The RDS in-house design team is the best in the city. We listen to you, cultivate ideas for you and the create the custom designs to create the perfect event for you! From elegant dinners to a casual Fais do do - we can create a memorable event for you and your guests!
RDS excels in finding the perfect venue for your executive dinner, whether it is a restaurant or private venue. We work with you to find the perfect location, the caterer to have the perfect menu and then design the decor to suit the venue and your guests.
It's difficult to be bored here in New Orleans. With our 300 year old culture and traditions you can have a different experience every day during your visit here.
From the French Quarter to the Garden District, our swamps to the plantations - there is something here for everyone. We even have tours showing off or giving you the history of our more un-conventional aspects - such as the Mardi Gras Indians, the trollops of Storyville, our street art and much, much more!!
Our experienced guides can take you on the conventional and unconventional parts of our history and city!
Our Staff are a lovely combination of courteous, timely and knowledgeable! Working with all the best transportation teams in the city, we make sure your transportation needs proceed flawlessly. We make sure we know all the latest developments in traffic, street closures, road construction and parade routes in order to keep your program schedule on track!
Depending on your needs, we have an assortment of companies that provide us with motorcoaches, sedans, SUV's, Sprinters, Vans, Mules & buggies and Pedicabs!!
Team Building Activities
We base each of our activities on your goals for the group, with interaction between the teams being the outcome for most projects!
Some of our most popular team building activities include Mardi Gras Bead Boards, Mardi Gras Float Flowers, Mardi Gras float building, Gumbo cook-offs and community projects around the city of New Orleans.
Besides the listed activities we also offer paper flower classes, beading classes, fishing, golf and many other activities for guests and their spouses!
Word is that our staff is courteous, knowledgeable and happy to help with anything necessary to make the program work flawlessly!
We can assist with registration, transportation arrivals / departures, shuttles, step-on guides, licensed tour guides, crowd management, and just your general stand-by help!! Let us know what you need and we can make it happen!!
Musicians from all over the world flock to New Orleans to be a part of the musical culture here and being the birthplace of Jazz has it's benefits, living in New Orleans! We are lucky enough to have all types of music and musicians available to us at all times. The music here covers a broad spectrum from Rag Time Jazz to Funk, Rock & Roll to Contemporary Jazz, Classical to Folk - anything and everything you can think of - we have it here!
Our Core Staff
Nan Dupuy - I've been in the business since 1976, starting in Mobile, Alabama and then moving to New Orleans! I have learned that the most important part of what we do is listening to the client and understanding what it is, exactly, you need us to do for you! The devil is in the details :) I love designing events and working manifests - go figure! I love details!!
Sheri Broussard - Sheri likes to say she has grown up breathing diesel fumes - not sure how healthy that is, but it surely does proclaim her love of all things transportation! With over 25 years working shuttles and manifests all over the country, Sheri is a wonderful attribute to our company!.
Dale Shaw - RDS Concepts is proud to claim Dale as our exclusive in-house, award winning floral designer. Dale is a dream to work with and always has new and fresh ideas. He claims he doesn't sleep and instead finds new inspiration every day by surfing the world wide web....
Areme Marks - Areme has a strong background in catering sales and real estate, along with a good eye and wonderful people skills! She is an attribute with her attention to detail and ability to focus on the matters at hand.
Carla Boettner - With years in the hospitality business, Carla is always ready for a new event - she manages to keep us all on schedule and laughing at the same time!!
David Anthony Cole - Our in-house IT guy and general comedian.
Tammy Roblez Weil - Office Manager and all things financial!!
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