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When: April 25-27, 2012
Location: Tropicana Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV


2012 BONUS Annual Meeting
BONUS: A Sure Bet!

BONUS is dedicated to facilitating networking to those who work in the administration of nursing education and to providing education in areas of business, technology, and financial and administrative management of nursing schools. 

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The deadline for early registration is April 6, 2012. Late fees will apply to registrations received after April 6. E-mail messages confirming registration for this meeting will be sent to all participants.

Register online at:

$399 by April 6
$499 after April 6

$369 Additional registrant from same institution by April 6
$469 Additional registrant from same institution after April 6

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

Guest Lunch Fees
$45 – Guest Lunch Fee

Group Dinner and Show
A group dinner and show, Tournament of Kings, at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino is planned for Thursday evening, April 26.  The cost is $60 per person and includes the show and a three course meal.  Please note that the deadline to sign up for this group event is March 16, 2012.

General Information

Hotel Information

New Tropicana Las Vegas Online Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Tropicana Las Vegas. The room rate is $109 single/double plus resort fee. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is March 30, 2012. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 1-800-634-4000. You may also place your reservation online at:;SACN412;?.
The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.

The Tropicana Las Vegas is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Taxis are available from McCarran International Airport (LAS) and cost approximately $12 each way. For more information regarding ground transportation options, please visit:

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.

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