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Plan your meeting in Jefferson Parish Louisiana

The Perfect Location To Hold Your Meeting

Next door to New Orleans, Jefferson is the perfect location to hold your meeting or event. With over 8,000 hotel rooms, two convention centers and various venues from quaint to big and bold, Jefferson is ready to be the epicenter of your event. Complementing the meeting venues and overnight accommodation is the culture; your attendees will have the time of their life as they learn the Cajun two-step at a Fais Do Do at Bayou Barn and feed the alligators as they float through the swamp. Jefferson is the shopping destination for Louisiana from charming boutiques to major malls and did someone mention food? Culinary is an art form in Jefferson from chargrilled oysters to red beans and rice to BBQ shrimp; no one goes home hungry!

Jefferson plays host to conventions, meetings, reunions and tournaments in definite southern hospitality style. Let the Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau be a resource and make your planning easy!

Jefferson wants your business! We invite you to submit an RFP. Click here for our quick and easy online RFP submission.


"ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau has been selected to receive our annual Readers' Choice Award," said ConventionSouth Publisher J. Talty O'Connor. "The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States' top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau  indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require."  Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau is among 250 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year's Readers' Choice Award.

“We are honored for Jefferson CVB-Kenner to be awarded the Readers Choice Award from ConventionSouth,” Violet Peters, President & CEO said.  “Jefferson Parish, and its city of Kenner, offers attendees unmatched hospitality and services consistently exceeding expectations.”  Please CLICK HERE to read Press Release.

Congratulations to the JCVB's own, Carolyn Barrett,  honored by Connect as a "Trailblazers & Groundbreakers Industry Leaders 2016" honoree!  Click here to view the publication and spotlight on Carolyn! 

Carolyn is a senior sales manager and liaison for the City of Kenner with the JCVB.  Carolyn's passion for people,  determined 'can do' attitude and spirit of genourosity,  coupled with over 25 years of experience, definitley makes her a trailblazer!