WTS Foundation Gala

WTS International Annual Conference 2024 > WTS Foundation Gala

Attracting and Supporting the Next Generation


WTS Foundation


The 2024 WTS Scholarships and Awards Gala will be held on Thursday May 9th at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, La. This stunning and unique location is offsite from the conference host hotel, with a Pre-Gala Reception beginning at 5:45 PM CT and Gala Doors opening at 7:00 PM CT.

Please bring your conference badges for entrance into the Gala. 

Transportation to and from the venue for the black-tie optional event will be provided.

Gala Transportation Details
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Pickup Location: New Orleans Hotel, Canal Street in front of the main entrance
Departure Schedule: 
5:15pm                          5:45pm                         
5:20pm                          5:50pm                         
5:25pm                          6:00pm                         
5:30pm                          6:05pm                         
5:35pm                          6:10pm                         
5:40pm                          6:15pm                         

Please arrive at the designated pickup location at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time to allow for check-in and boarding. Our team will be onsite to assist you and ensure a smooth departure. Follow all instructions provided by our transportation team for a safe and enjoyable evening.

All gala proceeds directly benefit the WTS Foundation‘s educational programming, scholarship initiatives, and long-term student engagement to attract the next generation of transportation professionals. 

Gala tickets are included in Full Conference Registration. Gala tickets are also available for separate purchase for other types of attendees.