Events at EMS World Expo

Join us at these events during and after show hours:


Vanderbilt Medical Center Tours

Tuesday, Nov 11
8:00am, Noon

Wednesday, Nov 12
8:00am, 1:00pm

Thursday, Nov 13

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is among the nation's premier institutions of academic medicine. Vanderbilt has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the area, as well as the only dedicated Burn Center. The adult emergency department sees more than 60,000 patients a year. Vanderbilt LifeFlight, the region's only academic medical center-based critical care transport service, transports more than 3,800 patients each year via air and ground covering more than 464,435 miles. Tour the adult emergency department, the emergency communications center for LifeFlight and a LifeFlight helicopter (weather and volume permitting).

The Vanderbilt Medical Center tours are free to EMS World Expo attendees. The Vanderbilt Shuttle will pick attendees up at the Music City Center.

Live Podcast Studio by the ProMed Network


Tuesday, Nov 11
11:30am - 6:00pm

Wednesday, Nov 12
11:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday, Nov 13
10:00am - 2:00pm

Join your favorite EMS bloggers and podcasters in the exhibit hall and celebrate the sixth anniversary of the Podcast Studio at EMS World Expo.

NAEMT General Membership Meeting and Awards Presentations

Monday, Nov 10
5:30pm - 6:45pm

The General Membership Meeting and Awards Presentations bring our association family together for a recap from President Don Lundy on the programs, activities and successes of our association, as well as our goals for the coming year. This meeting serves as a forum to introduce and thank the NAEMT Board and Committees, recognize our corporate partners and volunteers, and honor the outstanding efforts of EMS professionals with the presentation of the National EMS Awards of Excellence.

NAEMT Member Reception
Sponsored by the National Registry of EMTs

Monday, Nov 10
6:45pm - 8:30pm

Join your NAEMT member friends and invited guests for a reception that is sure to hit a high note! The stage is set for a Grand Ole Opportunity to enjoy the flavors and fun of Nashville while networking with colleagues, EMS leaders and professionals from across the nation and around the world.

EMS World Expo Pub Crawl!

Have some fun with fellow EMS World Expo attendees, and take advantage of the special deals offered just for you at the following establishments*:

Dick's Last Resort, 154 2nd Avenue North
Free appetizer with purchase of entree

Swingin Doors Saloon, 111 4th Avenue South:
10% off tab all week

Margaritaville, 322 Broadway
15% off all week

B.B. Kings, 152 2nd Avenue North
Free Cover

Honky Tonk Central, 329 Broadway
Buy 1 appetizer at regular price get second one of equal or lesser value for free

Tequila Cowboy, 305 Broadway
Buy 1 beer get 1 free

Silver Dollar Saloon, 110 2nd Ave N
10% off all week

*Must show EMS World Expo badge to qualify.

Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, Nov. 11 | 11:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday, Nov. 12 | 11:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, Nov. 13 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Conference Sessions

Sunday, Nov. 9 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, Nov. 10 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 11 | 8:15am - 4:45pm
Wednesday, Nov. 12 | 8:00am - 5:45pm
Thursday, Nov. 13 | 8:00am - 2:15pm

Conference Location

Music City Center
201 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 401-1400