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All-Star Weekend…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
Join us for the All Star Weekend GRAND FINALE party with 2 Chainz, Allen… more


Feb 19 - 28, 2017
CANO is proud to announce our first photography exhibition in conjunction with… more

Green Wave Community…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
The Green Wave Community Market brings sustainably grown and locally sourced… more

International House…

Feb 19 - 27, 2017
To many, Mardi Gras means purple, green and gold blinking beads and kegs of… more

Joe Krown Trio +…

Feb 19 - 26, 2017
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio  plus Seither's Seafood Crawfish Boil. more

Mountain Dew All-Star…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
DEW will use NBA All-Star 2017 as its tip-off for The Courtside Project, a… more

NBA All-star ‘Erster…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
On Sunday, February 19th, in celebration of the NBA All-Star Game,… more

NBA All-Star Game…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
The stars are coming to New Orleans on February 17-19, 2017 when the NBA stages… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Feb 19 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

October @ The Front

Feb 19, 2017
Lemon Lovers features Alanah Luger-Guillaume and Rebecca Spangenthal as they… more

Red Clay Soul…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
Round 2 from Red Clay Soul happens on Sunday during All Star Weekend! View the… more

Second FRIDAY…

Feb 19 - Mar 4, 2017
'New Work by Max Seckel & Bruce Drinnon'. exhibition dates: February 10 -… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 20, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Horses, Hops and Cops

Feb 20 - 20, 2017
MEET THE CLYDESDALES! Horses, Hops and Cops is an annual fundraiser produced… more

Monday Blues

Feb 20, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

New Orleans Museum of…

Feb 20 - 20, 2017
In conjunction with the opening of the New Orleans Museum of Art's (NOMA) … more

Special!! BOMBAZO…

Feb 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for Master Dancer and Puerto Rican Native, Miteri Tucker Concepcion… more

The Irish House…

Feb 20, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Feb 20 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

The Porter Trio…

Feb 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for live music featuring The Porter Trio featuring George Porter Jr,… more

All-Star Weekend…

Feb 19 - 19, 2017
Join us for the All Star Weekend GRAND FINALE party with 2 Chainz, Allen… more

Tourism Ambassador Information



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.


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.


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.


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 We look forward to working with you to make New Orleans shine.