I posted this on the IDS SIG yesterday. Here is it again in case you missed it and are interested.
The IIUG2014 CPC met at the JW Marriott in Miami, FL this weekend to prepare for the 2014 conference. I thought I would give an update on where we are at and pass along my experience with the city and hotel since this will be a new location for a lot of us in April.
The hotel is beyond nice. The place is 98.34% Marble and Mahogany and smells terrific. Yes, it is weird to compliment a hotel on their smell, but I thought this to myself each time I entered the lobby. It is the nicest hotel I have ever stayed in and unless I hit the Florida Lotto, it will be the nicest hotel I ever stay in. The hotel is not undergoing a remodel nor are they planning on any major construction during the conference (for those that attended the Overland Park conferences, this is important).
In terms of number of rooms, the hotel is smaller than we are used to. It is very possible that we will have more conference attendees than we have rooms. If you know you will attend IIUG2014 you should register ASAP to guarantee a room in the hotel and take advantage of the Early Registration pricing. We do not have an overflow hotel and other hotels in the area are at least $50 more per ni…