MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s (RMEF) 2017 National Convention will offer attendees an opportunity to celebrate elk and elk country while also experiencing Nashville and its historic music scene in an intimate way.
Nashville is a vibrant and energetic city. We are excited to be able to recognize RMEF’s accomplishments of the past year there while also offering our members the opportunity to experience such a unique culture,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of Marketing.
Attendees have the option of adding one of three insider specials to their registration that will give them a taste of Nashville:
Country Music Hall of Fame – Ford Theater
• State-of-the-art theater includes intimate evening of story-telling and music by
Nashville songwriters with a dessert reception to follow
Grand Ole Opry
• Nashville’s number-one attraction and features a live radio show performance by
eight or more performers
• Internationally known as the go-to place for bluegrass, country, rock and roots music
and will host an intimate performance by Nashville musicians
The convention will include other RMEF traditional gatherings such as Volunteer Fun Night. World-class entertainment will be announced at a later date.
Registration, hotel booking and other information is now available for the March 2-4 convention.
Attendees who reserve a room at the host property, Omni Nashville Hotel, and do so in a timely fashion, will receive a free one-day pass to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in downtown Nashville.
The convention’s new format will not include an exhibit hall. Instead, RMEF‘s popular Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo will remain in Las Vegas. It runs in conjunction with Cowboy Christmas December 1-10, 2016, in the South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
RMEF National Convention sponsors include Cabela’s, Browning and Sitka.
Founded over 30 years ago, fueled by hunters and a membership of nearly 220,000 strong, RMEF has conserved more than 6.8 million acres for elk and other wildlife. RMEF also works to open and improve public access, fund and advocate for science-based resource management, and ensure the future of America’s hunting heritage. Discover why “Hunting Is Conservation™” at www.rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.
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