Amenities and Extras
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center offers daily roundtrip shuttle service to and from the Nashville International Airport. The shuttle runs 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. every 30 minutes. The shuttle departs from the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center from Cascades Shuttle Canopy and the Magnolia Canopy. Cost is $19 per person one way. To purchase tickets and more information, call 615-871-6169 or use extension 16169 from any hotel phone.
ATMs are located near the Cascades Necessities shop, Delta Necessities shop, Magnolia Necessities shop and in the Ryman Hall prefunction.
BOARDING PASS PRINTERS
You can check in for your flight and print your boarding pass 24 hours a day with the printers available in the Cascades Lobby or Magnolia Lobby
near the shoe shine shop.
FedEx Office is located across from Presidential Ballroom D. Services include large-format color printing, signs and banners, convention printing, file
assistance, and packaging shipping and receiving. Open daily from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. with 24-hour access to computer rental, copying, printing and
Hertz is located in Cascades on the first floor just off of the hotel registration lobby. Rent a car online at hertz.com. You can also call 615-391-0162 or stop
the rental desk. The rental desk is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. as well as Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CITY GUIDE AND MAPS
Looking to explore the Music City? Pick up a copy of Nashville’s Visitor Guide, Point of Interest Maps and Nashville’s Top 10 and/or Opryland / Music Valley Dinning and Entertainment Map at the conference registration desk.
Complimentary internet kiosks are available in Presidential Lobby and in the exhibit hall in the Stay Connected Lounge for you to quickly check emails.
You can purchase WiFI Simplify for $55 per day/ device to be connected throughout the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center. Order forms and
instructions for WiFI Simplify are available at the conference registration desks. The Gaylord Opryland provides complimentary wireless in the hotel lobby
and other public spaces throughout the resort.
CONFERENCE MOBILE GUIDE
The conference is offering a free smartphone app that includes the schedule of events, an attendee list, exhibitor information and much more. The app is sponsored by Dorstener Wire Tech and iSustain, Inc.
DAILY UPDATE EMAILS
Stay informed with the Plastics Recycling 2018 Daily Updates, sent out to attendee inboxes each morning of the conference. Daily Updates sponsored by SC Johnson.
ELECTRONIC DEVICES CHARGING STATION
Need to charge an electronic device? Complimentary charging stations are located in the exhibit hall in the Stay Connected Lounge. Charging stations sponsored by Newport CH international, LLC
Exhibitor service desks are located in the far back corner of the exhibit hall. Services include GES expo services, ExpoBadge lead retrieval services, PSAV
audio/visual services, and Gaylord Expo Services that include electrical, water, air, internet and telecommunications.
FITNESS CENTER AND POOLS
Located within the Relache Spa, 3,500 square feet are designated to state-of-the-art cardiovascular machines, circuit training and free weights. The fitness center is available to all registered resort guests. The Relache indoor pool is a tropical paradise with a designated lap lane and plush chaise lounges. Should the weather permit, enjoy the Magnolia outdoor pool, surrounded by a gorgeous garden. The Cascades outdoor pool offers two pools and a heated whirlpool.
FIRST AID AND SECURITY
From any house phone, dial 5555. From other phones, dial 615-458-5555. In an extreme emergency, dial 911.
Recognized as one of the top public golf courses in Tennessee, Gaylord Springs Golf Links is just five minutes away via complimentary shuttle and offers an 18-hole, par 72 course. Call 615-458-1730 for tee times. If the weather doesn’t permit outdoor golfing, practice your short game at the putting greens located in the exhibit hall, sponsored by Nova Chemicals.
GUEST ROOM INTERNET
You may purchase wireless or wired connections in your guest rooms starting at $14.99 per day.
Store your bags with the luggage concierge any time between 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 in Ryman Hall B3. Don’t forget to use
your conference luggage tag that you received in your welcome gift. Luggage concierge service sponsored by Weima America, inc.
Your conference name badge is your admission to all elements of the conference, including conference sessions, the exhibit hall and meal functions.
Security personnel will enforce this requirement. In the back of your name badge, you will find the conference schedule for quick reference, one drink
ticket for the opening of the exhibit hall reception on Monday, two drink tickets for Tuesday night’s reception, and one beverage ticket to be used at the
Delta Coffee Shop located in the Delta Lobby of the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Quick-look conference schedule sponsored by Sorema div of Previero N. Srl., Drink tickets sponsored by Avangard Innovative, Coffee ticket sponsored by MSS, Inc.
