Hotel & Travel Information

CONFERENCE LOCATION:
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
www.visitmusiccity.com

PLEASE NOTE:
All attendees and exhibitors MUST register for the conference first, before they will be permitted to make hotel reservations.

TRAVEL INFO:
For travel information and details on making your way to Nashville, click here.

Reservation Information

Conference registration is required before you will be allowed to reserve a room within SNA’s discounted hotel room block. Whether registering online or by email/mail/fax, after your registration has been processed, a personalized link and housing information will be provided in your conference registration confirmation. If you need the registration confirmation resent to you, please log into the online Registration Resource Center or call (774) 247-4018.

Tax Exemption: Hotels do not honor tax exemptions.

Credit Card Authorization: School districts paying hotel expenses by credit card must contact the hotel for a credit card authorization form and fax the completed form to the hotel two weeks prior to arrival.

Why Book at SNA's Hotels? Each year, SNA works hard to keep your overall conference costs as low as possible. Our group arrangements with the official ANC hotels in Nashville provide members with discounts that allow SNA to keep your hotel rates low and have protective clauses to prevent you from being shut out from a hotel. Therefore, we ask you to book the conference hotels through SNA’s official Conference Housing Bureau, ConferenceDirect.

Hotel Information

All conference-related activities will be held in the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. The SNA headquarters hotel is also the Gaylord Opryland, and we have contracted with nine (9) additional hotels. There are a few hotels within walking distance. However, for those that are not we will be providing shuttle service between the Gaylord Opryland and the SNA official hotels. Check back for a map of the downtown area, with the SNA hotels and shuttle routes identified, as well as detailed information on the shuttle service schedule and pick-up/drop-off locations.

  1. Gaylord Opryland (HQ Hotel)
    $201 single/double, $221 triple/quad  

  2. Sheraton Music City
    (on shuttle route, satellite registration)
    $171 single/double, $181 triple/quad
    6.2 miles from Conference Center

  3. The Inn at Opryland
    (on shuttle route)
    $167 single/double, $177 triple, $187 quad  
    0.6 miles from Conference Center

  4. Hyatt Place Opryland
    (on shuttle route)
    $192 single/double/triple/quad  
    1 mile from Conference Center

  5. Courtyard by Marriott Nashville at Opryland
    (on shuttle route)
    $149 single/double/triple/quad  
    1.1 miles from Conference Center

  6. Fairfield Inn & Suites Nashville at Opryland
    (on shuttle route)
    $149 single/double/triple/quad
    1.2 miles from Conference Center

  7. Hilton Nashville Airport
    (on shuttle route)
    $179 single/double/triple/quad  
    5.4 miles from Conference Center

  8. Nashville Airport Marriott
    (on shuttle route, satellite registration)
    $182 single/double/triple/quad  
    6.0 miles from Conference Center

  9. Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Airport
    (on shuttle route)
    $179 single/double/triple/quad  
    6.4 miles from Conference Center

  10. Embassy Suites Nashville Airport
    (on shuttle route)
    $201 single/double/triple/quad  
    6.4 miles from Conference Center

Travel Information

Air Transportation

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is located about 8.5 miles from the conference center. When making your air travel reservations, you are welcome to use SNA’s official travel company: Corporate Traveler by going to https://portal.fcm.travel/SNA or by reaching out to SNA’s dedicated Travel Manager, Rachel Kronlein, at (703) 236-1220 or Rachel.Kronlein@corporatetraveler.us. Please book early for best flight options and lowest fare availability. Please note, if you use Corporate Traveler, a $30 booking fee will be applied.

Ground Transportation

There are several options from and to the Nashville International Airport: taxis, Uber, Lyft, onsite shuttle companies and limos, and rental cars.

  • Taxis are located outside the terminal on Level 1 in The Ground Transportation Center. Estimated taxi fare to the conference center is approximately $25.
  • Uber and Lyft can be requested from the airport and rates range from $20-$85, depending on the vehicle/service. Ride app pickup zones are located at The Ground Transportation Center on Level 1.
 

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