Tuesday, May 5

Noon – 4pm
Pre-Conference Educational Session

Come in Monday evening or Tuesday morning and take part in a skills training session (TBA) Tuesday afternoon!  Box lunch and snacks will be available and a drawing held.

4:30 -7:30pm
Registration and Cinco de Mayo Reception with drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres

It’s the Fifth of May!  Celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, an early military victory by Mexican soldiers over the French forces of Napoleon III in 1862.  What better reason to eat frajita’s and drink margaritas in the center of Music City?

Be sure to talk with Jeremy Martin, The Nashville Concierge, about the great things to do in Nashville this evening and after the Festival!  (Contact him ahead of time for info if you are making a mini vacation out of the week and do something great on the weekend before or after the Festival.  He can be reached at at 615-394-6578- direct or Jeremy@thenashvilleconcierge.com)

Wednesday, May 6

Kick-off Breakfast with guest speaker Patrick Henry

9am – noon
Break-out sessions (more info to come!)

11:30am – 1pm


The Tabletop Expo will feature dessert and beverage stations throughout the exhibit area, show specials and door prizes. Best of all, there will be plenty of time to talk and see demonstrations over the course of 3 1/2 hours.


Cocktail Party on the patio with giant lawn games and networking!

Dinner with keynote speaker business journalist and former CNBC anchor Robert Sellers.

Thursday May 7

Breakfast Buffet

Breakout sessions (more info to come!)

Noon -3pm
Lunch, Interactive Experience, and Tour at the Country Music Hall of Fame