Don’t forget the important stuff. Pick up your conference pocket notebook in the back of the session ballrooms. Notebooks sponsored by ISRI.
On-site parking is $29 daily and valet parking is $38daily. The conference does not validate parking.
Materials diversion receptacles are available throughout the conference. Recycling bins provided by iSustain, Inc.
Restrooms are located just off the Presidential Lobby behind the elevator and across from Ryman Hall B2-3.
SHUTTLE SERVICE TO HONKY TONK ROW & DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE
The Wildhorse Downtown Shuttle runs on a 90-minute continuous loop. Catch the shuttle from the Cascades Canopy starting at 10:00 a.m. and
from the Magnolia Canopy starting at 10:05 am. Once downtown, catch the shuttle back to the hotel in front of the Wildhorse Saloon every 90 minutes
starting at 10:45 a.m. or in front of the Ryman Auditorium starting at 10:50 a.m. The last shuttle to leave downtown is from the Ryman Auditorium
at 12:20 a.m. Tickets can be purchased for $20 roundtrip, or you can purchase a three-day pass for $40. Tickets can be purchased at the Concierge in
the Cascade Lobby.
Experience soothing massages, firming body wraps and tropical manicures at the award-winning Relache Spa, located at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Appointments can be booked by calling 615-458-1772.
Mandarin Chinese and Spanish translation services will be provided in many of the conference sessions.Refer to the session descriptions for additional
details. Translation services sponsored by China Scrap Plastics Association, CSPA.
Join the conversation with #PlasticsRecycling2018 or catch live tweets on the Twitter boards located in Presidential Lobby and in the exhibit hall. Twitter boards sponsored by Pall Corporation
GAYLORD OPYRLAND DINING OPTIONS
Hours of operation are subject to hotel capacity. To confirm a dining option is open, contact the front desk or the restaurant directly.
CASCADES AMERICAN CAFÉ
Serves modern versions of classic American dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Casual dress code.
Premium coffee drinks, fresh bakery and pastry items, and gourmet sandwiches. Open for breakfast and lunch.
THE FALLS BAR AND LOUNGE
Enjoy a tapas-style menu along with wines, hand-crafted cocktails, bottled beer and chilled champagne. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
Japanese-style sushi and a broad selection of sake and beer. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
AMERICAN CRAFT TAVERN
Featuring American beer, wine, whiskey and snacks. Open for dinner. Dress code casual.
Offering a wide array of coffee and beverages as well as grab-and-go breakfast items, salads and more. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
LIBRARY LOUNGE AT THE OLD HICKORY STEAKHOUSE
Sip on classic and modern cocktails, cognac, whiskey, wine or beer at this unassuming yet decidedly upscale speakeasy. Open for dinner. Dress code smart casual.
OLD HICKORY STEAKHOUSE
A nod to President Andrew Jackson’s nickname, the Old Hickory Steakhouse features 1855 Black Angus Beef seared to perfection, artisan cheese and an extensive wine list. Open for dinner. Dress code smart casual.
PAISANO’S PIZZARIA AND VINO
Serves up Tuscan-style pizza and pasta, freshly baked bread sticks and fresh salads. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
Enjoy a juicy, one-of-a-kind burger or sandwich. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
FINDLEY’S IRISH PUB
Featuring an antique wooden bar and wide selection of craft beers, making it a perfect place to unwind. Open for dinner. Dress code casual.FUSE
Enjoy the game on one of the 100 high-definition televisions while munching on tailgate-inspired dishes. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
Experience the fine tradition of great Southern food and sample hand-selected Tennessee sippin’ whiskey. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code causal.
GARDEN CONSERVATORY ATRIUM
Offering breakfast, sandwiches, wraps, salads and desserts. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dress code casual.
CONSERVATORY WINE BAR
Enjoy a diverse selection of domestic and international wines in a sophisticated, chic setting. Open for dinner. Dress code causal.
This Italian spot is inspired by the coastal city of Ravello. Open for dinner. Dress code casual.
Enjoy bold Mexican flavors, signature margaritas and more than 100 tequilas. Open for dinner. Dress code casual.