Big Events, Inc.
Big Events, Inc. has established itself as the preeminent DMC and corporate event planner in the greater Nashville area. With over 25 years of experience, we have refined the creative and logistical processes that will make your next event an enormous success.
Big Events, Inc. simplifies 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.
The event planning experts at Big Events, Inc. have the required knowledge and experience to provide event planning services that will exceed your guest’s expectations. We work closely with our clients to create, develop, and execute a unique experiences. From planning to cleanup, our team will ensure that the entire process is easy and memorable.
We will source, secure, and coordinate all event resources and needs. Our process is stress-free and efficient. You will have one detailed plan, one main point of contact, and one invoice. Simple process. Impressive results.
FOR A CUSTOM DMC PROPOSAL
A destination management company (DMC) is a professional service company tasked with organizing, designing, and implementing all logistical and creative aspects of an event that takes place in a particular region.
A DMC must have extensive local knowledge, vendor relationships, resources, and expertise in all aspects of event planning.
DMC Services can be enlisted for a variety of events and occasions. Services include, but are not limited to: providing transportation, hotel sourcing, finding the right venue, selecting restaurants and catering, booking entertainment, providing audio visual production equipment, planning excursions, negotiating contracts, working within budgetary concerns, and so much more.
Hosting a destination event requires a lot of planning and logistical decision making. For this reason, it is of the utmost importance that you make an informed decision when selecting a destination management company (DMC).
Your DMC must be knowledgeable, experienced, attentive, and connected.
Destination Management Company
DMC Services: Nashville, TN
What is a DMC?
Our DMC Services
Logistical & Creative
Venue Selection & Booking
Venue Contract Negotiation
Hotel Sourcing - Hotel Blocks
Negotiate Hotel Rates
Event Theme Development
Event Design & Décor
Event Floral Arrangements
Scaled Event Venue Layouts
Audio Visual Production
Booking Agent for Talent
Catering & Beverage Services
Onsite Event Management
and many more...
Why Choose Nashville for Your Destination Event?
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.
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 (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 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 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 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.
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.