UPDATED: 12 January 2020
When is HAI HELI-EXPO taking place?
There will be no Whirly-Girls banquet this year. The annual business meeting will be taking place online on Saturday, March 6, at 9:00 Central Time.
Our annual hovering, awards ceremony, and masquerade reception will be held on Monday, March 22. The expo hall will be open March 23-25, 2021. Some classes take place before the expo hall opens.
Don’t forget to participate in our raffle and online Silent Auction! All proceeds go towards our scholarship program.
Where is the expo?
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was one of the first convention centers in the nation to achieve the Global BioRisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation. This accreditation is the cleaning industry’s outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities.
Here’s more information about the protocols in use at the convention center.
You can learn more about the GBAC accreditation here.
Be sure to visit the Whirly-Girls membership booth and purchase quality merchandise!
What about Whirly-Girl events?
Here’s the current schedule for the week:
Monday morning and afternoon, March 23:
Our annual business meeting, awards ceremony, education day events, and a themed reception will take place on Monday. Standard health and safety precautionary measures will be in place for this meeting. Wear your most festive mask in celebration of New Orleans Mardi Gras. Stay tuned for times and locations!
Tuesday – Thursday, March 23-25:
Our booth number is 12209. Come check out the Whirly-Girls merchandise and membership information booth in the expo hall! Better yet, join the team, and volunteer to help out! Don’t forget to buy raffle tickets and support our Silent Auction.
We do not have a designated Whirly-Girls hotel this year, and as such, will not be holding any rooms for our members. Make your hotel reservations soon! You can use this link to book your lodging:
How do I find out more about HAI HELI-EXPO?
HAI HELI-EXPO is the world’s largest helicopter trade show with many courses and networking opportunities. You can visit the HAI HELI-EXPO website for more details about scheduled events, expo displays, and Helicopter Associate International.