October 23 & 24, Nashville, TN

Experience Music City

Go on an adventure and find your Nashville inspiration. Experience the creative energy throughout downtown and Broadway. Find the premier nightlife spots and restaurants. Jump into the best music scene in the country.

Nestled in the heart of Nashville, Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown makes it easy to get involved in all of the iconic things Music City has to offer. This hotel places you near attractions like the Nashville Historic District, Broadway, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville Convention Center, and more.

Event Information

$495 per person

Two nights hotel stay at Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, conference materials and swag, two interactive networking receptions, breakfast & lunch during the conference, and engaging education sessions with Andy Buckley.
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2 Night Hotel Stay

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Engaging Speakers

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Interactive Networking

Event Details

Hotel Information

ARA will arrange and pay for your reservations for Wednesday and Thursday. You will simply need to provide a credit card at check-in for any incidentals. Requests for an extended stay must be coordinated ahead of time by contacting the hotel and making an additional reservation.

Hotel check-in is at 4:00 p.m. and check-out is 11:00 a.m.

Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
623 Union St
Nashville, TN 37219

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About the Area

Recommended arrival destination airport is Nashville International Airport (BNA).

Travel Information

There is not an airport shuttle, but we recommend Uber as the airport is 12 minutes from the hotel.

Recommended arrival:
Wednesday, October 23
Before 5:00 pm

Recommended departure:
Friday, October 25
Prior to 11:00 am check out

You will want to arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to your scheduled flight departure to allow plenty of time for security procedures.

Your participation in the entire conference is preferred. ARA requests that you do not bring a guest.

Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 10
*Registration is limited to two attendees per company and the first 75 attendees. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.

Event Schedule

Wednesday, October 23

  • Optional: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. | ARA Foundation Impact Project
    • *For arrivals, if you plan to participate in the Impact project you will need to make a reservation for Tuesday night at your own expense.
  • 4 – 7 p.m. | Hotel check-in
  • 5 – 7 p.m. | Registration
  • 6 – 8 p.m. | Welcome reception

Thursday, October 24

  • 8 – 8:45 a.m. | Breakfast
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Education Session
  • 12 – 1 p.m. | Lunch
  • 1 – 3 p.m. | Optional Networking Lounge
  • 5 – 7 p.m. | Closing Reception Friends in Low Places Rooftop Oasis: view website

Dress Policy

Smart casual attire is recommended for the conference. Please view examples of appropriate attire when attending this event.

Registration Deadline is Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Registration is limited to two attendees per company and the first 75 attendees.
Attendees must be at least 21 years old.


Andy Buckley

Andy Buckley

Keynote Speaker

A healthy financial life is one of the most important things in both your day-to-day world and that of your rental business. From reducing debt and building great credit to the stock market and tax laws, the fundamentals of finance and how you implement them will have a major impact.

Learn from actor and financial expert Andy Buckley as he presents what you need to know now to thank your lucky stars down the road.

More About Andy Buckley

Creating Great Financial Habits Now is What Will Lead to Living the Life of Your Dreams

After his initial shot at acting didn’t pan out, Andy was 5 years into his career as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, part of a team managing over $500 million in personal assets, when he got the luckiest phone call of his life – the offer to appear on the NBC comedy, ‘The Office.’ The FA position was the perfect background for his fictional role as David Wallace, CFO of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

Buckley stayed at Merrill Lynch for 6 more years, while continuing his role on ‘The Office,’ which has led to many other acting opportunities.

He presently has regular roles on the HBO comedy ‘Avenue 5,’ opposite Hugh Laurie and Josh Gad, as well as the upcoming Netflix action comedy series, ‘FUBAR,’ starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Past regular or recurring roles have included HBO’s ‘VEEP’ and ‘Silicon Valley,’ as well as ‘Shameless,’ ‘The Lying Game,’ ‘Odd Mom Out,’ ‘Casual’ and ‘Scorpion.’ In movies, he’s gotten to play opposite actors ranging from Will Ferrell, Michael Keaton and Mark Wahlberg (The Other Guys) to Jeremy Renner (The House) to Alvin (yes, of Alvin and the Chipmunks) to Chris Pratt and the T-Rex (Jurassic World) and Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy (The Heat). Other movies he’s appeared in include Lady Bird, Bridesmaids, Bombshell and the recent comedy ‘Most Guys Are Losers,’ opposite Mira Sorvino.

Andy Buckley emcees and speaks at various corporate and charitable events across the country. The mix of his continuing corporate background and ‘The Office’ persona lends an entertaining aspect to these speaking engagements.

Born in Boston, Buckley spent time growing up in St. Louis, Chicago, South Florida. He attended Stanford where he played on the golf team his first two years at school. He’s married with two sons and resides in Los Angeles.