The venue for the 2018 State Planning Conference will be Sam's Town Resort in Shreveport overlooking the Red River.

Magnolia ballroom at Sam's Town Resort, Shreveport

Mobile Workshop Destinations

  • Port of Caddo-Bossier
  • Texas Street Downtown
  • Shreveport Common
  • Bossier East Bank

Bossier City - East Bank Mobile Tour

Shreveport Common Mobile Tour


Area Attractions

If you find yourself having some spare time - or if a traveling companion will not be attending our conference - the Shreveport-Bossier area offers many things to do beyond shopping and dining. We've listed a few ideas below, and you'll find these and much more on the website of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau - - including a build your itinerary and mapping portal.

Red River Revel Art Festival

The Revel is a 9-day celebration of art, music and food taking place in festival plaza in downtown Shreveport. Admission is free weekdays before 5:30, evenings and weekends it is $5. As of August 13, the schedule of performers does not seem to be posted, but check back on the Revel's website -

Shreveport Attractions:

  • Riverview Park - 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy.
  • Artspace - 710 Texas Street
  • Elvis Presley Statue - 705 Elvis Presley Ave.
  • James Burton Statue - 705 Elvis Presley Ave.
  • J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center - 700 Clyde Fant Pkwy.
  • Louisiana State Exhibit Museum -
  • Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College - 2911 Centenary Blvd.
  • R. W. Norton Art Gallery - 4747 Creswell Ave.
  • Shreveport Waterworks and Railroad Museums - 142 N. Common St.
  • Spring Street Museum - 525 Spring St.
  • Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park - 8012 Blanchard Furrh Rd., Shreveport
  • American Rose Center - 8877 Jefferson Paige Rd., Shreveport


Bossier City Attractions:

  • Bossier East Bank
  • Barksdale Global Power Museum
  • CenturyLink Center
  • Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets
  • Red River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center - 150 Eagle Bend Point, Bossier City