NOVEMBER 2023

SET ON LOCATION

Welcome to the Crescent City

New Orleans isn’t just the home of the show: it’s the main character. Handpicked for their authentic sense of place, each of our venues showcase the Big Easy at its electric, vibrant best.

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VIRGIN HOTELS NEW ORLEANS

550 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70113

WHAT: Registration and Welcome Event
WHEN: Wednesday 2 November | 12:00 – 17:00

Home of the first day of SET – the Registration and Welcome Event – Virgin Hotels New Orleans is all about the details, from the artwork to its locally-inspired menus. Eleven minutes from Bourbon Street and nestled in the heart of the Warehouse District, it sets the bar seriously high – and not just because of the Dreamboat, its rooftop bar and pool.

02

THE CIVIC THEATRE

510 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113

WHAT: THE OPENING NIGHT: SET’s Opening Party
WHEN: Wednesday 2 November | 19:00 – 22:00

Vaudeville, burlesque, disco – The Civic Theatre has played host to myriad iconic names, and now the Opening Party. A living, breathing piece of NOLA history, it was lovingly restored in 2011. Expect a magical, star-studded affair.

03

THE SUGAR MILL

1021 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

WHAT: The Show Floor
WHEN: Thursday 3 November | 09:00 – 17:55
and Friday 4 November | 09:00 – 13:05

A historic venue in a city brimming with them, The Sugar Mill is where you’ll have the best meetings of your business year (aka your 1:1 appointments). Signs of its past life as a 19th-century sugar holding warehouse are still obvious today –  revamped it to feel like you’re stepping on a 21st-century film set.

04

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL NEW ORLEANS

2 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

WHAT: Spotlight
WHEN: Thursday 3 November | 09:00 – 19:00

The home of Spotlight – our dedicated programme for entertainment travel leaders – deserves a suitably opulent location. Enter Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans, with its spectacular floor-to-ceiling views over Canal Street and the Mississippi river.

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ACE HOTEL NEW ORLEANS

600 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130

WHAT: THAT’S A WRAP: SET’s Farewell Lunch Party
WHEN: Friday 4 November | 13:05 – 16:30

Complete with its own music venue – The Three Keys – Ace was the only choice for our send-off Wrap Party. Soak up the art deco surroundings as you bid farewell to your time on SET.