What does the conference registration include?
Your conference registration fee provides entrance for you to the meetings, exhibits, welcome reception, Thursday breakfast and lunch, and the Mardi Gras Fete. Registration does not include the golf tournament, Saturday parade party or hotel reservations.
Are additional Welcome Reception and Mardi Gras Fete tickets available to MVTTC Members?
Yes, your registration includes a ticket for you and you may purchase spouse (significant other) packages for the welcome reception and the Mardi Gras Fete for $250. Individual tickets are also available to members who have a registered delegate; welcome reception tickets are $125 and Mardi Gras Fete tickets are $150.
Can non-members purchase spouse (significant other) packages?
Yes, your registration includes a ticket for you and you may purchase spouse (significant other) packages for the welcome reception and the Mardi Gras Fete for $250.
Can non-members purchase additional Welcome Reception and Mardi Gras Fete tickets?
Additional tickets are available to members of MVTTC who have registered delegates only. If you are interested in becoming a council member, simply visit www.mvttc.com or call 504 566.1001.
How do I reserve a hotel room?
Just click on the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel reservations link. Book early to secure your room reservation, New Orleans hotels fill up quickly around Carnival Season.
What about a flight to New Orleans?
There are plenty of flights into New Orleans! Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport offers 123 flights serving 34 cities.
Is there ground transportation from the airport to the hotel?
There are plenty of taxi cabs at the airport and then of course Uber and Lyft.
There is also the Airport Shuttle, Inc. which is the official ground transportation for Armstrong International Airport, with service to and from New Orleans’ hotels and other designated locations. Their website ishttps://www.airportshuttleneworleans.com/ or you can contact them at 504.522.3500 Toll Free 866.596.2699 for reservations.
Can I still experience the same restaurants I know and love in New Orleans?
Yes, but there are also many more restaurants that have opened in New Orleans today since Hurricane Katrina. Please visit https://nola.eater.com/maps/best-restaurants-new-orleans-38-map-nola for additional information on new restaurants in New Orleans.
What is the Mardi Gras uptown parade schedule during the conference?
Wednesday, February 27, parades include Druids – 6:30 p.m. and Nyx at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday, February 28, parades include Babylon – 5:45 p.m., Chaos – 6:15 p.m. and Muses – 6:30 p.m. Then Friday, March 1, parades include Hermes – 6 p.m., d’Etat – 6:30 p.m. and Morpheus – 7 p.m. On Saturday, March 2, parades include Iris – 11 a.m., Tucks – Noon and Endymion (Mid-City) – 4:15 p.m