What is Camp Vendini?

Camp Vendini is the fifth annual Vendini Member Conference.

The conference brings together the best and brightest minds in ticketing and live entertainment for two days of learning, training, best practice sharing and fun.

Who attends the conference?

We expect 150-200 attendees from across the U.S. and Canada.

Attendees are professionals including Box Office Managers and Ticketing Directors, General Managers, Executive Directors, Marketers, Development Directors, Promoters, Festival Producers, Board Members and Students.

Industries represented include performing arts, education, live music, festivals, comedy, nightlife, tours, museums and attractions.

Where is the conference?

The conference will take place in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord Opryland. The conference and hotel are both located within the Gaylord resort. For more information, visit our Location page.

What are the conference hours?

The conference begins Monday, July 31, 2017 and will wrap on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Conference hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days.

There is also a Camp Vendini Bash on Monday night. More details on the bash coming soon.

Where can I find Camp Vendini Bash details?

Monday night after conference sessions wrap, we invite campers to join us for a bash. Your conference registration cost includes the Monday night bash. More details to be announced soon.

Where can I stay?

We have a discounted hotel block in the Gaylord resort for conference attendees. Hotel cost is not included in your conference registration. Visit our Location page for more details or book now with the Gaylord.

How do I get to Nashville?

If you’re flying to Camp Vendini, we suggest using Nashville International Airport (BNA).

If you’re driving to Nashville, we’ll share parking information when we announce the conference location.

How much does the conference cost?

Holiday registration is $147 and runs until January 6, 2017. Holiday pricing can not be combined with the non-profit discount.

Early Bird registration is $295 and kicks in on January 7, 2017.

Standard registration is $395 and kicks in on April 21, 2017.

A $100 per ticket discount is available for non-profit organizations and can be applied to Early Bird or Standard Pricing. Submit your 501(c)(3) documentation and tax ID number to eventmarketing@vendini.com and we will email you a non-profit discount code. If your paperwork is already on file, you will be emailed your discount code in January.

Non-Member registration is $795 and is open through August 1. Contact eventmarketing@vendini.com to register.

What's the Learning Lab?

Visit the hands-on Learning Lab to explore different features and functionality of our solutions. Vendini experts will be on hand to guide you, discuss best practices and answer questions.

What should I bring with me?

Things to add to you packing list: business cards, marketing materials to exchange in Birds of a Feather Campfires, a jacket or sweater for air conditioned meeting rooms and your ID for the Monday night bash.

We’ll have pens and notebooks on hand for you. A laptop or tablet is optional if you’d like to bring one.

What's the dress code?

We want you to be comfortable. We are not a suit and tie crowd. Business casual clothing is recommended.

Most importantly, wear comfortable shoes and bring a jacket sweater for air conditioned meeting rooms.

I am a Vendini Member, how do I sign up for a one-on-one meeting?

If you’d like to arrange a one-on-one meeting with a Vendini Support Expert at the conference, we’d love to chat with you. We’ll open signups in July.

What are Birds of a Feather Campfires?

Birds of a Feather Campfires are an opportunity for attendees to meet and exchange ideas with peers. We’ll break into groups based on organization type so you can connect with other campers to discuss topics specific to your industry.

How can I sponsor the conference?

Take a look at our Sponsors page. You can also contact our sponsorship coordinator, Tim Hines, at thines@vendini.com.

If I'm not a Vendini Member, can I still attend?

Of course! We’d love to have you join us.

If you’re interested in attending Camp Vendini, but are not currently a Vendini Member, please email us.


Non-member registration is $795 and is open through August 1.