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Spouse/Guest Information:

How can a registered Spouse/Guest participate?

Registered Spouse/Guests are invited to attend all social events. All registered spouse/guests are also encouraged to attend the breakfast on Monday, April 3. Those who have joined NCBFAA for past conferences know that the special friendships made during the spouse/guest events are memorable, as veteran attendee's focus on meeting new attendees and help them enjoy all that New Orleans and the Conference have to offer. There are spouse/guest activities each day and all are encouraged to attend every evening function.


What programs are available for Spouse/Guests to register for?

There are many programs available for Spouse/Guests to enjoy. In fact, of the list below, those underlined are ONLY available to Spouse/Guests and not to regular conference attendees!

  • Sunday 4/2: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (Not Included)
  • Sunday 4/2: Golf tournament (Not Included)
  • Monday 4/3-5: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Monday 4/3: Spouse/Guest Orientation
  • Monday 4/3: First Lady’s Event 2017
  • Tuesday 4/4: Balance Spa and Fitness at the Loews Hotel
  • Thursday 4/6: NEI Workshop (Not Included)

Remember to select your desired program options when registering for the Conference. For step-by-step guidelines to register your spouse/guest, click here.



|  MONDAY, APRIL 3 - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017 |  HOP-ON HOP-OFF BUS TOUR | 9:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. |

  • Explore New Orleans at your own pace.
  • Hop off at any of the 18 stops, including Jackson Square and the French Market.
  • Enjoy live commentary on board.
  • Discover the French Quarter and the Garden District on guided walking tours.

Discover historic New Orleans in an open-top double-decker bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With your full-day ticket, design a personal itinerary with 18 possible stops, including the French Market, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cemetery and the Garden District. Enjoy unobstructed views and fun, onboard commentary as you soak up "The Big Easy."

Activity Highlights

  • 3 Day Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off.
  • FREE Walking Tours with Passes.
  • Classic Red Double-Decker Bus
  • A Must Do for Avid Sightseers
  • Live Narrated Commentary During Bus Tour

Read more about City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Tour - New Orleans.


|  MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017 |  SPOUSE/GUEST ORIENTATION | 9 - 9:45 A.M. |


We will provide all the information you could want to know about the New Orleans, LA area, to help you make the most out of your stay, as well as a welcome mimosa toast to start off the AC. There will also be a raffle, but you must be present to win.


|  MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017 |  THE FIRST LADY'S EVENT| 3 - 5 P.M.  |



The First Lady's event is a timeless tradition for NCBFAA. Details to be determined.




For those taking advantage of this year’s Spa experience at the Annual Conference you should know that the spa facility is not in the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Instead it is located two blocks away at the Loews New Orleans Hotel, 300 Poydras Street, 8th Floor. The Balance Spa and Fitness at the Loews Hotel has amenities that include an indoor 15 meter salt-water heated lap pool, a whirl pool Jacuzzi, dry sauna and fitness center. Take a moment to visit their website to plan your perfect spa day.


Registered Spouse/Guests will receive a $75.00 voucher towards any Treatment at the Balance Spa and Fitness at the Loews Hotel. To receive your voucher, please register with NCBFAA first, and then make a reservation at the spa; the spa recommends that this be done at least two weeks in advance. For reservations, contact Deb Williams at (504) 595.5333 or Upon your arrival at the conference, you will find the $75 voucher in your registration envelope, but only if you are pre-registered for the spa treatment. Thus, it is imperative that you call the spa and make a reservation after registering with us; unfortunately without a reservation, the spa may not be able to accommodate you once you arrive. The voucher is non-transferable and can only be used on Tuesday. To see their full menu of services click here.


Please note that any costs exceeding $75 are the responsibility of the registrant spouse/guest. If you plan to cancel your reservation, please do so at least 24 hours in advance by calling the spa to avoid paying a cancelation fee, 24 hour notice is required for package cancelations. "No Shows" will be charged the full price of treatment. Please arrive at the spa at least 30 minutes before your reservation time. You will receive a robe, slippers and a locker during your visit. Swimsuits are required when using the spa facilities. Please make sure to let the spa personnel know of any medical conditions that you may have. Please do not bring valuables or cell phones into the spa. On the day of your appointment you will have complimentary use of the fitness room as well as other amenities.


Ready to make your reservation? Email Deb at or call (504) 595.5333


Where else can spouses and guests get together?

On Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. there will be a reserved table at Le Croissant for spouses and guests to gather.  

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