Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Nashville, Carla Rieger is an internationally-known entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, to places like London UK, Madrid, India, Dubai, Singapore, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dublin, Cape Town, Sydney, Wellington, Cancun, Las Vegas, Stockholm, Helsinki, Frankfurt, Budapest, Vienna, Zürich, Prague, Copenhagen, Brussels, Athens, Bucharest, Lisbon, Muscat, Calgary, Chennai, Orlando, Atlanta, San Diego, Washington DC, and Vancouver. She offers advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their resiliency and creativity so they can speed up their pace of innovation therefore staying more competitive and relevant in the marketplace.
All Carla Rieger's keynotes are highly entertaining, interactive and practical:
Nashville, Tennessee has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Scarritt Bennett Center, on 18th Ave S
Envision Conference Center, on Overlook Blvd.
Willis Conference Center, on Century Blvd.
Nashville Expo Center, Smith Ave.
Perimeter Park Executive Center, S Perimeter Park Dr.
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center, on Korean Veterans Blvd.
General Information about Nashville for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the state of Tennessee, with a population of over 690,000. It was founded in 1779 and was named after the Continental Army general Francis Nash. Nashville is a major centre for banking and transportation industries, publishing, healthcare, education, tourism and music and hosts the regional headquarters of many multinational corporations such as Bridgestone, Dell, Nissan North America, UBS and Philips. It is world-famous for its music industry, being known as the “home of country music,” and hosting major events such as the CMA Music Festival, one of the largest country music events in the United States, and the Country Music Association Awards, a ceremony held each November and televised on a national level. Nashville’s largest industry though is represented by healthcare, the city boasting with over 300 medical companies, including HCA (the Hospital Corporation of America), the largest private operator of hospitals from the world, and Community Health System, the largest provider of healthcare services in the United States. Nashville is also an important centre for education and research, being home to many prestigious universities and colleges such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Lipscomb University and Fisk University.
The City as a Conference Destination
Nashville is a major destination for international conferences, summits and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the Nashville Tech Summit, one of the largest technology summits in the United States; the Music City Tech, another major technology conference, focused on recent developments in information technology; the 36/86 Entrepreneurship Festival, an important venue for innovative business leaders; Health:Further, a conference organized by the Hospital Corporation of America and focused on the impact of technology in healthcare practices; the Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference, another healthcare event dedicated to women practitioners; and the iNACOL Symposium, gathering educators, policymakers and researchers to discuss new methods in education.
Nashville Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Nashville, Tennessee, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Catbird Seat (+1 615-810-8200), an upscale restaurant serving a large selection of New American dishes; Union Common (+1 615-329-4565) and Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse (+1 615-434-4300), two stylish steakhouses famous for their handcrafted steaks and seafood; Monell’s Dining and Catering (+1 615-248-4747), an all-you-can-eat restaurant specializing in Southern American dishes; Le Sel (+1 615-490-8550), an excellent French restaurant offering a large variety of Gallic dishes; Moto (+1 615-736-5305), one of the best Italian restaurants in the city; and Two Ten Jack (+1 615-454-2731), a chic Japanese restaurant famous for its sushi and ramen.
Nashville Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Nashville, Tennessee, including: the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, one of the largest US museums focused on the roots and development of country music; the Ryman Auditorium, a 2,362-seat live performance venue, known as the “Mother Church of Country Music;” Broadway, a major entertainment district in Nashville’s centre, famous for its honky tonks, live country music, restaurants, bars and retail shops; and the Tennessee State Capitol, an iconic building constructed between 1845 and 1859 and currently the seat of Tennessee’s government and General Assembly.