City Tours

Attendees will be able to experience some of what New Orleans has to offer. From leisure tours to learning about the great history of this area and behind-the-scenes access to some of the most frequently visited attractions in New Orleans, these tours provide delegates the opportunity to learn about the unique culture of this city.

Sites in New OrleansCreole Promenade Cemetery Tour
Monday, March 21, 2:15–5:15 p.m. 
Fee: $25 member/$40 nonmember
Join your peers on a guided walking tour of the city, including landmarks like St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and learn more about these fascinating pieces of history while considering your post-retirement plans.

Orpheum Theater Tour
Monday, March 21, 3:15–5:30 p.m.
Fee: $35 member/$50 nonmember
The Orpheum Theater is the most recent shining spot in the revival of New Orleans. Built in 1918, its halls have sat empty since 2005 – but its recent and grand reopening have brought it into the spotlight. The new facility, combining the hand-painted scheme of 1921 with the technology and logistical flexibility of 2016, present a world-class theater experience for concert goers, event planners, and visitors alike.

Superdome Tour

Wednesday, March 23, 1:45–4 p.m.
Fee: $45 member/$60 nonmember
Come and tour the back-of-house operations of a sporting and event venue in New Orleans, the Superdome—home to the New Orleans Saints. Registration fee includes travel and access to guided tours of the facility.

Swamp Tour
*Saturday, March 19, 1–5 p.m.
Fee: $49 member/$65 nonmember  
Get outside the city and experience a trip down the bayou in a cultural immersion unique to southern Louisiana. Participant registration will include travel out to a swamp and your boat ticket to a guided adventure.

World War II Museum
*Sunday, March 20, 9–11:30 a.m.
Fee: $24 member/$32 nonmember   
Step back in time with fellow conference attendees on a tour of New Orleans’ famous World War II Museum. Registration will include general admission to the museum, which is only eight blocks away from this conference hotel.

*Denotes this is a pre- or post-conference tour.

Updated March 1, 2016