Q: Once I register, do I receive a confirmation email?
A: Yes. You receive confirmation as well as a link to our Atlanta page which includes transportation and local attractions information. MMregistrar@georgiaromancewriters.org.
Q: I have to cancel my registration. What’s the procedure?
A: You must notify the Registrar ASAP via email at MMregistrar@georgiaromancewriters.org.
Cancellations received by August 15, 2013, are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Unfortunately, no refunds for cancellations are possible after that date.
Q: When will I find out my editor/agent appointment?
A: Approximately one week before the conference you will receive an email about your appointment.
Q: How do I make hotel reservations for the conference?
A: The only way you’re guaranteed to receive the low 2013 Moonlight & Magnolias Conference rate is to use the Hotel Reservation button on main conference page sidebar when it is activated. It takes you directly to our special hotel link with the Hilton Northeast, Norcross.
Q: I have special dietary needs. Who do I notify?
A: If your need is non-health oriented, please contact MMregistrar@georgiaromancewriters.org. If you have a specific health issue, such as a food allergy, please contact the hotel directly at 1-770-447-4747.
Q: I need to plan my travel arrangements and don’t want to miss anything. Is a conference schedule available?
A: A complete list of M&M programs and workshops will be made available and posted on the Schedule of Events page.
Q: I’m from out of town and want to visit local attractions. Where can I access tourism information?
A: Atlanta has a wide variety of sightseeing possibilities. Check out our Atlanta Info & Travel page!
Q: How do I get from the airport to the hotel?
A: Please see our Atlanta Info & Travel page. For more information, visit www.itsmarta.com/rail-schedules-or-route.aspx. Car rentals and cabs are also readily available at the airport. The drive from airport to hotel is 28 miles and takes approximately 40 minutes. Plan extra time during morning and evening rush hours.
Q: This is my first M&M conference. How should I dress?
A: Business or business casual attire is your best bet. Consider bringing a sweater or jacket should you find Georgia air conditioning just a little too cold. Saturday’s keynote address/dinner/Maggie Award/dance is a more formal affair. Cocktail attire is recommended.
Q: Which meals are included?
A: This year, conference attendees will receive breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as well as lunch and dinner on Saturday. You will be on your own for lunch and dinner on Friday, but here are many excellent restaurants, coffee houses, and spots within shuttle or driving distance of the hotel. See our Atlanta Info & Travel page.
Q: I’m an agent, editor, or a special invited guest, i.e. keynote speaker, and have questions regarding hotel accommodations, airport transfers, etc. Who should I contact?
A: Please email your questions to MMAsstChair@georgiaromancewriters.org.
Q: I’m an author with promotional items. Is there a Goody Room? Attendee bags?
A: Yes. Please contact MMPromo@georgiaromancewriters.org. We are going green this year, so please no bookmarks or flyers. All other items are welcome for our Goody Table or attendee bags. If you have any questions about what we will accept, please contact our promotions coordinator.
Q: Is there a book fair and autographing?
A: Yes! Contact MMBookFair@georgiaromancewriters.org with any questions about deadlines regarding ordering books. Check the Book Fair and Autographing page by clicking on the link on the main conference page side bar.
Q: I’m a Maggie finalist. How do I schedule my special Friday Editor & Agent appointment?
A: You’ll be notified with a special invitation and contact information regarding an extra Friday Editor or Agent appointment. MMappointments@georgiaromancewriters.org.
Q: I’m a Maggie Finalist but cannot attend the conference. What should I do?
A: Please email Maggie@georgiaromancewriters.org.