Smart Meeting South Central National

The Jung Hotel • New Orleans, LA

Sunday • November 4-6

Reasons to Attend

Seize valuable CEUs from thought-leading industry speakers

Execute up to 25 one-on-one highly targeted appointments with premier properties

Propel connections with your highest-caliber associates at exclusive VIP networking meet-ups

Win unforgettable prizes, overnight getaways and fabulous giveaways from top hotels

Thought-Leading Speakers

Olga Mizrahi

Make Yourself Stand Out as a Rockstar Meeting Planner

Zonya Foco

Light Beer and Baked Doritos: Am I Healthy Now?

Gary Hernbroth

S.P.E.E.D. D.A.T.I.N.G.: Your 10 Minutes to Glory

The Jung Hotel

The Jung Hotel and Residences of the New Orleans Hotel Collection offers 207 thoughtfully-appointed luxury guest rooms, a rooftop pool and endless signature amenities. Offering ruthless elegance and expertly-curated details throughout, the Jung Hotel and Residences is a collection that cannot be ignored. With 21,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space, a rooftop reception room and a 12,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall, the Jung is perfectly planner from floor to ceiling.


An Artist at Work

Get your creative juices flowing and delight as American artist John Bukaty creates a live painting!

NOMGI Sip and Sew

Celebrate the Mardi Gras Indians as you sew and decorate your very own piece of fabric!

Cajun Style Party

Get ready to party Cajun style! Think swamp scenes, jambalaya, tarot cards and gators!

Scavenger Hunt

Get to know your fellow attendees in a fun and rousing scavenger hunt!

Carl Mack

Move to the beat as Carl Mack delights with his xylophone performance!

Glitter Bar

How can you be bitter with head to toe glitter? Get decked out in sparkles at a super fun glitter bar!

Second Line

Dance, sing and trot your way to the Costume Museum (ahem, stilt walkers included)!

Party Perks

Ready for a spree of omg-worthy party perks? How about an absinthe fairy, a champagne dress made of bubbly and photo booth fun!

Swag Bag

Gain inspiration with your complimentary swag bag filled with today’s hottest corporate incentive giveaways.


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018


Smart Meeting events are 100% complimentary for qualified meeting planners. In addition to a free hotel stay and event participation, we offer a $50 travel stipend for regional events and a $300 travel stipend for national events. Hotels and destinations, please contact your sales rep at for your best available rate.
With three power-house presenters speaking at Smart Meeting South Central National, meeting planners will receive three CEUs toward their CMP certification.
We accept premier hotels and destinations from across the United States and our top-tier list of suppliers is updated regularly. Please contact our Events Team at for an updated listing of properties.
We use a sophisticated software to custom match our planners with premier properties that fit your region, budget and venue preferences. As the event nears, planners and suppliers will have the opportunity to select their appointment preferences to ensure their highest attendee satisfaction.
Yes! Planners are welcome to attend one regional event and one national event each year. Hotels and destinations may attend unlimited events.
Yes. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for both our meeting planners and our valued hotels and destinations. To ensure our suppliers receive their highest value and client satisfaction, we require meeting planners to attend the entire event in order to receive their airfare reimbursement.

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