Event Tickets

Tickets will go on sale when the finalists are announced. Finalists will receive promotional codes for two (2) complimentary tickets to the event.

Event Venue

The 2020 awards gala will held on October 16, 2020, at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.

The incomparable 10,000-square-foot Event Hall — with soaring, 40-foot glass windows overlooking downtown — provides an unequaled view of the Nashville skyline and the perfect setting for an evening to remember.

The Event Hall at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To celebrate the leadership, passion, and commitment displayed by the finalists, judges, and attendees, this year’s gala promises to impress.


6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Dinner/Awards Ceremony/Entertainment

9:30 – 11:00 p.m. Dessert Reception/Networking


Business attire is suggested for the awards gala. Please reference pictures from previous galas or watch the video highlights from the 2020 gala.

Event Ticketing

Printed tickets will not be sent in advance. Upon arrival at the event, you will need to check in at the Next-Generation registration desk to enter the venue and receive your name badge. You may remove your badges once seated for dinner but may want to wear them again for the dessert reception following the awards.

Age Requirements

There are no minimum or ID requirements. However, you or your guest must be over 21 to drink alcoholic beverages. If you are bringing young children, please provide their age during the registration process.

Where can I contact the organizer with questions?

Please contact Cathy Somerville at cathy@nextgenpharmacist or (919) 433-4423.