• Does the registration fee include a hotel? 
    • Yes, the registration fee of $2850 includes a room at the Ritz-Carlton for the nights of 1/18 & 1/19 only.
  • Do I need to provide a credit card number for the room?
    • No, the registered attendee will be asked to present a credit card upon check-in.
  • If I have reserved nights other than 1/18 & 1/19, do I need to provide a credit card to reserve the rooms?
    • No, it will be noted on the rooming list.  The additional room charge will be added to the attendee’s final guest receipt.
  • Should I contact the hotel to reserve a room?
    • No. Please do not contact the hotel at any time. We work with the Ritz-Carlton’s special events team on our rooming list for the Summit. All rooming questions and requests should be directed to DCN’s Brian Shaer ([email protected]).
  • Does the registration fee include meals?
    • Yes, the registration fee includes all meals and entertainment.
  • “I entered my boss’s email, but I get an error message”
    • Email Brian Shaer ([email protected]).  We may have his/her incorrect email address on file.
  • Do you need attendee flight information?
    • Yes, it would be helpful if you could provide this information to Brian Shaer.


The 15th Annual DCN Next: Summit will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

Set within the historic 1908 Beaux Arts Maison Blanche building, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans retains the grace and charm of an antebellum mansion. Guests of this French Quarter hotel have the advantage of staying near popular area attractions, including Bourbon Street, but can also experience local traditions in the hotel's courtyard. Located on the edge of the French Quarter on world-famous Canal Street, the luxury hotel offers a desirable address just a block from Bourbon Street and the newly renovated Saenger Theatre, host to several top touring attractions

We have secured special group rates should you choose to extend your stay to enjoy New Orleans.  Please contact Brian Shaer at [email protected] for more information.

Flight Info

If you are the Board member or the primary contact for your company, please plan to arrive at the hotel in time to join the DCN Publisher Member meeting promptly at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 18. If you are not attending the invitation-only DCN Publisher Member Meeting, please plan to arrive at the hotel by 7:00 pm on January 18 for the opening cocktail party and dinner.

Several airlines offer direct flights to New Orleans. Airlines with some of the most frequent flights and links to reservations for each are provided below:


The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is located about 25 minutes drive from the New Orleans International Airport.

921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 524-1331