Conference Location

Conference Location
Nashville, Tennessee is known as the Home of Country Music, but it has much more to offer. Nashville is the state capital, and is home to numerous higher education institutions, including Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Belmont University, and Lipscomb University. Healthcare, not music, is Nashville’s largest industry, employing 200,000 and contributing $30,000,000,000 to the regional economy. Nashville is also the third fastest growing economy in the United States. As one might expect, Nashville has a lively music scene in addition to the honky-tonk music venues along the famed “District,” the city boasts a major performing arts center and opera and ballet companies, along with the Nashville Symphony. Nashville is home to numerous country music icons, such as the Ryman Auditorium, the Grand Ole Opry House, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, but also boasts numerous art centers and museums, and a botanical garden. The Nashville International Airport provides direct flights to over fifty cities, including London (Heathrow), Dallas, Los Angeles, New York (JFK and LaGuardia), Chicago, and Washington D.C. (Reagan and Dulles).