I was privileged to be invited along on yet another great ICR sales adventure, with the company treating us to a trip to Nashville this past month!
Nashville, Tennessee is known best by its nickname of Music City as the home of country music.
According to a study completed through Belmont University, the City is home to over 80 record labels, 130 music publishers, 180 recording studios, 27 entertainment publications and estimated 5,000 working union musicians.
Belmont estimated in 2006 that the music industry, through tourism as well as direct and indirect industry spending contributed $6.38 billion to the local economy.
Quite the economy indeed, when you consider the first citizen to inhabit Nashville had a wildly different background from music.Continue Reading