Counting Down To The 2017 Fall Summit
2017 Fall Summit

16th Annual Fall Summit
November 16-18, 2017
Sheraton Birmingham
2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North
Birmingham, AL 35203


Room Rate: $149/night plus taxes. For reservations call (205) 324-5000 - Be sure to mention the Alliance Fall Summit Meeting to receive the discounted rate. Reservations can also be made online by clicking here. Rate cannot be guaranteed after October 18, 2017.


View the 2017 Agenda

The purpose of the 2017 Fall Summit is to provide a forum for identification, education, and collaboration building on issues of common interest to advance the nursing profession. The Fall Summit is designed for the chief elected officers and chief staff officers of The Alliance member organizations.
General Information
The Fall Summit is held annually, Thursday - Saturday, the weekend prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. The attire for the Fall Summit is business casual. Please note that meeting rooms may be cold so layering is recommended. Also, some events will be held at venues other than the hotel which will require you to walk outside.
Airport / Transportation
The closest airport is Birmingham International Airport located approximately 6.5 miles from the hotel. A one-way cab ride to the hotel is approximately $10.00-$15.00.
Registration Fees
  By October 24, 2017 After October 24, 2017
MEMBERS: $350.00

Fall Summit Pictures
Attendees stay fit at the Fall Summit as they participate in the first ever "Wellness Walk" 
Dr. Tom Dolan stops for a photo with attendees following his presentation on Diversity within Nursing Associations. 
A glimpse of the exhibit hall at the Fall Summit. 
Attendees share ideas during the small discussion groups session. 
Fall Summit attendees have a chance to network during an outdoor lunch in sunny Palm Springs! 
The Millennial Panel discusses what motivates and encourages their participation in national nursing organizations. 
Nursing Contact Hours
The 2017 Fall Summit will be submitted for approval of contact hours by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
CAE Credits
As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, the Fall Summit program may be applied for 4 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements. We will seek approval for CAE credit for the Fall Summit.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE Program.  Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal.  There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.
Birmingham Information
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Birmingham Weather
The average high temperature in November is 65°F. The average low temperature in November is 44°F. Click here for current weather conditions.
More Information
For more information please contact Alliance Headquarters Offices at 859-514-9157 or
Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities


For more information on exhibit booths and sponsorships, click here

For more information on exhibit hall hours, installation, dismantling, booth equipment and more, click here.

If you have signed up as an exhibitor, a link to the Exhibitor Service Kit will be sent to you by the conference decorator, Fern Exposition Services. If you have not received the link, please contact Cynthia Barton with Fern at 615-256-0357 or 


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Audio Visual Sponsor


Exhibit Hall Decorator Sponsor

Mobile App Sponsor


Keynote Sponsor


Learning Journal and Pocket Agenda Sponsor


Conference Bag Sponsor


Conference Evaluation Sponsor


Badge Holder/Lanyard Sponsor


Amenity/Room Drop Sponsor



Thank you to these 2017 Fall Summit Exhibitors


Past Fall Summit Sites
 2016 Site: Hilton Omaha
Omaha, NE
November 17 - 19
 2015 Site: The Westin Mission Hills
Palm Springs, CA
November 19 - 21


Site: Hilton Tampa Downtown
Tampa, FL
November 20-22


Site: Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
November 21 - 23


Site: Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN 
November 15 - 17


Site: Hilton Miami Downtown
Miami, FL 
November 17 - 19


Site: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
Portland, OR
November 18 - 20


Site: Marriott Louisville Downtown
Louisville, KY
November 19 - 21


Site: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
November 20 - 22


Site: Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
November 15 - 17


Site: Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
November 15 - 17


Site: The Peabody Hotel
Memphis, TN
November 16 - 18


Site: Hyatt Regency San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
November 17 - 19


Site: Hyatt Regency Crown Center
Kansas City, MO
November 18 - 20


Site: Anaheim Marriott Hotel
Anaheim, CA
November 20 - 22


Site: Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Hotel
Indianapolis, IN
November 14 - 16


Site: Grand America Hotel
Salt Lake City, UT
November 16 -18