The Fun Stuff

Dine-A-Round Dinner
Monday, May 18

Join other conference attendees and speakers for a casual, no-host dinner and make a few new friends while enjoying the fun and delicious restaurants in or around the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. This is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees and start friendships that can last for the week or even longer. Attendees can break into smaller groups based on where everyone wants to dine and head off to dinner. Everyone is responsible for their own dinner and drinks.

Welcome Reception
Tuesday, May 19

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 the event sponsors, enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and participate in the conference raffle.

Birds-of-a-Feather Lunch
Wednesday, May 20

Enjoy lively lunchtime discussions by joining one of our table topic conversations. Tables will have a designated topic to help start discussions and interact with your fellow attendees. You may even learn a new trick or two or some great tips to take back to the office.

We will also have designated speaker tables - noted with the speaker's name. Join your favorite speaker for a lunchtime discussion or just to ask questions or clarify anything from their sessions.

The Soul of Music City Night Tour
Wednesday, May 20, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Pre-registration & $20 Confirmation Fee Required

Join VSLive! and your fellow attendees to experience the true heart of Nashville for an evening filled with music, history, fun and a close-up view of some of the most legendary spots in town. Your Nashville Tour includes:

  • Stories and original songs shared by the talented guides
  • A stop at a live music venue and enjoy a complimentary beverage*
  • See Nashville’s skyline and notable landmarks illuminated at night
  • Walk across the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge for breathtaking views of the city
  • Learn about the diverse music genres that have been in Nashville over the years
  • Hear stories about the rhythm & blues scene in Nashville
  • Get the scoop on some Nashville hot spots
You don’t want to miss this tour of Music City that hits all the high notes. So get ready for an evening of bright lights, history and great music!

*Must be 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Must be 18 or older to join the tour.