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Spring Accounting Conference
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 Foruth Ave S Nashville, TN 37201 UNITED STATES
  • David Dougher
    (202) 508-5570

    Kim King
    (202) 508-5493 
  • On-line registration is no longer available.  If you want to register to attend the Spring Accounting Conference, please call Dave Dougher at (202)508-5570 to see if we can accommodate your registration.

    Registration to attend the Tuesday evening event at the Grand Ole Opry is no longer available.  This event is sold out.  The final ticket count, as required by the Opry, was provided on April 17th.  

    At the conference we will ask anyone that pre-registered to attend the event but decided not to attend, to make their ticket available to others that could not pre-register.  There is no promise that any tickets will become available and we will know know the results until after 2:00 pm on Tuesday. 
  • The EEI room block is full and we cannot add any rooms to the room block.  The hotel may be sold out at this time.  Under Meeting Documents is a list of alternative hotels in downtown Nashville to assist you in finding another hotel. 

    The 2019 EEI/AGA Spring Accounting Conference will be held at the Hilton Nashville Downtown Hotel on May 19-22, 2019.  This hotel is centrally located in downtown Nashville.  The EEI room block at the Hilton is full and we are not able to add any rooms to the room block since the hotel is near its capacity on May 19-22, 2019.  A list of alternative hotels in Downtown Nashville has been added under Meeting Documents.  The room rate at the Holiday Inn Suites Nashville Downtown and the Courtyard by Marriott Nashville are comparable to the group rate at the Hilton.  Room rates at the other hotels are higher.

  • We have reached capacity for the Walkin' Nashville Tour so registration for this activity in no longer available.  Sorry if you wanted to attend but the tour operator limits the number of participants on the tour.

    If you arrive early in Nashville, please join us to recapture the magic of the golden era of Nashville on the Walkin’ Nashville Music City Legends Tour.  Packed with history, fun trivia, and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about your favorite country legends, this 2-hour walking tour is designed for music lovers who want to know the real story of how Nashville came to be called Music City.

    We will meet in the hotel lobby at 9:45 am and leave promptly at 10:00 am for a 15-minute walk to the meeting place (in front of the Chet Atkins statue at 5th & Union).  Our 2-hour group walking tour (approximately 1.25 miles) begins at 10:30 am.  The tour ends at Hatch Show Print which is about a 5-minute walk from the hotel.

    The tour will be limited to about 40 people and is first come first serve.  Once this tour is filled, it will no longer be available.

    The tour guide will wear a headset with mic and amp so there should be no trouble hearing the tour guide.

    Cost of this optional tour is $25 for adults and $12 for children 4-11.

  • Sorry - The Tuesday evening event at the Grand Ole Opry is sold out.  

    Our Tuesday evening offsite event will be a memorable one!  We will be at the Grand Ole Opry for a pre-show dinner in the famed Studio A, the former home of Hee Haw and continues to be used to broadcast television shows today.  Following dinner, we will attend the show at the Grand Ole Opry which is a weekly country music stage concert and the longest running radio broadcast in the US.  Dedicated to honoring country music and its history, the Opry showcases a mix of famous signers and contemporary chart-toppers performing country music, bluegrass, Americana, folk, and gospel music as well as comedic performances and skits.  It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world and millions of radio and internet listeners.

    We will meet in the hotel lobby (the exact location to be announced at the conference) by 4:15 pm.  The motor coaches will arrive at 4:15 pm and depart by 4:30 pm so please ensure you are at the meeting place on time.  We will arrive at the Grand Ole Opry by 5:00 pm.  Please proceed to Studio A upon arrival for beverages.  A buffet dinner will be served starting at 5:15 pm.  We will need to proceed to the theater to be seated by 6:45 pm.  The approximately 2-hour show begins at 7:00 pm.  Immediately following the show, we will return to the motor coaches.

  • The Spring Accounting Conference is hosted by the EEI Accounting Standards, Corporate Accounting, Property Accounting & Valuation, and Budgeting & Financial Forecasting Committees and the AGA Accounting Services Committee.

    This meeting is open to any employee of an EEI or AGA member or associate member company.  The conference is not limited to committee members. Typical attendees of this conference include staff, middle, and upper accounting management involved in technical accounting, financial reporting, general accounting, property accounting, depreciation accounting, budgeting, and financial forecasting. This three-day joint EEI/AGA conference provides a forum for members to discuss current issues in the natural gas and electric utility industries and an opportunity for professional development. This meeting features joint committee presentations followed by breakout sessions for Accounting Standards, Corporate Accounting, Property Accounting, and Budgeting & Financial Forecasting.  Industry professionals and leaders in the field of utility accounting issues present individual elements. Attendees are encouraged to attend presentations of interest in different breakout sessions.

    The conference qualifies for CPE credits based on the sessions attended.

  • At the Conference, there will be Roundtable Discussions in the breakout sessions.  The Roundtable Discussions are open forums that allow Conference attendees to obtain valuable responses and input from your peers.  Please take advantage of this extremely beneficial opportunity as the Roundtable Discussions are always one of the highest rated sessions of the Conference.

     Closer to the conference dates, the forms to submit Roundtable Questions will be sent to you and also added to the Meeting Documents on this webpage.  At the bottom of each form, will be the name and email address of the person where the completed forms should be sent.  The Forms will also include the due date for submitting Roundtable Questions.


    EEI/AGA Full & Associate Member Registration Fee - $1,375

    EEI/AGA Registration Fee Group Rate - $1,275
    ($100 per person discount applies to five or more attendees from the same company - a refund will be issued after the meeting if you register on-line.  Alternatively, you can register using the Registration Form available under Meeting Documents and sending the form to EEI as instructed on the form.)    

    For your name and contact information to be included in the final program booklet which is distributed to the conference attendees, you must register to attend the conference by May 3, 2019.  

    Guest Registration Fee, includes all meals (breakfast + lunch), receptions on Sunday and Monday, and the Tuesday Evening Event at Grand Ole Opry House - $85

    For your name and contact information to be included in the conference materials distributed to the conference attendees, you must register to attend the conference by May 3, 2019.

    Registration fees do not include the Sunday morning optional activity.

    Note: Members eligible for the group discount rate that register online will not receive the discount at registration at the time of registration. A single refund check reflecting the discounts will be issued to your company following the meeting.

    Please contact David Dougher at (202) 508-5570 or Kim King at (202) 508-5493 if you have any registration questions.

    Meeting Cancellation Policy

    Registration fees will be refunded minus a $100 administration fee if notification of cancellation is received on or before May 3, 2019. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after that date. Substitutions are welcome. Cancellation requests may be sent to Kim King, telephone 202-508-5493 or email

  • Avis Rent-A-Car discounts are available to delegates of EEI member companies, international affiliates, and associates, as well as to spouses and guests, traveling to EEI-sponsored meetings and conferences:

    Avis Rent-A-Car​ - 2018 Discount Code: A775499