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2019 SNAL Annual State Conference  - Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans Accommodation


Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter

Experience the Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter...

Centrally located in New Orleans French Quarter

Only 16 miles from Louis Armstrong International Airport, the Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter is centrally located at 739 Canal St. at Bourbon. Conveniently located near the city center, you can access all parts of the city after settling into your room. The 32,000 square feet of indoor event space, including 13 meeting rooms and a luxurious and spacious Grand Ballroom at our hotel are great spaces for the next business meeting or special event you plan on hosting.

The guest rooms here all have flat screen TVs, satellite or cable channels, and work desks. Take advantage of our well-equipped fitness center or dine in our on-site restaurant. Complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and the city center is available for your convenience. Spend any free time you have exploring some of the many attractions in New Orleans, including visits to Superdome (a mile north) or watching a race at Fairgrounds (five miles east).

AMENITIES AND SERVICES

The Astor Crown Plaza New Orleans want to ensure you have all the details about our property and its amenities prior to your arrival so you can have a successful stay from the very start. From property location and parking to onsite internet and laundry services, youll find all the relevant information you need here to make your stay comfortable and productive.

Maintaining your routine while traveling is important, especially when you're short on time and on the go. We get it. The right workout—right when you want it—helps you stay focused, energized and on top of your game. So, recharge and feel ready for anything with our fully equipped fitness centre and wellness options.

On-Site Fitness Centre Details
  •  Elliptical Machines
  •  Treadmill
  •  Stair Stepper
  •  Free Weights
  •  Stationary Bicycle
  •  The full service fitness center at Crowne Plaza New Orleans is open from 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Recreation Nearby
  •  American Football
  •  Baseball
  •  Basketball
  •  Bicycling
  •  Billiards
  •  Boating or Sailing
  •  Bowling
  •  Fishing
  •  Hunting
  •  Indoor Roller Skating
  •  Jet Skiing
  •  Jogging Track
  •  Miniature Golf
  •  Outdoor Roller Skating
  •  Outdoor Tennis Courts
  •  Racquetball
  •  Soccer
  •  Swimming
  •  Tanning Beds
  •  Volleyball
  •  Water Skiing

We are ready to refuel when and where you are. Enjoy a variety of food and drink options throughout the day, from fine dining to lighter meals at our full-service, on-site restaurant and lounge. Work or relax at your leisure with convenient in-room dining.

Hotel Restaurant
Bourbon House
  •  Location: Located in the Lobby
  •  Serves: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
  •  Hours: 6:30 AM-11:00 PM
  •  Phone: 1-504-5220111

Relish the bounty of the sea with seafood selections from Bourbon House, on the located in the lobby. Try one of the culinary creations at this full service restaurant for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Restaurant is open daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM. Hotel will be offering Breakfast buffet for purchase.

In-Room Dining

Hours: 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

LIMITED MENU

Hotel Restaurant
Bourbon House Bar
  •  Location: Lobby Level
  •  Serves: Beverages
  •  Hours: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  •  Phone: 1-504-5220111

Located on the lobby level, Bourbon House Bar lets you sit back and unwind after a hectic day. Lounge hours are 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

You may be far from home and the office, but our on-site Business Centre and Services ensure you're never far from what keeps you well connected and productive. Whatever your business need, our team is here to assist you—no request is too big or too small.

WiFi Services
  •  Standard tier wireless internet (WiFi) access included with stay at most Crowne Plaza hotels and resorts around the world.
  •  WiFi available in public areas and guest rooms, excluding meeting rooms, at participating hotels.
  •  WiFi bandwidth and speed may vary by hotel.
Business Centre Services
  •  On-Site Business Center
  •  Business Center is open 24 hours a day
  •  Business Services are available
  •  There is a Self-Service Business Center located on the First Floor of the hotel.
Equipment
  •  Copying
  •  Office supplies available
  •  Printer
  •  Scanner

We want to ensure you have all the details about our property and its amenities prior to your arrival so you can have a successful stay from the very start. From property location and parking to onsite internet and laundry services, youll find all the relevant information you need here to make your stay comfortable and productive.

