SGIP 2015 Annual Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
SGIP 2015 Annual Conference
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 - Thursday, November 05, 2015

InterContinental New Orleans
444 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Our meetings bring SGIP members and other industry thought leaders together for learning, sharing, and networking.

SGIP in New Orleans...The Big Easy, the Crescent City, NOLA

The SGIP Annual Conference takes places in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana for 2015 at the centrally-located InterContinental Hotel. The 2015 Annual Conference promises to be filled with the latest in grid modernization and many networking opportunities for members and guests to reconnect and collaborate.

AGENDA: To view the agenda, please click here.
SPEAKERS: To view the list of speakers, please click here.

Registration rates are below:

Note: If you plan to sponsor the event, please be sure to sign up for sponsorship first here. Some sponsorships come with free registrations which require a code. Sponsorship that do not come with free registrations also require a code as you must still register as a sponsor above.


Situated just two blocks from the historic French Quarter, six blocks from the river and front row for Mardis Gras, this luxury hotel in New Orleans is coveted for its location and Four-Diamond status. In the heart of the business district, the hotel is convenient for executives and leisure   breaks. From fine, alfresco dining to stunning views from the 15th floor outdoor pool, this contemporary gem is perfectly appointed to explore the best New Orleans has to offer.

 InterContinental New Orleans
 444 St Charles Ave  
 New Orleans, LA 70130
 Phone: 1-504-525-5566

SGIP Conference Rate: $219/night

 Reservations Deadline: October 31, 2015

Make your reservation:
  • To make reservations over the phone, please use the following group code to receive the conference rate:SGIP2.0  
  • To make reservations online, please click here
  • Come a few days early and spend Halloween in historic New Orleans, or stay a few days later to take in all of the sites
  • Attention: To receive the SGIP Conference discount, you MUST use the website or phone number listed above


  • Most transportation providers serve downtown New Orleans, which is approximately 20-40 minutes from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Estimated cab fare is $33.00 one way. Shuttle service is available from the airport for $20.00 (per person, one-way) or $38.00 (per person, round-trip).  LEARN MORE HERE. If you wish to drive, the hotel offers valet parking at a fee of $39.00 daily. Please call the hotel for availability of oversize vehicle parking.


  • New Orleans weather can be rainy during November. Average highs during the month is in the middle to upper 70’s.


  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: The hotel is within walking distance to all New Orleans Saints football home games, making it the ideal place to stay for football fans. 
  • Smoothie King Center is an entertainment and event venue home to the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans. 
  • Warehouse/Arts District is located adjacent to the Central Business District and features some of the city's best museums, art galleries and restaurants. The area was established to store grains, coffee, sugar and produce shipped to the Port of New Orleans. 
  • French Quarter - With balconies and wrought-iron railings much like those seen in Paris, New Orlean's French Quarter is the oldest part of the city with numerous restaurants, antique shops, museums, bars and nightclubs. 
  • New Orleans Museum of Art - Located in City Park, this collection of artwork features pieces from France, America, Africa and Japan as well as works in photography, glass and sculpture. 
  • The Joy Theater was once one of four original movie theaters to grace downtown New Orleans. Today, the Joy Theater provides first class entertainment to a wide variety of audiences. 
  • Jackson Square - This historic park in the French Quarter is surrounded by 18th century architecture and has been the focal point of the city since its inception. 
  • Bourbon Street - Running thirteen blocks from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue, this street runs through the heart of the French Quarter and is infamous for its bars, strip clubs and wild nightlife. 
  • Garden District - One of the best-preserved collections of historic Southern architecture, this residential area is full of massive mansions and opulent 19th century properties.


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