It appears we will have a very well attended convention as we have fully filled our contractual commitment on rooms with the hotel. Several people have indicated that they were given a higher rate because the commitment was completely filled. If you are faced with that situation and would like to attend the convention and stay at the hotel, please make your reservation at the hotel and then send an email to Steve Steigerwald (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the issue. We are working on trying to resolve them as they come up. As we previously advised it is extremely important that you try to make your reservation as soon as possible. You may now need to contact The Francis Marion hotel directly (843-722-0600 or 877-756-2121) to make your reservations.