January Small Market of the Month: Louisiana’s NorthShore

Planning a small market meeting in the South? Consider St. Tammany Parish, aka Louisiana’s Northshore, located less than one hour from New Orleans, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Casinos, and Baton Rouge. The Northshore includes the intersection of I-10, I-12 and I-59, making it the ideal spot for your Southeastern conference. With new meeting facilities, over 3,000 rooms and an experienced sales team, the Northshore is the smart choice for your event.

MEETING SPACE:

We can accommodate groups of 10 – 300.

Want to meet somewhere unique?
How about Abita Brewery, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, Fontainebleau or Fairview-Riverside State Park, or the historic boutique Southern Hotel? Convention centers include the Northshore Harbor Center, featuring more than 45,000 square feet of meeting space and Wi-Fi, as well as high-speed data ports, electricity and water hook-ups every 30 feet in the tradeshow area. The Castine Center boasts 46,000 square feet of space, features breakout rooms and is located at Pelican Park, a stellar 33-field recreation complex in Mandeville. Visit LouisianaNorthshore.com/meetings.

CLOSEST AIRPORT:

MSY – New Orleans International Airport (42 miles from Mandeville)
GPT – Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (46 miles from Slidell)

HOTELS:

Total Hotel Rooms In The Area: Over 3,000
Average Hotel Rate: Varies Depending on Time of Year
Featured Hotels: Clarion Inn and Suites Conference Center, The Southern Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Covington/Mandeville

FEATURED RESTAURANTS:

The Lakehouse in Mandeville
Del Porto Ristorante in Covington
Palmettos on the Bayou in Slidell

TOP ATTRACTIONS:

Abita Brewery
Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery
Global Wildlife Center
Pontchartrain Vineyards
Bayou Adventure
MovieSets: A Reel Venue

FUN FACTS:

To get to St. Tammany Parish from New Orleans, travel via the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway to cross the longest bridge over water in the world (nearly 24 miles).

St. Tammany Parish is home to the first and largest craft brewery in Louisiana, Abita Brewery.

In Pearl River and Slidell, tour operators offer eco-tours of Honey Island Swamp, a pristine ecosystem home to Louisiana wildlife including alligators, bald eagles, wild boar, and many different species of birds.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Zondra White Jones
Senior Sales Manager
St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission
985-892-0520
800-634-9443
Zondra@LouisianaNorthshore.com
www.louisiananorthshore.com

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