2015 Winter Executive Committee meeting New Orleans

Jan. 8-10, 2015

Twilight in New Orleans paintingFor meeting details or questions, please contact Shannon McNamara, 303-856-1492.

Agendas and special events are being prepared for the Winter Meeting of the NCSL Executive Committee and the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee for the meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Check back often for frequent updates.


Registration InformationRequires a credit card for those who are required to pay a fee. Confirmations will be sent by email. Deadline to register online is Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

  • Online Registration 
    If you can't make the registration cut-off, onsite registration will be available.





Registration Fees

$0 for legislators, legislative staff
$0 for past NCSL presidents and staff chairs
$0 for NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures Platinum, Gold and Silver level sponsors
$0 for first adult guest registered
$300 for all other attendees



Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303-364-7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.

Hotel Information

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at:
The Intercontinental Hotel New Orleans
444 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130 | (504) 525-5566


The deadline to book housing has passed.  If you need to request a reservation at the group rate, please contact Heather Plush with your arrival and departure dates to inquire about availability.

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements. The negotiated group rate is $139/night plus taxes and fees.

Hotel reservations must be cancelled 72 hours in advance to avoid penalites.

If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL Executive Committee meeting to receive the negotiated rate.

The cut-off date for the negotiated rate at the Intercontinental hotel is Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Travel Information

Travel Information

New Orleans is served by the Louis Armstrong International Airport, which is located approximately 20 miles from the Intercontinental Hotel downtown. A cab ride costs $33 from the airport to the Central Business District for one person and $14 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage.

If you need assistance booking air travel:
Christopherson Travel
800-825-3283 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT) or 303-694-4344

Ground Transportation

New Orleans Airport Shuttle 
Cost per person is $20/one way, round trip is $38 per person.

Liberty Bell
(504) 821-8222
Neighborhood: Mid-City

New Orleans Carriage Cab
(504) 207-7777

Patio Cab
(504) 891-6484
Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

United Cabs, Inc
(504) 522-9771
Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

City Information
Experience New Orleans, Louisiana! From Mardi Gras to the French Quarter, there is something for everyone. View details on hotels, restaurants and things to do by visiting the New Orleans Convention and Visitor's Bureau website.