Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

2555 West End Ave. Nashville, TN 37203

Hotel Accommodations & Rates

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has secured a special group rate of $199 per night (single/double), plus applicable taxes, at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University.  Reservations must be made by Monday, April 20, 2020 to receive the special rate, based on availability.  After this date, NACWA must release the unreserved rooms, and reservations will be accepted on a space available basis only with no guarantee that the Workshop & Training rates will apply. 

To ensure a hotel room, contact the Nashville Marriott online or at 1.800.285.0190. Be sure to identify yourself as a NACWA attendee. Note: Check-in time is 4:00 pm; check-out time is 11:00 am; baggage storage is available for your convenience.  Any requests for late check-out should be directed to the Hotel.

Registration Fees & Information

You may register for the 2020 Pretreatment Workshop & Training in two easy ways:

Workshop Fees:

(by 2/12/20)
Public Agency/
Supporting Affiliate
Member $600 $675
Non-Member $630 $700
Corporate/Legal Member $725 $800
Non-Member $1,080 $1,200
EPA/State Representative
$0 $0

This year we will be offering 4 Training Sessions on Tuesday.  If you plan to register from a Training Session, you can select one of the Trainings from the list: Advanced (Local Limits), Intro to Pretreatment: 101, Pretreatment Inspections & Data Collection and FOG. 

Tuesday Training Fees:

Pretreatment Training w/ Workshop $220 $250
Pretreatment Training Only $270 $300
EPA/State Representative
$0 $0

Be sure to register and submit payment by Wednesday, February 12, 2020 to receive the early bird registration rate.  Advance registrations must be received by Monday, April 20, 2020.  Advance registrants will receive confirmation via e-mail.  Registration will be accepted after the deadline but attendees may not be listed in the Participant List.  If you have not received a confirmation within 5 business days after registering, please contact NACWA at

Workshop registration fee includes access to all activities Wednesday through Friday, including but not limited to: committee meetings; plenary sessions; and, evening social events.  The Training registration fee includes all Tuesday sessions for the training that attendees are registered for.  Food during the Workshop include: light food and beverage at the Wednesday and Thursday evening receptions, as well as morning and afternoon beverage service Wednesday morning through Friday morning.  The Training includes a continental breakfast as well as morning and afternoon beverage service on Tuesday.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing.  A full refund will be made if NACWA receives the cancellation by April 24, 2020.  After April 24, 2020, a $300 cancellation fee will be applied if a cancellation request is submitted on or before Friday, May 8, 2020.  There on after, registration is considered final and no refund will be available.  Submit all requests via e-mail to

Substitution of registrations is permitted prior to the Workshop & Training; requests must be made by May 8, 2020.  Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. 


We want you to be comfortable, so you can enjoy your experience! Therefore, business casual dress is strongly encouraged. We suggest bringing a light sweater or jacket with you during the day as meeting rooms are air conditioned. 

General Waiver & Release

By registering for this National Association of Clean Water Agency (NACWA) sponsored Workshop & Training, each registrant acknowledges and assumes all risks associated with participation in the meeting and any associated on and off-site events/activities/tours (collectively “associated events”). Each registrant agrees, on behalf of him/herself, heirs and assigns, to waive and release, NACWA, its employees, directors, officers, volunteers, agents, successors, licensees, assigns, vendors, and sponsors (collectively “NACWA”) from any and all claims, liabilities, or causes of action arising from participation in this meeting and any associated events whether or not such damage, injury or loss may occur on the premises of the meeting, at off-site venues, in participating hotels or on event ground transportation.

Consent to Use Image

Registrant grants full permission to NACWA to take any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record (collectively “images”) of registrant in connection with this event and to copyright, use and publish the same in audio, photographic or video format for any lawful purpose. Registrant agrees that NACWA is not responsible for unauthorized use of the images. Registrant further acknowledges that he/she is not entitled to compensation and that the images may appear with or without the registrant’s name.

Social Media

The views and opinions expressed on NACWA’s social media sites and links to other Internet resources do not necessarily represent those of NACWA. NACWA cannot be held responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information posted by external parties. 

Continuing Education Credits

Attend NACWA’s 2020 National Pretreatment & Pollution Prevention Workshop & Training and you can earn credits toward your certification or recertification.  Simply stop by the NACWA registration desk at the Workshop & Training and leave your business card or email after the Workshop & Training and we will make sure you have a letter certifying your attendance.

Bringing a Family Member?

Do you have spouse or family member joining you in Nashville?  Be sure to register them so that they can join you at NACWA receptions.  Please Note: Complimentary guest registration is intended solely for spouses/domestic partners or members of a registrant’s immediate family and cannot be used to register professional colleagues.

Ground Transportation

The Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University is approximately 10 miles from the Nashville International Airport (BNA). The hotel does not offer a complimentary airport shuttle however there are several transportation alternatives:

Uber:    The estimate fare for an UberX from the airport to the hotel is $21. 

Lyft:    The estimate fare from the airport to the hotel is $24 - $28. 

Nashville Express Shuttle:    The fee for a 1 passenger, one-way trip from the airport to the hotel starts approximately at $35. To book a trip, please visit the shuttle website or call (615) 335-6479.  

Taxi Cab:    The estimate fare from the airport to the hotel is $27. 

WeGo:    Head to the ground transportation area on Level 1 and board bus 18-Airport. From there, exit at Central 4th Ave. – Bay 13. Transfer to 5-west end-Bellevue at Central 5th Ave. – Bay 5. Deboard the bust at West End Ave. & Natchez TR WB. The hotel is a 2 – 3 minute walk from that stop. A one-way trip from the airport to the hotel is approximately $2 and will take about 75 minutes.   

Car Rental:    Avis Rent-A-Car is NACWA’s official car rental company for this meeting.  Discounts are available by calling Avis directly at 800.331.1600. Our Avis Worldwide Discount Number is T563400.

Hotel Parking:    On-site self-parking is available at $37/day. Off-site self-parking is available at $32/day. Valet parking is also available at $37/day.   

Preferred Airline

Delta Airlines
We have teamed up with Delta Airlines to help our attendees encounter great discounts. Book your flight online and use our Meeting Code NMT8S. You may also make flight reservations via phone by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800.328.1111, Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm CT. Please be sure to mention our Meeting Code.

For Additional Information

For information regarding program content or Workshop & Training registration contact NACWA at 202.833.2672 or send an e-mail to Ebony Scott.