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?

This year the conference will be held in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Operyland. For more information, visit our Location page.

What are the conference hours?

The conference will run from 9AM-5PM July 31–August 1, 2017. There will be an hour for lunch and breaks throughout the morning and afternoon each day.

Take a look at the schedule to get sense of session length and content covered.

Where can I stay?

The conference and hotel accommodations are through the Gaylord Opryland. Visit our Location page for more details.

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 and ends March 20.

Standard registration is $395 and kicks in on March 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 $775 and is open through August 1. Contact eventmarketing@vendini.com to register.

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 be sending out a sign-up form closer to the conference date to help coordinate these meetings.

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 and / or sweater for air conditioned meeting rooms.

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 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 to find out details about how to get involved and fill out our sponsorship form.

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.