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2014 FALL Meeting

Saturday, October 18 through Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Francis Marion Hotel
Charleston, South Carolina

Registration Form

The meeting will kick off on Sunday, October 19 with a welcome dinner reception. Board members will meet on Saturday, October 18 so please plan your flights accordingly.

Fall Meeting 2014 will be held at the historic Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina. Named for General Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox” of the American Revolution, the hotel opened in 1924 as the largest and grandest in the Carolinas.  It was originally built by local investors at a cost of $1.5 million from plans by noted New York architect W.L. Stoddart. Throughout the years, many notable historic and famous clientele enjoyed the hotel’s full service and convenient location.  In 1996, an extensive restoration earned the hotel the esteemed National Trust Award and once again the Francis Marion opened its doors as Charleston’s Grand Hotel.  More recent refurbishments have added to the comforts of today and enhanced the hotel’s historic ambiance with sleek room décor reminiscent of the 1920’s grandeur. To find out more about the Francis Marion visit their web site at www.francismarionhotel.com/.


For a list of things to do and restaurants to visit while visiting Charleston, click here.

Monday night off site venue - William Aiken House - A seamless blend of 18th-century charm and 21st-century sophistication makes this 1810 estate one of Charleston’s most sought-after venues for meetings and corporate events.  It’s been a location for feature films including The Notebook.



Transportation from airport to hotel:

  • Hotel is located approximately 12 miles from the Charleston International Airport
  • Airport Transportation - Hotel recommends Mitch’s Limo Service by appointment. Please call 843-270-6902 or visit Charleston Airport web site).


Room rates: ONLY $179.00 per night single/double.

Room reservations are due Monday, September 15, 2014


1. Call hotel directly at: (843) 722-0600 or 1-(877) 756-2121and request the ILDA rate.

2. Fax or mail your hotel information using the hotel reservation form that will be included in your meeting packet. Send this info to Kathi and she will add you to the rooming list that she will send to the hotel.

Any questions contact Kathi at 1-888-878-4532 or via email at kbretcko@ilda.org.



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