2020 APIC National Convention
Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville TN
Aug 7th to Aug16th 2020
(see daily schedule below)


Click here to submit your registration on-line (and pay by PayPal, check or postal money order). We highly recommend registering using this on-line method.  If you pay by PayPal, you will not be required to submit any forms or payment by mail.  You will receive a copy of your registration by email.  So easy !!




The great city of Nashville Tennessee is proud to be hosting the upcoming 2020 APIC National Convention at the Sheraton Music City Hotel. You can now register (and pay via PayPal) for the convention via this website. If you have any questions, contact one of the National Convention Chairmen.




Hotel Reservations

Room Rate of $115/night:   APIC members can book their rooms at the special rate of $115 per night.  Rates are slightly higher for rooms with a courtyard view or a junior suite. This special APIC room rate is available for 10 full days beginning with Friday August 7th through Sunday August 16th. 

Note! There will be a cutoff date to receive this special APIC room rate so don't wait! Book early! 

There are two ways to make reservations:

  • By Phone: Call 615.885.2200 and ask for the special APIC room rate.
  • Online:  Click here and you will be redirected to the Sheraton Music City Hotel website where you can make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel.

Convention Daily Schedule

Schedule last updated: 10/30/2019

August 10th - MONDAY Monday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  2pm to 4pm
  Room Hopping  All Day
  On Your Own Sightseeing  All Day
August 11th - TUESDAY Tuesday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  2pm to 4pm
  Room Hopping  All Day
  On Your Own Sightseeing  All Day
  Discount Admission to Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour  All Day
  Downtown Honky Tonks - Check Registration Desk  8pm
 August 12th - WEDNESDAY Wednesday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  1pm to 3pm
  Room Hopping  All Day
  Chalk & Awe Competition - Hotel West Sidewalk  10am
  Hermitage Tour - Bus runs all afternoon to Hermitage  1:30pm to 5pm
  Hermitage Meet & Greet with CEO and Curator - Hermitage Back Porch  5pm
  Presidents' Reception and Convention Welcome - McGavock Ballroom  7pm
  David Azbell's Tour of Tennessee Whiskey & Bourbon Tasting - McGavock Ballroom  8:30pm
  Anderson World Series of Political Trivia - McGavock Ballroom  9pm
August 13th - THURSDAY Thursday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  9-12pm, 1-4pm
  Room Hopping  All Day
  Seminars - McGavok Ballroom  8am-1pm
  Chapter Meetings - Cheekwood & Belmont Rooms  8am-5pm
  Exhibit Setup - Belle Meade Room  1:30pm-4:30pm
  APIC Board Meeting - Two Rivers Room  2pm
  Tom French Auction Preview & Registration - McGavock Ballroom  1:30pm to 6pm
  Exhibits - Opening Ceremony - Belle Meade Room  5pm to 6pm
  APIC Member Reception - McGavock Foyer  5:30-6:30pm
  Tom French Dealer Auction - McGavock Ballroom  6:30-9:30pm
August 14th - FRIDAY Friday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  9am to 4pm
  Bourse Setup - Hermitage Ballroom  6:30am to 9am
  Bourse open to APIC registered members only - Hermitage Ballroom  9am to 4pm
  Exhibits open - Belle Meade Room  9am to 4pm
  Member's Auction Preview and Registration - McGavock Ballroom  6pm to 7pm
  Member's Auction - McGavock Ballroom  7pm to end
August 15th - SATURDAY Saturday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  9am to 4pm
  Bourse open to All - Hermitage Ballroom  9am to 4pm
  Exhibits Open - Belle Meade Room  9am to 4pm
  Social Hour (Cash Bar) - McGavock Foyer  5pm to 6pm
  APIC Banquet and Awards - McGavock Ballroom  6pm to 8pm
  APIC - Celebration of 75 years - McGavock Ballroom  8pm to end
August 16th - SUNDAY Sunday
  Registration - Hermitage Lobby  9am to noon
  APIC Breakfast - McGavock Ballroom  7am to 9am
  Bourse Open to All  9am to 2pm
  Exhibits Open - Belle Meade Room  9am to 2pm
  Exhibits Close and Breakdown - Belle Meade Room  2pm to 3:30pm
  Bourse Close and Breakdown - McGavock Ballroom  2pm to 3:30pm

Convention Sponsors

Platinum = $1,000
Gold = $750
Silver = $500
Bronze = $250



2018 Springfield APIC National - Chairs and Committee Members

Hake's Americana

Heritage Auctions

Tony Atkiss (APIC #2215)



Lon Ellis - APIC #2881

Anderson Americana



Busy Beaver Button Company

Christen Carter - APIC #16585

Carter Todd - APIC #3208



Jeff Kolpek - APIC #2523


How to Register

Submit your registration on-line (and pay by PayPal, check or postal money order). We recommend registering using this on-line method.  Also, note that, if you Pay by PayPal, you will not be required to submit any forms or your payment by mail. 

If you are paying for your registration by mail, make out your check or postal money order to "Nashville APIC 2020" and mail to:

Nashville APIC 2020

4005 Wallace Lane

Nashville, TN  37215


Important Note Registration is not considered complete until full payment is received !!


Convention Forms, Members Auction and other information

There are links below that allow for printing instructions on how to submit items for the Members Auction.  Also, included is the Table Rental Agreement Form for you to read.

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