Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates and location for SECO 2019?

SECO 2019 will be February 20–24, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

When does registration open for SECO 2019?

Registration for SECO 2019 opens October 1, 2018. You can book your hotel room online today.

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When can I book my hotel?

Housing is open now! You can book your hotel in the SECO block today. We've reserved rooms in some of the best hotels in the city.

What is the headquarters hotel?

There are two headquarters hotels for SECO 2019.

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Click here for a complete list of hotels and to book your room.

Will there be shuttle buses to the convention center?

Yes. SECO will be running free shuttle buses from our hotels to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Can children attend SECO 2019?

Children 18 years or younger may attend SECO 2019 at no charge. SECO verifies attendees registered in this category through various methods onsite to ensure the age restriction policy. Children may not attend CE courses.

Childcare services will be offered at SECO 2019.

Will childcare be available on site?

Yes! Childcare will be available during education hours at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Advanced registration is required. Get more information here

Will SECO have a room for nursing mothers?

Yes, a room is set-aside in at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for nursing mothers with supplies and a refrigerator.

Does SECO help with disability-related accommodations?

In compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act, we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities at the meeting. Please submit requests no later than January 30, 2019 via email to Shawn Smith at or call 770-451-8206.

Flying to SECO? The TSA Cares program can simplify travel for attendees with special needs.

How can I contact SECO with conference-related questions not covered by this FAQ?

For more information about SECO 2019 contact