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2017 Study Tour

Nashville, Tennessee

Registration is now open for this fall’s Study Tour to Nashville, Tennessee! We invite you to join with us in exploring the growth and evolution of Nashville’s thriving downtown area, its strategies to support place making and talent attraction, lessons learned in building a robust regional economy, efforts to improve mobility and livability and the city’s rich cultural history as Music City.

Who's going? Should I attend?

The study tour will take business and civic leaders inside the lessons-learned, leadership, and ideas at work in Nashville's regional economy, destination brand, infrastructure, cultural investments, and downtown's growth and evolution. As in past years, the tour will offer a relaxed yet engaging opportunity to reflect on regional and local priorities and challenge the thinking shaping our own cities.

Registered Delegation to Date

The Nashville Study Tour itinerary will explore:
  • Downtown
    The rapid transformation and growth of the city core and key initiatives bolstering its vision
  • Destination brand
    Behind the Music City strategy and experience, how they own it, grow it and represent it globally
  • Economy and entrepreneurship
    Partnership 2020, the region's economic development strategy and talent attraction
  • Growth and private development
    Inside view of $2+billion underway in commercial real estate investment
  • Urban design and land use
    Walking tours of the emerging downtown-adjacent neighborhoods
  • Regional collaboration
    Lessons learned with surrounding/suburban growth centers
  • Creative culture
    - Nashville's newly-christened and historic cultural attractions
  • Mobility and connectivity
    Hits and misses in regional transportation and local connections
  • Local food, live music, great company


Register by September 8, 2017. Registration fees cover one group dinner, two breakfasts and lunches, coffee/snack breaks, ground transportation in Nashville and materials for the tour. Please note that registration fees will be non-refundable after September 8, 2017.


October 4 - 6, 2017


Nashville, TN

Registration Fee


Air Travel

Book your flight ASAP to reserve your seat
Alaska Airlines – Preferred Flight
7% Group Discount Code: ECMX826

To use the Alaska Airlines Discount Code, go online to and input the Discount Code when searching for flights. By clicking the “?” next to the discount code box after entering the code you may view a detailed description of the rules. You and your guests may also use the Discount Code by calling Alaska Airlines Group Desk; however a $15.00 per person ticketing fee will apply.

Wednesday, October 4:
Alaska Flight #734
Depart SEA 7:40 AM (PST)
Arrive BNA 2:04 PM (CST)

Friday, October 6:
Alaska Flight #729
Depart BNA 3:04 PM (CST)
Arrive SEA 6:09 PM (PST)

Book flight

Hotel Reservations

The Westin Nashville
Online reservations – $275/night group rate
(plus applicable local taxes)

Book Room.
Hotel reservations must be made by September 13, 2017.

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