Parking
  •  Car Parking is not available
  •  Complimentary Daily Self-Parking is not available
  •  Valet Parking is available
  •  Valet Parking Fee: 47 USD
  •  The hotel offers valet parking only. If you choose to use valet parking, fees are $47 USD per night. ($53.23 inclusive of all taxes). Over sized vehicles may be valet parked for $57 USD per night ( $64.55 inclusive of all taxes).
Location
  •  Hotel is located in the city centre
  •  Airport: Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)
  •  Airport: New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW)
  •  Local Time Zone: GMT-6
Check-In | Check-Out
  •  Check-In Time: 4PM
  •  Check-Out Time: 11AM
  •  Minimum Check-In Age: 21
  •  Late check-out is unavailable
Credit Cards Accepted
  •  American Express
  •  Visa
  •  MasterCard
  •  Diners Club
  •  TheCarte Blanche
  •  JCB
  •  Discover
Languages Spoken by staff
  •  Dutch
  •  English
  •  French
  •  German
  •  Spanish
Pet Policy
  •  Pets are not allowed
  •  Service animals are allowed
  •  Our hotel allows service animals within the property
  •  Lat
Conveniences
  •  A/C Public Areas
  •  ATM/Cash Machine
  •  Porter/Bellman
  •  Turn down Service Available in Executive Rooms
  •  Wake Up Calls
  •  Vending Machines
Childcare Services
  •  Babysitting services are not available
  •  Nanny services are not available
  •  Children's activities are available
Housekeeping / Laundry Services
  •  Dry Cleaning Pickup / Laundry
  •  Same-Day Dry Cleaning
  •  Dry Cleaning Hours: 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM
  •  Daily Housekeeping
  •  Housekeep Limited Service
  •  Housekeeping Full Service
  •  Daily cleaning of guest rooms and bathrooms including the replacement of bed and bathroom linens.

The comfort of each and every one of our guests is important to us. Learn about the accessible rooms, spaces and services available at our hotel here, from TTY devices and accessible parking, to assistive listening devices and beyond. Just let us know how we can best accommodate your stay.

Accessible Parking Details
  •  Ramp Access to Property
  •  Parking Drop Off Point is adjacent to entrance
Accessible Public Area Details

The following public areas are accessible:

  •  Hotel Entrance
  •  All Entrances/Doorways
  •  Registration Desk
  •  Public Toilets
  •  Registration Desk
  •  Concierge Desk
  •  Restaurant
  •  Fitness Centre
  •  Business Centre
  •  Lift Access to All Floors
  •  Lifts Are ADA Compliant
  •  Lift near Accessible Rooms
Accessible Guest Room & Bathroom Details
  •  Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Available
  •  ADA Compliant Guest Rooms and Access Routes
  •  Accessible Door Locks
  •  Accessible Heating, Cooling and Light Controls
  •  Guest Room Furniture Can Be Rearranged
  •  Emergency Cord/Button in Bathroom
  •  Emergency Cord/Button in Bedroom
  •  Grab Bars and Tall Toilets Available
  •  Adequate Clear Turning Space in Bathrooms
  •  Tub with Grab Bars
  •  Portable Bathtub Seats
  •  Bathtub Seat
  •  Handheld Shower with Hose
  •  Handrails
  •  Roll-in Showers
  •  Raised Toilet with Grab Bars
  •  Safety Bar in Shower
  •  Bathroom Doors Open Outwards (in Accessible Rooms)
  •  Accessible Bathroom Controls

Accommodation Location

Astor Crown Plaza New Orleans is located at:

739 Canal St. @ Bourbon
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130

Complimentary self parking is available on-site and Valet Parking is not available

Driving Directions

Lafayette Regional Airport

From the airport, turn left onto Surrey Street. Travel 2 miles to Pinhook Road and turn left. Our hotel is approximately 1.5 miles on your left.

Distance from Hotel - 3 mi

Complimentary Courtesy Bus or Taxi 10.00 USD

 
2016 SNAL Annual State Conference  - Hilton Shreveport Accommodation


Lafayette Convention Center

Welcome to the Lafayette Convention Center where we bring your events to life!

Opened April 30, 2002 next to the Cajundome, the Convention Center offers over 72,000 square feet on two levels, including; over 37,300 square feet of exhibition area, nearly 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities, 5,000 square-foot mall area for concerts or RV, boat and sports shows plus lobby and reception areas.

DROP OFF / PICK UP LOCATIONS

Guest, limo and taxi drop off is located at the south end of the arena on Reinhardt Street next to the Convention Center. Vehicles dropping off or picking up guests are not allowed to sit or park. Unattended vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed at owner's expense.

PARKING

Parking for CAJUNDOME events vary. Our Facility Services Director will organize your parking needs.

Our Location

The Lafayette Convention Center is located at:

444 Cajundome Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506

Parking is available in a four-story garage adjacent to Convention Center and is connected to the Convention Center through a covered walkway. Parking is currently $7 per car, per day and has 800 spaces. The SCC also offers exhibitor parking and a marshalling yard.

