General Info

Everything You Need to Prepare for Conference


Conference attendees who show their badge at The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation will receive a 10% discount on full-price merchandise at the Music City Shop and Music City Marketplace as well as a $3.00 discount on Music City Total Access Discount Attraction Passes purchased at the Visitor Information Center located at the Bridgestone Arena.

Conference Attire/Weather
The conference attire is business casual. Conference rooms can be chilly so a light sweater or jacket is recommended. The average temperature in Nashville in September is a high of about 83 degrees.


The following meal functions are included in a full conference registration.
Speed Dating Reception
Opening Reception
Thursday Breakfast
Thursday Lunch
Friday Breakfast
Friday Lunch
Networking Breaks

Attendee List

A pre-conference Attendee List will be provided via email shortly before the conference and a final Attendee List will be provided via email a week afterward.


Upon your arrival at the Grand Hyatt Nashville, be sure to stop by the Registration Desk to pick up your conference materials. The desk will be located on the 2nd floor conference center.

Mobile App

A mobile app will be available for download that will provide profiles on each exhibitor as well as agenda and speaker information.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Thursday, September 9th (10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Friday, September 10th (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Business Cards

You'll need plenty of business cards to hand out during the exhibit hours and many other networking events throughout the Annual Conference.

Conference Evaluation

At the conclusion of the 2021 AACFB Annual Conference, you will receive an email survey. Please take the time to complete this survey and let us know your feedback on this year's Conference.


Please call AACFB headquarters at (800) 996-2352 or email

2021 AACFB Annual Conference Planning Committee

Jim Phelps, Chair
Laura Estrada, Board Liaison
Carrie Radloff, CLFP, Board Liaison

Eddy Del Rio
Tina Cawthorn, CLFP
Andre Clifford, CLFP
Vickie Rocco
Kit West