LION Summit 2019 Travel Page

Start your plan to come to the LION Publishers Summit here! We have information on hotel blocks, transportation and how to get to the Summit.


The best entry point to Nashville from outside the Mid-South is the Nashville International Airport (BNA), located southeast of the downtown area. Learn more about the airport and ground transportation options here.

Hotel Accommodations

LION Publishers has arranged for blocks of rooms for October 24-26, 2019 at three different locations in Nashville. Read carefully for details on joining the blocks, and note any deadlines.

Need a roommate? Find one on this form.

Cambria Nashville Downtown

118 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37203

This is our official hotel for the LION Summit and is located a block from Music City Center.

Rate: $249 for single or double rooms.

Reservation line: (800) 424-6423, ask for "LION Group" rate. Or book your room online.

Deadline for special rate: September 27, 2019.

Note: The group rate will be honored up to 3 days before and after the conference. If you wish to book additional dates outside of the three day LION Summit window, please do so by calling Rick Rodriguez, Cambria Group Sales Manager, at (615) 515-5807.

Quality Inn Nashville Downtown Stadium

303 Interstate Dr, Nashville, TN 37213

This hotel is located 1.2 miles from the conference venue, or about a 5 minute drive or 25 minute walk.

Rate: $149 per room.

Reservation line: (615) 244-6690, ask for the "LION Publishers" group rate. Or book your room online.

Deadline for special rate: September 27, 2019.

Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt

1501 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203

This hotel is six blocks from the conference venue.

Reservation line: (615) 999-0000

Other Accommodations

For other hotels in the area, you can find a listing here at

For Airbnb listings downtown, check here.

Getting to Music City Center


Music City Center is the venue for the entire LION Summit this year, and is located at 201 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203. We will be on the 2nd Floor in Rooms 201-205.

Parking Garage

The Music City Center is home to the largest, covered parking garage in downtown Nashville. The three-level, covered parking garage has 1,800 spaces and is equipped with a 24/7 fully-automated system that accepts debit and credit cards upon exit. The garage is located on 6th Avenue and Demonbreun, directly across from the south entrance to Bridgestone Arena. There are three entrances to the garage: one on 7th Avenue and Demonbreun and two on 6th Avenue between Demonbreun and Korean Veterans Boulevard.

Parking rates:

$10 for 15 minutes to 5 hours

$15 for 5 to 9 hours

$20 for 9 to 12 hours

$25 for lost ticket or daily max

*Special event rates may apply and will be posted as you enter the garage.

Public Transport

From the Nashville International Airport, you can take the 18 Downtown Express Bus two stops to Music City Center. Learn more about city public transport here.

Walking Maps

Want to check out more of downtown Nashville while you are at the LION Summit? Music City has a handy, downloadable Walking Map here. Or you can check out the Walking Map here.