You may now make your reservations and purchase tickets for 2017 Edgar Awards banquet. We will have the information about the Edgar symposium in mid/late February – it will be held on Wednesday, April 26 and will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m.
We have been able to negotiate an excellent rate at the Grand Hyatt Hotel for Edgar® week. The rate will be available beginning Sunday, April 23rd through Saturday, April 29th The rate is $299/night. If you have any problems making a reservation, please let me know immediately so I can alert the hotel.
In order to make a reservation at this VERY discounted rate, call 800-233-1234 or 402-592-6464 and ask for the “Mystery Writers” rate. Just one catch – you must make your reservation by April 5, 2017.
You may also use the following link: https://aws.passkey.com/event/15592168/owner/1298/home
This rate is only available through the very beginning of April so please make your reservations as soon as possible or ask your publisher to handle this for you.
The banquet will be on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel at Grand Central Station in New York. Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m. and dinner follows at 7:30 p.m. Anyone may attend the banquet, as long as they have purchased a ticket.
Here is the link to online ticket sales: http://mysterywriters.org/store-2/products/saedgarsbanquet/
The evening is “black tie preferred”. Most women wear “little black dresses” and men generally wear either a tuxedo or a dark suit. This is a sit-down dinner. We can arrange for “special meals” but we do need to know in advance.