Attn: Bowl Expo Attendees:

Due to the overwhelming excitement over the upcoming Bowl Expo 2017 in Nashville, the Gaylord Opryland Resort is now SOLD OUT for guest rooms for our Convention.

In an effort to provide you with alternative hotels in the area we have a link available below of hotels in the area that you may call to reserve your sleeping rooms.

The following hotels that are located across the street to the entrance of the Gaylord Opryland Resort will have a Complimentary Shuttle Service provided by BPAA to and from the Gaylord Opryland Resort.

  • Wyndham Nashville Resort
  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Opryland Nashville
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites @ Opryland
  • Fairfield Inn
  • Best Western Suites near Opryland

Many of these hotels have amenities such as: airport shuttle, complimentary breakfasts, and free wi-fi, as well as some hotels providing existing shuttle service for the Gaylord Opryland Resort.

* If you have any questions or problems, please call Tangela Chance, Housing & Transportation Coordinator at (817) 385-8274, or Kelly Parker, Director of Meetings & Events
at (817) 385-8476.

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What is International Bowl Expo?

International Bowl Expo (IBE) is the bowling industry's premier annual convention and trade show featuring exhibits of a wide array of products and services. IBE also presents dozens of interactive seminars and "how-to" workshops that aim to assist proprietors, leveraging the latest tools and technology to improve and strengthen their businesses. The sessions serve to educate and expose proprietors to the latest trends, marketing ideas, profit center opportunities and new information about the industry to help build their businesses and spread the excitement of bowling throughout their communities. Attendance at International Bowl Expo is open to any owner/operator (or their employees) of a bowling center, billiard center, pro shop, or industry partner. Domestic companies, manufacturers, suppliers, or distributors that do not own/operate (or are the designated representative of) a bowling center, billiard center or pro shop must purchase an exhibit booth to participate in International Bowl Expo.

International Bowl Expo is the "Must Attend" Event of the Year for:

  • Traditional Bowling Centers
  • Hybrid Bowling Centers
  • Family Entertainment Centers (FECs)
  • Boutique Bowling Establishments
  • Bowling Pro Shops
  • Bowling Coaches
  • Candlepin Centers
  • Duckpin Centers

Please be aware!

** BPAA has NOT shared your contact information with any third party providers. If you are contacted for discounted rooms by Global Housing or Expo Housing Services, Please be aware that these are NOT authorized by BPAA.

Hotel room reservations should be made only through the Bowl Expo website, or by calling hotels directly, or through the new authorized service on the Bowl Expo Website!

Attendees Say

Bill "I've been to over twenty International Bowl Expos and networking is one of the biggest benefits…every (year), I've taken at least one or two ideas back home that have more than paid for my trip."

Bill Wammes

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