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Dale Shuter, CMP
Meetings & Expositions Manager
+1 314 993 2220 ext. 3335

EASA Member Services
+1 314 993 2220

Be wary of hotel room pirates!
All room reservations for the 2020 EASA Convention must be made directly with the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center using the link or phone number found on EASA's website. Rooms reserved using other vendors, such as Global Housing Corp., CMI Event Travel, Travel Partner International (TPI), CBS International, and Trade Show Planners are NOT part of EASA's official room block. You will be subject to EASA housing penalties resulting in higher registration fees, and rooms secured from these vendors are not guaranteed.

Hotel Information

The 2020 EASA Convention will be at the beautiful Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.

2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37214  •  USA


General information

Situated in the heart of Nashville, The Gaylord Opryland Resort allows you to hit all the high notes of Music City both in the local area and under their massive roof. Looking to make a splash? SoundWaves, an upscale water experience featuring 4 acres of combined indoor and outdoor water attractions is open to overnight package guests. Catch a show at Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium, then return to Gaylord Opryland's 9 acres of lush indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls. A full-service spa provides a more relaxing way to unwind. When it's time to refuel, sip and savor in their stylish steak, Mexican, Italian and Japanese restaurants followed by a frozen yogurt or gelato dessert. Discover our impressive lineup of amenities when you reserve a getaway at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.

Special discount for attendees!

EASA will also have a "Show Your Badge" discount — of 25% — in all Gaylord food and beverage outlets (excluding the cafes). Excludes alcoholic beverages.

Room rates

Single/double occupancy

Premium room

$15/day (self-parking only)
(Normal rate is $32/day)


Reservation phone
+1 877 491 7397

Resort fee is included in the EASA rate and includes:

  • Enhanced high speed in-room wireless Internet access.
  • Unlimited local and long distance calls.
  • Daily scheduled shuttle service to Grand Ole Opry House, Opry Mills, General Jackson Showboat & The Inn at Opryland.
  • Bottled water (2 daily) replenished once daily with housekeeping service.
  • Daily credit of up to $10 per room towards dry cleaning (credit is not cumulative through stay).
  • Gaylord Springs Golf Links practice range access, daily bucket of balls and shuttle.
  • Wildhorse Saloon cover charge for up to 4 guests (some restrictions apply).
  • Opry Mills Savings Passport worth hundreds of dollars in additional savings.


SoundWaves at the Gaylord Opryland!

Indulge in Music City's newest attraction, SoundWaves. The upscale experience is setting the stage to be Nashville's premier water attraction. Spanning 4 acres, SoundWaves features 111,000 square feet of indoor attractions, dining and amenities, as well as 106,000 square feet of outdoor water attractions. Its clean, crisp look is a modern oasis of thoughtful design, coupled with sleek finishes and furnishings. The indoor experience is uniquely arranged vertically on three separate levels. Rides are intertwined with living walls and plant beds, a natural extension of the resort's 9 acres of garden atriums.

Water Attractions


  • Stage Dive™ Body Slides -This ultimate body sliding adventure features two slides. Choose the translucent tube with LED lights, or try the opaque tube with no lights for even more suspense.
  • Record Launch™ - Choose your adventure at the top. Pick the tubing bowl path for an intense centrifugal experience with 16 LED lights and four music speakers, or push the limits of gravity with our two-person serpentine water ride.
  • Rapid Remix™ - Climb aboard a mega raft for four to five people and get ready for a breathtaking series of vortex loops, complete with 21 LED lights and 12 music speakers.
  • Up Tempo Rapids River - Zip along our rapid river, complete with waterfalls and spray features.
  • Down Tempo Lazy River - Grab a tube and float down this relaxing lazy river through cavernous rock features with LED lighting.
  • Crowd Surfer - Nashville's only double FlowRider lets two people surf at once.
  • Groovin' Lagoon Activity Pool - Fun for all ages, explore this pool area's rock wall, lily pad walk, basketball hoop and 30-foot water curtain.
  • Quarter Note Cove - Explore this splash pad and pool designed for young children.
  • Half Note Cove - This multi-level play structure is great for kids of all ages with its multiple small and medium slides, shallow water and spray features.


  • Beat Drop - The floor drops and riders plunge down a near-vertical tunnel to enter a looping waterslide.
  • Bass Drop - This extreme high-speed, open-flume body ride is a six-story free-fall into 6 feet of water.
  • Rock'N Racer - With four lanes, riders race each other through tight 360º loops to see who finishes first. A leader board at the bottom shows who won.
  • Rising Stars Stage - This multi-level play structure is great for kids of all ages with its multiple small and medium slides, shallow water and spray features.
  • Tidal Track Wave Pool - Waves come every 10 to 15 seconds on this beach that goes out to 6 feet deep, complete with a giant LED screen that can be viewed from the water or the hundreds of feet of shoreline.
  • Diamond Pool - This adults-only flat water pool area is for ages 18 and up only.