SWIRLING THE BIG EASY CONFERENCE 2023

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SWIRLING THE BIG EASY CONFERENCE 2023

IR ROMANTIC FICTION FANS! Meet us in New Orleans from SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2023 for another year at the Ultimate INTERRACIAL ROMANCE Book Event

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New Orleans Bourbon Orleans Hotel 717 Orleans Street New Orleans, LA 70116

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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  • 2 days 4 hours
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IR ROMANTIC FICTION FANS!

Meet us in New Orleans, LA from SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2023 for another year at the Ultimate INTERRACIAL ROMANCE Author & Fan conference! 

In September of 2023 we will celebrate our 10th ANNIVERSARY of hosting IR ROMANCE BOOK EVENTS  with special surprises and activities for our Attendees!

The Best-Selling AUTHORS OF INTERRACIAL ROMANCE will meet, greet and network with IR Romance Readers of this popular romance genre for 3  DAYS of great discussion, networking, delicious food and fun events celebrating IR Romance. 

  It's going to be a BLAST!

Check out our Partial List of FEATURED AUTHORS on Program!

Kenya Wright

JanJan Untamed

Keta Kendric

Ancelli

Sage Young

Phoenix Daniels

LaVerne Thompson

Reana Malori

J. Nell

L. Loren

Sonja B

Sierra London

Patrice Michelle

Darie McCoy

Nana Malone

Niccoyan Zheng

Quirah Casey

Posey Parks

Shirra Lynn

K. Alex Walker

C.L. Donley

Stephanie Morris

King Elllie

Francesca Penn

Jailaa West

K.C. Conner

A. R. Williams

Tiffany Patterson

Peyton Banks

Melverna McFarlane

Brooklyn Knight

Theodora Taylor

Rose Marie

Our Host Hotel, the fabulous BOURBON ORLEANS hotel, right in the heart of the FRENCH QUARTER will amaze you with a great combination of luxurious surroundings, beautiful guest rooms and delicious food and drinks!

Our Low Group hotel room rate is ONLY $169.00 PER NIGHT plus taxes, SINGLE OR DOUBLE!  

You must be a REGISTERED ATTENDEE of Swirling the Big Easy 2019 to book your hotel room at the group rate.  Reserve a room with your credit or debit card and pay at check out.  

Once you are REGISTERED for the Conference you will be emailed the link to our Hotel Group Rate Booking page.

If you are a fan of IR Romance, SWIRLING THE BIG EASY is the one gathering that you simply cannot miss!

If you attended in 2015 and 2017 or 2019,  you will want to return and if you haven't attended yet, you really don't know what you are missing! This unique event balances fun, variety and affordability in a package that past attendees have called one of the best romance conferences they have ever attended.

Here's the SWIRLING THE BIG EASY 2023 PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2023

Arrival Day

6:00PM Meet & Greet at the OBar at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2023

8:00 -9:00am: Registration

9:00am-12:00pm Featured Author Sessions

12:00-1:00pm: Buffet Lunch

1:00-4:00pm: Featured Author Sessions

8:00pm: "A Dirty Masquerade" Party with Author Kenya Wright

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2023

8:00-9:00am: Registration

9:00am-12:00pm Featured Author Sessions

12:00-1:00pm: VIP Reader & Featured Author Private Lunch

1:00-4:00pm: Featured Author Sessions

7:00pm: 2022 BEST IR BOOKS OF THE YEAR Awards Event

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2023

9:00am - 1:00pm: IR Author BOOK SIGNING Event

1:00pm: End of SWIRLING THE BIG EASY 2023

See you next time!

SWIRLING THE BIG EASY 2023 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION TYPES:

IR FEATURED AUTHOR REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • (Authors who recieve prior confirmation from the Host only)
  • Wednesday evening Meet & Greet
  • Author Panel Appearance
  • Thursday & Friday Author & Reader Sessions
  • Private Lunch with VIP Readers on Friday
  • Lunch on Thursday
  • Author Book Signing Table on Saturday
  • IR Romance Books of the Year Awards Ticket on Friday Night
  • IR Author Gift Bag

IR AUTHOR GENERAL ADMISSION REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Wednesday evening Meet & Greet
  • Thursday & Friday Author & Reader Sessions
  • Lunch on Thursday
  • Author Book Signing Table on Saturday:
  • (You’ll share a six foot table with another author)
  • IR Romance Books of the Year Awards Ticket on Friday Night
  • IR Author Gift Bag

VIP IR READER REGISTRATION INCLUDES: NOW SOLD OUT!

  • ( 25 Tickets Available)
  • Wednesday evening Meet & Greet
  • Friday Private Lunch with the Featured Authors
  • Thursday & Friday Author & Reader Sessions
  • A Dirty Masquerade Party Ticket
  • Lunch on Thursday
  • Author Book Signing on Saturday
  • IR Romance Books of the Year Awards Ticket on Friday Night
  • IR Reader Gift Bag

IR READER GENERAL ADMISSION REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Wednesday evening Meet & Greet
  • Thursday & Friday Author & Reader Sessions
  • Lunch on Thursday
  • Author Book Signing on Saturday:
  • IR Romance Books of the Year Awards Ticket on Friday Night
  • IR Reader Gift Bag

Note: A La Carte Tickets to some events are available.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU:

At SWIRLING THE BIG EASY, everything is All About IR Romance Authors & IR Romance book Readers. We will do our best to give you the best experience possible, just as we have done in the past in 2015, 2017 and 2019 with our successful IR ROMANCE READERS CRUISES in 2013, 2014 and 2022.

For IR READERS, You will meet all of your favorite authors, and if you don't come with your best friends, you will definitely be leaving with some new friends that love IR Romance as much as you do. 

For IR AUTHORS , you will have the opportunity to promote, and discuss your books, network with readers, sell your books and gain new FANS!

EVENT REFUND POLICY:

SWIRLING 2019 CONFERENECE REGISTRATION FEES are NON REFUNDABLE.

We recommend the purchase of TRAVEL INSURANCE to protect your non refundable payments and investment in your trip to New Orleans.

Your Registration Event Ticket may be sold or transfered to another attendee with permission from the Host Gerrilyn Grant Esq of Meetings & Events Unlimited.

CONTACT US about SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for this event: gerrilyn@meetingsunlimitedtravel.com

SEE our SWIRLING THE BIG EASY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO for a preview of this event.

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The Bourbon Orleans Hotel in the French Quarter, New Orleans, LA