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2018 Fall Meeting Brochure

Registration is now open for the EMA 2018 Fall Meeting, October 10 - 13 at The Westin Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee. Click the learn more link to download the brochure and registration form or register online.

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Hotel Reservations

Make your hotel reservations online. The EMA special group rate will be available until September 10 or until the room block is sold out. Reservation requests received after September 10 or once the room block is full will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. A deposit equal to one night’s room rate is required to hold each reservation.

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Attendee List

See who's coming to the Fall Meeting.

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Opening Keynote Speaker

Jacqueline Krage Strako, Acting Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, United States Postal Service, leads all corporate strategies and initiatives to improve the customer experience, aligning the Postal Service’s goals to effectively meet customers’ needs and build a more customer-centric organization. Jacqueline will discuss the USPS’s marketing initiatives.

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Closing Keynote Speaker

Ryan Avery, The Keynote Speaker

Go From A to THE®: Stop Being A Leader. Start Being THE Leader!

Are you A leader or are you THE leader? Are you A sales consultant or are you THE sales consultant? Are you offering A product or THE product? Learn what differentiates A leader from THE leader and the strategies you need to know when switching from A to THE in your industry. Ryan Avery teaches the top strategic communication skills, storytelling strategies and insights the world’s best leaders and sellers use to get people to take action!

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Behind the Scenes of the Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry

Thursday, October 11, 2018

9:00 am – 2:45 pm
Behind the Scenes of the Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry, $225 per person (includes lunch)

Ryman Auditorium One of Nashville’s signature historical country music landmarks. Originally built as a tabernacle, the Ryman Auditorium is best known as the “Mother Church of Country Music” and was home to the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974. Take a guided tour where you will hear the stories about famous artists like Minnie Pearl, Roy Acuff and even the King himself, Elvis Presley.

Grand Ole Opry No trip to Nashville would be complete without experiencing the phenomenon of the world famous Grand Ole Opry House. Take a rare glimpse at what happens behind the scenes of country music’s most famous show as well as learn the fascinating story of the Grand Ole Opry.

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Friday, October 12, 2018

9:00 am – 11:00 am
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, $34
(includes general admission and audio guide)

The world’s largest research center dedicated to a single form of American music, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum boasts 350,000 square feet of dynamic state-of-the-art galleries, archival storage, education classrooms, retail stores, and special event spaces. Here guests can get an in-depth look at the people, places, and instruments that have contributed to the development of country music.