Getting to the Conference

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The 2023 conference will be hosted at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 37203

Airport Information
Taxi, Rideshare & Shuttle Options
Public Transportation (Bus)
Car Rental
Nashville International Airport (BNA)

One Terminal Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
Distance from hotel: 8.4 Miles
Visit Airport Website

BNA is currently operating as two terminals while the center of the Departures level is closed for expansion through 2023. Some airlines operate out of the North Terminal (A & B Gates), while others utilize the South Terminal (C & D Gates). See lists of airlines by terminal below. TIP: To avoid delays, passengers will need to use the correct security checkpoint (North or South) to get to their gates. Watch for signs to help you find the correct terminal based on your airline.

Airlines that operate out of BNA:

  • North Terminal (A & B Gates)
    Air Canada, Avelo Airlines, Breeze Airways, Cape Air, Contour Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Flair Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Swoop Airlines, United Airlines, Vacation Express, Viva Aerobus, WestJet
  • South Terminal (C&D Gates)
    Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Getting to Nashville

Van and Shuttle Services from BNA airport

The Nashville Renaissance Hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Taxi Service from IAD airport

Taxis are located at the New Ground Transportation Center. Please note that it is located on the ground floor of the main terminal.

See the available taxi companies at Nashville Airport (Service hours: 24/7):

  • American Music City Cab: +1 615-865-4100
  • Checker Cab: +1 615-256-7000
  • Magic Taxi: +1 615-500-5000
  • NashVegas Cab: +1 615-332-3333
  • Pink Cab: +1 615-367-5151
  • TennCab: +1 615-888-8888
  • TN National Cab: +1 615-530-5885
  • Volunteer Cab: +1 615-955-7777
  • Yellow Cab: +1 615-256-0101

Taxi Fares:

  • Taxis are metered and start at $7, the rate per miles is $2.10 approximately.
  • Flat rate to downtown Nashville or Opryland Hotel area of $25.
  • Surcharges: There’s an additional $1.00 for each accompanying passenger.

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber and Lyft operate in the Airport. You should know that in order to take a rideshare it is needed to download the application to your smartphone first.

  • Lyft area for pick up is Zone A.
  • Uber area for pick up is Zones B & C.
Taking the Bus from BNA to the Renaissance Hotel

There is a direct bus departing from Nashville International Airport (BNA) and arriving at 8Th Ave S & Broadway Ave Nb. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes and costs $1.00-$2.00.

Car Rental Services at BNA

There are ten rental car providers located at the airport:

  • Advantage615-275-2619
    Location Hours: Open daily 7 am-10pm.
  • Alamo (844) 370-2402
    Location Hours: Open daily 6 am-1 am.
  • Avis (615) 361-1212
    Location Hours: Open Sun-Fri 5 am-1 am; Sat 5 am-12:30 am.
  • Budget (615) 366-0822
    Location Hours: Open Sun-Fri 5 am-1 am; Sat 5 am-12:30 am.
  • Dollar(615) 275-1921
    Location Hours: Open Sun-Fri 6 am-12 am; Sat 6 am-8:30 pm.
  • Enterprise (615) 275-0011
    Location Hours: Open daily 6 am-11:59 pm.
  • Hertz (615) 275-2600
    Location Hours: Open daily 5 am-12 am.
  • National (844) 370-2403
    Location Hours: Open daily 6 am-11:59 pm.
  • Payless (615) 275-2961
    Location Hours: Open Sun 9 am-9 pm, Mon-Fri 7 am-9 pm, Sat 9 am-7 pm.
  • Thrifty (877) 283-0898
    Location Hours: Open Sun-Fri 6 am-12 am; Sat 6 am-8:30 pm.