This year’s conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans located near the South Market District and adjacent to the Caesars Superdome.  Hotel is close to 20 local restaurants and is 1.3 miles from the historic French Quarter.

Hotel Reservations

Reserve your room online, or call the hotel directly and ask for the special USA Rice rate.  Please keep your reservation confirmation number.
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70113
Phone: (504) 561-1234  |  Reservations: (877) 803-7534 

Hotel Room Rates, Dates, & Availability 

USA Rice has a special conference rate of $169 single or double for hotel rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis for reservations made no later than Nov. 2, 2021.  Making reservations by this deadline does not guarantee that a room is available, so it is recommended you make your hotel reservations as soon as possible.  The conference rates are available three days prior and three days after, subject to availability.

Hotel Check-In/Check-Out Times

Check-in is 3:00 PM and check-out is 12:00 PM.


The Hyatt Regency New Orleans offers premium valet parking, but parking is limited and subject to availability.  There are several parking lots nearby, including 1301 Girod Parking Garage that connects directly to the hotel.  Merit Parking operates this lot and pricing range from $25 for self to $40 for valet.


Airport:  Hyatt Regency New Orleans partners with a local shuttle service to make your trip to/from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport easy.  Click here to reserve your spot at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time.

Around Town:  The Hyatt Regency New Orleans is approximately a mile from the historic French Quarter.  New Orleans Loyola Streetcar Line passes the hotel every 20 minutes and runs to Canal Street, Harrah Casino and other attractions.  The fee is $1.25 paid upon boarding.  One-Day and 3-day passes are also available for $3 and $9.  Uber and Lyft are also available.

Persons requiring special accommodations or having any dietary restrictions to attend or participate in this conference should contact Jeanette Davis at (240) 682-0059, or e-mail no later than Dec. 1, 2021.

USA Rice is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  USA Rice does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital/family status or political beliefs.