Event Information

Renaissance Nashville Hotel

611 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37203


Set in the business district, this upscale hotel is a 3-minute walk from renowned Ryman Auditorium, and an 8-minute walk from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Featuring marble bathrooms and designer toiletries, the bright rooms provide desks, 55-inch flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi (fee). Suites include living rooms. Dining options include a modern restaurant offering American fare and big-screen sports, as well as a laid-back bar and a coffee shop. There’s also an indoor pool, a hot tub and a 24/7 gym, plus convention and meeting space.

Check in: 4:00 p.m.
Check out: 11:00 a.m.


We do not have room blocks at other hotels but here is a list of nearby accommodations.


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Nashville International Airport (BNA)

Airport Phone: +1 615-275-1675
Hotel direction: 8.4 miles NW
Estimated taxi fare: From the airport, the meter starts at $9 and the rate is $2.50 per mile. There is a flat rate of $30 to the downtown area and the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center area, plus an additional passenger charge of $2 when accompanying the original passenger and proceeding to the same destination.
Note: The Renaissance Nashville hotel does not provide a shuttle from the airport.

Visit Nashville International Airport website

Ground Transportation

Directions to the Ground Transportation Center:
Exit the Main Terminal on Level 1 and turn right.
Follow the sidewalk and pedestrian canopy to Terminal Garage 2. Overhead signs marked GROUND TRANSPORTATION will direct you.
The Ground Transportation Center is on Level 1.

From Nashville International Airport (BNA):

  • Limousine and Livery Services now pick up on the inner curb (near the Information Office).
  • Taxi pick-ups are in the same lane, but have moved to the opposite curb. From the airport, the meter starts at $9 and the rate is $2.50 per mile. There is a flat rate of $30 to the downtown area and the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center area, plus an additional passenger charge of $2 when accompanying the original passenger and proceeding to the same destination.
  • Lyft now picks up in Ride App Zone A
  • Uber now picks up in Ride App Zones B and C

More parking and transportation information from the airport can be provided here Ground Transportation | Nashville International Airport (flynashville.com)

Car Rental

Vehicle rental services are available at Nashville International Airport:

ADVANTAGE: 615-391-9105
ALAMO: 615-340-6546
AVIS: 615-361-1212
BUDGET: 615-366-0822
DOLLAR: 615-367-0503
ENTERPRISE: 615-275-0011
HERTZ: 615-361-3131
NATIONAL: 615-340-6546
PAYLESS: 615-275-2961
THRIFTY: 615-361-6050

Driving directions

Take I-40 West. Travel 5.1 miles. Take a slight left to stay on I-40 W (signs for Huntsville/Memphis/I-65 S. Travel 1.4 miles and merge onto I-65 N. Travel 0.4 miles and take exit 209A toward US-70/US-70 S/US-431/Broadway. Turn right on Broadway. Travel 0.5 miles and turn left onto 7th Ave. N. Go 1 block and turn right onto to Commerce St. Hotel is on the corner of 7th Ave. and Commerce.


The primary parking garage utilized by the Renaissance Nashville Hotel located at 151 6th Ave North has been temporarily closed with an unknown reopen date.

During this time the valet stand is open with limited capacity. Valet parking is US$62/day plus tax and includes in/out privileges.

There are many options that are within blocks of the hotel, including the Fifth + Broadway Garage located at 501 Commerce St.

For guests coming from Nashville International Airport (BNA) or for day events, the hotel strongly encourages you to use ridesharing services to get to the hotel.

Additional Parking Information

Self-parking options available nearby but are not affiliated with the hotel or ABET. Self-parking in city lots does not include in/out privileges.

What to Know Before You Go

Download the App – Available April 17

As we continue to promote and produce sustainable events, we invite you to get familiar with the sessions and speakers in advance by downloading “Eventsential” from the App Store or Google Play. The app is the only place you will be able to find event-related information such as session name, time and location. To gain access to the event either by the mobile app (during the event) or desktop platform (after the event), please click the unique links provided below.

Download from Google Play (Android)
Download from App Store (iOS)

Within the mobile app, the navigation icons at the bottom of your screen will guide you through all the session descriptions, speaker details and much more. We encourage you to update your profile by clicking your name (found in the “more” icon) and select profile information. From there, you can edit or update your profile by uploading a picture and adding your bio. Once you have completed your profile, you are ready to explore the event. Simply click the schedule icon to view session descriptions where you can filter your search by date, track or both. You can also view and search speakers and direct message other attendees to ask questions and network.

What to Pack

All of our sessions will conveniently be held inside the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. The attire for the Symposium is business casual. We suggest layering a light sweater or jacket to remain comfortable in the venue.

Check in at Registration

Stop by the ABET registration desk located on the Lobby Level in the Grand Ballroom Foyer.

Registration hours are as follows:

Wednesday, April 19 – 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 20 – 6:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday, April 21 – 6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 22 – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Potential Traffic Delays on Saturday, April 22

The St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 7:20 a.m. The 5k and 6.15 races will start at 6:30 a.m. Drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time within and around the race course. Most road closures and detours along the routes will be in effect between 5:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit: https://www.runrocknroll.com/nashville-road-closure