Connect Luxury

New Orleans, Louisiana The Ritz Carlton New Orleans

Introducing the new boutique vertical from Connect.

Connect Luxury is a bespoke program targeting those who plan luxury meetings, travel, incentives, experiential and gifting/goods for the global business events industry.

Connect brings together the most active planners, suppliers and experts across a dozen meetings and events industry markets. Attendees at our conferences gain crucial experience to advance their careers and business through professional development and meetings excellence—all while networking and socializing with other industry colleagues. This new program will focus on the modern iterations of luxury including wellness, mindfulness, active lifestyle, sustainability, socially conscious travel and authentic experiences. We believe that thoughtfully curated segmentation will create a more intimate, relationship-focused event. That means, we want meeting planners to spend time with the right people with a truly customized itinerary. Do not expect a traditional gathering where your agenda is jam packed. Connect Luxury is focused on nurturing relationships and we want you to handpick your experiences and agenda based on your own personal speed.

 

Connect is busy crafting something special for each meeting planner and the groups they represent through the following segments for you:

A distinctive portfolio of properties offering quality service for meetings and conventions. Minimum of 200 guest rooms and/or suites, at least 50,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Smaller stylish hotels in unique settings with upscale accommodations and individualized selling points. Fewer than 200 rooms, unique meeting spaces.

Lavish properties that have celebrated the industry’s highest honors such as AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star Awards.

Global destinations and purveyors of experience that know what luxury travelers seek, and deliver it.

Corporate and event gifting companies that specialize in unique, remarkable and meaningful offerings. Modern, high-end gift programs and strategists.

Personalized and private aircraft, yachting and chauffeured transportation.

Agenda

Monday, Aug. 17

Arrivals and Registration

Breakouts and Workshops

Opening Celebrity Keynote

Opening Cocktails and Reception

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Networking Breakfast

Marketplace Appointments

Excursions and Free Time

Open Night

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Networking Breakfast

Marketplace Appointments

Breakouts and Workshops

Closing Celebrity Keynote

Closing Cocktails

 

Supplier Hotel Reservations

To receive the discounted Connect Luxury rate, suppliers should use the following codes when booking their rooms.

 

  • WXEWXEA (Deluxe King Accommodations)
  • WXEWXEB (Deluxe Double Accommodations)

 

NOTE: Codes and discounts are only valid for the event dates. If you would like to stay for additional days, your request will be considered on an availability basis.

 

Or through Ritz-Carlton Central Reservations at 1-800-826-8987.

 

If you'd like to learn more, please contact Derek Rodriguez below

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