Entrepreneur’s Speaker Retreat

August 10 – 14, 2021

Astor Crowne Plaza

New Orleans, Louisiana

$1,997 Per Person*

*Based on single occupancy. One adult per room.

If you are ready to launch your paid public speaking career and boost your existing business sales, this is the retreat for you! The Entrepreneur Speakers Retreat is for individuals that want to make a business of being seen and heard in a bigger way. This retreat will help you become “stage-ready”. Speaking on a public stage can help build your reputation, bring more qualified leads and loyal customers by delivering expert-level talks to your ideal audience.

In your free time you’ll enjoy the excitement of the New Orleans French Quarter.  Located at the corner of Bourbon and Canal Streets, the Astor Crowne Plaza is a great base for a New Orleans adventure. Trust your stay to one of our Grouply hosts who will be on site to assist with any questions or suggestions.

  • 4 nights hotel accommodations at the historic Astor Crowne Plaza, ideally located on Canal Street & Bourbon Street August 10 – 14, 2021
  • Welcome cocktail party
  • Daily workshops to get you “stage-ready”
    • 3 Compelling Signature Talk Titles
    • Credibility Building Speaker Introduction
    • Expert Authority-building Bio
    • Building Your Brand from Head to Toe
    • Professional Headshots
    • Video of you on stage!
    • Discover How to Build Relationships with Trade Organizations and National Associations and Government Agencies to build your Speaking Business, from a Sales and Marketing Expert
    • Learn the secrets of how to get on a TEDx stage, and deliver a high-level talk from your signature talk, from a TedX Organizer.

Check back soon for itinerary updates and schedules!

Itinerary subject to change. Please watch your email for trip updates and details.

Day 1 – Tuesday, August 10

  • Noon – 7:00 PM | Grouply Welcome Desk | Check-in, receive your finalized itinerary, last-minute details, swag, and meet your hosts.
  • 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Welcome Reception

Day 2 – Wednesday, August 11

  • 9:00 AM Session 1
  • 12:00 PM Working lunch break. (Lunch at own expense)
  • 1:00 PM Session 2
  • 6:00 PM Sessions end. Evening at Leisure.

Day 3 – Thursday, August 12

  • 9:00 AM Session 1
  • 12:00 PM Working lunch break. (Lunch at own expense)
  • 1:00 PM Session 2
  • 6:00 PM Sessions end. Evening at Leisure.

Day 4 – Friday, August 13

  • 8:00 AM Session 5
  • 12:45 PM Working lunch break. (Lunch at own expense)
  • 1:45 PM Session 6
  • 7:00 PM Sessions end. Evening at Leisure.

Day 5 – Saturday, August 14

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Final Circle- Coffee & Beignets included!
  • Check out of your hotel and depart by 11 AM.

The Astor Crowne Plaza is positioned perfectly at the bustling corner of Canal and Bourbon streets in The Big Easy’s famed French Quarter. The rooftop of the hotel offers sweeping views of downtown and Bourbon Street, allowing one to visually take in the excitement of New Orleans.

Hotel features:

  • 1 restaurant and 1 bar.
  • 1 heated terrace swimming pool (open seasonally and weather-permitting).
  • 1 fitness center.
  • Valet parking: US$49+tax per day ($55.22 inclusive of all taxes). Oversized vehicles may be valet parked for USD$59+tax per day (66.49 inclusive of all taxes).

Standard Room accommodations with:

  • 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. Rollaway bed available for room with king bed for US$20 per night.
  • Rooms have been recently renovated with modern features and style.
  • 49” HD flat-screen TV.
  • 24-hour in-room dining available.
  • Refrigerator upon request.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi (faster speeds available for an additional fee).
  • Maximum occupancy per hotel room 4 people.

Check-in: 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM

$1,997 per person

BONUS: bring friends (sharing your room) for only $500!

Standard Room Accomodations

  • 1 Adult (Single Occupancy): $1,997.00
  • 2 Adults (Double Occupancy): $1,248.50 per person | $2,497.00 total
  • 3 Adults (Triple Occupancy): $999.00 per person | $2,997.00

Prices are inclusive of taxes and fees.

All credit cards are processed securely through Square Up Payment Processing. We do not store your credit card information without your permission. Any stored credit card information is stored securely by Square Up. Grouply or any other of our affiliates are not able to see your credit card information.

Available add-ons for your trip can be purchased after your trip is booked.

Airport Information

Airport transfers are not included. It will be the responsibility of the guest to provide transportation to the hotel.

The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY).

Additional Information

If you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs please note them in the additional notes section of your booking. If you need additional assistance please fill out the booking assistance form here.

Please note: The price at check-out is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.

Once you have completed check-out, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip. If you do not receive a confirmation please submit a help form HERE.

Passports, Identification and/or Travel Documents:

Each guest shall be responsible to obtain and maintain proper identification and travel documentation required by the country being travelled to. Please note that many countries require visas or passports be valid for an additional six (6) months after the trip’s end date. Cancellation due to the inability to obtain proper documentation shall fall under this trip’s Cancellation Policy. Passports and travel documents are typically required not only for flights but at check-in at non-domestic hotel accommodations.

Unregistered Guests:

Each guest regardless of age must have a valid and complete booking including payment prior to the trip’s travel date. Any guest without a proper booking will be subject to the current rate and value of the activities and hotel property accommodations at the time of travel and will not receive discounts, perks, bonuses or credits associated with the trip.

Hotel Credits and/or Discounts:

Hotel credits and/or discounts cannot be converted for monetary value, are non-transferrable, and will expire immediately upon check-out. Guest is responsible for any taxes and gratuities, foreign or domestic, if applicable to items and/or services procured using hotel credits.

Child Pricing:

Child pricing is based on the age of the child at the time of travel, not booking, and may be subject to the terms and conditions of hotel properties and/or their all-inclusive packages as well as any excursions and trip inclusions.

Trip Pricing:

Unless otherwise stated, pricing is shown for each person and is based on double adult occupancy and is subject to change based on the availability of room types, taxes and any applicable promotional pricing availability.

Book with Confidence Guarantee: This trip is 100% cancellable and refundable up to 35 days prior to travel. From 34 days to 7 days prior to travel you may cancel and be issued a travel voucher for the hotel to be used at the hotel anytime before December 21, 2021. Within 6 days of travel, the trip is 100% non-cancellable and non-refundable. If you are unable to attend for any reason, including a medical or family emergency, you may change the names on your room or we can attempt to re-sell the package. If re-sold, Grouply and its suppliers will retain a 10% re-booking fee and will refund the remainder of your paid package.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in Grouply and its suppliers are based. In the base of a conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in a supplier’s booking terms, the provisions of the booking terms will prevail.

Name Changes: Name changes may be completed up to July 24, 2021. Name changes incur a $25 administrative fee per name change. Please submit your name change HERE.

Inclusions and Substitutions:

In the event that an activity, inclusion or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity or inclusion of equal or greater value.

Resort Credits/Hotel inclusions/and or discounts cannot be converted to cash. Any credits, discounts or inclusions  not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Primary Traveler is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.

The passport and visa, if applicable, for all travelers on the reservation must be up-to-date before you depart your country. Please double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to.  A list of requirements for U.S. Travelers can be found at the Department of State Website here. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this trip will apply.

Each traveler, including each child, who is attending the trip with you is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. You must book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip. If you fail to book and pay for any travelers who arrive to stay with you on the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, which may be higher than the trip price,  for each person at the time of your check-in. If you are unable to pay for additional travelers at the time of check-in, your entire party may be denied entry onto the hotel property or onto the trip entirely.

Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults.