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Conference Highlights

Opening Night Reception

Thursday, Sept. 4, 7–8:30 p.m. | Free
Sponsored by CNN Newsource


Live music. Line dancing lessons. Fried pickles. You can find the best of Music City under one roof at the Wildhorse Saloon (above). The Opening Night Reception, sponsored by CNN Newsource, is open to all registered attendees so pack your cowboy boots!


Freedom Sings Concert

disneyThursday, Sept. 4,
4:30-5:30 p.m.


Freedom Sings is an entertaining, engaging and irreverent look at free speech and music censorship that has toured the nation for more than a decade. An all-star band of Nashville singers and songwriters plays the "most dangerous" tunes of the past century, including once-controversial songs by the Beatles, Elvis, the Rolling Stones, Black-Eyed Peas and LMFAO. Not to be missed.


Echoes of Nashville Walking Tour

Thursday, Sept. 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m. | $30 (Register)

On the Echoes of Nashville Walking Tour, guides will take you back into Nashville’s historic past. Participants will experience Nashville history from the 18th century through the modern Music City era. Sites along the way include: Fort Nashborough, Public Square, Davidson County Courthouse, Tennessee State Capitol, The Hermitage Hotel, and the Ryman Auditorium. Transportation to the starting point is included in the tour registration fee. Participants will be walking approximately 1.5 miles on the tour.


More announcements coming soon! In the meantime, please visit the following pages for available details about planning your trip, planning your stay and participating as a presenter, sponsor or exhibitor:

EIJ14 Hotel and Travel Details
Tentative Schedule at a Glance
Registration Rates
Information for Sponsors, Exhibitors, Recruiters and Advertisers

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