Conference Chair
Conference Hotel

The Grand America Hotel
250 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 782-5300


Group Rate (paid by attendee):

Deluxe Room - $288.00 per night, plus tax


How to Book 

Members: APIC is holding a block of rooms at the Grand America (note, we have limited rooms available for Sunday 6/9). You will be asked to make your room request online when you register for the APIC Conference. Your room will be reserved for you by the APIC conference planner. DO NOT CALL THE HOTEL DIRECTLY.

Sponsors: APIC is holding a separate block of rooms for Sponsor attendees. Instructions for booking your room will be provided once your company is confirmed as a sponsor. 



If you wish to receive reimbursement for your hotel costs, you will need to submit an eReq in advance. This applies even though you are not booking the hotel through the MS travel agency.


All guest rooms at Omni are non-smoking.


Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM


Arrival Time - If you plan to take part in the Optional Pre-Conference Session, you should plan to arrive in Nashville on Sunday, June 9th. Otherwise, we suggest arriving on a flight that lands by 12:30PM on Monday, June 10th.


Don't forget to check Southwest Airlines, which is adding more non-stops starting June 10 to/from Nashville.


Airport - The Nashville Airport is about a 15-20 minute drive to the Omni. 


Taxis - flat rate of $25 to the downtown area, plus an additional passenger charge of $1 when accompanying original passenger and proceeding to same destination. 


PICK UP LOCATION - Ground transportation pick-ups have moved to BNA's new Parking and Transportation Center, next to the existing Short Term Parking Garage. Taxis now pick up on Level 1 of the new Parking and Transportation Center.


Business Casual attire is appropriate for the majority of the APIC Conference. The only exception is Tuesday evening, when we encourage casual attire for all attendees.


All travel expenses related to the APIC Conference (hotel, taxi, parking, etc.) are the responsibility of the individual attendee.


If you wish to receive reimbursement for your hotel costs, you will need to submit an eReq in advance. This applies even though you are not booking the hotel through the MS travel agency.

Schedule Of Events

This schedule is for general planning purposes only and is based on the 2019 Agenda. Please come back in February for a more accurate event schedule.


Please note the schedule is subject to change without notice.


June 8

9:00A – 12:00P Optional: Pre-Conference Session
11:00A Registration Desk Opens
12:00P – 2:00P Networking Lunch
2:00P – 5:30P Opening Keynote & Educational Sessions
5:30P – 6:30P Cocktail Reception
6:30P – 7:00P Free Time
Evening Sponsored Dinners


June 09

7:30A – 8:30A Breakfast
8:30A – 5:30P Educational Sessions
5:30P – 7:00P Cocktail Reception (Heavy Hors d'oeuvres)
7:00P – 7:45P Free Time
7:45P Depart for night out (off-site, casual dress)


June 10

7:30A – 8:30A Breakfast
8:30A – 11:30A Educational Sessions
11:45A Conference Concludes
  Boxed Lunces & Complimentary APIC Airport Shuttle Departs



The registration fees for 2019 are as follows:

Financial Advisor Members AND Team Memberships
FAs who are members or teams with a Team Membership, per attendee
Firm Management Members $995
Team Members & Support Staff
Individuals who are part of a current APIC member's team, but do not have a Team Membership
Social Function Guests
Non Morgan Stanley employees who wish to attend select functions. See information below.

The fee includes the following:

  • Attendance at all APIC educational sessions

    Attendance at all APIC meal functions as listed in the agenda

The fee does NOT include:

  • Hotel room costs
  • Travel Costs, airfare, parking, transfers, etc.

Payment – You will need to provide a credit card on the secure Conference Registration website. In addition, all attendees will be required to present a credit card upon check at the hotel for payment of the room and any incidentals.

Guests & Spouses

APIC does allow guests and spouses to attend select events during the conference for an additional fee. Please note:

  • Due to compliance reasons, guests may not attend any content sessions - this includes all breakouts and general sessions.
  • Guests will be permitted on a first-come, first-served basis. All guests are subject to approval by APIC before attendance is granted. APIC does not guarantee guest space is available if not registered in advance of the event, before the registration cut-off date.
  • Guests may not be employed by an asset management firm or service provider. Additionally, guests may not be employed by other financial institutions other than Morgan Stanley.
  • APIC extends a discount to members who attend the annual conference below the actual cost of food & services provided. Guests who attend events are expected to pay for the actual costs associated with their attendance. The cost for guests in 2020 is $XXX. If you would like to register a guest, please e-mail
Cancellation Policy

The deadline for canceling your attendance without penalty is Monday, June 3rd. After this date, the following penalties will apply:

  • GUEST ROOM AT OMNI: One night room & tax charges. APIC will be held financially responsible for your guest room, and therefore, must pass the cancellation charges on to you
Questions / Contact

Email if you have questions about the following:

  • Membership questions
  • Dues payment

Email if you have questions about the following:

  • Hotel reservations
  • Other logistical information pertaining to the Conference

Email if you have questions about the following:

  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Partnerships