Why Baton Rouge for your meeting?
Offering the perfect mix of work and play, Baton Rouge continues to offer hotel rates that are among the most affordable in the U.S. We invite you to come and explore Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s Capital City. Plentiful in history, culture, music, and food, “The Red Stick” offers you a unique mix of work and play. You’ll soon see why meeting planners have found this to be the perfect destination for meetings, conventions and events. With over 13,000 hotel rooms, 136 properties and 3,000 committable rooms, rest easy in Baton Rouge. Discover the many traditional, upscale and unique venues and hotels here that can meet all of your needs. For larger meetings, events or conventions, consider the Baton Rouge River Center. Conveniently located along the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Baton Rouge, this recently renovated venue is quite impressive and within walking distance to hotels, restaurants and attractions. Located just 80 miles from New Orleans and 55 miles from Cajun Country, enjoy the ease of getting to and around Baton Rouge. Fly into the Baton Rouge Metro Airport, serviced by American, United, Delta and US Airways or access Baton Rouge by roadway, centrally located of Interstates 10 and 12. From start to finish, we encourage you to take advantage of the many complimentary services our destination sales and services team offer. The Visit Baton Rouge team is here to assist you every step of the way, making sure to meet your needs and exceed your expectations. Let’s connect and you’ll soon see why this timeless and lively destination is the ideal place for your next meeting. www.visitbatonrouge.com
Distance from airport
- Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
11.27 km from city center
- Louis Armstrong International Airport
117.48 km from city center
Shaw Center for the Arts
LSU's Rural Life Museum
Louisiana State Capitol
Louisiana Art and Science Museum
Old Governor's Mansion
Capitol Park Museum
Raising Canes River Center an SMG Managed Facility
Centrally located in the downtown area, Raising Canes River Center an SMG Managed Facility is within walking distance of various attractions, cultural sites, hotels, restaurants and bars. With surroundings rich in Louisiana culture and entertainment.
- Total meeting space18,425 sq. m