Addressing Your Safety Concerns at Convention

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, IEC has been your source for the latest information and guidance in navigating this difficult time for all of us.

You may be apprehensive about traveling at this time, but let us help you feel more at ease about attending convention.

From the outset, New Orleans was one of the first cities to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and its policies are working to flatten their curve. The city is very close to entering Phase 2 of their reopening efforts.

Convention Center Achieves Global BioRisk Advisory Council STAR™ Accreditation

New Orleans Plan for Safe Reopening

New Orleans COVID-19 Policies

New Orleans Phase 2 Plan

Convention Center Safety Plan


Your home away from home at Convention, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, has also made the safety of their guests and workers a top priority. Through its Cleanstay program and other innovative cleaning procedures, Hilton is welcoming guests back to their hotels all over the world.

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Read Hilton’s Cleaning Procedures

Please know that your safety at Convention is IEC’s top priority, and that we are working hard to develop measures that will allow you to enjoy Convention while practicing social distancing. Our session rooms will be set up with adequate space between attendees at all times, and we will provide masks, gloves, and other PPE to all attendees. Be assured that we are taking all the necessary steps to ensure your safety when you join us in New Orleans.