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2015 National Conference and Trade Show

March 3-7
Sheraton Music City Hotel
777 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Ph: 1-615-885-2200
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Want to take advantage of the exploding industry of barbecue? Then join hundreds of restaurateurs, caterers, competitors, and suppliers at our National Conference. No better way to connect! Four days of educational workshops, networking, industry expert panels, inspiration and fun that are not to be missed. 
No question, Nashville is one hot barbecue town these days and just plain hot overall for conferences, economic growth, country music, and of course, ABC's hit series, NASHVILLE.
(For a reminder of the 2014 National Conference that took place in San Marcos, TX, click here to download the conference brochure.)
Registration for 2015 opens soon!
Bookmark this page and check back for updates and details. Registration opens Tuesday, November 4, 2014. 
2015 National Conference Sponsors
Get Noticed at the 2015 NBBQA National Conference - Sponsorships available! Target your company's message to the movers and shakers in BBQ. Sponsor the 2015 NBBQA National Conference and be seen by key players in the BBQ industry! Click here for sponsorship information.
2015 National Conference Exhibitors
Get in front of your customers duing the 2015 NBBQA National Conference! If you supply everything needed to make great barbecue, the 2015 NBBQA National Conference will help introduce you to attendees who are looking for your products and services. Click here for exhibitor information.
The NBBQA is the voice of the industry - so, start warming up your vocal chords and your appetite for:
  • Fun, food, & friends!
  • Music City Sheraton - deluxe accommodations
  • Industry Networking 
  • Meet the BBQ Pros
  • Barbecue products and services
  • "Voice of the Industry" Guest Speakers
  • NBBQA Awards of Excellence
  • Bus Tours of Nashville barbecue restaurants
  • Educational sessions for the business of barbecue
  • Tips and tricks of the barbecue trade
  • Butcher classes *back by popular demand!
  • Valuable bbq resources
  • Trade Show - indoors and outdoors
  • Judging schools
  • Entertainment
  • KCBS & MBN barbecue competitions!
  • Celebrity Steak Cook-off competition
  • Auction
  • Best-in-Class Barbecue vendors
  • Special Guests!
  • Open to the Public on Saturday
  • Giveaways & Prizes
  • And much more!
STAY TUNED!  More info to come!
Click below for more information on Nashville!