Your Guide to the Music City Center in Nashville, TN
Music City CenterDebuting in May of last year, the Music City Center has hosted a range of business events, conferences and trade shows.
Its construction is just another sign of Nashville’s rise as a hub for business, where established companies can thrive and new ones can blossom.
If you would like to take advantage of Nashville’s new “It City” status and hold an event at the MCC, here’s a brief rundown on its specs, services and location.
The Music City Center encompasses 1.2 million square feet of LEED Gold Certified space. Its Grand Ballroom, at 57,500 square feet, is the largest in the state, making it an appropriate choice for conventions. (For smaller events, there’s also the 18,000-square-foot Davidson Ballroom.) If you’re planning a business gathering, the center offers 60 different meeting rooms adding up to 90,000 square feet. Exhibit planners can additionally take advantage of the 353,143 square feet of exhibit space.
Dining and Catering
The convention center offers in-house catering for events of all sizes. Box lunches are available for your convenience, and delivery services to exhibitors can also be arranged. On the first floor, visitors can grab a cup of coffee from Dunkin’ Doughnuts, or enjoy a craft beer and pizza at Italian restaurant Al Taglio. In addition, the Music City Center also offers food carts whose themes include “Hot Chicken,” “Meat and Three” and “Go Natural.”
Boardroom features like a Panasonic 3000 Lumens Projector with a roll-down screen, cable television, Ethernet and Wi-Fi ensure that the Center can fill any meeting’s audio/visual need. For large-scale A/V, MCC can provide a team of specialists who will assist with any multimedia presentations. Guests can also visit the UPS Store Business Center on the second floor for all their shipping, faxing and mailing needs.
The Music City Center offers several other services and amenities that will add elegance to your event. Over 100 flat-screen televisions make prime real estate for advertising your brand. When your guests have questions about the event schedule, need to locate a certain room, or want suggestions on what to see in the city, friendly ambassadors stationed throughout the building can provide them with the info they need. Throughout the building, guests can also enjoy more than 100 works of art, each displayed with a unique barcode that can be scanned for information on its artist.
Its downtown location places the convention center near several hotels and attractions. Accommodations less than a mile away include Omni Nashville, Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt Place. To get their music fix, guests can visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, which sits right across from the center, visit the various honky-tonks lining Broadway or enjoy classical music at the Schemerhorn Symphony Center.
Though MCC has a parking garage, that doesn’t remove the stress of having to navigate an unfamiliar city from visitors’ shoulders. To add the finishing touch to your event, have a Nashville car service provide for your transportation needs. Whether you need a stretch limousine for small groups, some private sedans for select VIPs, or even a bus for larger groups, Signature Transportation can assist with transportation for your event.
Our company has more than 10 years of experience providing service for corporate events, and our expertise makes things easy for event planners. We pay close attention to logistics. We’ll get your guests where they need to be, on time and in style, whether we’re picking them up from the airport or providing door-to-door car service from hotel to convention center. Contact us here to learn more.