Nashville, Tennessee is well known as the 'music city'. The symposium site, The DoubleTree Hotel Nashville, is situated in the heart of the downtown Nashville and the very lively, live music scene. Within walking distance you'll be able to have dinner either economically or elegantly, and then tour the downtown lounges to find an abundance of upcoming stars and possibly catch a glimpse of a muscial legend.

While you're visiting Nashville, you may want to consider visiting the various famous places of Nashville, such as the Grand Ole Opry, the General Jackson Showboat on the Cumberland River, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and The Bluebird Cafe.

You may be surprised to find that Nashville has a rich diversity of musical styles and cultures and is a model of the American "melting pot" with an active Native American population, thriving Hispanic community and growing Middle Eastern and Asian presence. Different cultures, religions, ideas and customs come together harmoniously in Music City!

Nashville is also home to several higher education institutions such as Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Fisk University, Mehary Medical College, and the American Baptist College.