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Sept. 20+21, 2018: Thirteen years after Hurricane Katrina - and 15 years after the first Tourism Cares volunteer program - we’ll revisit this wonderful city, explore ongoing lessons and opportunities in recovery, and celebrate its 300th anniversary.

More Information:


New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center ($139+)

859 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130

Click here to book your accommodations

Schedule (Subject to change)

Thursday, Sept 20: Arrivals

3pm: Education Session/Tours available

5:30pm: Let's get this party started! Second Line Parade from host hotel to reception 

6pm - 7:30pm: Opening Networking Reception at The Chicory, hosted by New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Friday, Sept 21: Work day!

8am - 3pm: Work, work, work!

Work projects are developing as we assess the greatest needs and the priorities of the destination. More details on work sites and projects will be available in early 2018. 

3:30pm - 5:00pm: Closing thank you reception

Weekend activities may be available - more information will be available in Spring, 2018.