Planning to attend Netroots Nation? Here are a few tips to help you plan your trip.

Book your hotel

All official convention events will be held at New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and our official Netroots Nation room block is at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Click here to book your hotel room in advance under our special rate.

When to arrive

Sessions begin Thursday, August 2, at 9 a.m. To catch all the action, we recommend arriving Wednesday, August 1, and departing Sunday, August 5. If you’re in town early, the registration desk will be open Wednesday afternoon for you to pick up your credential. Otherwise, you can check in Thursday starting at 8 a.m.

Plan your weekend

You can plan your weekend in advance with our online agenda and mobile app, which will be available in early summer. You’ll also receive a program and printed schedule grid once you arrive. You can use these resources to browse the agenda and mark which sessions you might want to attend.

Convince your employer

Want to go but need to get approval from your boss? Click here for information and resources you can use to make your case.

Scholarships and volunteer opportunities

Need a little help getting to Netroots Nation? No problem! We have several programs designed to make sure that price is never a barrier for attendance. Click here to learn more about our scholarships and volunteer opportunities.

Keep up to date

Make sure you’re on our email list so you get announcements about our agenda, keynote speakers and other special announcements. And be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.