Hotel & Travel


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    March 8, 2017 — CLMA's housing block at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is now full. To book a hotelroom at the Gaylord, we encourage you to call the reservation's hotline: 1 (615) 889-1000. With reservations constantly changing, the reservations hotline will be able to tell you the live availability of the hotel.

    Below is a list of hotels in close proximity to the host hotel in which you can stay. 


    The official hotel for KnowledgeLab 2017 is the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. All convention activities will be held at the resort.

    Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center 
    2800 Opryland Drive 
    Nashville, TN 37214 

    Rate: $175 + $18 Resort Fee + tax per night (Single/Double occupancy)

    *Resort fee includes wired/wireless internet in guest rooms, local and toll-free calls up to 20 minutes, two bottles of water daily, scheduled complex transportation, access to the fitness center, and access to on-line Wall Street Journal

    To take advantage of the special CLMA KnowledgeLab rates, be sure to book your reservation on or before February 20, 2017. The housing link to book reservations can be found within your registration confirmation email. Reservations will be accepted through this date or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. After February 20, reservation requests will be honored based on availability and at the hotel’s prevailing rates

    All reservations are charged a one night room and tax at the time of booking. If you are unable to honor your reservation, please cancel directly with the hotel 72 hours prior to your arrival date or your first night's room and tax will be retained.


    If you’re flying, you will most likely arrive through the Nashville International Airport (BNA), located 8 miles from the resort. Gaylord Opryland offers daily round-trip shuttle service from the Nashville International Airport to the hotel. Look for the Gaylord Opryland Welcome Desk on the lower level of the airport between the two escalators.  An agent can assist with your travel needs and ticket purchase.

    • Daily Shuttle Schedule: 5:00a.m. – 11:00p.m. (departs every 30 minutes)
    • Cost: $30 per person, round-trip fare; $19 per person, one-way fare
    • For more information, please visit the Gaylord Opryland’s website

    Taxi Cabs from Nashville International Airport (BNA)

    Taxis are available at Nashville International Airport (BNA) in the Main Terminal Hub on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1). Travel time from BNA to the Gaylord Opryland is about 15 minutes/8 miles. 

    • Cost: Flat Rate of $25
    • For more information, please visit BNA’s website

    Navigating the Gaylord Opryland

    Upon check-in at the Gaylord Opryland, attendees will receive a map of the hotel to help them navigate the venue. Attendee hotel rooms will be located within one of the four sections of the hotel; Cascades, Garden Conservatory, Magnolia, or Delta. All KnowledgeLab meetings and activities will take place within the Convention Center & Exhibit Space at the Gaylord Opryland. Click on the Gaylord Opryland Map and KnowledgeLab 2017 Meeting Space Map to help familiarize yourself with the conference space. 

    Do you have an iPhone? The Gaylord Hotels wayfinding app is now available for download from the Apple App Store. This exciting new tool will help guests find their way around the hotel and convention center.

    Things to do in Nashville 

    Looking for things to do in Music City? Look no further - CLMA has you covered

    Spend extra time in Music City and enjoy some of the many Nashville area attractions:

    • Dining & Entertainment Districts
    • Energized Nightlife
    • Inspired Attractions
    • Distinctive Shopping
    • Golf Legends
    • Destination Spas

    These attractions are great for families, too, who may be with you while you attend the conference.

    Welcome to Smashville


    Want to add a little more excitement to your trip to Tennessee? You're in luck! The Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League have extended a discount to all KnowledgeLab 2017 attendees for their Saturday, March 25, 2017 game against the San Jose Sharks!

    Click here to purchase tickets, using the promo code CLMA17*.

    *Please note: the promotional code must be entered in the "Access an Offer" section, located on the top left-hand corner of the Predators' ticket purchasing website.

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