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2019 RCI Fall Regional Conference



Country Music Hall of Fame + Hatch Show Print Tour
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM 

Experience evolving history and traditions of country music as you explore The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. In addition, attendees will enjoy a special tour of Hatch Show Print’s production shop, the legendary letterpress icon responsible for creating the colorful, centuries-old posters for Nashville’s biggest stars. The tour concludes in the Hatch Show Print Space for Design, where you can handle some of the tools of the trade and smell the ink as you print your own keepsake piece.

Walk Eat Nashville Food Tour
12:45 - 4:45 PM

Recently named one of the top 15 food tours in America, Walk Eat Nashville offers food tours in neighborhoods that put Nashville on the culinary map. Taste local food, interact with chefs and learn about Nashville from trusted local writers during this customized foodie tour sure to tantalize your taste buds. Each tour will include four savory tastings from Nashville’s best restaurants. Guests can anticipate a moderate, approximate 1.5-mile walk, that will include local landmarks.

Optional tours are not included in the Conference Pass.
Additional ticket required. Limited availability.


Colt's Chocolates
After operating a successful wholesale candy company for 30 years, Mackenzie Colt, who went from the stage to the stove, went to the store when Colt’s Chocolates opened its first retail store in 2014. See for yourself why Colt’s customer list reads like a who’s who of country music, celebrities and even some well-known politicians, including Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Garth Brooks—just to name a few. 

Goo Goo

In 1912, in a copper kettle at the Standard Candy Company the world’s first ever combination candy bar was invented, The Goo Goo Cluster. A roundish mound of caramel, marshmallow nougat, fresh roasted peanuts and real milk chocolate; its renegade shape was more difficult to wrap than the conventional rectangular or square shapes of the day. Attendees will enjoy a hands-on “Make Your Own Goo-Goo” experience at the flagship retail store.

Savannah's Candy Kitchen - RCI Member

Over thirty years ago, Stan Strickland opened Savannah’s Candy Kitchen on historic River Street in Savannah, Georgia. Using recipes learned while baking with his mother, visitors quickly discovered that Savannah’s Candy Kitchen was the place to experience and taste down home Southern sweetness. In order to keep up with the demand for his candy, Stan had to expand; he made sure to keep his recipes fresh and homemade no matter how big the kitchen grew. Now the original Savannah’s Candy Kitchen store on River Street occupies over 4,200 square feet and every square foot is filled to the brim with the best candies, cakes, and confections in the South. He has also added new stores in Savannah's City Market; the Atlanta Airport; Charleston, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee and National Harbor, Maryland.