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2014 CRAN Symposium: The Architecture of Influence
Date: September 18 — 20, 2014




Registration for the 2014 CRAN Symposium is completely sold out.
No new online or on-site registrations will be accepted at this time.


Cancellation Policy

Please fax or email your cancellation requests to (202) 639-7624 or email to register@aia.org no later than Friday, August 29, 2014A $100 cancellation fee will apply to all cancellations.

CRAN Meeting Space & Housing

The 7th Annual CRAN Symposium will be held at Hibernian Hall in conjunction with The Mills House Wyndham Grand HotelA limited block of rooms has been reserved at The Mills House at 115 Meeting Street in Charleston, SC. Reservations must be received no later than Thursday, August 28, 2014 to receive the discounted group rate; however, the block may sell out prior to the deadline. You are responsible for making your own reservations. 

To make your reservation via phone, please contact the hotel directly at (843) 577-2400 or toll-free at (800) 874-9600. Mention that you are with AIA CRAN to receive the group rate of $239.00 for single/double plus 13.5% state and local taxes. A $1.00 (plus tax) per room, per night destination fee is also assessed in support of management and marketing tourism in Charleston.  
There is no online discount code for reserving a room at this hotel.

Please note that The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel requires that a credit card or a deposit of one night room and tax be given at the time of making a reservation. If a credit card is given, the card will be used to secure the reservation. In the case of a cancellation, each individual reservation must be cancelled 48 hours prior to the reservation check in date to prevent one night room and tax from being charged to the credit card given. If a deposit is given, this deposit will be non-refundable within the 48 hour cancellation policy.

Event Summary

The Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN), a Knowledge Community of The American Institute of Architects, will hold its 7th annual symposium on September 18-20 at the Mills House Wyndham Hotel and Hibernian Hall on Meeting Street in historic Charleston, South Carolina. Entitled ‘The Architecture of Influence,’ the three-day symposium, open to all AIA and non-AIA members, will bring together custom residential architects from across the country to learn, share, and discuss relevant topics in the field of residential architecture.

Conference Website

For additional information regarding this conference, visit the AIA KnowledgeNet website.

Special Needs

The AIA is committed to making meetings and conferences accessible to all to the degree reasonably possible. Please notify us at the time of registration if you have special accessibility needs or specific dietary requirements. Contact Sharia Barksdale at shariabarksdale@aia.org or via phone at (202) 626-7382 if special arrangements are required.


The AIA is pleased to offer discounted airline and car rentals for this conference. To make your reservations, click on the AIA Travel Information link here or contact the AIA’s official travel agency, Ovation Corporate Travel at (800) 925-4055 or (516) 624-0308 for international callers.


Air Travel

Delta Air Lines is offering up to 10 percent discount off eligible published fares to AIA members by using discount code NMHC8.
How to book on Delta Airlines

To take advantage of these special offers, please follow these simple steps:

·      Call Delta Meeting Network reservations at 800-328-1111 (Toll-free reservation – No Booking fee), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Refer to File Meeting Code NMHC8.

·      Or, have your travel agent call Delta’s toll-free number to obtain these same advantages for you.  The travel agent must refer to File Meeting Code NMHC8.

Ground Transportation

Shuttle Service

Shuttle Service is provided between the airport and various Charleston hotels and other locations is governed by the Ground Transportation Services Ordinance. Please click the link here for more details or contact the hotel directly.

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