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The annual Nursing Advancement Professionals (NAP) Conference is a networking and educational opportunity for advancement, development, marketing, and communications professionals; deans and directors; volunteer foundation and alumni board members; and anyone interested in learning more about how nursing schools can build their external relations programs.

Become a NAP Leadership Network Member and stay connected with peers all year long!

NAP members benefit from professional growth and development and partake in information sharing, communication, discussion of key issues among fellow nursing school advancement professionals at member institutions, and much more! Visit our website to learn more: www.aacnnursing.org/Leadership-Networks/NAP.

Who Should Attend:

NAP Members and development officers, advancement professionals, and public relations leaders from a nursing program.

How to Attend:

The NAP Conference will be offered as an in-person event prior to the Deans Annual Meeting.


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 Fairmont Hotel to promote the recommended practices at the time of the event.

Conference Venue:

The Fairmont Washington, DC
2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037


Contact the AACN Conference Team @ conferences@aacnnursing.org or call 202-463-6930.


“The conference did a great job of selecting speakers who are relevant to alumni relations and development.”

“I came for the alumni relations and communications; this conference provided me with wonderful ideas that I have been able to bring back home and share.”

“This was fantastic. A lot of great tactics were shared and overall message relevant!”

“As a relatively new dean, I found this conference to be extremely helpful. I brought back quite a few things to accomplish over the next several months. This conference gave me space to understand the type of questions I can pose to advancement staff.”