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Do you need help planning the perfect destination event in Nashville, TN? Contact Big Events, Inc. to find out what we can do for you. We take the stress out of event management by allowing you to focus on what’s important - doing your job. 

Our DMC staff is experienced in all aspects of event planning services: hotels, vendors, transportation, venues, entertainment, attractions, and more. We ought to be - we’ve been wowing guests in the Nashville area for over 25 years. 

If you want to wow your guests and exceed all expectations with a memorable destination event, look no further than Big Events, Inc.

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Country & Western music. It hosts a permanent collection as well as featured exhibits. Enjoy the rich legacy of Nashville’s musical roots. 

Ryman Auditorium 
Ryman Auditorium (aka “The Mother Church”) is located in downtown Nashville. It is one of the premier music venues in the world, and is best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974. 

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art 
Cheekwood is 55-acre estate on the western edge of the city. It was originally built by the Cheek Family (of Maxwell House Coffee notoriety) and currently houses the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. 

Centennial Park 
Centennial Park is one of Nashville's most revered parks. Located just 2 miles west of downtown, this 132-acre park features the Parthenon, a one-mile walking trail, Lake Watauga, an exercise trail, and more. 

Music City Center 
The Music City Center mission is to create economic benefit for the citizens of the greater Nashville area by attracting local and national events. Community inclusion, sustainability, and customer service are all emphasized by this enormous convention center. 

The Parthenon in Centennial Park 
The Parthenon in Centennial Park is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens, Greece. It was designed by William Crawford Smith and built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. 

The Hermitage 
The Hermitage is a historical plantation and museum located east of downtown Nashville. It was owned by Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States. For those who love learning about US history, The Hermitage is a must see. 

Frist Center for the Visual Arts 
The Frist is located in downtown Nashville. It is a non-collecting museum, which means it does not have a permanent collection. Instead, the museum focuses on hosting traveling exhibitions from around the country and the world. 

Honky Tonk Highway 
Honky Tonk Highway is the name given to the Honky Tonks on Lower Broadway in downtown Nashville, TN. It is one of the top tourist destinations in the US, and boasts live music from morning to night, 365 days a year. 

Printer’s Alley 
Printer's Alley is a historic alley in downtown Nashville. At the beginning of the 20th century, Printer's Alley was home to a thriving newspaper publishing industry. Today, the alley plays host to speakeasy style bars, restaurants, and some great live music. 

Nashville Attractions

Music City is the ideal location to host a variety of destination events. The city is full of attractions and activities that will leave your guests wanting more. 

Who says you can’t mix business and pleasure? 

The variety of Nashville attractions, events, and hotels make it the perfect city to take care of business during the day and have a great time at night. The city boasts a vibrant nightlife that is driven by foodie restaurants, local craft beer, classic cocktails, local hangouts, honky tonks, historic sites, and the best music scene in the world. Seriously. 

While Nashville is primarily known for country music, it is but one slice of pie in the musical spectrum. Music City is home to musicians and songwriters of all genres and walks of life. Some of the best music in the world can be found in any corner of the city - and music venues can be found in the most unlikely of places. 

In addition to the numerous things to do in Nashville, the city has become something of a hotel paradise in recent years. New hotels are opening every day. Historic hotels, experiential hotels, resorts, and modern marvels are all options for you and your guests when hosting a destination event in Nashville, TN. Hotel sourcing is a primary task for the DMC. 

In short, there are a whole lot of reasons to choose Nashville for your destination event. 

It is a city in bloom. The last few years have seen significant growth across industries for this centrally located Southern gem. One of the driving forces behind Music City’s current economic boom is a result of tourism. In 2017, visitors from around the world totalled at 14.5 million - a 4.6% increase from 2016. This is a new record for tourism in Nashville. 

WHY CHOOSE NASHVILLE FOR YOUR DESTINATION EVENT?

● EVENT SCHEDULING 
● AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION 
● LIGHTING RENTAL 
● TRANSPORTATION 
● BOOKING AGENT FOR TALENT
● CATERING & BEVERAGE SERVICES 
● ONSITE EVENT MANAGEMENT 
● EVENT STAFFING
● AND MANY MORE... 
 


● VENUE SELECTION & BOOKING 
● VENUE CONTRACT NEGOTIATION 
● HOTEL SOURCING - HOTEL BLOCKS 
● NEGOTIATE HOTEL RATES 
● BUDGET MANAGEMENT 
● EVENT THEME DEVELOPMENT 
● EVENT DESIGN & DÉCOR 
● EVENT FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS 
● SCALED EVENT VENUE LAYOUTS 


Here at Big Events we pride ourselves in being a DMC you can relate to and trust on a creative, logistical, and professional level. DMC stands for Destination Management Company which, in a nutshell, means LOCAL EXPERTISE. Only a local planner will know the best caterers, trusted transportation services, nicest hotels, and other "knock your socks off" vendors that will provide the best service for you and your attendees.As a DMC we have local knowledge, skill, and resources, that enables us to produce the best of the best for our clients from the design of the event to the implementation and logistics of the event.   

Logistical & Creative

Our Process

As a Destination Management Company (DMC), we simplify the process of event planning and implementation. We will listen to your event objectives, review budget targets, and determine the timeline and task lists. You simply need to contact us. In turn, we will source, secure, and coordinate all event resources and needs. Our DMC Services are stress-free and efficient. You will have one detailed plan, one main point of contact, and one invoice – Big Events, Inc.

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