Meetings & Conferences
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New Orleans Hotel With Meeting Space

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Higgins Convension South 2022 Award
Higgins Convension South 2023 Award

Setting a new benchmark for meetings in New Orleans, the Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, Official Hotel of The National WWII Museum, breaks outside the norm by providing a modern alternative to traditional meeting spaces in a city that is "Built To Host." Our world-class facility offers a unique sense of place while paying homage to an era of international collaboration. Allow our sales professionals are ready to help you craft the experience of a lifetime.

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Awards & Accolades
Us News & world report's Best hotel for 2022
Retreats Awards 2023
Higgins Convension South 2023 Award
Types of Events


Ideal for meetings of every size and scope, Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, Official Hotel of The National WWII Museum features 14 event spaces that can be configured according to your exact specifications.


Accommodating from 10 to 150 guests conference-style, our event spaces range from the distraction-free Quebec Room to the Arcadia Ballroom.

Social Events

From weddings to anniversary celebrations to Mardi Gras parties, allow us to help you create lasting memories in our spectacular and unique private event spaces.

Corporate Events

Set the stage for a successful corporate event in our state-of-the-art spaces, each featuring high-speed WiFi and advanced A/V assistance.

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Meeting Spaces

For a full 360 degree view of the Higgins and its meeting spaces, click here for a TruTour experience

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Arcadia Ballroom

6,566 sq. ft.

Respectfully named for the first US-UK conference after Pearl Harbor, code-named ARCADIA, where Roosevelt and Churchill set the strategic direction for the Anglo-American war effort, the spacious and versatile Arcadia Ballroom on the second floor can be divided into separate four salons, making it ideal for events of all sizes. The adjacent 2,925-square-foot Arcadia Terrace is a stunning, light-filled pre-function area.

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Arcadia Terrace

2,925 sq. ft.

Located on the second floor, and directly adjacent to the Arcadia Ballroom, this versatile and spacious area is the perfect setting to mingle, network or socialize during a pre-meeting mixer or post-conference cocktails.

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975 sq. ft.

This light-filled second-floor function space, named for the Casablanca Conference held in French Morocco where Churchill and Roosevelt committed to the requirement for 'Unconditional Surrender' of the Axis Powers, and planned for the cross-channel invasion of France, accommodates up to 50 guests. A 390 sq. ft. balcony offers views of the Arts District.

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300 sq. ft.

The Quebec, ideally located in the Conference Center, across from the Arcadia Ballroom and adjacent to the Midway and Casablanca Rooms, is ideal as your meeting planner headquarters office or for small breakout or one-on-one meetings. It is named after the city where British and American leaders held two high-level wartime conferences to develop grand strategies for the European Theater.

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650 sq. ft.

Located just across from the Arcadia Ballroom on the second floor, the Midway meeting room, named after the Battle of Midway, which marked a pivotal engagement in the Pacific Theater. This carrier-based engagement marked a significant defeat for the Imperial Japanese Navy and a turning point in the war, is ideal for break-out sessions.

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650 sq. ft.

Steps from the Arcadia Ballroom, the second-floor Chartwell meeting room, named after the home of Winston Churchill and his family, Chartwell estate was Churchill’s refuge, and where he met with associates during the interwar years and pursued his favorite pastime – painting. It overlooks Andrew Higgins Drive.

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The Ste Mere Eglise Room

432 sq. ft.

Offers dignified conference for 16 or separate tables of 4 for up to 20 adjacent to Café Normandie. Catering menus or a la carte are possible.

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American Red Cross

650 sq. ft.

Steps from the Arcadia Ballroom, the second-floor Chartwell meeting room, overlooking Andrew Higgins Drive, offers a breathtaking view of the property. The American Red Cross, which served the US military, its Allies, and civilians at home and abroad during the war, relayed 42 million messages, dispatched over 104,000 nurses, 300,000 tons of supplies, 27 million care packages for prisoners of war, and 13.3 million pints of blood for the war effort

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Overlord Boardroom

575 sq. ft.

Overlooking Magazine Street, this handsome second floor boardroom is suitable for small meetings of up to 18 guests.

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Patriots Circle

2,500 sq. ft.

Located on the first floor, the refined club-like space features floor-to-ceiling windows and a small corner terrace overlooking Constance and Andrew Higgins Drive. Ideal for board meetings and elegant evening receptions for up to 55 guests, it is surrounded by images of patriots and patriotism from World War II. The Patriot Circle also houses an heirloom from one of the most famous Americans of that era – a piano from Gen. George S. Patton’s family.

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Petite Salon East and West

1,078 sq. ft.

These attractive twin event spaces comprise one-third of the larger Arcadia Ballroom, and can be used together or separately for conferences, banquets, and receptions.

Museum Event Spaces

Make your next event one for the history books at The National WWII Museum. The museum features several unique private event spaces, including the US Freedom Pavilion capable of seating 650 for dinner beneath six vintage WWII aircraft and the 24-seat Purple Heart Boardroom.

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