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Located in the heart of New Orleans, .NEXT allows you to experience the spirit of the city. WIth just a few steps, take on the famous Bourbon Street, French Quarter and Garden District. And end your night on a sweet note with Cafe du Monde’s legendary beignets.

Work hard, play hard.

Join us for a series of special events from expo parties, networking happy hours and an evening extravaganza at the famous Mardi Gras World

.NEXT at Mardi Gras World

May 9 7:30PM - 10:30PM

Let loose after a full day of learning and networking at our biggest party of the year! Join us for an unforgettable night of live music, drinks, and delicious food in New Orleans’ famous Mardi Gras World. To enter, you will need your badge.

Kool & the Gang

Kool & the Gang has sold over 70 million albums worldwide and influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like "Celebration," "Cherish," "Jungle Boogie," "Summer Madness" and "Open Sesame," they've earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums. Don’t miss the legendary Kool & the Gang at .NEXT Party.

Galactic Funk

It’s been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical possibilities born out of their work together as Galactic. Since then, the seminal New Orleans band has consistently pushed artistic boundaries on the road and in the studio, approaching their music with open ears and drawing inspiration as much from the sounds bubbling up from their city’s streets as they do from each other.

Solutions Expo Welcome Reception

May 8
5:00PM – 7:00PM

Kick off .NEXT with our Solutions Expo Welcome Reception! Have a drink with our Nutanix Executives, tech experts and our sponsors before immersing yourself in two days of learning from inspiring keynotes to tech talks and hands-on-labs.

Happy Hour in the Solutions Expo

May 9
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Meet with like-minded attendees for engaging conversations during our Solutions Expo Happy Hour.

Flywheel Sports Pop-Up

MAY 8-10

Stop by the Flywheel Sports Pop-Up to learn about FLY Anywhere, an at-home bike and workout streaming service to help you crush all your fitness goals. Take a demo ride, enter to win exciting prizes, and enjoy an exclusive strength class! Sign up before the event to secure your spot.

Join us in New Orleans, nestled in the Mississippi River Crescent, in the heart of Louisiana. The city known as the “Big Easy” is legendary for a vibrant live-music scene, sophisticated food and melting pot of cultures.

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.heart – symbolizes our culture of empathy and giving back to local communities. As a corporation, we focus on supporting women and underrepresented populations to pursue their love of technology.

We have partnered with groups such as Girls in Tech and developed an internal Volunteer Time Off program to enable our employees to freely take time off to give back. After completing our first year (2016), we’ve had 2500+ hours of employee time volunteered to impact 34,000+ individuals. We are pleased to feature .heart at this event for you to share your .heart, too.

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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

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