2018 Conference Hotel & Area Information

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New Orleans – April 11-13, 2018


All NPEA 10th Annual Conference events took place April 11-13, 2018, at the JW Marriott (614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130). Located in the heart of the world-famous French Quarter, the JW Marriott hotel sits right on Canal Street just steps from some of New Orleans’ most iconic nightlife and restaurants. Take a walk outside and visit Jackson Square, shop at the lively French Market, dance your way through Bourbon Street, or rediscover history at the National WWII Museum.

NPEA was pleased to offer the discounted room block rate of $199 per night (plus taxes & fees). This discounted rate was for a limited block of rooms and was only available until the room block was full.


When Should I Plan to Arrive and Depart?

Most conference attendees arrived on Wednesday, April 11 and departed on Friday, April 13. There were optional pre-conference activities on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 11, including a pre-conference session, site visit, and evening welcome reception. The majority of conference activities, including workshops and keynote sessions, took place on Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13. Conference activities concluded at 3:30pm on Friday, April 13. Want to learn more about the area? Check out our New Orleans Area Dining and Activities Guide.


IMPORTANT – Hotel Room Block and Overflow Room Update – Limited Rooms Remaining:

  • As of late February, we filled our initial and overflow room blocks at the JW Marriott New Orleans and the Marriott New Orleans.
  • We had set up a second overflow block at the Q&C Hotel, a Marriott property, which is a short (3-minute) walk from the JW Marriott conference hotel.
  • The block rate was $199/night (plus taxes and fees) for the nights of 4/11, 4/12, and 4/13.

Questions? Please contact Carrie Tate, Associate Director of NPEA, at ctate@tsf.org or (617) 423-6300 x228.


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