Rutherford County, TN Meeting Planning Overview
Spanning Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne, and Eagleville, Rutherford County boasts a convenient location about 30 minutes southeast of Nashville at the exact center of Tennessee. This welcoming, meeting-ready area features easy access to I-24, as well as more than 110,000 total square feet of meeting space, 50+ hotels, 300+ restaurants, and free county-wide parking. Meeting travelers have their pick of recreation and historical sightseeing options, thanks to the area's Civil War national battlefield, pioneer village, antebellum homes, and a well-connected trail system and vibrant shopping districts. Coined The Sports Capital of Tennessee, Rutherford County also features top-rated facilities perfect for sporting events and gatherings.
Meeting travelers can easily reach Rutherford County via the nearby Nashville International Airport and can navigate the city of Murfreesboro aboard the Rover public bus system, which operates weekdays. Rutherford County is home to the sprawling The Avenue Murfreesboro, Tennessee's largest open-air shopping and dining destination, which sits adjacent to the Embassy Suites Nashville SE – Murfreesboro. This 283-room hotel features 42,200 square feet of meeting space, anchored by its 28,800-square-foot Grand Ballroom and including pre-function and atrium space, an onsite spa, dining, and more.