Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

We invite you to exhibit at the 2021 Academic Nursing Leadership Conference (ANLC), October 30-November1, 2021 in Washington, DC.

The Academic Nursing Leadership Conference provides you with the opportunity to showcase your innovative solutions and services to an engaged audience and to utilize our conference platform to raise brand awareness, attract new business, and connect with those leading the change in nursing education, health, and health care. 

For more than 50 years, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has been the national voice of academic nursing education. AACN has earned the reputation of being one of the most thought-provoking and insightful organizations in our industry. We bring together the top leaders from nursing schools nationwide to share experiences and success stories, to connect with noted thought leaders, and to shape the future of nursing.

Join us on our journey so we can transform and shape the future of nursing together!

ANLC 2021 Sponsors and Exhibitors





Quick Facts

Conference Dates:  October 30-November 1, 2021 

Exhibit Dates:  October 30-31, 2021

Venue:  JW Marriott Washington, DC
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

Exhibition Schedule:     
Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 2:00-5:00 pm (ET)
Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 10:30 am-7:00 pm (ET)

What You Get

  • Access to your target audience
  • Opportunity to showcase your innovative solutions and services in the Solution Provider Showcase (in-person and online)
  • Recognition on conference website 
  • Recognition in attendee emails
  • Access to mailing addresses of event registrants
  • Opportunity to purchase Post Conference Email Blasts (limited availability)
  • Opportunity to purchase and host a Solution Circle: a 60-minute educational session lead by you in a collaborate format, examining current challenges in the field of academic nursing (limited availability)
  • Opportunity to purchase and host an evening reception in a Hospitality Suite to foster networking with current and potential clients. (limited availability)

Attendee Demographics

The ANLC is a member-only event for the primary Dean/Director of AACN member schools of nursing and their Assistant/Associate Deans/Directors.

3 bar graphs that represent types of attendees - Over 650 attendees, 27% associate/assistant dean and 73% chief academic nursing officer. Line graph that shows breakdown of school type - 20% academic health center, 22.7% public school, 28.9% small school, and 28.4% private schoolRegional map of the US that shows breakdown of attendees  - 16% from west, 27% from mid-west, 34% from south, and 23% northeast


Who should exhibit? 

Companies and Organizations offering services and products in the areas of:

  • Analytical Services
  • Continuing Education
  • Design & Architecture
  • Clinical Placements
  • Curriculum Management
  • Career & Employment Services
  • Certification & Accreditation
  • Consulting Services
  • Education Technology
  • Health & Wellness 
  • Medical Supplies
  • Nursing Apparel
  • Online Testing
  • Professional Association
  • Publishing
  • Simulation Technology
  • Software/Information Systems
  • Student Admission & Application Services

Request Information 

For additional information and/or questions, please contact us at conferences@aacnnursing.org.