Nashville, TN Meeting Venue Spotlight
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Located on the banks of the Cumberland River and just minutes from the Nashville International Airport, the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center is the largest non-gaming convention center in the continental United States. Offering 600,000 square feet of meeting, convention and exhibition space, the center features six ballrooms, more than 100 meeting and breakout rooms and the 263,000-square-foot Ryman Exhibition Hall. Its lush, elaborate nine acres of indoor gardens and waterfalls are complemented by its own indoor river and Delta flatboat within a breathtaking 4.5-acre glass dome atrium.
The resort offers 2,881 luxury guest rooms, a 20,000-square-foot spa, salon and fitness center, two outdoor and one indoor swimming pools, on-site shopping and more than 15 on-site restaurants and lounges. Meeting services include a full-service business center with shipping, copying, printing, binding, document reproduction and fax capabilities, cutting-edge technology services and award-wining in-house Gaylord Opryland catering. The entire facility is wired with a high-speed Ethernet network, and complimentary wireless Internet access is also available.
Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center is the recipient of several meetings-related awards, including the Gold Key Elite Award, Gold Platter Elite Award and Gold Key Hall of Fame by Meetings and Conventions magazine and Award of Excellence by Corporate & Incentive Travel, among others. The center has hosted events for such high-profile guests as the Health Occupants Students of America, the National Middle School Association, the School Nutrition Association and the Society of Government Meeting Professionals.