Music City Center Commits to GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program

Music City Center in Nashville, TN, has announced its commitment to achieve Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Music City Center will implement stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility.

As a cleaning industry outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program will verify that Music City Center implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.

To achieve GBAC STAR accreditation, Music City Center will demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures.

The Music City Center, Nashville’s convention center, has a 353,143-square-foot exhibit hall, the 57,500-square-foot Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom and an 18,000-square-foot Davidson Ballroom. The building includes an art collection with local and regional artists, a covered three-level parking garage with 1,800 spaces and is LEED Gold-certified.

Pretty cool: The Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame is also located inside the Music City Center at the corner of 6th Avenue and Demonbreun.

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