April 11-13 | Nashville, Tennessee

AUDC 2017
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All About Nashville

Experience Nashville’s Southern Charm

We hope you’re as jazzed as we are about our host city!

A creative melting pot that seamlessly stirs together rock, country, bluegrass, jazz, and more, Music City also blends in world-class art, award-winning cuisine, unique shops and boutiques, and outdoor activities to create an unforgettable experience filled with sweet southern soul. Allow Music City to draw you in and become a part of its song.

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Here’s a little prelude to get your mind humming

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Music in Music City

The place where music is inspired, written, recorded and performed, Music City is a melting pot of different genres of music that can be found at more than 100 music venues in town 24/7/365.

Hear the Music

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Finding Your Way Around

Getting around in Nashville couldn't be easier. View maps, find transportation information, and plan your trip and route to Music City.

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10 Things to Do

Nashville offers so much that you can't find anywhere else. Get a glimpse with these 10 Things to Do in Nashville during your visit.

See the Top 10

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Food Scene

Nashville's creative spirit has certainly infiltrated into its kitchens, turning them into the chef's studio. From casual barbecue to fine dining, local ingredients, great events, and culinary experiences, Nashville has it all.

Explore Nashville's Food Scene

Meet us in Nashville!

Nashville was recently voted, “Destination of the Year” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, and ranked among the “Top 25 Destinations” by Tripadvisor. Come see why everyone’s singin’ Nashville’s praises!

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Travel Tips

We want your conference experience to be pitch perfect!
Please review the following travel tips to ensure you don’t skip a beat during your stay.

Weather

Historical weather data from the National Weather Service shows that the average daily high temperature in Nashville on April 1 is 67 degrees and the average high on the last day of April is 76 degrees. The average recorded low temperature in Nashville on April 1 is 43 degrees and the average low on the last day of April is 53 degrees.

Attire

We want you to be comfy, so please don’t dress any fancier than business casual. And, as is typical in conference halls, the rooms might get a little chilly, so dress in layers! 

Also, you’ll want to pack your party clothes and dancin’ shoes for the AUDC After Party at the Wildhorse Saloon on Thursday, April 13!

Air Transportation

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is located at 1 Terminal Drive, and is about a 15-minute ride from the Omni Nashville Hotel.

With more than 12.2 million passengers visiting each year, Nashville International Airport is the fourth fastest growing airport among the top 50 airports in North America.  It serves 440 flights daily in more than 50 nonstop markets, and is the 33rd busiest airport in the U.S.  

Ground Transportation

You have several options available to get from the airport to the Omni:

  • Taxi Service: There’s a flat rate of $25 to the downtown area, plus an additional passenger charge of $1 when the accompanying passenger and the original passenger are proceeding to same destination.
  • Shuttle Service: Approximately $20 per person; 24-hour service is available.
  • MTA Bus: Tourists, residents, and business travelers now have a convenient and inexpensive way to travel to and from the Nashville International Airport and downtown Music City. For just $1.60, you can ride the Nashville MTA's route 18 Airport/Elm Hill Pike bus between the Nashville International Airport and Downtown Music City. Visit the MTA website or call (615) 862-5950 for more information on schedules and pickup locations.

Once you’re comfortably settled into the Omni, here are some getting-around-downtown transportation options:

  • Trolley Tour: Enjoy a hop-on hop-off sightseeing trolley tour around downtown Nashville. This tour is great for first-timers to Nashville, for those who have a limited amount of time and want to get acquainted with this fantastic city, or as transportation between locations for a full day of sightseeing. You will get the chance to hop off and explore points of interest such as: Historic Downtown Nashville, the Ryman Auditorium, the State Capitol, TPAC, the State Museum, Bicentennial Park, the Parthenon, the West End, Hillsboro Village, Music Row, The Gulch, the Frist Museum, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Approximately $22 per adult. Visit graylinetn.com or call (800) 251-1864.
  • Downtown Circulator:  Nashville's new clean diesel hybrid Downtown Circulator offers travelers a free and convenient way to get around downtown and The Gulch. The Green Circuit takes you between The Gulch and Riverfront Station. The Blue Circuit runs south to north serving key destinations between the Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Bicentennial Mall. The Purple Circuit runs primarily south of Broadway along Hermitage and Second Avenues and serves key destinations between Riverfront Station and the Richard H. Fulton Complex. It's a great new way for locals and visitors alike to move around the downtown area with ease. Visit the Downtown Circulator website for circuit maps and schedule.
  • Uber: Nashville is a ride-sharing kinda town, and Uber is a popular service. https://www.uber.com/cities/nashville/
  • Joyride: Joyrides are the souped-up golf carts you’ll see driving all over the city. Abila is renting a fleet of these fun mobiles to take conference goers from the Omni to the After Party and back again, so you’ll for sure get to experience this uniquely-Nashville form of transportation. But, you don’t have to wait until Thursday night to joy ride. You can grab one when you’re out and about. They’re 100 percent tipped based, so make sure to have cash when you climb aboard. http://joyrideus.com