Nurses in Business Rock Las Vegas at #NNBA2016
Today’s Nurses are interested in Advancing Nurses through Entrepreneurship; the theme at NNBA’s annual conference. As a conference organizer, you know you are on-point when the only complaint that nurses are making is the difficulty in deciding which of the great breakouts and round table topics to choose. For over thirty years, the National Nurses in Business Association has been the voice of the nurse entrepreneurship movement. We are seeing strong growth in our membership as more nurses want to be part of this amazing community! Here are several of the comments made from the nearly two hundred evaluations that were completed.
“I feel inspired because I have found some amazing nurses and we share several things. I want to tap my untapped potential and be willing to risk the status quo for something much more fulfilling!”
“Too many ahaa moments and golden nuggets of information to count; energized learning new ideas, techniques and networking!”
“I see building relationships that make a positive impact and speakers sharing so much great experience. Business does not mean cutthroat; I can be successful, make money and be supportive of other nurse’s success”
“I love learning how to think like an entrepreneur. Excellent business and leadership from those nurses working in organizations”
“I’ve been a NNBA member for many years and cannot believe all the valuable information I have learned to build my business even bigger!”
“My eyes were opened and my mind reinforced of all the possibilities for nurses in business”
“The past two days of been packed with golden nuggets of information and ahaaa moments. The fact is, that I’m going home with the belief that I can do this and how breaking down what feels like an insurmountable task can be a reality. I know this will help me launch my business with new support, relationships and friendships”
“Wonderful, inspiring, validating and motivational, 1 million thanks!”
It is great to hear so many nurses say how #NNBA2016 was the best conference that they have attended. Providing nurse entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneur’s massive value during our annual national conference is a delivery promise that we take very seriously. Being nurses, we understand the commitment and investment nurses make to attend our conference. Taking time off and making all the plans necessary, we want to ensure that there is no doubt of the high return on investment made. Nurse’s responses were overwhelmingly positive and that encourages those of us that organize this conference.
Dr. Louise Jakubik’s keynote address kicked things off in the right direction that is the very heart of the matter. How Business Ownership is THE Difference Maker for the Life and Work You Really Want. Many nationally acclaimed speakers, presenters and business experts delivered high value information, compelling topics and provided actionable take-a-ways. In order of appearance were: Donna Cardillo, Stella Nsong, Brittney Wilson, RNFM Radio’s Kevin Ross, Keith Carlson and Elizabeth Scala, Pauline Sanders, Steve Schmutzer, Tim Raderstorf, Beth Hawkes, Lori Brown, Keith Carlson, Jay Steven Levin, Sharon Weinstein and Nancy Brook.
Dr. Renee Thompson was the emcee of the NNBA 2016 Shark Tank Competition. All the nurses had innovative and amazing products, programs and services including: Patricia Crilly, Lani Deleon, Tania Simmons and Rachelle Fudge. However, Naomi Travers, RN, GNP-BC, MSN with her patient-focused innovation called the Spessle was the winner. In addition to an award, cash prize, and next year’s conference registration, Naomi won consultations with the NNBA Shark Tank judges. You can learn more about Naomi and her company Alembra Medical at http://alembramedical.com/
From the exclusive NNBA reception in the Crown Room to the mixed agenda format; nurses were experiencing the positive energy of being with like-minded nurses. There is an excitement and positive energy at this conference that is difficult to describe so make sure you mark your calendars to be with us September 8-10th at #NNBA2017 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Discover for yourself all the ways nurses are creating additional income; part-time and full time.
Since 1985 the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) is dedicated to advancing and promoting Nurses in Business, Nurse Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs. The NNBA is the ‘Voice of Nurse Entrepreneurship’ as a result of the active participation and contributions of its richly resourced membership.
© 2016 Michelle Podlesni RN, CEO, USN Veteran, accomplished businesswoman, bestselling author and strategic management consultant. The founder of Unconventional Nurse® and the current president of the National Nurses in Business Association.