Upgrade Your Dove Awards Experience

VIP Experience

Be our VIP
$125
  • Get a behind the scenes look at how the Dove Awards comes together at the exclusive Dove Awards Rehearsal Viewing Party. You will have the opportunity to get up close and personal as your favorite artists prepare for the most inspirational night of music all year!
  • An assortment of hot and cold hors d’ oeuvres will be provided so you can enjoy the rehearsal like a real VIP as well as Dinner on-site prior to the main show, so you never have to leave the excitement!
  • Ever wondered what it’s like to walk the red carpet and get your picture taken like one of the stars? We provide you the opportunity to have a professional photo taken on the Official Dove Awards Red Carpet. So get dressed-up, practice your red carpet pose and flash us your best smile!
  • Our VIPs are invited to attend the Industry Exclusive Dove Awards Pre-Telecast. This the awards show before the main event and is closed to the public, except for you, our VIP!
  • Receive official merch to commemorate your VIP Experience including a Limited Edition Dove Awards Poster created exclusively for VIPs, a VIP Experience Laminate and a Commemorative Concert Ticket.
  • Your VIP Experience would not be complete without an escort! Your package provides you with an On-site Host to help ensure your Dove Awards experience is a personalized one.
  • HOW TO PURCHASE: You will first select your awards show seats, then will be prompted in the order process to add the VIP Experience to your order. Each VIP Experience purchase admits one (1) person to the additional events, so please make sure to indicate the correct quantity to accompany your awards show tickets.

Choir Experience

Sing live on stage at the Dove Awards!
$298
  • Includes everything listed in VIP Experience Package
  • Be a part of the telecast when you join the Fan Choir & sing alongside a Dove Awards Performer
  • Get an exclusive look at what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Doves during a guided Backstage Tour
  • Your Choir Experience package includes a ticket to the Dove Awards so you can sit back and enjoy the show after you have performed!
  • Early bird price ends August 31. Reserve now before prices increase to $398.
VIP Experience FAQs

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH?

10:00AM-10:30AM – VIP Check In!
Location: Front doors of Allen Arena

10:30AM -12:00PM – First Look at Dove Awards Performances and Giveaways!
Location: Inside Allen Arena

12:00PM – 2:00PM – Boxed Lunch & Red Carpet Pictures

2:00PM – Reserved seating at the Dove’s 48th Pre-Telecast
Location: Collins Alumni Auditorium

4:30PM – Dinner
Location: Bennett Campus Center

5:30PM – Report to the Red Carpet to see the Artists!
Location: In front of Allen Area

6:15PM – Doors close

6:30PM – The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards Kicks off



WHERE DO I PARK?

Please park at Woodmont Hills Church of Christ
Address: 3710 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 37204

There will be shuttles running from Woodmont Hills Church to Lipscomb University from 6AM until 11PM. Once you are dropped off we will have someone directing you to the Allen Arena where the VIP Experience will be held.



WHAT DO I WEAR?

We will be taking red carpet pictures from 12:00-2:00PM, so if you want to be in award show attire for pictures, please plan on showing up already dressed. If you do not mind taking pictures without being dressed up, we will have time at dinner to get dressed before the show!



PLEASE NOTE:

The VIP Experience does require a fair amount of physical activity (walking, standing, climbing stairs). While the Lipscomb University campus is handicap accessible, the GMA is unable to provide physical assistance or wheelchairs for participants. Please plan accordingly.

Choir Experience FAQs

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 15TH?

3:00PM-4:00PM – Registration Check In
Location: Front doors of Allen Arena

4:00PM – Choir Rehearsal
Location: TBD



WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH?

10:00AM – Morning run-through with choir and featured artist
Location: Allen Arena

12:00PM – Welcome Party
Location: Inside Allen Arena

2:00PM – Reserved seating at the Dove’s 48th Pre-Telecast
Location: Collins Alumni Auditorium

4:30PM – Dinner
Location: Bennett Campus Center

6:30PM – Choir performance

9:30PM – Red carpet photos following the show



WHERE DO I PARK?

Please park at Woodmont Hills Church of Christ
Address: 3710 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 37204

There will be shuttles running from Woodmont Hills Church to Lipscomb University from 6AM until 11PM. Once you are dropped off we will have someone directing you to the Allen Arena where the VIP Experience will be held.



WHAT DO I WEAR?

TBD – Details will be provided prior to event



DO I NEED TO HAVE CHORAL EXPERIENCE?

YES. No Audition is required, but singers must have previous choral experience and ability to learn and memorize the music part we send in advance. 



WHEN WILL THE MUSIC CHART BE PROVIDED?

Music will be sent out in September. 



I AM NOT A PERFORMER. CAN I STILL PURCHASE THE CHOIR EXPERIENCE?

YES. Non-Performers will participate in all of the scheduled package activities and will enjoy the Dove Awards from their reserved seats. 



TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS:

All travel and lodging accommodations will be the responsibility of each participant.

GMA HOTEL PARTNER: COURTYARD NASHVILLE GREEN HILLS $209 per night
*Last day to book – 9/18/17 (hotel booking deadline) Booking link available in your registration confirmation email.

You can easily travel in on Monday Oct 16, stay 2 nights and return home on Wed Oct 18. Meals are “on your own” with the exception of the VIP Dove Awards dinner included in your package.



PLEASE NOTE:

This is a televised event. My participating in the Choir Experience, you are consenting to your image being used on film.