2024 Annual Conference & Expo

Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana for the NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference & Expo held May 28–31. Be a part of the most diverse, comprehensive, and exciting international education conference and exposition. Learn, network, and connect with peers and experts dedicated to "Resilience. Renewal. Community." 

Save today with early bird registration and book your hotel now!

NAFSA is pleased to offer our NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo attendees the opportunity to reserve a hotel room within the official NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo housing block in New Orleans, Louisiana, beginning February 28, 12:00pm EST.  NAFSA has vetted and secured room blocks for the 2024 Annual Conference & Expo attendees and exhibitors at a variety of hotels in New Orleans to meet all tastes and budgets. Hotel reservations will be accepted until May 3, 2024 at 8:00pm EST or until the room block is sold out. 

NAFSA is using Orchid Events the only official Housing Company for NAFSA, to coordinate hotel reservations for the conference. To contact Orchid Events for any questions regarding hotel booking, please contact them at [email protected]. or call 1-888-310-1390 and 1-801-214-7280 (international). It is important to make your hotel reservations through Orchid Events as it benefits everyone when attendees utilize this service.  By booking your hotel rooms in the official hotel block, attendees will receive:

  • Discounted rates for the event at official meeting hotels.
  • An immediate email acknowledgement of your hotel assignment.
  • Guaranteed room reservation at an “official” NAFSA hotel
  • Access to Orchid Event’s customer service who can assist with hotel reservations.
  • Complimentary shuttle service between a number of hotels and the Convention Center 
  • Complimentary in-room access to Wi-Fi internet.
  • And much more!

Hotel Reservations

Official NAFSA 2024 Hotel List  

Room rates listed below are for single/double occupancy only. Additional fees will apply for the 3rd or 4th person in room, and availability is limited. Room rates noted do not include tax, currently 16.35% (subject to change). View the hotel map.

Hotels Room Rates Distance to Convention Center Shuttle Service

Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans Convention Center 



0.3 Miles 


Hampton Inn Suites New Orleans Convention Center  $239.00 - $299.00 0.1 Miles  N

Hilton Riverside New Orleans*



0.5 Miles 



JW Marriott New Orleans

$269.00 - $299.00 0.9 Miles  Y
Le Meridien New Orleans  $269.00 - $299.00 0.6 Miles  N
New Orleans Marriott  $259.00 - $299.00 0.9 Miles  Y
New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District $299.00 - $339.00 0.1 Miles  N
Omni Riverfront New Orleans  $249.00 0.3 Miles  N
Renaissance Arts District  $279.00 0.5 Miles  N
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel  $259.00 - $299.00 0.8 Miles  Y

*Indicates headquarters hotel Hotel room pricing varies depending on type of room booked. Hotel Room Service and pool hours availability are subject to change. Please verify at check in.

Important NAFSA Housing Policy:  At initial hotel booking, NAFSA attendees have the option to reserve up to four rooms under the same name and/or email address. However, NAFSA requires individual guest names and unique email addresses for each reservation be provided to Orchid Events no later than Monday, April 1, 2024, at 12 noon EST. Any reservations not in compliance will be cancelled by Orchid Events according to the disclosure and terms and conditions outlined in the NAFSA reservation process.

Airport Information
Getting Around New Orleans