Hotel and Travel Information

Book your Hotel for DBIA Design-Build Conference and Expo 2018 in the Big Easy!

The cut-off for all hotels is Monday, October 15, 2018.  All rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis.  You are only able to book two rooms under one name during the reservations process at each hotel.  An audit will be done weekly on hotel room blocks and those that are not registered for the conference will be required to register in order to keep their hotel reservation.  To Register for the Conference and Expo please view our online registration form here.


Attention: DBIA is not affiliated with any third party housing company. Prevent Identity Theft!  Attendees and Exhibitors are encouraged to disregard any communication from such company and to reserve your hotel room using the information below. 

Hilton New Orleans Riverside (Headquarter Hotel)                                            

Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Mention Group Block Code:  DBI

  • Distance from Convention Center:   0.5 miles/10 minute walk
  • Classic Rooms:  $239 plus tax; View Rooms:  $249 plus tax; Executive Rooms:  $279 plus tax
  • Government Rate:  Prevailing Government Per Diem in November 2018
Reserve your Classic/View/Executive Rooms

Government Per Diem-  Please note, New Orleans changes their per diem seasonally. The Per Diem is currently not known for November 2018.  You may reserve your room below using the Government Per Diem room block. However, the rate that displays currently will not be the final rate.  New Orleans will roll out the Fall/Winter Rates in September.  
Reserve your Government Room
To Call to make your reservation:  1-800-HILTONS



Embassy Suites New Orleans Convention Center   

315 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Mention the the Group Block Code DBI
  • Distance from Convention Center:  0.4miles/7 minute walk
  • Standard/General Rooms:  $225/night plus tax
  • No Government Per Diem
Reserve your room online for the Embassy Suites
To Call and Make your reservation:  1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
Mention the the Group Block Code DBI


Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center  SOLD OUT- As of 8/1/18

881 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130


Transportation Information

Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport (MSY)
Distance from Hotels/Convention Center:  13 mi.
Drive Time:  25-30 minutes

Taxi:  $35-40 
Super Shuttle:  $24
Limo/Towncar Service:  $115

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is walkable from each hotel in the DBIA room block and all conference activities are within walking distance of each other.


Design-Build Institute of America

1331 Pennsylvania Ave. SW

4th Floor

Washington, D.C. 20004

Phone: 202-682-0110


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