#NRB2022: Know Before You Go

NRB | February 23, 2022 | NRB News

With just days left until NRB 2022, we want to bring you up-to-date on the most important convention information to know before you go, including lodging, transportation, meals, attire, and more. (And if you’re still deciding whether to attend NRB 2022, we answer your questions below!)

 Where is NRB 2022?
The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center (2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214) is the home of all NRB 2022 events! Gaylord Opryland is located just outside of “Music City,” and just 10 minutes from Nashville International Airport (BNA).

Do I need a full registration to come to NRB 2022?
No! Choose the registration tier that provides exactly what you’re looking for HERE.

While full registration offers you premiere access to Forums and plenary sessions with top names in the industry, you can also register for the exposition floor only, full convention for a single day, or Expo Plus, which includes all NRB Talks and Workshops, Pitch-a-Thon, and more. ALL of these options are packed with opportunities to network with like-minded media pros, meet your next clients, and strategize for the future.

If you are attending NRB as an exhibitor, your Exhibitor registration is the equivalent of a full registration and allows you access to all non-ticketed events.

Who will I meet if I just come to the Expo?
Broadcasters, publishers, ministries, advocates, and so many more. Browse the full exhibitor list here and Featured Exhibitor Stage schedule here!

Where will I stay?
While hotel rooms at the Gaylord Opryland Resort have been booked for most nights, there are still places to stay across the street and nearby!

·      Holiday Inn Express Opryland 

·      Hampton Inn and Suites Opryland

·      Residence Inn Nashville at Opryland

·      The Inn at Opryland (Complimentary shuttle service runs between Opryland and the Inn at Opryland from 9:50 a.m. – 7 p.m. on a continuous loop departing near the hour and half hour.)

Where will I park? 
The Gaylord Opryland offers both self-parking and valet parking options! Onsite self- parking for overnight guests is available for $32.00 daily. Hotel guests will have in/out privileges, while daily visitors must pay each time they enter the lot. Just pull up to the Cascades Lobby for valet parking at a rate of $40.00 daily. Guests with a handicapped placard or license plate may use valet parking for the self-parking price.

What are my options for traveling between the airport to the resort?
Gaylord Opryland operates a shuttle between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and the hotel during the following times:

Monday to Saturday 8 a.m.—6 p.m.
Sunday 6 a.m.—3 p.m.

The shuttle runs every hour from the Cascades Canopy at Gaylord Opryland to the airport (top of the hour) and from the airport to the resort (bottom of the hour). From the baggage claim, follow the signs to ground transportation. The Opryland motorcoaches are located in Row #3 in the hotel shuttle area. To book your shuttle ticket, please click here. If you have any trouble, call 615.889.1000 ext. 9.

For taxis, Uber, Lyft, etc., simply follow the signs in the airport.

How can I attend NRB meal events?

Update (2/28/2022): All NRB 2022 meal events are now sold out! Please continue below to learn about making dinner reservations and hosting private restaurant events at NRB 2022. 

Purchase your meal tickets now for the Media Awards Lunch and the Closing Gala! Due to high demand, the Honoring Israel breakfast has sold out.

Tickets for these meal events can be purchased with your registration, or you can update an existing registration here. Don’t wait until convention—quantities are limited and may not be available onsite. More information on NRB convention meals below.

Media Awards Luncheon (Tuesday, March 8 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in Delta CD Ballroom)
We hope you’ll join us for this special lunch event as we recognize the recipients of this year’s Church Media, Digital Media, International, Radio, and TV Industry Awards.

Closing Gala (Friday, March 11 from 6-9 p.m. in the Delta CD Ballroom)
Don’t miss NRB’s spectacular closing event, including the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards! Join special guest Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and hear from speakersKen Ham, founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis, and E.W. Jackson, prolific Christian writer, lecturer, and social critic

Can I dine at the hotel?
In addition to the various dining options available at the Gaylord Opryland, NRB will have Fresh Brew open on Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridayin the Exhibit Hall with quick, affordable lunch options such as salads and sandwiches. 

If you are planning to dine at Old Hickory Steakhouse, please be sure to make your reservations now.

For parties of 6 or less in Old Hickory, click here.

For parties of 7-15 in Old Hickory, please contact Morgan Jipp at morgan.jipp@gaylordhotels.com.

To book parties of 16 or more, including private restaurant space, please contact Ashton Burger at Ashton.Burger@gaylordhotels.com.

To order items for delivery to your room while you are onsite for less than 6 people, click here. Select “A La Carte” to see the menu. Items can be ordered from this menu for your guest room only (no meeting space) once you are onsite.

For events larger than 6 people in lodging suites or to order items in advance of your arrival, please contact Kourtnei.Stsouver@gaylordhotels.com.

What is the dress code?
Attire for NRB 2022 will be business casual. The two exceptions to this will be the Media Leadership Dinner and the Closing Gala, which will be business professional dress.

How can I connect with other attendees and keep track of everything going on?
The official app of NRB 2022 is live NOW! Log in to the app today to update your personal profile, subscribe to event feeds and channels, find other attendees in your industry, and chat about convention.

All registered convention attendees have received their specific login information to access the app. If you need any help using the app or locating your credentials, please email app@nrb.org.

NRB 2022 will be here before you know it!  Don’t delay—register now so that we can get ready to welcome you and your team. We can’t wait to see you in Nashville, March 8-11!


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