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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Jun 24 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Backyard Grooves

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BB's Stage Door…

Jun 24 - 25, 2017
The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in this three-time… more

Beyond the Canvas:…

Jun 24 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Chicken on the Bone…

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Double Dose

Jun 24, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
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Festigals 2017

Jun 24 - 24, 2017
FestiGals will return to the JW Marriott for its seventh  women's… more

It's Only A Play

Jun 24 - 25, 2017
In an exciting partnership with the local, independent theatre company, The… more

Krewe of Boo's…

Jun 24 - 24, 2017
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Louisiana…

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New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 24 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

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Jun 24 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 24 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 24 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Jun 24 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Rivertown Theaters…

Jun 24 - 30, 2017
Join us for a delightful children's production this summer with the popular… more

Southern Food and…

Jun 24 - 24, 2017
Join us for the 2nd Annual Big Top Cake Competition - a one-of-a-kind… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Jun 24 - 25, 2017
West Texas, 1862. "Hero" is promised his freedom from slavery in… more

Storyville: Madams…

Jun 24 - Dec 9, 2017
Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans's… more

The Historic New…

Jun 24 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Jun 24 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Tourism Ambassador Information

DO YOU LOVE TO TALK ABOUT NEW ORLEANS?

BE A TOURISM AMBASSADOR FOR 4 HOURS AND HELP WELCOME TRAVEL BUYERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

New Orleans needs your help to welcome 1700 international travel buyers and journalists along with 4700 tourism industry leaders during IPW 2016, June 18 - 22. This event has been nicknamed the "Super Bowl of International Tourism". Help us show our clients how welcome they truly are! The Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking for 500 ambassadors to assist with meet and greet, staffing hospitality desks and more. Volunteer with your friends, family or co-workers.

Ambassadors will receive an IPW New Orleans Ambassador shirt to wear during their shift. Additionally, they will receive one entry for each shift they complete for a chance to win an IPad Air. The more shifts you work, the more chances you have to win. The following shifts are currently available.

AIRPORT MEET & GREET

Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19
Ambassadors are needed for a FOUR HOUR SHIFT. Shifts start at 8:30 am with the last one ending at 10:00 pm and more options in-between. Pick the shift that is right for you.

Ambassador greeters will be stationed at strategic points throughout Louis Armstrong Airport. Duties are to meet, greet, direct and assist delegates to the proper baggage claim and transportation area. Ambassadors will be standing or walking throughout the shift. Parking will be complimentary with validation.

HOTEL HOSPITALITY DESK

Saturday, June 18 through Wednesday, June 22
Ambassadors are needed for TWO-FOUR HOUR SHIFTS. Shifts start at 8:00 am with the final shift ending at 7:30 pm. There is a number of shifts in-between. Pick the shift that is right for you.

Ambassadors will staff a hospitality desk in the lobby of host hotels. Responsibilities include handing out New Orleans visitor brochures and maps, assisting with questions about the IPW schedule and assisting with general questions. Reference materials will be provided. A desk and chair will be provided at each location. This job involves mostly sitting. If you would like to work with a friend or colleague, please let us know and we can position two people at the desk during your shift.

SIGHTSEEING TOUR DEPARTURE ASSISTANCE

Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19
Ambassadors are needed from 10:00 am to 1:45 pm.

Ambassadors will be assigned to work a FOUR HOUR SHIFT at the Morial Convention Center assisting tour companies, directing delegates to their tour bus and assist with loading each bus. Ambassadors will be standing or walking throughout the shift. Complimentary parking will be provided at the convention center with ambassador parking pass.


CONTACT - If you are interested in any of these tasks, please contact Jan Allen for more information. Jan can be reached at jallen@neworleanscvb.com. We look forward to working with you to make New Orleans shine.