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The Convention Center Authority announced the appointment today of a new member, Leigh Walton. Walton was appointed by Mayor Megan Barry and confirmed by Metro Council last night.
In early February the Music City Center welcomed attendees to the annual SAMCOM meeting for Anheuser-Busch. Over 4,000 people filled the Music City Center to hear the year’s strategic plan for the company and get excited about the brand and brewer’s future. SAMCOM transformed the four Exhibit Halls into different experiences, including the Budweiser and Bud Light Sessions and the Brewing Immersion Lunch. During the General Session there was even an appearance from the famous Clydesdales and Budweiser dog.
The Music City Center announced today that the building generated $56.3 million in economic impact during the third quarter of fiscal year 2017.
The Convention Center Authority voted unanimously this morning to approve a room-block agreement with The Joseph Nashville. The new full-service, luxury hotel, which will be built by Ohio-based developer The Pizzuti Cos. on the 0.75-acre site at Korean Veterans Boulevard and Fourth Avenue South, will bring an additional 297 rooms to downtown. Construction is expected to begin this summer.
This November marked the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, a huge milestone in the history of country music. The red carpet was held in the first floor lobby of the Music City Center, which was transformed into a star-studded event with famous faces such as Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and more.
The Convention Center Authority voted unanimously this morning to approve a $19.9 million construction budget to build a new food and beverage outlet and expand the Exhibit Hall and Davidson Ballroom concourse space at the Music City Center. The expansion will add 5,000 square feet of additional concourse space and 4,350 square feet of retail and kitchen space on the Exhibit Hall level as well as 2,000 square feet of additional prefunction space outside the Davidson Ballroom.
The Convention Center Authority voted unanimously this afternoon to approve the development agreement for the Nashville Convention Center redevelopment and parking garage lease agreement with developers OliverMcMillan and Spectrum | Emery.
The Convention Center Authority announced the appointment today of a new member, Randy Rayburn, who was appointed by Mayor Megan Barry and confirmed by Metro Council last night.
The Music City Center welcomed thousands in July for the 76th General Assembly of the Church of God. The Church of God was founded in 1886 in Cleveland, Tennessee, but this was the first time the Assembly has been held in Nashville and fifty years since it’s been held in the state of Tennessee.
The Music City Center hosted 70 events with 133,109 attendees in the first quarter, generating 73,435 room nights for a total of $112 million in economic impact. Tax collections continue to outperform expectations, and the Music City Center portion of tax collections was up 19.1 percent year over year for July 2016.