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What to Know Before You Go to Nashville

Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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What to Know Before You Go to Nashville

WOCNext 2019 is almost here and we've gathered important information to help you prepare for your trip to Nashville!
Listen to the new WOCTalk podcast episode, What to Know Before You Go, to hear all about the ins-and-outs of WOCNext 2019 from Brooke Passy, Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) and the WOCN ® Society’s Meeting Manager.
Before You Leave

Check the weather in Nashville and pack appropriate clothes (business casual attire, comfortable shoes and a light jacket for air-conditioned meeting rooms and nighttime events). Don't forget to pack your phone charger and business cards.
Travel and Hotel

Familiarize yourself with the Nashville area and arrange for transportation to and from the airport.

  • View the transportation options to and from the airport, and for getting around town.
  • You can take a shuttle, taxi, or use ride share services like Uber and Lyft.
  • Make sure you know the name and address of the hotel you are staying at to ensure you get dropped off at the right location.
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Registration Check-In

Visit the registration desks or the Xpress Registration kiosk located on Level 2 of the Music City Center to pick up your badge, an event program and a tote bag. On site registration hours:

  • Saturday, June 22, 10:00 am-6:30 pm
  • Sunday, June 23, 7:00 am-5:30 pm
  • Monday, June 24, 6:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, June 26, 6:30 am-12:30 pm
Download the MyWOCN App

Download the app for iPhone/iPad and Android to have all things WOCNext at your fingertips.

  • View the exhibit hall floor plan and schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors.
  • View accepted abstracts, session handouts, speaker information and much more.
  • Don't forget to turn on buzz notifications for up-to-date information and/or room changes.
Welcome Networking Reception

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, there will be a Welcome Networking Reception . Relax, enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks, mingle with the best in our field and play at our game stations.

Don't forget to take photos at the Selfie Station and with the WOCNext logo, and share the fun on social media using the hashtag #WOCNext2019 .
Access Session Handouts

Log in to MyWOCN to access session handouts. If you want to print handouts, we recommend doing so prior to the event. There will be one Cyber Café available on site for attendees to access the internet and print small files.

You can also view the accepted abstracts from WOCNext online.
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Electronic posters (ePosters)

This year our Poster Hall will be made up of 50% ePosters. You can view the ePosters that will be presented in Nashville online before you arrive and after the event has ended through July 12, 2019.

Don’t forget that you have the opportunity to earn up to 6 additional Contact Hours in the Poster Hall.
Ask the WOCNext Chatbot

This year we've implemented a new event feature, our Nurse Nancy chatbot! Nurse Nancy will serve as your virtual WOCNext guide and will answer any questions you have about the event.

Simply text " WOCNext " to 25525 to get started.
Text wocnext to 25525 to get started
Selfie Contest

Enter the WOCNext 2019 Selfie Contest for a chance to win one free registration to WOCNext 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio!

Snap a selfie and upload it to social media with the hashtag #WOCNext2019 .

Click here for the complete Selfie Contest rules.

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