TechLearn 2023 Conference Venue and Hotel

Outside evening view of the Hilton New Orleans RiversideTechLearn 2023 takes place at:
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

TechLearn Registration is located on the 3rd floor of the Main Hilton Tower. Take a virtual tour!

As of September 12:

To modify or cancel an EXISTING reservation:

Contact the Hilton New Orleans Riverside directly at 504.561.0500. Please ask to speak with front desk or in-house reservations.

To make a NEW reservation:**
Contact Connections Housing, our official housing bureau, directly at 404.842.0000 Monday thru Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm EST.
NOTE: Hotel nights offered by Connections Housing Travel Specialists after September 5 are not at the TechLearn 2023 Conference rates, nor are they guaranteed to be at a TechLearn 2023 Conference partner hotel. This is strictly a service to assist with rooms in New Orleans and is not necessarily part the of the TechLearn 2023 Conference hotel package.

If you have already secured a Government Per Diem room at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, keep in mind that these rooms are typically limited to attendees with a .gov or .mil email address. The Hilton New Orleans Riverside requires a state or federal government-issued ID at check-in for this room type. You are not required to have travel orders or to pay with a government-issued credit card. 
** Connections Housing is the official housing agency for  TechLearn 2023— the only guaranteed method of booking your room at our special, reduced rates shown. BEWARE of possible Hotel Fraud: There are “unofficial” companies aggressively pursuing attendees to book hotel rooms through their company at supposedly significant discounts. Unfortunately, some past attendees have fallen prey to these companies and have either:  been relocated with little or no warning, lost their significant deposits, not had the guest rooms they thought they had booked, not had the hotel they thought they had booked. Reservations made through an agency other than Connections Housing will be at your own risk.  If you have been contacted, please notify Connections Housing by emailing

About the Hilton New Orleans Riverside

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is centrally located in New Orleans, steps from Spanish Plaza, minutes from the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and only four short blocks to the French Quarter which has iconic dining and entertainment options. This 4-star hotel is also connected to The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk and The Shops at Canal Place.

Hotel LoungeThe Hilton New Orleans Riverside has a variety of spacious guest rooms, many of which offer views of downtown New Orleans or the Mississippi River. Hotel amenities including two outdoor swimming pools and other recreational amenities such as indoor tennis courts and a health club.

Enjoy a meal or a beverage in one of the on-site dining and lounge options including the famous Drago's Seafood Restaurant. Concierge services are available on the first floor from 9:00am to 7:00pm daily. 


The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is 13 miles (25 minutes) from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Transportation from the airport averages*:
Taxi $47.00 (varies by traffic)
Town Car: $122.00 and up
Rental Car Prices: vary

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is 10 miles (15 minutes) from the Lakefront Airport. Transportation from the airport averages*:
Taxi: $25.00 (varies by traffic)
Town Car: $110 and up
*Rates shown are as of March 2023 and are subject to change without notice.

Driving Directions

From West/ Follow Interstate-10 to Downtown/East/Slidell, exiting at Poydras St. Off-ramp becomes Poydras St., following Poydras south to its end at the hotel's front circle drive entrance. From East/Follow Interstate-10 Downtown/West, exiting at Canal St./Superdome. Follow signage to Superdome/Poydras St., turning left onto Poydras St. Follow Poydras St. south to its end at the hotel's front circle drive entrance.

Parking at the Hilton Riverside (subject to availability)

Self parking: $44.00
Valet parking: $49.00
Rates shown are as of March 2023 and are subject to change.

Airport Transportation

Conference participants are responsible for their own roundtrip airport transportation. In addition to Uber, Lyft and taxi transportation options, these shuttles services are available:

Car Rental

Avis Budget Car Rental pick up/drop off zones are at the front of the Hilton Riverside New Orleans. The Avis Budget Rental desk is located on the first floor of the Riverside Building next to the entrance of the Outlet Mall. Contact Avis (see link) to check on car availability or to reserve a car. 

What to See/New Orleans FAQs

Whether you'd like to learn more about the rich local history, stunning architecture, Creole and Cajun cuisine and customs, or other local trends and products, there's something for everyone in New Orleans. Visit our Explore New Orleans page and FAQs about New Orleans.

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