All 4 seasons of Indoor-Outdoor living in 3 days. HPBExpo 2020 New Orleans.

HPBExpo is being held in exhibit halls G-I of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA with Outdoor Burn Exhibits located outside the Center in Lot F. To view information on HPBExpo in New Orleans, click on the logo below.

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Exhibition: Thursday, March 12 –– Saturday, March 14, 2020

Education: Wednesday, March 11 –– Friday, March 13, 2020

HPBExpo is open to trade only.
Important Dates
September 3, 2019: Online Badge Registration and Housing Reservations Open.

January 20, 2020: Badge Registration Cancellation/Refund Deadline.

February 18, 2020: HPBA Housing Reservations Cut-off.

March 1, 2020: NFI Certification Manual mailing cut-off. After this date, please pick up manuals onsite.

March 2, 2020: Badge Pre-Registration deadline to register by fax or mail.

March 10, 2020: Onsite Badge Registration Opens.

March 14, 2020: Online Badge Registration Closes.


Exhibition Hours
Thursday, March 1210:00am –– 5:00pm (Indoor)
10:00am –– 7:30pm
(Outdoor – hours extended for the Tailgate & Big Green Egg Cook-off Event)
Friday, March 139:00am –– 5:00pm
Saturday, March 149:00am –– 3:00pm

Registration Hours
Tuesday, March 101:00pm –– 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 117:30am –– 5:00pm
Thursday, March 127:30am –– 5:00pm
Friday, March 137:30am –– 5:00pm
Saturday, March 148:30am –– 2:00pm

Education Hours (subject to change)
Wednesday, March 118:00am –– Noon, 1:00pm –– 5:30pm
Thursday, March 12 8:00am –– Noon, 1:00pm –– 5:30pm
Friday, March 138:30am –– Noon, 1:00pm –– 5:30pm

NFI Certification Exam Hours (subject to change)
(Exam registration opens 30 minutes prior)
Wednesday, March 118:30am –– 6:30pm
Thursday, March 128:30am –– 5:30pm
Friday, March 13 8:30am –– 5:30pm
Saturday, March 14 8:30am –– 12:30pm

Scooter/Wheelchair Rental

Scooters are available for rent through the Convention Center UPS Store located in the Lobby of Hall F. Click here for more information and to download the Reservation Form. Or contact the UPS Store at 504-670-8941.

Wheelchairs are available from the EMS medical offices located in the Convention Center. EMS medical stations are located outside of the Hall F and Hall H exhibit hall entrances.

Guests with Disabilities

Patrons requiring sign language / oral interpreters, assisted listening devices or other special needs during an event should contact the event organizer in advance. Our event services department can put you in touch with the appropriate event representative if you are unsure whom to contact. Our Event Services department can be reached at 504-582-3011. Please click here for more information.

Airport & Ground Transportation

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is approximately 15-20 minutes away from downtown and many hotels offer complimentary airport shuttle service. Please click here for airport and airport to hotel transportation information.

HPBExpo 2020 New Orleans Official Discounted Airport Transportation – Airport Shuttle

• To book online you must book at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time.
• Booking online allows you to make and change your existing reservation online.
• The discount only applies to reservations made through this web portal — if not the discount doesn’t apply.
Click here for Airport Shuttle information and map of the airport locations.

Air Canada Promotion

Air Canada is offering a discount on travel to New Orleans for HPBExpo 2020! Click here to book today using Promotion Code G2T8RNZ1.
Applicable Rules for promotion:
• The booking is to be made to the following city: New Orleans, MSY (LA)
• The travel period begins Tuesday, March 03, 2020 and ends Sunday, March 22, 2020.
• Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
• No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango.

Rental Car Information

HPBExpo has negotiated discounted rates with Hertz. You may book rentals online or call Hertz Rental at (800) 654-2240 (US, Canada, and Toronto) and outside of these areas call (405) 749-4434; available 24 Hours. Advise the agent that you are attending the HPBExpo 2020 and reference CV# 05380003.
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HPBExpo Shuttle Service

Click here to view a map of the HPBExpo official hotel block and shuttle service.

Convention Center Parking

Ample parking is available at the Convention Center for a daily fee. Overnight parking is prohibited. Click here for a map of available parking and directions.

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