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The AAEP and the Music City Center are committed to protecting the health and safety of our convention attendees. 
All convention attendees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test for COVID-19 within 72 hours of the event. Information regarding the process for providing this documentation will be sent to all registrants and participants closer to the event date. The AAEP also will follow the most current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the time of the event regarding the wearing of masks. We willHealth & Safety communicate with registered attendees before the start of the event regarding the expectations for mask usage while in the venue. View the CDC’s current guidance here.


Mitigating COVID-19 Transmission

The Music City Center has earned accreditation as a Global BioRisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ Facility for their stringent cleaning, disinfecting and infectious disease prevention processes. In addition to applicable mask guidelines at the time of the event, the following steps will be taken to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission:

  • Increased frequency of disinfection of all building surfaces.

  • Hand sanitization stations throughout all areas.

  • Touch-free elevator buttons and restroom soap dispensers, lights, toilets, water and paper dispensers.

  • HVAC system which maximizes air filtration.

Learn more about the Music City Center’s processes here.


Nashville COVID-19 Restrictions

Some businesses and entertainment venues in Nashville are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test, and may require a mask to be worn indoors. Check here for current information related to city requirements.