The Fun Stuff

Mix & Mingle @ VSLive!
Monday, May 15th

This is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees and start friendships that can last for the week or even longer. Join us at Acme Feed & Seed to mix and mingle with other conference attendees and speakers for a casual no-host mixer. Enjoy light appetizers provided by VSLive! while you get to know your fellow attendees, take in the local Nashville nightlife, and try your luck at Trivia (beginning at 7:00pm). Everyone is responsible for their own beverages.

Welcome Reception
Tuesday, May 16th

All conference attendees are invited to celebrate the start of Visual Studio Live! Nashville at the Welcome Reception. Join us in the expo area to network with fellow conference attendees and speakers, talk with event sponsors, enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres, test your luck with cards, boardgames and more and enjoy live music by one of Nashville's up-and-coming artists.

Visit the Demo Theater during the reception from 4:45-5:00pm to hear Alyssa Nicoll discuss Using Kendo UI in your Angular Apps and you may win a $100 Gift Card.

Don't forget to get your raffle ticket stamped by our sponsor! Turn in your completed raffle ticket to the registration desk to be entered in the conference raffle for great prizes including an Anker Nebula Apollo, Wi-Fi Mini Projector provided by Progress, Bose headphones, a Yeti Tundra, an Apple TV, $150 Sunglass Hut Gift Card, $100 Gift Card, and a Full Conference Pass to a 2024 Visual Studio Live! event. The raffle is on Wednesday, May 17 at 1:15pm; you MUST be present to win.

Table Topic Lunch
Wednesday, May 17th

Join other attendees at lunch to share ideas, talk about the issues of the day, and maybe solve a few. While you enjoy lunch, you can find and connect with other like-minded people at tables designated for certain languages, technologies, and interests.

We will also have designated speaker tables - noted with the speakers’ name. Join your favorite speaker for a lunchtime discussion or to follow up on any questions from a session.

VSLive!’s Music City Trolley Tour
Wednesday, May 17th

See Nashville’s famous sights and hear about its history when you hop aboard Old Town Trolley Tour’s VSLive! Music City Tour for a picturesque evening you won’t forget! You’ll take in breathtaking views of the city and cruise past notable landmarks, experiencing them like you never have before.

Your 90-minute tour will explore the sites that make this world class city one of the top visited places in the United States, including Nissan Stadium, Historic 2nd Avenue, Wildhorse Saloon, the Ryman Auditorium, the historic Arcade, Woolworth's where the late Rep. John Lewis participated in the civil rights sit-in's, Music City Walk of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame, TN State Capitol, Bi-Centennial Mall State Park designed with Tennessee history, Marathon Motorworks, Antique Archeology store from the American Pickers tv show, The Parthenon at Centennial Park, Belmont Mansion, Music Row, and more.

Your knowledgeable Tour Conductor will provide information and stories about all the places you'll see. Hop aboard for a night out in Nashville with VSLive!