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31st Annual Martin…

Jan 16 - 16, 2017
Join us for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Memorial March. more

CANO & PhotoNOLA…

Jan 16 - Feb 28, 2017
CANO is proud to announce our first photography exhibition in conjunction with… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jan 16, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Jan 16, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

Rashaad Newsome:…

Jan 16 - Feb 12, 2017
New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary… more

The Historic Carver…

Jan 16 - 16, 2017
Join us at the Historic Carver Theater for the Monday Night Blues Series,… more

The Irish House…

Jan 16, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Jan 16 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

The Somerton Suitcase…

Jan 16, 2017
The Somerton Suitcase is live every Monday night at VASO on Frenchmen St. Catch… more

Clarence John…

Jan 17 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Exhibition to feature…

Jan 17 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Historic New Orleans…

Jan 17 - Apr 9, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Saenger Theatre…

Jan 17 - 22, 2017
Experience the phenomenon of Grammy and Tony Award Winning Disney's The Lion… more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Jan 17, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Jan 18, 2017 - Jan 07, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

Conversation with…

Jan 18 - 18, 2017
A conversation between Mickalene Thomas and Dr. Mia Bagneris, Assistant… more

The Historic Carver…

Jan 18 - 18, 2017
Join us at the Historic Carver Theater for the  Midweek Jazz … more

The Maison Presents -…

Jan 18 - Jul 26, 2017
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers play a free dinner show at The Maison every… more

Heart of the House

Jan 19, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Lilith in Loa…

Jan 19, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

31st Annual Martin…

Jan 16 - 16, 2017
Join us for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Memorial March. 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.