2023 BONUS Annual Meeting

A Networking and Learning Opportunity for Those Who Work in the Administrative and Financial Management of Schools of Nursing.

AACN’s Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Annual Meeting offers a unique opportunity to stay informed about issues of importance to the operational management of nursing schools including technology, business, and financial and administrative management as well as trends in academic nursing, and opportunities for leadership and team building. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from thought leaders and peers, meet face-to-face with BONUS network members, and take away innovative strategies to help you succeed in your role back home. If you would like to learn more about the BONUS Leadership Network, click here.

Connect & Engage

The BONUS Networking and Group Dinners are highly anticipated engagement opportunities allowing you to connect with peers and build relationships made during the meeting in a casual setting. Networking and Group Dinners are provided during Day 1 and 2 of the meeting:

  • Join us for small group networking dinners on Wednesday evening, April 26, at various restaurants. Sign-ups will be made available on-site and participants will cover their own costs. 
  • In addition, a full group dinner will be held on Thursday evening, April 27. The dinner fee is $60 per person (guests are welcome!) and registration is available online during the meeting registration.

Join a dedicated community of business officers, administrative leaders, operations and financial managers, and others in Captiva, FL for the 2023 BONUS Annual Meeting!

Who Should Attend:

The BONUS Annual Meeting is offered exclusively to business officers, fiscal managers, and administrative staff involved in the operational management of nursing programs.

How to Attend:

The BONUS Annual Meeting is offered as an in-person event.

Conference Venue:

South Seas Island Resort
5400 Plantation Road
Captiva Island, FL 33924


The safety of attendees and staff is our top priority – we will follow all relevant protocols and CDC guidelines and will work closely with the hotel to promote the recommended practices at the time of the event.

Vaccination Requirements

Currently all meeting attendees, speakers, partners, and AACN staff are to be fully vaccinated in order to gain access the BONUS Annual Meeting event spaces. Please check back frequently for news and additional guidance as we refine our planning.


The State of Florida has no mask mandate; therefore, wearing masks is currently optional.

Duty of Care

By attending the BONUS Annual Meeting, you agree to abide by and engage in conduct that is beneficial to health and safety of all attendees and constituents. This includes, but is not limited to, providing verification of vaccination, practicing appropriate physical distancing, and not attending any events if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19.


Stay connected all year long by joining the BONUS Leadership Network! BONUS members benefit from year-round networking and opportunities to foster professional growth and development and participate in information sharing, communication, and discussion of key issues among fellow nursing school staff at AACN member institutions. Conference fees for BONUS Network members are discounted.

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“Loved the focus on leadership and productivity. These things will stay with me.”

“I have learned so much and have been provided with great tools to take back to my university.”

“These conferences for business officers are well worth the investment!”

“Great delivery and very engaging!”


AACN Conference Team
Phone: 202-463-6930
Email: conferences@aacnnursing.org