Frequently Asked Questions

We are excited to have you join us for The Blueberry Summit!

Have a question about the event? Please see the frequently asked questions below. For additional information, please contact


The Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown hotel is located at 708 Demonbreun Street, Nashville, TN  37203. 


Valet parking is $55 for guests and event attendees at the hotel. 


You can pick up your badge during the NABC President's Welcome on Wednesday, October 5, starting at 5:00 pm at the hotel, or Thursday, October 6, from 7:30-8:30 am in the Central Pre-function space at the hotel.


  • Wednesday: NABC President's Welcome includes drinks and light appetizers.
  • Thursday: Breakfast and lunch will be served at the general sessions and our USHBC/NABC dinner will be offsite and a full dinner. Please note that the dinner is only available to those who pre-register.
  • Friday: Breakfast and lunch will be served at the general sessions and Grab a Boost of Blue Happy Hour will include drinks and light appetizers.
  • Saturday: For the Foodservice Innovations Tour around Nashville, we’ll provide to-go breakfasts and lunch on the tour


Shuttles will be provided for Thursday's NABC & USHBC Reception and Dinner, Friday's optional Grand Ole Opry Show, and Saturday's Foodservice Innovations Tour; specifics will be included in the printed schedule you will receive at check in. Attendees are welcome to drive their own vehicle and follow the shuttles. 

What to Bring

The dress code for the event is generally business casual. Be sure to pack more casual clothes for Saturday’s Foodservice Innovations Tour. Dress for the NABC & USHBC dinner is also business casual. You may also want to throw in a sweater – meeting rooms can be chilly.

We’re Here to Help

Please feel free to email with any questions at all. We can’t wait to see you in Nashville!