Connect & Celebrate Dinner

Wednesday, August 9

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Reception
Music City Center
Karl Dean Grand Ballroom Foyer

6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner
Music City Center
Karl Dean Grand Ballroom

Not included in any registration. Tickets are $60 per person through July 14; $75 after July 14 and on-site. Available in limited quantity and are subject to selling out. Tickets can be purchased online through the registration portal.

Must present ticket for entry. If you arrive late, seating and/or meal service may no longer be available.

Get Ready to Laugh!

Who’s ready for a laugh? After a full week of education and networking, this is your night to celebrate.  The evening will start with a reception in the ballroom foyer. At 6:45 pm, the main ballroom doors will open, and the rest of the program will begin with a live performance from Jeff Allen.

Jeff Allen’s rapid-fire humor, which centers on marriage and family, is a hit will all the ages. A live comedy favorite, Jeff, has appeared on Dry Bar Comedy, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Showtime & Comedy Central to name a few.

Musical entertainment will be provided throughout the evening from Michael Andrew and the Swingerhead Band.

For dinner seating, all tables will be open seating (with the exception of designated reserved tables).

Dress for this event is business casual…attire like khaki pants, slacks, skirts/dresses, as well as short-sleeved polo shirts and long-sleeved shirts. Try to avoid wearing jeans, tennis shoes, T-shirts, and sweatshirts.


  • 2023 Life Members
  • Swearing-in of APCO Executive Committee & Board of Directors


  • Hearth-Baked rolls
  • Chop House Iceberg Wedge Salad- Baby iceberg lettuce wedge, bell pepper confetti, applewood smoked bacon, diced cucumbers, oven-dried tomatoes, parmesan pinwheel, crumbled blue cheese dressing or ranch (available on request)
  • Music City short ribs braised in Jack Daniels, horseradish mashed potatoes, haricot verts, Music City Center honey-glazed heirloom carrots, natural pan jus
  • Chocolate flourless cake with whipped cream and raspberry coulis or Nana’s traditional carrot cake with pecans and cream cheese frosting on burned sugar apple sauce