Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130, US

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Information for Hotel Reservations
EEC has negotiated discounted hotel rates for EEC attendees. To make your hotel reservation, please contact our official housing partner, Orchid.Events. Hotel reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served, space available basis.

Room Rates
Standard Guestrooms: $221 Single/Double

Deadline: Monday, March 12, 2018
Please note conference discounted rates will only be available before the housing deadline or until discounted rooms sell out (whichever comes first). After this date, reservations will be made based on availability and hotels may charge higher rates.

Ways to Book Hotel Reservations


(for new reservation or to modify or cancel an existing hotel reservation)


Agents available 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time, Monday through Friday

Toll-free (US): +1 855.422.0749
International: +1 801.433.0662

All reservation requests must be accompanied by a credit card guarantee for deposit of one night’s room and tax for each room reserved.

Orchid.Events will send reservation acknowledgements within 24 hours via email if booked online or by telephone. If you do not receive your acknowledgement in this time frame, contact Orchid.Events. You will not receive a written confirmation from the hotel.

Reservations cancelled after March 12, 2018 and prior to 72 hours before arrival date will be subject to a $50 processing fee for each room cancelled charged by Orchid.Events. Deposit of one night’s room and tax will be forfeited entirely if cancellation occurs within 72 hours of arrival date.

Through March 27, 2018 send requests for changes and cancellations in writing to Orchid Event Solutions via e-mail ( or fax to +1 801.355.0250. After March 27, 2018, contact hotels directly to make changes and cancellations.

Questions or Special Requests?
For questions or special requests, please contact Orchid.Events at 855-422-0749 between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time, Monday through Friday or e-mail questions, or cancellations, to your reservation to

Special requests are not guaranteed. Hotels will assign specific room types upon check-in, based on availability.

Hotel Suites
If you are interested in booking a hotel suite, please email There are a limited number available at a discounted rate for EEC attendees.

Important Housing Message
Orchid.Events, EEC’s only official Housing Company, is coordinating hotel reservations for the meeting. When you book your room with Orchid.Events you will receive the following benefits:

• Immediate email acknowledgement of your hotel assignment;
• Entitled to receive reduced and discounted rates at official meeting hotels;
• Free access to the internet in your guest room;
• Complimentary access to the health club
• Protection in the event the hotel has oversold guest rooms;
• And much more!

When rooms are booked at hotels that are NOT within our official hotel block and/or you do not use Orchid.Events:

• EEC is exposed to penalties for not fulfilling our room block commitments;
• EEC risks our ability to rebook preferred meeting hotels and receive reduced rates;
• EEC could possibly lose qualification for the amount of space needed at the convention center.

Help make this meeting a success. Book early and with Orchid.Events!