LINCS 2014 Professional Development Seminar


    New Orleans | Sept. 14-17, 2014

A horse-drawn carriage in New Orleans. Exciting New Orleans was the site of the 2014 LINCS PDS. LINCS members discussed some of the critical issues facing legislative communicators and learned about new tools and technologies to use on the job. Just click on the Agenda for details. Our Louisiana hosts also created a wonderful video invitation.




 Registration fees are:

Registration Information- Early Bird for legislative staff (through Aug. 13, 2014): $350
- Advanced and onsite rate for legislative staff: $375
 Host state discount: $295
 Spouse/guest: $150 - All others: $450


Two ways to register:

  • Register Online 
    Requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by email. Deadline to register online is Sept. 5.
  • Register Onsite: If you can't make the registration cut-off, onsite registration will be available at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place, 100 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130.


Spouse/Guest Registration. The $150 guest fee includes admission to all scheduled meal functions and evening social events.

Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by Sept. 13 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303-364-7811 or emailed to Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.


Hotel Information

Hotel Information

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place is now sold out, but the nearby Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter is offering rooms at a discounted rate. It is located at 124 Royal Street | New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 529-7211



Book your room


If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL conference to receive the negotiated rate per night.

Travel Information

Travel Information

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the major airport serving the city.

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

Special Needs: To ensure full participation and accessibility, please contact Tricia Simmons at 303-364-7700, ext. 1486 for any special accommodations you may require.

City Information
Visit the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau for more information.