Hotel & Travel

The unique and beautiful city of New Orleans has been chosen as the site of the 28th SVM Annual Meeting.

All meeting activities will be held in the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel on Canal Street, steps away from the historic French Quarter, the Mississippi River, world-renown restaurants, amazing entertainment, and much more. Visit the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau website to plan your trip.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 USA

Toll Free Reservations: +1-866-716-8134
General Guest Phone: +1-504-525-2500

SVM has negotiated a special rate of $209 per night, single/double occupancy. Rooms and rates are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes (which are currently 15.75 percent + $3 per room). Be sure to make reservations by May 15, 2017; afterward, the discounted room rates may not apply.

To make your reservation by phone, call the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel reservation line at +1-866-716-8134, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and mention you are attending the SVM Conference.

All reservations require a first night room deposit, or guests can guarantee reservations with a major credit card. Your credit card will not be charged prior to arrival. Make any necessary cancellations at least 72 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge. Hotel check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out is noon.

Airport Transportation Information

Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)
Louis Armstrong International Airport is 12 miles from the hotel.

Shuttle Service
Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)

Super Shuttle offers services 24 hour service from the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel to Louis Armstrong International Airport. The cost is $24 USD per person one way and $48 USD roundtrip, depending on the number of guest and amount of luggage.

All rates are subject to change. To make return reservations to the airport or for information, call Super Shuttle at +1-504-207-4949

Car Rental
Avis is the official car rental service for the SVM 2017 Annual Meeting. Rentals may occur in New Orleans locations as desired. An advanced reservation is recommended. For online reservations visit Avis booking link for SVM 28th Annual Scientific Sessions or call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate SVM Worldwide Discount number D340792, to receive special pricing. This discount will be effective from seven days prior to the event until seven days after the event.

On-Property Self-parking is not available.
Valet parking is $48.59 /day with in/out privileges

Weather and Meeting Attire
New Orleans has an average high temperature of 88 degrees Fahrenheit in mid-May, with an average low temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Attire for the conference is business casual. Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate, attendees may wish to bring a sweater or jacket.

Internet is available in each guest room at two speeds:

  • High-speed internet access in the guest rooms at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is complimentary for basic access (up to 2MBps) for SVM attendees.
  • Those wishing to use higher speed Deluxe 4mbps access will be charged $14.95/day
  • Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Members - enjoy free standard internet access when you book through Starwood websites, mobile websites and mobile apps. Not a member? Join Now >>