• JW Marriott Nashville Will Cater to Group Business in Music City

     
    POSTED July 9, 2017
     

Set to open next year, JW Marriott Nashville will soon become a favorite for meeting and event planners. Located right next to Nashville’s International Airport and across the street from Music City Center, the 533-room hotel will boast 50,000 square feet of flexible event space equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual and wireless technology, allowing guests to make the most of any meeting or special occasion.

“We are looking forward to expanding the Turnberry Associates portfolio in Nashville and have recognized the demand for a luxury hotel product that can flawlessly execute corporate or social functions in dynamic cities guests are inspired to explore,” says Jackie Soffer, CEO and co-chairman of Turnberry Associates. “JW Marriott Nashville’s location sets it apart from any other upscale hotels in the area, with up-and-coming neighborhood The Gulch and the must-see Music Row just minutes away.”

JW Marriott Nashville’s ballrooms provide an ideal event setting for anything from weddings, large-scale events and meetings. The ballrooms boast over 25,000 square feet of space and accommodate up to 1,200 guests. Ranging in size from 377 to 1,442 square feet, the 16 meeting rooms and two permanent boardrooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and plenty of natural lighting. Additional offerings will include an event-hub with 24-hour access and business services.

A spacious al-fresco terrace lounge on the 33rd floor as well as private dining rooms in Nashville’s first Michael Mina Restaurant, Bourbon Steak, will offer alternate areas with customizable catering options. Extra amenities include the hotel’s state-of-the-art spa, fitness center, retail outlets, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, including the rooftop pool or concierge library.

“We’ve assembled a local team of seasoned and dynamic sales professionals at JW Marriott Nashville who will work closely with each guest to deliver a seamless and memorable experience,” says Silvia San Martin, director of sales and marketing at JW Marriott Nashville. “The JW Marriott brand prides itself on providing authentic, innovative luxury experiences and the highest level of service which will be complemented with Nashville’s Southern hospitality.”

The latest Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Business Travel Recovery Poll revealed that business travel is surging forward and international travel is returning alongside the challenges of rising fuel prices, inflation, supply chain disruption, and the war in Ukraine. In addition, corporate travel policies are undergoing a revamp, and a large majority of employees indicate they are willing to travel for business. 

 

The hospitality and meetings and events industries are known for their generosity. Even after a couple of tough years courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, helping others has remained a priority. Here are a few examples from around the country. 

 

On May 4, Knowland, a provider of meetings and events intelligence data, released its monthly report for April 2022. The data showed a significant increase in meetings activity, with a 323% increase over April 2021, including a 3.7% recovery of events from March to April 2022.

Additional information included:

•     In April 2022, the average number of attendees per event was 118, compared to 63 in April 2021 and 74 in April 2019.