WRJ Fried Leadership Conference 2018

Hotel & Travel


FLC 2017 will be held at the
Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29403
(p) 843-723-3000

The rate for WRJ attendees is $209/night + tax for a standard Deluxe Room (2 queen beds or 1 king bed).

Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations in WRJ’s discounted room block. Rooms are available at the discounted rate through the WRJ room block for the period Thursday, March 2, 2017 through Tuesday, March 7, 2017. After completing your online FLC registration, you will receive the link to make a hotel reservation in your confirmation page and email. All reservations must be made by February 8, 2017. After this date, we cannot guarantee rooms will be available or the rate which you will be charged.

Any hotel reservation cancellations or special requests must be made directly with the hotel. Hotel cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance in order to avoid a fee. 

Overflow Hotel Accommodations:
Holiday Inn Express Downtown Charleston Ashley River

(0.1 miles away from the FLC Conference Hotel)

Rooms in this block cost $199/night, and the cut-off date for booking is February 10th. Call (843) 722-4000 to book a room in WRJ’s overflow block at the Holiday Inn Express.


Attendees are responsible for arranging their own transportation to/from the hotel for FLC. Please wait to book your travel until after you complete your FLC registration, to ensure you have the most complete details regarding required arrival and departure dates/times for the programs for which you sign up.

For those flying: Charleston International Airport (CHS) is the closest airport, about 20 minutes away. The hotel does not offer shuttle service, but you can pick up a taxi or Uber at the airport (approx. $20-25 each way) or reserve a shuttle in advance (approx. $35 each way). Visit the hotel website for more information.

Be sure to book a flight that lands earlier than 1:30 pm on Friday, March 3rd to get to the hotel in time to check-in and pick up your registration materials before FLC officially begins at 3:30 pm!

*Please note: some special meetings and programs begin on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning, including pre-conference training programs and tours and the District Presidents meeting. More details about these opportunities will be available soon.  Please refer to the specific arrival guidelines for the programs you plan to attend before making your travel plans.

For your departure from FLC, be sure to book a flight that leaves after 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 5th so that you don’t miss any of the action!

*If you are staying for the special donor event on Sunday afternoon or for the WRJ Board of Directors Meeting, please refer to the specific departure guidelines for those programs before making your travel plans.

For those driving: there is free overnight self-parking at the hotel.

Be sure to arrive at the hotel by 2:30 pm on Friday, March 3rd to allow time to check-in and pick up your registration materials before FLC officially kicks off at 3:30 pm! 3

Questions? Visit the FLC 2017 FAQs page. If you do not see the answer to your question, email wrjregistrar@wrj.org or call 212-650-4050.