The 2018 Mardi Gras Conference will be held February 7 through February 11 at the JW Marriott hotel in New Orleans.
We will start as usual on Wednesday with a reception hosted by the JW Marriott starting at 6pm.
CLE will start on Thursday the 8th.
On Thursday evening from 6:30pm until 10:00pm we will have the War Horse Gala at the board of trade.
CLE on Friday starts at 9am and concludes around 1:15. From 5pm till 10pm we will again have a party at Galitoire’s on Bourbon Street. Last years party which was a Salute to Tommy Malone had over 225 people in attendance. That was the largest attendance of any event since STLA was founded.
Saturday CLE starts again in the morning and concludes at 1:15. At 10am the folks riding in the Krewe of Tucks parade will get on a bus for the parade grounds. The annual crawfish boil sponsored by MediVisuals, Alliance Meds and the Centers kicks off around 1:30pm.
Saturday evening we will have the Saturday night Gala at the hotel. Details have not been finalized as of yet.
There are new changes again this year and we hope to see you there.