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Registration open for BLETís Nashville regional meeting, August 2-6, 2021

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 7 ó The BLET is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its second regional meeting of 2021, which will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, August 2-6, 2021. CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 protocols will be strictly enforced to protect the health and safety of everyone in attendance.

Guests will stay at the Grand Hyatt Nashville (1000 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203, telephone: (888) 591-1234 or (615) 622-1234). BLET convention registration as well as hotel registration can be made through the BLETís regional meeting website, http://bletregionals.org. If making reservations by telephone, you must mention the group code ďG-BLET.Ē Room reservations must be made by July 1, 2021.

BLET and Grand Hyatt Nashville are taking a number of precautions to help you enjoy your visit to Nashville, while at the same time ensuring that we comply with CDC, local and Hyatt Corporate policies and regulations regarding COVID-19 precautions.

While these polices and regulations may change, the wearing of facial masks is currently required in the common areas of the hotels and at many of the restaurants on and off the property.

The Nashville regional meeting kicks off with registration and a welcome reception on Monday, August 2 (ticket required). Opening ceremonies will take place the morning of Tuesday, August 3, with a closed meeting for BLET members that afternoon. A golf tournament will be held on Wednesday, August 4, at 8:00 a.m. at the Ted Rhodes Golf Course. There is an additional cost to register for the golf tournament. Non-golfers will be on their own to explore the many entertainment options that Nashville has to offer.

Workshops will be held for Local Chairmen, Secretary-Treasurers and Legislative Representatives throughout the day on Thursday, August 5. The BLETís Nashville regional meeting will conclude with a dinner dance the evening of August 5. Attendees will travel home on August 6.

The BLET and Grand Hyatt Nashville have arranged to have social distance style seating at the open and closed meetings, and during meals and training classes, to help minimize any issues or concerns. If you have any specific questions, please email them to: regionalmeeting@ble-t.org. You can review additional information and a video from the hotel at http://bletregionals.org.

There is no cost for BLET members who wish to attend the August 3 meetings and August 5 workshops only; however, there will be fees for those members who choose to attend the meals. The cost of full registration (including all meetings, workshops, the dinner dance and all BLET sponsored meals) is $225.00 per person. The cost is $175.00 to register for all of the above EXCEPT the dinner dance. Reduced childrenís registration and a la carte meal registration options are also available.

Please visit the BLET website, Facebook page, and http://bletregionals.org for the latest information.

Friday, May 7, 2021

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