Meeting Services team takes great pride in providing absolutely everything you need for a successful meeting. From the moment your meeting is confirmed until your last attendee departs, we'll be by your side.  As your partner, we will connect you with all the venues and resources throughout the city that will help to deliver an unforgettable, authentic New Orleans experience for you and your attendees.

We even advise our hospitality members when your group is coming so they will be ready for you.  We are happy to help organize site inspection itineraries for definite groups. Because we know the city so well, we know how to build a schedule that is efficient and productive so you can achieve the most while in town planning your upcoming event.

Let us help you with:

  • Providing complimentary literature including maps and visitors guides
  • Supplying professional staffing and registration personnel for the duration of your meeting or convention.
  • Informing our members of your request for proposal for anything from printing or exhibition services to destination management companies or golf and recreational outings
  • Helping exhibitors locate services for their booth and entertainment and dining options
  • Marketing services

Housing Services

We provide complimentary housing services for groups requiring 1,800 or more rooms on peak night or those utilizing three or more hotels.  Experient, our housing partner, knows New Orleans hotels which makes it easier for you to arrange for reservations and manage.

Team New Orleans: Public Relations, Media Outreach and Social Responsibility

Our Director of Group Communications and Public Relations truly becomes an extension of your marketing team. Combining all we know about New Orleans with all you know about your attendees and exhibitors means targeted communications that get results.

We work closely with local media to promote your event and build the greatest possible awareness.  Our team can help connect your volunteers with the community service outreach or social responsibility project that is perfect for your organization. Worthy efforts like these foster team building and your volunteers leave with a feeling of making a difference by giving back to the community.

Green Meetings

Helping you add elements of Green to your next meeting is important to us.  Our Vice President of Client Relations, will connect you with the right people to help achieve your Green Meeting goals and we'll even help you write a Green Plan for your meeting.

Emergency Planning

Emergencies can happen anywhere and it is important us that you are prepared. Let our Vice President of Client Relations help you create a customized emergency plan for your meeting that will ensure vital information can be communicated to your colleagues, attendees and family back home.