Explore Trends, Strategies, and Innovations in Academic Nursing Administration!

We are pleased to announce that AACN’s 2021 Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Annual Meeting will continue as planned and be held in-person at the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, FL on April 21-23. 

AACN continues to monitor the guidelines by the CDC, state officials, and other stakeholders to ensure health and safety of participants while attending the conference.

Join a dedicated community of administrative and financial leaders, business officers, assistants/associates to the dean, and those involved in a school of nursing’s operational management in Captiva Island, FL for the 2020 BONUS Annual Meeting!

AACN’s Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Annual Meeting offers a unique opportunity to stay informed about future trends in academic nursing, strategies to strengthen alternative sources of revenue, learning skills for budget forecasting and new budget models, opportunities for leadership and team building, and so much more. 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.

Networking and Group Dinners:

Small group networking dinners will be held on Wednesday evening at various restaurants on Captiva Island. In addition, a full group dinner will be held at the South Seas Island Resort on Thursday evening. This is your opportunity to network with your peers and build on relationships made during the meeting. Sign-ups for the networking dinners will be available during registration. The registration fee for the Thursday evening dinner at the resort is $60 per person (guests are welcome!)

Conference Venue: 

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


“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!”


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. Learn more about BONUS.