WHERE:

SATURDAY + SUNDAY CONFERENCE MAIN STAGE:

The Parlor at The Pontchartrain Hotel
2031 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

SNEAK PEEK OF PLANS:

Opening party Friday night to meet and mingle with fellow VenturePOP attendees
Streetcar rides along oak-lined St. Charles Avenue between venues
Two days of expert presentations and workshops to level up your business
Coffee breaks & happy hour, because that’s really where the magic happens
Pump-up sessions to get even the introverts out of their seats
New Orleans-style after party that will only get a little out of hand… no promises 😉

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY 9/28:

Arrive in New Orleans
(we suggest by 5pm)

Check in to your hotel/AirBnB

Grab dinner!
find a friend + make plans in the Facebook Community

7:30pm
meet and mingle at the Eliza Jane Hotel

SATURDAY 9/29:

9:00 am
Registration

10:00 am
Welcome + Morning Speakers

12:30 pm
Lunch break

2:30 pm
Afternoon speakers

6:00 pm
Happy Hour sponsored by DreamHost

This schedule is subject to change.
Attendees will be emailed schedule prior to the conference.

SUNDAY 9/30:

10:00 am
Complimentary Breakfast at Main Stage (thanks to Podia)

11:30 am
Hot Seats

12:00 pm
Morning Speakers

12:30 pm
Lunch break

2:30 pm
Afternoon Speakers

6:00 pm
After Party at Eiffel Society

TICKETS:

Ticket needed for entrance (either printed out or on your phone)

ACCOMMODATIONS:

If you are coming from out of town, we urge you to book a place to stay as soon as possible.
The Pontchartrain Hotel is our hub we’ve also partnered with other hotels to bring you clutch discounts.

The Quisby Hostel

0.5 mile from main stage venue
This hostel option a few blocks away from the conference main stage location is your best budget bet. We envision there being a VenturePOP takeover of their 30 rooms that each include free wifi, breakfast and is steps away from the St. Charles Streetcar. Click here to learn more about The Quisby Hostel and be sure to use this link (or code FIYIYI) for a special VenturePOP discount starting at $45/night.

The Old No. 77

1.5 miles from main stage venue
This boutique hotel (and its awesome team) were first in line to support VenturePOP since inception and we’ve been teaming up ever since. If you’re looking for an artistic vibe, craft cocktails, and a little lagniappe then Old No. 77 is more your speed.

The Old No. 77 is currently offering 25% off until August 15th and 20% off after that… so it pays to book asap. Use this link to book directly online with the discount or call Randy at 504-599-2114 don’t forget to mention you’re with VenturePOP to unlock the deal.

Hotel Indigo

0.1 mile from main stage venue

Avenue Plaza

150 feet from main stage venue

AIRBNB

Or you can book with AIRBNB. Get $40 off your first trip of $75 or more with THIS link.

TRAVEL/PARKING:

Street parking at the Parlor. We recommend carpooling and/or using Uber/Lyft to get to the conference.

WEATHER:

September weather averages lows around 72 and highs around 88. We recommend dressing for the heat but also bringing a sweater. It might be boiling outside, but usually, the AC is cranked up high in many places. An umbrella is also recommended.

REFUNDS:

Please read our refund policy.

If you have any other questions, just email us and we are happy to answer them.

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