Social Events

2019 Social Event Offerings

AHIA is pleased to offer several social event opportunities on the evening of Tuesday, September 17 after conference learning sessions. These events allow for you to connect in a more casual, fun setting with other conference attendees. They are also great as a team or client offering. Not to mention, family members and guests are welcome to participate, too!

Tickets are limited in quantities and available through AHIA. Transportation for all activities will be the responsibility of attendees. Additional details will be shared with registrants before the conference.

If you have already registered for the conference, simply go back to the schedule of events page, ensure that you're logged in, and expand the "3g. Annual Business Meeting & Social Events" section. Add one of the three tours to your order and proceed to checkout. If you have not registered, simply add this on during your session selection. You may also complete the PDF registration form.

Big Machine Distillery Tour & Tasting
7:00pm-9:00pm
Cost: $55/person
*A minimum of 10 people is required; no more than 20 people can participate

Big Machine Distillery is located in the heart of downtown Nashville. Boasting the only working distillery on Nashville's famous Broadway strip, the Big Machine Store is the perfect unique experience incorporating a taste of the city through their very own Big Machine Platinum Filtered Premium Vodka.

Guests will experience a 30 minute guided tour of the facility to learn about the history and processes that make this distillery unique. After the tour, guests will have the opportunity to sample 4 of Big Machine's most popular products. Guests will also leave with a Big Machine Distillery goodie bag!

Nashville Hearse Ghost Tour
8:00pm-9:00pm / 9:30pm-10:30pm
Cost: $50/person
*No more than 10 people can participate; a second tour will be arranged with a 9:30pm start time if there is interest

Depart on a journey to some of Nashville's most eerie sites in a converted New Orleans hearse. Sit back and relax (if you can) while your driver uncovers the hauntings surrounding the ghosts of Union Station, the infamous "Murder on Music Row," Nashville's oldest cemetery, and more. Written by the authors of Haunted Nashville, this unique tour is an experience sure to haunt your memory for years. Nashville Ghost Tours Haunted Hearse Tours are a great way to see the haunted side of Nashville!

Grand Ole Opry Show
7:00pm-9:30pm
Cost: $65/person

What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music's rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who have followed in their footsteps. The Opry, an American icon and Nashville, Tennessee's number-one attraction, is world-famous for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages. It's been called the "home of American music" and "country's most famous stage." Every year, hundreds of thousands of people make pilgrimages across town or around the world to the Grand Ole Opry to see the show live.

Show details for September 17 have not been announced yet. Tickets are Tier 2 level. This price only covers the cost of the show and no additional special events.