LRTA State Meetings

The LRTA Fall Meeting will be held at the Landmark Best Western Plus Hotel, located at 2601 Severn Ave. in Metairie.  Special hotel room rates have been negotiated with the hotel for LRTA attendees, as listed below.

*Room Rates:

$99.99 plus tax per night for standard King or double without breakfast

$109.99 plus tax per night for standard King or double with breakfast for two

$129.99 plus tax per night for King or double queen suite without breakfast

$139.99 plus tax per night for King or double queen suite with breakfast for two

*All rooms have mini-refrigerator and microwave.  All suites have full kitchen, separate bedroom and pull-out sofa in living room.  Check-in: 3:00 p.m.  Check-out:  11:00 a.m.

Cut-off date for these special rates is Monday, October 9 unless the hotel sells out earlier.  To reserve a hotel room, call the Landmark Hotel directly at (504) 888-9500 and ask for Group Code LRTA2017.

Fall Meeting Schedule

Monday, October 23

10:00 LRTA Foundation Board Meeting

  1:00  Registration Opens

  1:30  LRTA Executive Board Meeting

  4:30 President’s Reception

Tuesday, October 24

  8:00  Registration / Exhibits / Vendors

  9:00  General Session

            Keynote Speaker:  Secretary of State Tom Schedler

            Speaker Presentation

            Unit Challenge Awards

            LRTA Foundation Update

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch on your own

2:00  Break-Out Sessions Overview – Rodney Watson

            Break-Out Sessions:

  • Leadership – Bertha Breland, Presenter / Lonnie Dunn, Facilitator
  • Membership – Nancy Quigley, Presenter
  • Program – Janis Hernandez, Presenter
  • Legislation – Patricia Sonnier, Presenter

  6:30  Convention Banquet

            Entertainment:  Joyous Sounds

            Name of Fame Awards – Districts 5 and 6

Wednesday, October 25

   8:00 Registration / Exhibits / Vendors

   9:00 General Session

            Inspirational Speaker: Merlyna Valentine

            TRSL Update:  Maureen Westgard, TRSL Director

Please note: On-site registration is available; however, attendance at meal functions is by pre-reservation only. We encourage pre-registration to ensure that upon arrival you will receive a packet containing your name tag and other meeting materials. Conference attendance is free! Register today! (Please scroll down for mail-in registration form.)

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To register by mail, please print your registration form (2017 Fall Meeting Registration) and return registration form and payment to: 9412 Common St., Suite 5, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. For additional information, please call: 225.927.8837