by By Jonathan Vatner | June 23, 2009

SongThe Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville (615-458-2800; will hire a local singer/songwriter to pen a song about your group (generally using the music from a popular song) and perform it for attendees. The service costs $600 and requires about two days' lead time. For event planners with a larger budget, Felice Keller Productions (818-424-7664; can commission a well-known songwriter to create a fully original song -- music and lyrics -- with six weeks' lead time and at least $5,000.