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NNBA Annual Conference

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DescriptionNNBA Conference - Nursing Conference in Orlando, Florida

NNBA Conference 2014 is a gathering of nurse entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs-to-be, self-employed nurses, and nurses in business held on Saturday, October 4th and Sunday October 5th. All will be promoting nurses succeeding in a multitude of health care businesses providing specific business information and inspiration. A pre-conference is also available October 3rd.

Compelling content, how-to’s and actionable take-aways

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  • Emerging opportunities of nurses roles in the new age of health care reform
  • Information on how to transition to independent nursing or a nurse entrepreneur
  • How to start-up or grow your existing business
  • Sound business management principles as they apply to nurse-owned businesses
  • Business skills to advance your career
  • Ideas for your own nursing business

PLUS, have access to the most powerful networking, mentoring and marketing opportunities in the industry, exhibits AND 14.0 eligible contact hours!

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NNBA Conference - Nursing Conference in Orlando, Florida

 

A physical event with an Internet component. Twitter conference hash tag #NNBA2014. We will be streaming YouTube interviews with participants and presenters, conducting live Tweetchats, posting up-to-date content on Facebook and Google+ posts, and a Google+ hangout for those who want to experience some of the energy and inspiration of the conference.

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Who Should Attend:

  • Nurses new to the idea of being an independent nurse or nurse entrepreneur
  • Self-employed nurses and nurse business owners in the startup and growth mode
  • Nurses interested in learning business skills to advance their careers
  • Nurse entrepreneurs that are successful in business

3 Amazing Days in sunny, historic Kissimmee, Florida

NNBA Conference - Nursing Conference in Orlando, Florida

  • Pre-conference session and Meet-and-Greet Event, Friday, October 3rd, 2014
  • Main Conference Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Hotel

Embassy Suites, 4955 Kyngs Heath Road, Kissimmee, Florida  34746  /  (407) 597-4000

Group discount rate $114.00. Group name: National Nurses in Business Association or NNB. Reservations need to be made by September 18, 2014 to receive NNBA’s discounted room rate.

Making Hotel Reservations On-line

A dedicated website is available for attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made directly with the Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando – Lake Buena Vista South by using the following booking website.

Hotel Extras:NNBA Conference - Nursing Conference in Orlando, Florida

  • All two-room suites
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfasts
  • Open bar 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Well-equipped fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool
  • Complimentary scheduled shuttle to Walt Disney World® 3.5 miles away

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Speaker Times and Topics

Pre-Conference Agenda – Friday, October 3, 2014
  8:00 –  4:30 donna-cardilloCareer Alternatives for Nurses® – Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®
  5:00 Meet and Greet Reception
Conference Agenda – Saturday, October 4, 2014
  8:00 –  8:30 Registration
  8:30 –  8:45 AgendaPic-MichelePodlesni-SmallWelcome – Michelle Podlesni, RN, President, National Nurses in Business Association
  8:45 –  9:30 donna-cardilloKeynote:  Harness the Power of You! – Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®
  9:30 –  9:50 Exhibitors Introductions, Break
  9:50 – 10:30 AgendaPic-SusanScherer-SmallMy Business is Nursing – Susan Scherer, RN, BSN, OCN, CEO, RN Cancer Guides, LLC
10:30 – 11:00 Break, Visit Exhibits, Networking
11:00 – 11:40 AgendaPic-LouiseJakebik-SmallJump Start Your Speaking Career – Louise Jakubik, PhD, RN-BC, CSP®, President and Chief Learning Officer, Nurse Builders
11:40 – 12:20 AgendaPic-NancyJoyner-SmallLions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My! Experiences of a New Nurse Entrepreneur – Nancy Joyner, RN, MS, APRN-CNS, ACHPN, Nancy Joyner Consulting
12:20 – 12:30 Exhibitors Introductions
12:30 –   1:30 Lunch & Exhibits, Networking
  1:30 –   2:10 AgendaPic-ReneeThompson-SmallFrom Exhausted to Extraordinary: Keeping Up with the Demands of Business Ownership – Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN, CEO and President, RTConnections, LLC
  2:10 –   2:30 Michelle Interviews Past NNBA President, Pat Bemis
  2:30 –   3:30 Team Exercise
  3:30 –   3:40 Exhibitors Introductions
  3:40 –   4:00 Break, Visit Exhibits, Networking
  4:00 –   4:40 AgendaPic-DianeMead-SmallStart at the End: Envisioning Your Dream – Diane Mead, RN, BSN, PCC, CEO, Bethany Hospice
  4:40 –   5:00 Group Comments of the Day
  5:00 –   6:30 Visit Exhibits and Networking
Register Now Conference Agenda – Sunday, October 5, 2014
  8:00 –   8:30 Registration
  8:30 –   8:45 Welcome Back – Michelle Podlesni, RN President, National Nurses in Business Association
  8:45 –   9:30 AgendaPic-MaureenSullivan-SmallKeynote – The Wonderful World of Nursing: From Bedside to Business and Beyond – Maureen Sullivan Tevault, RN, BSN, CEN, CDE
  9:30 –   9:40 Exhibitors Introductions
  9:40 – 10:20 AgendaPic-KarenApy-SmallSeven Systems of Success – Karen Apy, BC-RN, LNCC, CNLCP
10:20 – 10:50 Break, Visit Exhibits, Networking
10:50 – 11:30 AgendaPic-RachelCartwright-SmallLearn to Leverage Your Prospects Time – Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant, PhD(c), MS, RN, LHRM, CNS, LNCC
11:30 – 12:10 AgendaPic-LindaCobb-SmallHow to Get Corporate Clients – Linda Cobb, MS, RCC, President, The Coaching Company, Inc
12:10 – 12:20 Exhibitors Introductions
12:20 –   1:30 Lunch & Exhibits, Networking
  1:30 –   2:10 AgendaPic-GaryBronga-SmallBringing a Product to Market from Home – Gary Bronga, President, Clipeze Worldwide
  2:10 –   3:00 Roundtable Session #1:
Start at the End: Envisioning Your Dream – Diane Mead, RN, BSN, PCC, CEO, Bethany Hospice
Seven Systems of Success – Karen Apy, BC-RN, LNCC, CNLCP
My Business is Nursing – Susan Scherer, RN, BSN, OCN, CEO, RN Cancer Guides, LLC
Education Businesses – Louise D. Jakubik, PhD, RN-BC, President and Chief Learning Officer, Nurse Builders
Create a Successful Legal Nurse Consulting Business – Erica Leach, RN, CLNC
  3:00 –   3:10 Break
  3:10 –   4:00 Roundtable Session #2:
Business Success for Non Entrepreneurs: Consider a Mini Franchise – Brenda Sammy, RN, MSN
Bringing a Product to Market from Home – Gary Bronga, President, Clipeze Worldwide
How to Get Corporate Clients – Linda Cobb, MS, RCC, President, The Coaching Company, Inc
Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My! Experiences of a New Nurse Entrepreneur – Nancy Joyner, RN, MS, APRN-CNS, ACHPN, Nancy Joyner Consulting
  4:00 –   4:30 AgendaPic-MichelePodlesni-SmallMajor Announcements – Plans for Next Year’s Conference and Wrap-up – Michelle Podlesni, RN, President of NNBA, CEO, BSGI

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