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When: March 23-24 2012
Location: The Fairmont Washington DC Hotel, Washington DC

Who Should Attend?

The annual NAP Meeting 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.


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The deadline for early registration is March 9, 2012. Late fees will apply to registrations received after March 9. E-mail messages confirming registration for this meeting will be sent to all participants.

Register online at:

$399 by March 9
$499 after March 9

$499 by March 9
$599 after March 9

$369 Additional registrant from same institution by March 9
$469 Additional registrant from same institution after March 30

- $30 (discount for being a NAP Network Member)

$199 - Dean/Chair/Director also registering for the Spring Annual Meeting

*If registering for both the Nursing Advancement Professionals Meeting and the Spring Annual Meeting, please do so on the same day.

General INformation

Hotel Information
A block of rooms has been reserved at The Fairmont Washington DC, 2401 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037. The room rate starts at $259 single/double. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is February 24, 2012. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 800-441-1414 and request the group rate for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) or Annual Spring Meeting. You may also place your reservation online at: The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.

Sign up for Fairmont President's Club. Members of the Fairmont President's Club can enjoy complimentary high speed internet access in your guest room and free health club access along with other benefits. To sign up for Fairmont President's club go to When prompted for a "Hotel Invitation" select the Fairmont Washington, D.C. You will be issued an FPC number immediately. In order to take advantage of the complimentary services you must sign up for Fairmont President's Club prior to your arrival.

The Fairmont Washington DC is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The following hotels are within walking distance of The Fairmont Washington DC and may have availability over the meeting dates:

The Westin Georgetown
2350 M Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20037

Best Western Georgetown Hotel and Suites
1121 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Embassy Suites Washington
1250 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Reagan National Airport (DCA) is located approximately 15 minutes from The Fairmont and is metro accessible. The closest metro stop to the hotel is the GWU/Foggy Bottom stop on the Orange/Blue line, 3 blocks from The Fairmont. Dulles International Airport (IAD) is approximately 45 minutes from the hotel. Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI) is approximately one hour from the hotel. Taxis are recommended from Reagan National (approximately $20 each way) and Dulles Airports (approximately $60 each way). Super Shuttle is available from BWI (approximately $37 each way), DCA (approximately $14 each way), and IAD (approximately $29 each way).

Continuing Education
Continuing Education contact hours will be provided by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to all conference participants at no additional cost. CE certificates will be provided in your conference packet.

Conference Materials
AACN is dedicated to environmentally responsible practices. Select conference materials will be provided online. One week prior to the event, please look for an email with a link to the conference materials.

Refund and Cancellation Policy
Registrations that are canceled up to one week before the meeting will be refunded minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received with less than one week’s notice will be refunded minus a $150 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for no-shows.

AACN reserves the right to cancel this conference and any group activity that does not meet minimal group requirements. Non-refundable airline tickets are the responsibility of the registrant.

Contact Information

For more information contact AACN, One Dupont Circle, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036; 202-463-6930. If you require any special access in order to take part in this meeting, please contact Nadja Beverage at AACN or by e-mail at