Sponsorships & Exhibits

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Connect Your Brand With Academic Nursing Leaders

Each year, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) brings together more than 4,300 leaders from over 800 nursing schools nationwide for its conferences. Over 100 organizations and companies participate in AACN's popular sponsorships and exhibits annually. These sponsors and exhibitors take advantage of this unique face-to-face interaction with decision makers. We invite you to become one of them!

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Key Benefits


Sponsor & Exhibit Schedule

Build your brand power and connect with participants at these AACN conferences! Click on the conference name to learn more and view exhibit opportunities.

October 2017

Academic Nursing Leadership Conference (formerly Fall Semiannual Meeting)
JW Marriott in Washington, DC
Exhibit Dates: October 29, 2017

November 2017

Faculty Development Conference
Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA
Exhibit Dates: November 15-16, 2017

Baccalaureate Education Conference
Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA
Exhibit Dates: November 16-17, 2017

January 2018

Doctoral Education Conference
The Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL
Exhibit Dates: January 18-19, 2018

February 2018

Master’s Education Conference
Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove, CA
Exhibit Dates: February 22-23, 2018

March 2018

Nursing Advancement Professionals (NAP) Conference
The Fairmont in Washington, DC
Exhibit Dates: March 23-24, 2018

AACN Deans Annual Meeting (formerly Spring Annual Meeting)
The Fairmont in Washington, DC
Exhibit Dates: March 25, 2018

April 2018

Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Annual Meeting
Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio, TX
Exhibit Dates: April 25-26, 2018

Graduate Nursing Admission Professionals (GNAP) Conference
Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN
Exhibit Dates: April 2-3, 2018

Sponsorship opportunities

By becoming a sponsor at one of AACN’s conferences, your contribution will not only increase your brand awareness but will also provide an unforgettable experience for participants!

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Application Process

To become a sponsor and/or exhibitor at an AACN conference, please fill out one of the registration forms below. If you are approved, you will receive an invoice via email.


As part of the application process, you must acknowledge that you have read and understand AACN’s sponsor and exhibitor policies. View a copy of the policies.

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Contact information

Please direct questions to Kristin Downs at or 202-463-6930 ext. 232 Fax: (202) 463-1315.

Space is limited and requests will be accepted as forms and payments are received. AACN reserves the right to approve or reject all requests for exhibits and sponsorship. Those submitting registration forms will receive confirmation of acceptance or rejection from AACN’s Conference Coordinator.

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