Congratulations Nashville CVB Within 600 miles of 50 percent of the U.S. population, Nashville is now a major-league city as home to the NHL's Nashville Predators and the NFL's Tennessee Titans. With two convention centers and a growing hospitality industry, Nashville can accommodate most conventions.

Fast Facts * Where We Are 7 minutes from Nashville International Airport - served by 16 airlines going to more than 90 markets - more than 400 daily flights

* Where to Stay more than 26,000 guest rooms - 3,000 rooms in downtown area - 2,884 rooms at the Opryland Hotel Nashville

* Where to Meet two convention centers - Opryland Hotel, with 2,884 rooms, more than 200 suites, 85 meeting rooms, more than 600,000 square feet of meeting space, the largest combined hotel and convention center beneath one roof - Nashville Convention Center, coupled with the Gaylord Entertainment Center, in the heart of downtown, 118,675-square-foot exhibit hall, 25 meeting rooms, 11,000-square-foot ballroom

* Where to Play NFL's Tennessee Titans; NHL's Nashville Predators; famed music hall, The Grand Ole Opry; Opry Mills, a state-of-the-art shopping/dining/entertainment complex; historical plantations; botanical gardens; science and historical museums; and music, music, more music - Country Music Hall of Fame - country cooking to gourmet dining

* What's New Country Music Hall of Fame's downtown location opens in 2001 - new addition to Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, making it one of the 10 largest zoos in the country - Frist Center for the Visual Arts

* Weather average temps from low of 29 degrees Fahrenheit in winter to highs of 88 degrees in summer

* Did You Know... Nashville CVB's Web site offers extensive resources for planners and the 2000/2001 Meeting Planning Guide is fully downloadable.

Stats 161 4th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37219 Phone: 615.259.4730 Fax: 615.244.6278 Web: Vice President-Convention Sales & Marketing: Anetha Grant