From the YAI Confernce (it was a battle but they succeeded):
We are pleased to inform you that the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel has agreed to offer a reduced rate of $255.00 (plus applicable taxes) per night for YAI conference attendees. To receive this rate call ASAP and no later than April 10. If you have already reserved at the higher rate the Crowne Plaza has informed us that the rate will automatically be adjusted to $255.00. To make a reservation call: 1-800-243-6969 and ask for the YAI Conference Discount Rate.