Nashville is accessible, with roughly 50% of the U.S. population located within 600 miles. Nashville International Airport is served by major airlines, with upwards of 385 arrivals and departures daily and 48 nonstop flights connecting major cities. The city is also uniquely positioned as one of only six U.S. cities where three interstates meet: I-65, I-40 and I-24.
Event and Meeting Venues in Nashville
Other facilities include the new Music City Center, opened in 2013, with 1.2 million square feet of public space in an urban setting topped with a 4-acre green roof that mimics the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee, and the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center with nearly 3,000 rooms and more than 863,000 square feet of flexible meeting space in a lush resort setting.
Nashville Hotel Options
Nashville offers a large choice of hotels for meeting planners, with more than 25,000 hotel rooms within the city limits. Among them are the Hilton Downtown, Sheraton Music City, Hutton Hotel, Marriott Nashville Airport and the Renaissance Nashville.
Nashville Event Venues
Nashville lives up to its reputation when it comes to music. Meeting and convention attendees can enjoy the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium, and the General Jackson Showboat along with its many country, rock, pop, jazz and blues places including the famous Bluebird Café and The Listening Room Café, and the Bridgestone Arena.
Some of Nashville’s other unique venues for special events include the Arrington Vineyards & Winery, Cumberland Caverns (Tennessee’s largest show cave), Whiskey Bent Saloon, Musicians Hall of Fame, The Johnny Cash Museum, the Cannery Ballroom, and the Rymer Gallery.
Alternative areas offering great venues include Greater Nashville, Belmont, The Gulch, Music Valley, and North and West End Nashville.