Presenter Handout and Attendee Page

We hope you had a great time at the 2014 Annual Convention in Nashville!

2014 Convention Program

Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go (PDF)

Session Hashtags

View the full list of all session hashtags.

Registrant Rosters

Arts Education & Advocacy Registrant Roster

Arts Leadership Registrant Roster

Main Convention Participant Roster

Public Art Placemaking Participant Roster

Location & Hours

The preconferences and main conference sessions will all be held in the Annual Convention headquarters—the Omni Nashville Hotel.

CenterStage, which houses registration, exhibitors, the store, and networking breaks, will be located in the Broadway East Prefunction area on the second floor.

The preconferences will take place Thursday, June 12–Friday, June 13, followed by the main conference sessions Friday, June 13–Sunday, June 15. For more information, view the Schedule At-A-Glance.

Pick up your badge and conference materials during the following check-in times:

Preconference early check-in:
Omni Nashville Hotel - Lobby
Wednesday, June 11, 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Preconference check-in:
Omni Nashville Hotel - Broadway East Prefunction
Thursday, June 12, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Main Convention check-in:
Omni Nashville Hotel - Broadway East Prefunction
Friday, June 13, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 14, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 15, 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

When You Get There
  1. Guidebook: Go mobile at Convention! Download the Guidebook mobile app to your phone or tablet and follow "Americans for the Arts Annual Convention 2014" and you will have access to the schedule, exhibitors, social media, maps of Nashville, and more.
  2. ARTventure Tours: Tickets for ARTventure Tours are still available and for sale at the Registration kiosk in CenterStage. Tickets are sold on a first-come-first-served basis, so don't delay!
  3. Wi-fi Accessibility: All Convention attendees will have access to wireless internet in CenterStage, session rooms, and the plenary rooms. To access wi-fi on site, log on to the "Omni Meeting" network with the username "aftacon14" and password "aftacon14" (username and password are case-sensitive).
CenterStage Raffle

Meet with the exhibitors at the Annual Convention and you could win an Amazon Fire TV or Google Tablet!

Pick up a raffle ticket from the Registration kiosk or the Bookstore, in CenterStage, get it stamped by at least 10 exhibitors, and place your completed raffle ticket in the collection bin. The drawing will be held on Sunday, June 15, at 10:30 a.m., and you must be present to win. Good luck!