Meeting Location

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Telephone: (504) 581-1000
Toll-Free: (888) 364-1200
Hotel Information

Enjoy the history and culture of New Orleans’ French Quarter from the steps of the New Orleans Marriott. The hotel, located on Canal Street just a few blocks from Bourbon Street, offers easy access to a wide array of restaurants, shops, and music venues like the world-renowned Preservation Hall. Nearby attractions include the National WWII Museum, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Jackson Square, and the French Market. 

The Marriott accommodations include complimentary in-room high-speed Internet access and discounted parking. A limited block of rooms has been reserved at a special discounted rate of $239 for conference attendees. Discounted rates apply until the reservation deadline of Wednesday, April 17, 2017, or until all rooms in the group block have been reserved, whichever occurs first.

When calling the Marriott, please reference the “National Resident Matching Program” to book at the discounted group rate. By staying at the host hotel, you help NRMP meet its contractual obligations and keep registration fees reasonable.

About New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the world's most distinct cities. Steeped in a history of influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, and beyond, it is a unique melting pot of food, music, and culture. Visit for information about all “The Big Easy” has to offer. The site serves as the official New Orleans tourism guide, and it features resources to help make the most of a visit. Download a free New Orleans city guide book for more information on things to do and where to eat.

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (“Jazz Fest”)
April 28 - May 7, 2017

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is owned by the non-profit New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.  Founded in 1970 as the Louisiana Heritage Fair in Congo Square, the Festival was designed to preserve the legacy of New Orleans as the birthplace of jazz.  What started with 350 attendees in 1970 grew to more than 300,000 by 1989.   Today, the festival is a 10-day event that features chefs, craftsman, and musicians showcasing jazz, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, blues, R&B, rock Latin, Caribbean, and more. 

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