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Travel Information


Air Travel

  • You are responsible for booking your own air travel.
  • Special Airfares: Travel arrangements using the IEEE negotiated air carriers or the carriers of your choice can be made through World Travel, Inc.
    • Call in: Between 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM EST, Monday through Friday. Within the US and Canada, call (800) TRY-IEEE, (+1 800 879-4333); and outside of the US and Canada, call +1 717 556-1100.
    • Online: Visit their website at http://www.ieee.org/travel.
    • Email: Email your request to ieee@worldtravelinc.com.

Ground Transportation for Getting Around:

Airport Option: The hotel is located 15 minutes away from Nashville Airport.  Ground transportation pick-ups take place on Level 1 of the new Parking and Transportation Center.

Finding the New Ground Transportation Center:

-Exit the terminal on Level 1 and turn right.

-Follow the sidewalk and pedestrian canopy to the Parking and Transportation Center. Overhead signs will direct you.

-The Ground Transportation Center is on Level 1.

  • Taxi
  • Uber/Lyft


From the airport, the meter starts at $7 and the rate is $2.10 per mile. There is a flat rate of $25 to the downtown area and the Opryland Hotel area, plus an additional passenger charge of $1 when accompanying original passenger and proceeding to same destination.

Companies listed alphabetically.

For additional information:  visit: https://www.flynashville.com/ground-transportation/Pages/taxis.aspx

Complimentary Car Service

Our complimentary courtesy vehicle—a shiny new Luxury SUV—is at the ready with dedicated staff from 8 AM–10 PM to take you within a three-mile radius of our hotel. See our concierge for availability.

  • Discounted Car Rentals: IEEE corporate car rental discounts are available to all attendees. Use discount codes here when calling your preferred car rental company to receive special rates: Avis A606000, Budget X520000, Hertz 61368, and Enterprise NA24IE1.


  • Parking is available on property.


Discounted Self-Parking: $35 USD per night

Discounted Valet Parking Fee: $39 USD per night


Things to Do:
Click here to view some fun things to do during your stay in Nashville  

About Music City aka Nashville




Lowes Vanderbilt Nashville Brochure

Here for a list of restaurants at the hotel.

Dining and Entertainment Mason’s soulfully inspired fare from Executive Chef Brandon Fortune in a warm and inviting gathering place to share a drink, grab a bite and escape the hustle and bustle of Music City.

Mason Bar A modern interpretation of the beloved, traditional “Southern Public House”—a place where folks dropped in for laughter, tall tales, good company and some of the finest beverages known to mankind.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House® Home of serious steaks, served sizzling hot so every bite is moist and delicious.

POD Organic Market

 Features fresh pastries, salads, flatbreads and a multitude of pre-packaged organic snacks and drinks. Some local favorites such as Frothy Monkey Coffee and Yazoo Beer are also available.

Food around Nashville - https://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/food


We look forward to seeing you in San Diego. If you should have questions or need assistance during the planning process, please send a message to the specific contact below.

Web Registration TBD
Hotel & General Meeting Info. Catherine Shaw
  BCICTS Conference Manager