Speakers – Times – Topics – Conference Agenda

 

Register Now Preconference Workshops – Friday, September 27, 2019

Member’s Price $149.00 each   |   Non-Member’s Price $199.00 each

8:00am –  11:45am NNBA ConferenceHow to Create a Profitable Speaking and Retreat Business

Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®, FAAN

   8:00am – 11:45am NNBA ConferenceLaunching Your Nursing Education Business
Louise Jakubik, PhD, RN-BC, CSP®
   8:00am – 11:45am NNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceDigital Marketing for Nurse Entrepreneurs: Blogging, Social Media and Online Branding

Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN and Kati Kleber, MSN, RN, CCRN-K

   1:00pm – 4:45pm NNBA ConferenceThe Hidden Fortune in Home and Community Based Elder Care

Stella Nsong, RN, CMC, CDP, LTCP

   1:00pm –  4:00pm NNBA ConferenceCraft Your Elevator Pitch Blueprint & Marketing You

Michelle Podlesni, RN, CEO

   4:00pm –  4:45pm NNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceFREE Orientation session for first timers – How Did I Get Here & Now What Do I Do?

Pam Spivey, MSN, CCNS, RNC-NIC, ICF and Louise Jakubik, PhD, RN-BC, CSP®

   5:00pm –  6:30pm Meet and Greet Reception
Included and exclusive to NNBA registered conference attendees.
Register Now Main Conference Agenda – Saturday, September 28, 2019

Member’s Price $389.00   |   Non-Member’s Price $489.00

   7:15am –  8:15am Registration – Visit Exhibits
   8:15am –  8:30am NNBA ConferenceWelcome
Michelle Podlesni, RN, President, National Nurses in Business Association, Unconventional Nurse®, CEO, Bloom Service Group, LLC.
   8:30am –  9:30am NNBA ConferenceKeynote Address:  The Entrepreneurial Nurse
Scharmaine Lawson, FNP, FAANP, FAAN
   9:30am – 10:00am Break – Book Signing, Visit with Exhibitors, and Networking
   10:15am –  11:15am NNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceConcurrent Breakout Session Track #1

  • 1B The Legal Side of Starting a Business and Keeping It Successful  – Melanie Balestra, JD, PNP, MN
  • 1F 10 Steps to Open and Monetize Your CNA School – Lakesha Reed Curtis, MSN, RN
  • 1A Business Lessons Learned in the Trenches: What Works and What Doesn’t Work – Michelle Podlesni, RN CEO
  • 1F Start Your Book, How to Master the Critical First Steps – Pat Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC
  11:15am – 11:30am Exhibitors Announcements
  11:30am –  1:00pm Networking Luncheon (Included in Registration Fee)
   1:00pm –  2:00pm NNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceConcurrent Breakout Session Track #2

  • 2F How to Create a Successful Nurse Coaching Business  – Pamela Spivey, MSN, CCNS, RNC-NIC, RN-BC, ICF Certified Professional Coach
  • 2F Starting a Medical Aesthetics Business from the Ground Up – Kathy Kramer, RN, CANS, CEO
  • 2B/E Building Your Email List and Converting It Into a Profitable Business – Julie Tupler, RN
  • 2F Becoming an Expert Witness Nurse – Turn Your Clinical Experience into a Side Job – Dawn Cook, RN,CNLCP, CLCP
   2:00pm –  2:15pm Stretch Break
   2:15pm –  3:15pm NNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceConcurrent Breakout Session Track #3

  • 3B Presence-Smart Exposure for High Impact  – Sharon Weinstein, MS, RN, CRNI-R, FACW, FAAN, CSP®
  • 3F Creating Killer Written Content for Your Nurse Run Business – Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC
  • 3E Marketing Strategies for Growing Your Business: Client Engagement and Client Retention – Stella Nsong, RN, CMC, LTCP
  • 3B Homecare Agency Startup: Survive and Thrive – Elais Ponton, BSN, RN
   3:15pm –  3:30pm Stretch Break
   3:30pm –  4:30pm NNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceNNBA ConferenceConcurrent Breakout Session Track #4

  • 4A How to Market Your Business for FREE Using Social Media: Pearls and Pitfalls  – Wendy Pickett, RN, CEO
  • 4E Turn Your 60-minute Presentation Into a 6 Figure Business – Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN, CSP®
  • 4F Unleash Your Inner Nurse Educator – Sandra Cleveland, PhD, RN, CNE
  • 4B Building Your Brand Identity: From Idea to Reality! – Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN
   4:30pm –  5:00pm Visit with Exhibitors – Make Connections
   5:00pm –  NNBA ConferenceOn your own to enjoy Las Vegas nightlife
Registration pricing for the Main Conference (Saturday and Sunday) is priced at $389.00 for NNBA members and $489.00 for non-members.  Registration pricing begins on 6/11/2019 and continues until the conference or if the Conference becomes sold out.

Please note that speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing and that future circumstances, beyond the control of the NNBA, may necessitate substitutions or alterations.

Register Now Main Conference Agenda – Sunday, September 29, 2019
    7:30am –  8:30am Registration – Visit Exhibits
    8:30am –  9:00am Welcome Back – Michelle Podlesni, RN, CEO
   9:00am –  10:00am NNBA Conference
5th Annual NNBA 2019 Shark Tank Competition
  10:00am – 10:30am Break – Visit with Exhibitors, and Networking
  10:30am –  11:30am NNBA ConferenceFinding & Monetizing Your Niche
Louise Jakubik, PhD, RN- BC, CSP®
  11:30am – 11:45am NNBA Shark Tank Winner Announcements
   11:45am –  1:15pm Networking Luncheon, included in registration fee
   1:15pm –  2:15pm NNBA ConferenceRoadmap to a Six Figure Consulting Business
Cheryl Peltekis, RN, The Solutionist
   2:15pm –  3:15pm NNBA ConferenceHow to Get a Million Dollars in Free Publicity
Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, FAAN, CSP®
   3:15pm –  3:45pm NNBA ConferenceMajor Announcements, Grand Prize Winner, Plans for Next Year’s 2020 Conference and Wrap-up
Michelle Podlesni, RN, President, National Nurses in Business Association, Unconventional Nurse®, CEO, Bloom Service Group, LLC.
Registration pricing for the Main Conference (Saturday and Sunday) is priced at $389.00 for NNBA members and $489.00 for non-members.  Registration pricing begins on 6/11/2019 and continues until the conference or if the Conference becomes sold out.

Please note that speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing and that future circumstances, beyond the control of the NNBA, may necessitate substitutions or alterations.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Deadline for receipt of cancellation is August 26, 2019. Cancellations are not accepted via phone, FAX or website. Requests must be made via email to admin@nnbanow.com. All cancellation requests must be received by email, before August 26, 2019 in order to receive a full refund, less $75.00 administrative processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after August 26, 2019 or for no-shows. Refunds will be processed AFTER the conference.

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Contact Hours

NNBA Entrepreneurship & Career Alternatives Conference is an educational and professional development event. Up to 14 eligible contact hours depending on your selections. Contact hours are provided by RT Connections, LLC. RT Connections is a provider approved by the California Board of Nursing, provider number CEP 16133.

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