Young Professionals Event

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February 24-27, 2018
The Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC


Charleston Food TourSavor the Flavors of Charleston
Explore Charleston! Get into town earlier in the weekend, and join other Young Professionals for an optional dinner on Saturday night. On Sunday morning, take part in a walking food tour at 10 a.m. ($65/person). This 2½ hour Charleston Food Tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the Lowcountry. You will discover how their unique cuisine has evolved over the past 300+ years while sampling delicious specialties from local eateries, markets, bakeries, restaurants, and culinary landmarks. 

Enjoy Historic Charm and Modern Convenience
The host hotel, the Francis Marion, combines 1920’s style and grace with 21st Century comfort and convenience in the heart of historic Charleston. Rising twelve stories, many of the Hotel’s guestrooms offer spectacular views of Charleston’s historic harbor, church steeples, and legendary King Street. With its central downtown location, the Francis Marion is an easy walk to the antebellum homes, magnificent gardens, antique shops and boutiques, and world-class restaurants. You may just want to get into town early to have time to thoroughly explore. Hotel reservations begin Friday evening (February 23, 2018) and are good through Tuesday morning (February 27, 2018), giving you plenty of time to take in Charleston.  The room rate at the Francis Marion is $189/night and includes complimentary Wi-Fi. To make reservations, click here  Online Code: GOLDENRULE) or call 843-722-0600 or 877-756-2121 and mention the International Order of the Golden Rule event. Room rates are guaranteed until Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Get to Charleston
When you book airfare, fly into Charleston International Airport (CHS), which is 20 minutes from the Francis Marion. Take an Uber and Lyft to get to the historic district or take a registered taxicab from the airport. Driving in? Valet parking is available at a $22 per day (automatically charged to your room bill) and self-parking is available in the City Garage located next door to the Hotel for $17 per day (payable to the garage attendant by MasterCard, Visa, or cash). Learn more.

Register Today
Registration is $495/person and includes 8 hours of CE credit (in states where applicable), dinner Sunday evening and breakfast and lunch on Monday. Dinner Monday evening will be on your own but reservations will be made at area restaurants for those who would like to dine together. Excursions on Sunday morning are an additional cost.

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