PLAN AHEAD FOR PLA 2020
PLA is heading to Nashville for the PLA 2020 Conference, February 25–29, 2020, and we want to make sure you’re coming, too! Here’s some preliminary information to get you started on planning and budgeting your trip.
Call for Proposals Now Open!
The PLA 2020 Conference will be an intentionally inclusive convening that highlights innovative work and ideas that address the core challenges facing public libraries and their communities today. Want to be a part of this inspiring event? Submit a proposal and share your idea for a preconference or program. The deadline for submitting proposals is April 26, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern.
Join Us in Nashville
As a premier convention and leisure destination, Nashville has always taken center stage for its accessibility, authenticity, and world-class talent. And now, with so many additions, expansions, and renovations taking place, Music City has even more to sing about. The heart of downtown Nashville is uniquely positioned at the convergence of three major interstates, and the Nashville International Airport is served by all major airlines with 390 daily arrivals and departures.
Visitors to Nashville will experience a city that is friendly and authentic. Nashville has been named “Friendliest City in America” by Travel + Leisure numerous times, and the city takes pride in its musical heritage. You’ll find famous honky-tonks, award-winning music venues like the Ryman Auditorium and Bridgestone Arena, as well as intimate listening rooms and rocking clubs. And whether you're looking to experience the arts, history, fashion, makers, shopping, or Nashville’s much-lauded culinary scene—there’s something for everyone to enjoy.