Counting Down To The 2018 Fall Summit
2018 Fall Summit

17th Annual Fall Summit
November 15-17, 2018
Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 West Jefferson
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Room Rate: $115/night plus taxes. For reservations call (800) 228-9290 - Be sure to mention the Nursing Organizations Alliance Fall Summit Meeting to receive the discounted rate. You can also book online by clicking here. Rate cannot be guaranteed after October 17, 2018.


View the 2018 Agenda


The Fall Summit brings together the executive directors, presidents and other key volunteers or staff of the Nursing Organizations Alliance (NOA) member organizations to inspire and develop leaders in the community of nursing organizations. Fall Summit attendees are provided the opportunity to network and build important relationships while participating in sessions that help to advance the nursing profession and their organizations as a whole.  

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 Louisville International Airport located approximately 8 miles from the hotel. A one-way cab ride to the hotel is approximately $15.00-$20.00.

Registration Fees
  By October 23, 2018 After October 23, 2018
MEMBERS: $350.00 $400.00


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

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been approved for 4.0 contact hours.

CAE Credits

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, 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.

Louisville Information

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Louisville Weather

The average high temperature in November is 58°F. The average low temperature in November is 40°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

To view the 2018 Exhibitor Prospectus, click here

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

The exhibitor services kit has been distributed by Fern Exposition to all registered exhibitors. If you are registered and have not received the kit, or if you have any questions for the conference decorator, contact Cythia Barton ( at Fern Exposition 


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Thank you to our 2018 Fall Summit Exhibitors


Strayer University
Destination Cleveland


Nurses Service Organization

Memphis Tourism
Past Fall Summit Sites

Site: Sheraton Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
November 16-18 

 2016 Site: Hilton Omaha
Omaha, NE
November 17 - 19

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: 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


Site: Hilton Suites Hotel
Nashville, TN
October 27-29
(met as NFSNO/NOLF combined meeting)