National Convention

2024 National Convention Information
New Orleans, LA – August 23 – 29, 2024

HOTEL INFORMATION – The Hilton Garden Inn Hotel is located at 1001 S. Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130. Phone: (504) 525-0044.  The hotel is approx. 15 miles from the airport. The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle service. The hotel offers only valet parking at $45.00 + tax per day.

RESERVATIONS – The Department Headquarters will make all reservations; we will work with the Hilton Garden Inn  Hotel to arrange confirmation of your reservation. If you are sharing a room with someone, they must be on the housing list.

HOTEL ROOMS – Room rates are $149.00 plus tax, single or double with two occupants. Room tax is 16.2% and there is a $1.00 per day fee. This means that a single or double room, plus tax will be approximately $174. 14 per night. The Hotel requires a credit card or debt card to hold your reservation. The hotel will place a $50.00 hold on your card each day to cover any room charges, if not used it will be refunded.

CANCELLATION OR CHANGES ON YOUR HOUSING – If you decide to change or cancel – YOU MUST CALL THE HOTEL DIRECT and contact the Department Adjutant – If you need to change arrival or departure date – CALL THE HOTEL, then inform Department too – Department cannot return your deposit nor change hotel reservation arrangements; you must contact the hotel.

DELEGATES, ALTERNATES AND GUEST PACKETS – All Delegates, Alternates, and/or Guests must pay their $35.00 registration fee to Department, upon arrival in Phoenix please check in with the Department Office to receive your packet and credentials.

LEGION CAUCUS – Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024 – 1:00 p.m. in the TBD located on the 1st Floor level of the Hotel.                                      

AUXILIARY CAUCUS – Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024 – 1:00 p.m. in the TBD located on the 1st Floor level of the Hotel.                      

LEGION OFFICE – Will be in the TBD, located on the 2nd Floor level of the hotel. Hours of operation:                       

  • Thursday, August 22nd:  2 – 4 pm
  • Friday, August 23rd: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24th: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.   
  • Sunday, August 25th: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.   
  • Monday, August 26th: The office will officially close on Monday to pack up supplies.

AFTER PARTY – Is still in the planning stages and we will provide information when received.

NATIONAL COMMANDER’S DINNER – Tuesday, August 27th, tickets will be limited again this year.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY STATES DINNER – Contact the Auxiliary to purchase tickets.

The National Convention registration fee is $35.00 per person and must be paid to your respective organization for all delegates, alternates and guests.

In order to be a delegate or alternate to the National Convention you MUST stay in the assigned Department Hotel for a minimum of three (3) nights, unless authorized by their respective National Organization to stay in their assigned national headquarters hotel.

Future Dates and Locations

Tampa Bay, FL – August 22 – 28, 2025

Louisville, KY – August 28 – September 3, 2026

Kansas City, MO – August 27 – September 2, 2027