SIOR members are encouraged to bring spouses and significant others to all conferences .There are always activities for family and guests to enjoy. In addition, spouses and significant others may receive additional discounts. Sign up as a guest attendee and join us in New Orleans!
Please note: Spouses and significant others who are also industry professionals must register as a member or non-member attendee and are not entitled to the spouse/significant other reduced registration rate.
If you register as a spouse/significant other attendee, all official events are included in your registration fee. Below are a few of the events included in the registration fee that you won’t want to miss.
Spouse/Significant Other Breakfast & Tour: Mignon Faget: Behind the Scenes of the Jeweler ($)
Thursday, April 27, 8-11 a.m.
Join other SIOR spouses and significant others for breakfast on Thursday morning. This breakfast will provide an opportunity for guests to meet and get to know each other on the first day of the conference. Following breakfast, attendees will depart for a tour of renowned jeweler, Mignon Faget.
Mignon Faget, a local artisan, has become one of the most sought-after jewelers in town. Her traditional New Orleans-style pieces, along with her simply stated yet beautifully designed nature pieces, have won over local residents as well as people from all over the world. Enjoy a private tour of her studio to see the artist at work. Following the tour, you'll be taken to her gallery to browse the finished pieces.
Deluxe round trip transportation
Admission to Mignon Faget Studio and Gallery
Shopping along Magazine Street
Friday Optional Events
Friday, April 28, times vary
Complete details and registration coming soon!
Friday Night Party
Friday, April 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Party details coming soon!
Interested in things to do in the New Orleans area? Ease into a relaxing getaway on one of the most celebrated parade routes in the world at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. From the French Quarter and Bourbon Street to the Riverwalk and Warehouse District, you'll have easy access to anything you want to see in the Big Easy.
The French Quarter
Every street in the French Quarter has something to offer from classic restaurants, music venues, boutique shopping to voodoo temples. Some of the most popular areas include: Royal Street, Chartres Street, and Bourbon Street, but no trip to the Quarter is complete without a trip to the historic French Market.
The Garden District
Tradition, opulence and beauty can be used to describe New Orleans' historic Garden District. With its well-preserved collection of antebellum mansions, pristine gardens and southern charm, the Garden District certainly stands out as one of the country's most lovely neighborhoods and a popular destination for visitors.