Seminarians and guests will be inspired and informed by a 3-day-long slate of speakers and  activities at the 2020 gathering in Nashville, Tennessee.


The Seminar Annual Forum

May 31-June 3, 2020
Nashville, Tennessee

NASHVILLE IS MUSIC CITY and home to the NFL Titans, Country Music Hall of Fame, Vanderbilt University, and the corporate HQ for HCA Holdings, Dollar General Corporation, and Nissan North America, among others.
2019 Chip Bergh, CEO, Levi Strauss & Co. with Seminarian Kelly McGinnis, Levi Strauss & Co.      


Seminarians Engaging at The Seminar      
Karen van Bergen, Omnicom Public Relations Group with Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award Winning Filmmaker & Screenwriter      

The Seminar will meet at the Omni Hotel & Lodge, offering Seminarians easy airport access combined with the lively scene of Nashville's Honky Tonk Row and southern hospitality. The Country Music Hall of Fame is adjacent to the Omni Hotel. The location offers guests the convenience of a downtown setting in an first-class hotel setting.

Thought-Provoking Content

A SLATE OF LEADERS FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS will give three days of unique, thought-provoking presentations on topical issues and trends including:  
  • Social Issues
  • Pop Culture
  • Geopolitics
  • Technology
  • Future Trends
  • Southern History and Culture
  • Media
  • Politics/Elections

...and much more.

The Seminar program in 2020 will offer an eclectic, outstanding and relevant series of conversations providing a broad perspective on the major trends and issues affecting Seminarians and their organizations.

Social events with entertainment and a variety of music will be a central feature of The Seminar with legendary singers and songwriters and new talent on the Nashville scene.

The Seminar is unlike any other meeting you attend. It is an invitation-only event for the highest-ranking communications and public affairs executives.