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The conference will be held at the:

VENUE CHANGE:  New Orleans Downtown Marriott At the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130


Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Reservations: 504-525-2500  OR Book Online


NLADA has received notice that the 2020 Appellate Defender Training hotel will be under construction while we are conducting our meeting. NLADA has elected to move our meeting to another hotel property ! We will now be at the Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130; which is located on Canal Street near the French Quarter.We have made every effort to make the transition smooth and seamless. As of December 16th, If you have a reservation at

the Marriott Convention Center, your reservation has been transferred to the Sheraton New Orleans. Additionally, the Marriott Convention Center transferred your same confirmation number and credit card information that guaranteed your reservation.

If you have NOT made a reservation and still need a room, our new property, the Sheraton New Orleans is now accepting reservations.

Please feel free to reserve your hotel room online by clicking BOOK NOW

Again, please note your calendar and update your confirmation that the 2020 Appellate Defender Training will now be hosted at the:

Sheraton New Orleans

500 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a premier downtown New Orleans destination. Located on Canal Street, our hotel is steps from the buzz of the French Quarter while offering seamless access to notable NOLA points of interest like the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Center. Conference attendees staying at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel can take advantage of a goverment per diem rate of $157 single/double per night exclusive of state and local taxes (currently at 15.75% and a $2 occupancy charge). Be sure to inform the reservations agent that you are attending ADT to secure the discounted rate. The special hotel rate reservations cut-off date is January 12, 2020. All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or deposit.

Check in: 4 p.m.
Check out: 11 a.m.    

If you should have any questions regarding your reservation, please reach out to the Sheraton New Orleans at 504-525-2500.


Ground Transportation

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is located 13 miles for the Louis Armstrong International Airport. A taxi from the airport to the hotel will cost approximately $30.00. Airport Shuttle Inc. services are available for $26.00 Round Trip -- call 866-596-2699 or reserve online at


Please dress warmly so you will be comfortable in the winter environment. Outside temperatures range from the high 50s to the mid-60s. For meeting rooms, dress in casual layers.


Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is fully accessible for people with restricted mobility and has guestrooms adapted for wheelchairs. Arrangements for a guestroom that meets your specific requirements should be requested when making reservations with the hotel. If you have a physical challenge that may affect your participation in this conference, please contact the NLADA Training Department at [email protected]  immediately to discuss accommodations. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need.

Smoking Rooms

Smoking accommodations are available on request. All meeting rooms will be smoke free.




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