Travel and Lodging

Conference Venue

Named "Where to go in 2015" by AFAR and Budget Travel magazines, Nashville is booming and the Music City Center is the new pulse of it all. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, you will find endless options just steps away from the Music City Center.

Music City Center
201 5th Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Phone: (615) 401-1400


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place/Nashville with a special conference rate of $199.00 per night. The cut-off date to make reservations at this rate is Monday, September 7, 2015. Please click here to make hotel reservations Hyatt Place.

Hyatt Place
301 3rd Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37201
Phone: (615) 687-9995
Reservations: (888) 882-1234

Fax: (615) 313-9968

Travel Directions - Nashville Airport to Conference Venue

The Nashville International Airport (BNA) is served by all major airlines and is conveniently located only 8 miles from downtown, or a 15-minute drive in normal traffic conditions.

Directions: From the airport, merge onto I-40 West. Stay on 1-40 West into downtown Nashville, where you take Exit 210C for 2nd Avenue toward 4th Avenue South. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for 2nd Avenue and turn right onto 2nd Avenue South. Continue on 2nd Avenue to Korean Veterans Boulevard and turn left. Located on the right at 600 Korean Veterans Boulevard. Turn right on 6th Avenue for entrances to the garage. 

Airline and Ground Transportation Information

All conference participants and attendees must make their own travel arrangements. The closest regional airport to the Music City Center is Nashville International Airport (BNA). For more information on ground Transportation click here for the airport's website Nashville International Airport.

Taxi Service

Taxis are available outside of baggage claim to transport you from the airport to the conference location at a cost of approximately $25. More info on taxi service from the airport is available here.

Buses and Shuttles

  • Cost: $30 one-way, $50 round-trip
  • Begins at 7:00 am and final run is at 11:00 pm.
  • Guests do not need to make a reservation.
  • Guests should estimate travel time to be 30 minutes.
  • Contact information can be found here.

Lyft and Uber

Transportation Network Companies' (ride sharing) information can be found here.

Things To Do in Nashville

Discover Nashville's events, must-sees, music entertainment, attractions, food scene and other must-dos by clicking on Music City's visitors bureau website.