Driving Directions

Driving Directions From Natchitoches, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Stay on 1-49 Northbound through Shreveport until you reach I-20. Take I-20 East. Exit at US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. (exit 19A). Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

Driving Directions From Baton Rouge, Louisiana, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Merge onto I-10 West. Take the I-49 North exit. Stay on 1-49 Northbound through Shreveport until you reach I-20. Take I-20 East. Exit at US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. (exit 19A). Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

Driving Directions From Little Rock, Arkansas, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Take I-30 West to Hwy 29 (Exit 31). Hwy. 29 turns into Hwy 3 after you cross the state line. Take Hwy. 3 (Benton Road) into Bossier City. At the junction with I-20, go west on I-20. Take exit 19A, the US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. exit. Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

Driving Directions From Marshall, Texas, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Merge onto I-20 E. Stay on I-20 E. into Shreveport. Take exit 19A, the US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. exit. Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

Driving Directions From Texarkana, Arkansas, To Shreveport Convention Center
From Texarkana, AR, take US 71 S., which becomes North Market in Shreveport. Turn right onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

Driving Directions From Hope, Arkansas, To Shreveport Convention Center
From Hope, travel south on Highway 29 for about 48 miles. At the state line Highway 29 becomes Highway 3, travel south for about 36 miles, traveling through Bossier City and past the junction of Highway 3/Benton Road and I-220. At the junction with I-20, go west on I-20. Take exit 19A, the US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. exit. Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

Driving Directions From Monroe, Louisiana, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Merge onto I-20 W. Stay on I-20 W. into Shreveport. Exit at US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. (exit 19A). Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.

 

2019 SNAL State Conference Time Table

Tuesday, June 18, 2019   Venue
7:30a.m. - 3:30p.m. REGISTRATION ASTOR BALLROOM GALLERY
7:30a.m. - 4:00p.m. STORAGE CONTI
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. WREATH MAKING ST. ANN
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. PAINTING ST. LOUIS
8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. SCRAPBOOK & VIDEO DISPLAYS BOURBON
8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. SILENT AUCTION CHARTRES
8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. EMPORIUM BOURBON
8:00a.m. – 12:30p.m. GROUP PHOTOS ASTOR GALLERY
  PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS  
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. CONFLICT RESOLUTION – ICN TOULOUSE B
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. EQUIPMENT WORKSHOP INDUSTRY COUNSEL ST. CHARLES A
9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. FOOD SAFETY FOR SCHOOL CAFETERIA STAFF LSU AG CENTER BIENVILLE
10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING ST. CHARLES B
12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. OPENING GENERAL SESSION ASTOR BALLROOM I-III
6:15p.m. – 6:45p.m. BOWLING PICK UP CANAL ST (CROWNE PLAZA)
3:15p.m. – 3:50p.m. DINE AROUND GROUPING ST. CHARLES A & B
7:00p.m. – 9:30p.m. BOWLING ROCK N BOWL
4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m DINE AROUND AREA RESTAURANTS
9:30p.m. – 10:00p.m. BOWLING DROP OFF CANAL ST (CROWNE PLAZA)
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   Venue
7:00a.m. - 7:45a.m. STEPS CHALLENGE BIENVILLE
8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. SILENT AUCTION CHARTRES
8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. REGISTRATION / VOTING ASTOR GALLERY
9:00 am - 10:30 am CHAPTER PHOTOS GRAND BALLROOM GALLERY
9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. EMPORIUM BOURBON
8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. MORNING SNACK BURGANDY
7:30a.m. – 8:30a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (24) MEETING ROOMS
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. HOD REGISTRATION ST CHARLES B
8:00a.m. - 9:00a.m. HOUSE OF DELEGATES ST CHARLES A
9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. CHAPTER PRESIDENT LUNCHEON ST CHARLES A & B
11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (12) MEETING ROOMS
3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. SNAL AWARDS CEREMONY ST CHARLES A & B
5:15p.m. - 8:15p.m. GROUP PICTURES W/ SAINTS ASTOR & GRAND GALLERY
6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. VENDOR RECEPTION DAVE & BUSTER’S
 
Thursday, June 20, 2019   Venue
8:00a.m. – 11:00p.m. REGISTRATION/VOTING BOURBON
12:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. EMPORIUM BOURBON
7:55a.m. – 8:00a.m. RIBBON CUTTING ASTOR AND GRAND GALLERY
8:00a.m. – 9:30a.m. VIP SHOWING ASTOR AND GRAND BALLROOMS
9:15a.m. – 9:30a.m. TRIBAL AWARDS - BOOTHS ASTOR AND GRAND GALLERY
9:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. FOOD & EQUIPMENT EXHIBITS ASTOR AND GRAND BALLROOMS
12:30p.m. – 3:30p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (18) MEETING ROOMS
5:00p.m. – 6:45p.m. GROUP PHOTOS GRAND GALLERY
7:00p.m. – 8:45p.m. CLOSING SESSION/BANQUET GRAND BALLROOM A-C
9:00p.m. – 12:00a.m. NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT GRAND BALLROOM A-C
9:00p.m. – 12:00a.m. PHOTO BOOTH/CARICATURES GRAND BALLROOM GALLERY
 

 

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