When it comes to the city of New Orleans the accolades as well as the lists are definitely long. Readers of Travel Leisure voted New Orleans one of their overall favorite American Cities in 2012, the Condé Nast Traveler Readers” Choice Awards puts New Orleans in the top ten cities in the US, the city received a 2012 World Tourism Award for outstanding accomplishments in the travel industry and the city has won countless other awards in 2012 and personally it’s one of my favs, not only to visit but to work in as well.
New Orleans is a city that is open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is the picture perfect location for any event, meeting or conference. New Orleans brings to the table that just right mix of design, music, eating, appeal and convenience. With over 23,000 hotel rooms within one mile of the centrally located convention center, with direct flights from over 44 cities flying right into Louis Armstrong International Airport, with some of the best dining far and wide and with so much to see and do, New Orleans is a great city to feel and appreciate everything it has to offer. It has been said “the best reason to meet in New Orleans may be because it’s, well, New Orleans”.
New Orleans Event Venues – Planning, Planning, Planning….
Planning an event, meeting or conference can be hard and challenging work but planning an event, meeting or conference in New Orleans really can be an energizing, fun filled experience and produce the exact opposite of a boring scenario. New Orleans is a city filled with wonderful event and meeting venues that sometimes can make the hardest part, deciding which venue to book.
New Orleans Event Venues – Some Great Venues to Get Started….
Preservation Hall – Established in 1961 to honor and protect New Orleans Jazz and located in the French Quarter, the Preservation Hall is a treasured musical venue second to none. This ultimate New Orleans venue can easily accommodate any event large or small, and will assist any planner in creating an exceptional and appreciated event experience that won’t soon be forgotten.
House of Blues – If you can imagine it, the House of Blues can produce it. This venue is your one stop shop for events from A to Z. The House of Blues in New Orleans is available to help design and deliver the best in extraordinarily perfect and flawless events. The House of Blues spaces, amenities and services with up-to-date and advanced production and qualified and knowledgeable staff are ready to ensure your event needs and requirements are met.
Musée Conti Wax Museum – Looking to plan a distinctive and irreplaceable event highlighting New Orleans and its historical architecture as the setting? From Weddings to Corporate events, the Musée Conti Wax Museum is the perfect background for your special event. It makes no difference why New Orleans and why the Musée Conti Wax Museum as their expertise and unique space will help to coordinate the best of events that will be remembered!
Generations Hall – Initially built as a sugar refinery in the 1820’s, Generations Hall, comes complete with renowned and outstanding artwork representing the story of New Orleans jazz, lovely roomy space, the best in up-to-the-minute technology, and is the picture-perfect spot for your next special event. Delivering a most wonderful and distinctive space as well as a uniquely special ambience, Generations Hall provides an irreplaceable experience each and every time.
It really is easy peasy to come up with a long list of adjectives to describe this city and why to experience event planning there. New Orleans truly is a great location with great people filled with so much to see and do. Whatever your reason or event type; weddings to meetings, product launches to special events, press conferences to corporate events New Orleans has a plethora of unique and amazing venues to choose from.