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Events » 2021 ABPA Annual Meeting and Convention

The 41st Annual ABPA Meeting and Convention will be held in Nashville, Tennessee at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel from April 13-16, 2021. After numerous site visits by the ABPA Convention Committee members, the Renaissance Nashville was chosen for its ideal location, modern meeting space, and tremendous value for our attendees.

The ABPA Convention is the place to be to meet and network with the major players in our industry. In attendance will parts distributors, manufacturers, vendors and electronic information providers. Also in attendance this year will be representatives from 6 out of the top 11 insurance companies. This is an event not to be missed!

Mark your calendars now – we look forward to seeing you in Nashville!

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Registration for the ABPA Convention is a two-step process. You will need to reserve your room at the Renaissance Nashville, and then register for the Convention itself. The links for each step are provided below.

Step 1: Hotel Reservation

The Renaissance Nashville Hotel is located in “Music City”, Nashville, TN with multiple options for dining, golf and entertainment. The ABPA has secured a special rate of $252 per night which offers a tremendous value for attendees. Perfectly located in the heart of the business district, this downtown Nashville’s location allows for maximum exploration. Attendees will find easy access to many attractions including Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium, BB King Blues Club, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the historic Second Avenue District.

To book your hotel room and get the discounted ABPA rate, click on the link below:

Link: Hotel Reservation

Step 2: Convention Registration

The ABPA has partnered with Eventbrite to provide registration services for the 2021 Convention. Click the link below to get started.

Link: Convention Registration

We offer two registration package options: Gold and Silver. The Gold package includes access to all sessions and meals throughout the entire Convention (Tuesday through Friday). The Silver package includes access to all sessions and meals on the last 2 days only (Thursday and Friday). If you are interested in bringing family members at a discounted rate, please contact the ABPA office directly at 800-323-5832.

Special Events

Annual ABPA Golf Event (4/14/2021)

The ABPA will have it’s annual golf event at the nearby Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, TN! This is an event not to be missed!

During checkout, select the optional golf outing.

Schedule of Events

The convention will feature updates on the ABPA, keynote speakers, and more! A detailed schedule will be available soon. In the meantime, please see below for a brief outline of the daily events.

Tuesday 4/13/2021

  • 5-8PM Registration Opens
  • 6-9PM Welcoming Reception (12 South)

Wednesday 4/14/2021

  • 7:00AM Golfers depart (Lobby)
  • 12-5PM Exhibitors Tabletop Setup (Broadway 2 & 3)
  • 6PM Registration re-opens
  • 6-7PM Cocktail Reception (Midtown 1)
  • 7-9PM Tradeshow and Reception Dinner (Midtown 2)
Thursday 4/15/2021

  • 7:30AM Registration re-opens
  • 7:30-9AM Breakfast Buffet (Broadway 2 & 3)
  • 9AM-5PM Business Sessions w/ keynote speakers (Broadway 2 & 3)
  • 12-1PM Awards Lunch (Broadway 2 & 3)
  • 5:30-6PM NABC Vehicle Giveaway (Parking lot outside of meeting space)
  • 6-10PM Dinner (Location TBA)

Friday 4/16/2021

  • 7:30-8:30AM Breakfast (Broadway 2 & 3)


The ABPA is grateful to its sponsors for their support! Several levels of support are available. See the Tabletop and Sponsorship Application section below for details. All sponsors will get their name, website link, and logo (depending on the support level) added to this page!

Tabletop and Sponsorship Application

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 ABPA Convention are available! As an ABPA sponsor, you will receive the highest rated industry exposure for your business. In addition, you will be supporting the Association and making the 2021 Convention a success for all attendees. For sponsorship information, click the link below:

PDF: Tabletop and Sponsorship Application

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