14 Mar Dream Picks: Corporate Meeting Spaces in Middle Tennessee
Bringing the team to Nashville or Franklin? Or looking to break the mold and work outside the office? With so many event spaces in the city, we’ve compiled some of our favorites meeting spaces in Nashville and the surrounding community that are perfect for team meetings, corporate conferences, company retreats and more.
The Lodge in Franklin
Photos by Jen and Chris Creed
A co-working space in historic downtown Franklin, with private conference rooms for perfect for team retreats or company meetings, we love how this space inspires us. The Lodge in Franklin also has a large industrial-style event space with an open floor plan that is an ideal space for after-work receptions or larger group gatherings. The high ceilings and big windows don’t hurt, either!
Photo by Kathy Thomas.
For a distinctly modern and upscale space filled with natural light, the recently renovated Ozari warehouse space will make your corporate events picture perfect. With 4,500 square feet of space, this open-plan venue can easily accommodate larger staffs, and the complimentary valet and guaranteed on-site parking make this a popular choice among local companies.
One of Nashville’s most popular event venues since 2003, the Cannery Ballroom hosts a wide range of touring musicians most evenings, but it’s also a great choice for corporate and private events. With special spaces geared toward corporate meetings and more high-profile dinners, this venue is a favorite among the major record labels based in town.
Marathon Music Works
Like Cannery, Marathon Music Works is a stylish former warehouse that primarily serves as a music venue, but it’s 14,000 square-foot capacity and accommodating staff make it ideal for larger corporate dinners or even small trade shows and conferences. Looking for a slightly smaller space? Consier their adjoining William Collier’s Craft Cocktail Lounge.
Musicians Hall of Fame
Located inside the historic Municipal Auditorium, this distinctly Nashville space can accommodate up to 2,000 guests and features a built-in stage that is ideal for corporate presentations and lunch and learns. At the heart of downtown, the Musicians Hall of Fame comes with a very large perk: Each guest will be able to tour the 30,000-square-foot museum dedicated to some of the most important figures and moments in music history.
Set on 40 acres of former farmland, the picturesque and family-run Cedarmont Farm in Franklin feels like a refreshing, rural escape. The stately historic home is ideal for smaller business meetings and dinners while the renovated barn can accommodate larger banquets and fundraising events. Prefer to enjoy the great outdoors with your staff? Their event team can set up an outdoor picnic.
Nelson Andrews Leadership Center
The Nelson Andrews Leadership Center is perfect for summits or conferences with breakout sessions. Rent the whole center or just one of their various rooms. Either way, your co-workers will be immersed in whatever is on the agenda thanks to comfortable seating and all the modern meeting amenities you’ll need!
Planning a company-wide retreat with up to 400 staff members attending? The Barn at Sycamore Farms is situated on 28 acres of Tennesee countryside with event spaces both indoor. The uniquely southern space is perfect for team retreats, or brainstorming sessions with team-building activities. With so much nature surrounding this unique venue, everyone will be inspired!
Wellspire Nashville is a luxurious space with over 7,500 square feet to work with! The large windows mean it is constantly soaking in natural sunlight, and the sleek modern design is a perfect fit for a company retreat, workshop, or team meeting. Designed by Meyer Davis, the designer of W Hotels Worldwide, Wellspire has a uniquely chic look, plus all the amenities your team could want. Another great plus? It’s walking distance to several hotels and restaurants, so your team can be immersed in Nashville culture, too!
A chic and airy space in the bustling Nashville neighborhood known as the Nations, this renovated former hosiery mill is filled with unique industrial touches that make 14Tenn ideal for lunch and learns, trainings, or holiday parites. Just a short distance away from downtown, this space is also situated within walking distance to many popular hotels that cater to business travelers.
Holiday Inn Express Nashville-Downtown
Located right in the heart of Downtown Nashville, the Holiday Inn Express boasts over 10,000 square feet of meeting space and a state of the art business center for all your business needs. It’s also the only hotel in the area with a tiered-level amphitheater – perfect for larger conferences or key-note presentations. Plus, audiovisual equipment is supplied and support for any AV issues is always available—a huge win for any business event.