LFA Annual meeting Aug. 27-29 in New Orleans
The LFA annual meeting is going back to New Orleans to the lovely Astor Crowne Plaza at the corner of Bourbon and Canal streets.
The hotel has the Dickie Brennan Oyster Bar and Bourbon House restaurant on the first floor. An $11 million renovation was completed last year and the meeting rooms and sleeping area combine modern charm and convenience.
Here Meeting Planner Karla Johnson with the LFA posed with the hospitality staff of the Crowne Plaza on the balcony overlooking the French Quarter.The room rate will be a special discounted price of $99!
A 24-hour valet parking is available or there are nearby Self Park for fee lots.
To book a room online click here. The group block code is FOR. When you click on the link the hotel name --Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter-- will display. Cut-off date for this rate is July 26.
Or call (888)696-4806 or (504) 962-0500 and ask for the Louisiana Forestry Association group rate. Again, the group code is FOR. The in-house reservations desk is open Monday -Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
EXHIBITORS: To sign-up to be a part of the exhibitors at the annual meeting, just download this form. The exhibitors will have a large ballroom for set-up that begins Tuesday, Aug. 27 at noon. The event will end Thursday morning about noon with the Exhibitor Extravaganza where we give away a gift from each booth for participants. (Each booth must provide a gift of at least a $50 value.) For more information on exhibiting, this informational letter will help.
NEARBY RESTAURANTS: Dickie Brennan's Bourbon Restaurant and Seafood Bar is located inside the Crowne Plaza with both seafood bar and private dining tables. For a listing of other nearby restaurants, click here.