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Does RISE22 have a COVID-19 policy?
Yes. To view the policy, click here. For questions about the policy, click here.

How do I register for RISE22?
Click here.

How do I secure housing?
Click here.

Where can I find the RISE22 agenda?
You can view a schedule at a glance here, and the full agenda will be posted soon.

How do I download the RISE mobile app?
The RISE22 mobile app will be available a few weeks before the event. Search "NADCP RISE" on the App Store or Google Play to download the app. From the home screen, log in using the email address you used to register for the conference.

Where and when can I register on-site?
Registration is located on Level 0, in Ryman Hall C-2. Registration will be open during the following times:

  • Sunday, July 24: 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, July 25: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 26: 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 27: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • Moves to NADCP information booth located at Delta Lobby A at 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 28: 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Where do I get answers on continuing education?
Visit the continuing education desk near the registration area in Ryman Hall C-2 on Level 0, or click here for more information. You can also email [email protected].

Will session handouts be available for attendees?
Yes, every session handout provided by speakers will be available for download through the RISE mobile app.

Is Wi-Fi available at the Gaylord?
There is free Wi-Fi in the Cascades and Magnolia lobbies and in guest rooms. There is no free Wi-Fi in the foyers or training session rooms.

What is the closest airport?
The closest airport is Nashville International Airport (BNA).

Are there NADCP shuttles from the hotels to the Gaylord Opryland?
NADCP is not providing shuttle service to/from the official NADCP hotels. The overflow hotels may provide shuttle service to/from Nashville International Airport; check with the hotels directly.

Are there state association and other meetings?
Yes, please see the RISE mobile app under “Other Meetings.”

How can I attend the RISE Film Festival?
Join us in the Presidential Ballroom B; popcorn and lemonade provided!

Where can I find a map of the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center?
Maps are located on Gaylord Opryland’s kiosks in the convention center and will be on the RISE mobile app under "Floorplans." You can also download a map here.

Where are the corporate sponsors and exhibitors located?
Sponsors and exhibitors will be located in the following four lobbies: Delta A; Delta BCD; Tennessee; Presidential. These four lobbies are all located outside of training sessions. See the RISE mobile app under "Exhibitors" for more information.

Where is lost and found?
Lost and found is located at the NADCP information booth in Delta Lobby A.

Where and when is the NADCP information booth open?
The NADCP info booth is located at the Delta Lobby A and will be staffed during the following times:

  • Sunday, July 24: 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, July 25: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 26: 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 27: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 28: 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.

I need help to attend conference. What should I do?
Our justification toolkit will provide all you need to secure funding.

Will food and beverage will be provided?
NADCP will offer the following:

  • Free daily continental breakfast located throughout our exhibit lobbies: Delta A, BCD, Presidential and Tennessee lobbies:
    • Monday, July 25: 7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
    • Tuesday, July 26: 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
    • Wednesday, July 27: 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
    • Thursday, July 28: 6:30 – 7:30 a.m.
  • Free opening reception:
    • Monday, July 25: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
  • Lunch concessions for purchase (location TBD):
    • Monday, July 25: 1:15 – 2:45 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 26: 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
    • Wednesday, July 27: 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Gaylord Opryland Food and Beverage Offerings (* = reservation required)

  • Cascades American Café
  • Fuse Sports Bar
  • Delta Marketplace
  • Conservatory Café
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Old Hickory Steakhouse*
  • Paisano’s Pizzeria & Vino
  • Stax
  • Wasabi’s Sushi
  • Cocoa Bean
  • The Falls Bar & Lounge
  • Bravo Gelato
  • Auntie Anne’s
  • Cinnabon
  • Carvel
  • Ravello
  • Conservatory Wine Bar
  • American Craft Tavern

For restaurants near the Gaylord Opryland, click here.

Is there a dress code for the conference?
The dress code is business casual.

Is there a list of future and past NADCP conferences?
Yes! Click here.

I don't see my question answered here. What should I do?
Email the conference team at [email protected].

Future Conferences

Houston Convention Center
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Anaheim Convention Center
May 22-25, 2024
Anaheim, CA