Here you will find events being co-hosted by AOSSM and AANA where members from both organizations, as well as nonmembers, can come together, share stories and unwind.
AOSSM-AANA Welcome Reception
Thursday, July 8, 2021 • 5-6:30 p.m.
Location: Music City Center, Grand Ballroom A, Level 4
Join us for this year's kick-off gathering of friends, family, and colleagues as we enjoy the start of the AOSSM-AANA Combined Annual Meeting with networking and fun for everyone, including live local music and special features just for kids! Come enjoy a bite, raise a glass, and get reacquainted. All registered attendees are welcome to attend this event. Meeting badge required.
Friends of SOMOS (Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons) and Military Sports Associates Reception
Thursday, July 8, 2021 • 7-8 p.m.
Location: Omni Hotel, Grand View Terrace
Join us for the annual combined gathering of our military members. All are welcome to attend this event that recognizes and celebrates sports medicine in the military. If you are current military, former military, a colleague or friend who cares for those who serve or who have served our country, please join us.
AOSSM-AANA Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast
Friday, July 9, 2021 • 6 – 7 a.m.
Location: Omni, Broadway J/K
Join us for a time of fellowship for every one of every faith and message of leadership, motivation, faith, and boldness. Les Steckel, President and CEO of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and former long-time college and NFL coach, will speak. Coffee, tea, and bagels will be provided.
AOSSM-AANA Exhibit Hall Social Hour
Friday, July 9, 2021 • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall A
Visit with our partners who are on the cutting-edge of technology and resource development. Learn more about what they are doing to help advance sports medicine and arthroscopy. Collaborate with AOSSM, AANA and our members to deliver the highest caliber of care to patients. This event is complimentary to all registered attendees.
AOSSM-AANA Family Night at Wildhorse Saloon
Saturday, July 10, 2021 • 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Wildhorse Saloon, 120 2nd Avenue North
Enjoy food, drink, and live music on three dance floors! You will find it easy to kick up your cowboy boots in style as we close out the AOSSM-AANA Combined 2021 Annual Meeting at our capstone event. This family-friendly venue in the heart of Music City’s downtown district is a must-do Nashville experience! Learn to line dance, sip some local spirits and taste an array of Southern specialties. There will be games and activities just for kids, too!
Family night is complimentary for all registered attendees. Be sure to select this event during the registration process if you plan to attend. Meeting badge required.
Transportation is provided to and from the below hotels with departures beginning at:
6:00 p.m. from Hyatt Place and Westin
6:10 p.m. from Hilton Garden Inn
6:15 p.m. from JW Marriott
6:20 p.m. from Omni
6:30 p.m. from Renaissance
Return shuttles will depart Wildhorse back to hotels starting at 8:30 p.m., with the last shuttle departing at 10:00 p.m.
This location is just a few blocks - approximately one-half mile - from Music City Center and our hotels, for those who prefer to walk.