Helpful Onsite Info

Helpful Information Once Onsite

Audio CD Sales – Onsite: Most Convention sessions are recorded and will be available for purchase on audio CDs and audio files. All materials, speeches, songs, and recordings presented at the Convention are the sole and exclusive property of NRB and/or the person representing same. No rebroadcast, republication, or other use of any kind whatsoever is permitted.

Audio CD Sales – Post-Convention: CDs and audio files can be purchased after the Convention. The link to order will be on the Convention website,, after Convention.

Autograph Booths: For times and authors, refer to the Autograph Booth section in the Program Book, and the Exposition Program & Guide available at Registration. (Autograph Booths may only be reserved by exhibitors. Email

for more information.)

Badges:  Badges or tickets are required for admission to all sessions, meal functions, and the Exhibit Hall. If you forget or lose your badge, you will need to go to the Convention Registration desk to obtain a replacement. There is a $25.00 nonrefundable fee to replace lost badges.

Convention Office: Located at the Delta A Registration Desk.

In-Room TV Channel Listing:  Specific channels on your hotel room TV will have special programming from a limited number of organizations participating in the Convention.  Listings will appear in the Official Proclaim 18 Program Book.

Job Board: Stop by the Member Center to check out the Job Board. Organizations are encouraged to post jobs and internships during the Convention. Members post at no cost. Non-members pay $75.00 per job posting. The job board also has a section for job seekers. Members can post their resumes at no cost. Non-members pay a $75.00 fee. Someone at the Member Center must approve your post before you put it on the Job Board. (Before the Convention, email for approval.)

Member Center: Each NRB member is invited to stop by the Member Center to pick up their NRB member ribbon for their registration badge. Members can also update individual or organizational information, verify Annual Business Meeting registration, and pay dues. Those interested in NRB membership are also welcome to stop by, learn more, and pick up an NRB membership application.

Meal Tickets: Meal tickets are available for purchase at Registration located in the Delta BCD Lobby. Quantities are limited. Meal tickets should be purchased in advance to guarantee availability. Additional tickets may be available once onsite.

Mobile App: Registered Convention attendees are encouraged to download the Proclaim 18 app from the App Store or Google Play (depending on their device) in the week or two leading up to the Convention. Once downloaded to their devices, attendees will be able to browse speakers and exhibitors, view what sessions are going on where, and get the latest Convention-related news and updates.

Press Center: Facilities are available to officially registered news personnel. Distribution of material is prohibited outside of the press area. NRB reserves the right to revoke the privileges of anyone violating these restrictions. The schedule of Press Conferences will be available in the Press Center. Details

Parking: Parking for overnight guests is $29.00 (inclusive of tax) per night. Guest Valet parking is $38.00 (inclusive of tax) per night. Parking is also available to attendees who are daily visitors to the hotel. NRB assumes no liability or responsibility for loss or damage to any vehicle or its contents parked in any parking areas or facilities. Complimentary parking is available in the adjacent Opry Mills Mall parking lot, a short walk to the hotel. The hotel is not liable for cars parked at the mall. Owner assumes all risks.

Recording Policy: All recordings, including but not limited to speeches, songs, recorded voice or videos, photographs, and portraits, captured at the Convention are the sole and exclusive property of NRB or the person representing same. Your Convention attendance authorizes NRB and its contractors, licensees, and assignees to: make recordings and reproduce, distribute for sale or otherwise make derivative works; transmit, display, and publicly perform recordings, transcriptions, and derivative works in any medium containing your image and/or statements made at the Convention; telecast, air, and post all recordings on NRB’s websites; and archive and stream recordings. You authorize that NRB may use recordings on a sustaining or commercial basis for publicity and promotional purposes. You shall not rebroadcast or republish without permission from NRB.

Registration: Located in the Delta BCD Lobby.

Registration Revocation: Registering for this NRB conference constitutes a recognition of shared values and principles with the NRB and of the conference as its forum for expressing such values.  Expressing views contrary to these, or using modes of expression that are disruptive to the conference, will be grounds, in the NRB’s sole discretion, for revocation of attendance privileges and access without refund of registration fees.

Scooters and Wheelchairs: Bradley Health Services is the provider of scooters and wheelchairs at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. Bradley Health Services provides wheelchair, scooter, lift chair rentals, and all types of medical supplies when ordered in advance. Guests can call 615-458-2615 to make reservations, or for any medical supply related need. They will deliver prescriptions as well. Their location in the hotel will be at the Bell desk. Scooters are $50 a day. Wheelchairs are $20 a day. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Monday – Saturday). They are closed on Sundays. Guests must contact Bradley Health Services during operating hours. Front desk does not have access to scooters and wheelchairs outside of operating hours.

Unauthorized Solicitation: Solicitation of business within the Exhibit Hall or any other area of the Convention facility by persons other than exhibitors is strictly prohibited. Any material left in public areas of the resort will be discarded.

Wireless Access: Locations for Wi-Fi, along with the necessary passphrase to access this service, will be listed in the Proclaim 18 Program Book.