ABNS – American Board of Nursing Specialties

ABNS Spring 2019 Conference

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay  ~  February 28 - March 2, 2019  ~  2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, FL

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Grand Hyatt Hotel
2900 Bayport Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33607

Guest Reservations and Room Rates
Contact the hotel at 813-874-1234 and mention the ABNS Spring Conference to receive the following group rates:

  • $229 per night Single/Double
  • $254 per night Triple, $279 per night Quad
  • Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 12%

The group rate is available until central time on January 25, 2019 or when rooms sell out. All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card. Reservation requests received after the cut-off date will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates.

Reserve your guest room online.

Registration Rates

Bundled registrations with a valid credit card are now available! Click here to register online, or download a PDF registration form.

  • Regular or Affiliate Member (first or second attendee): $450
  • Regular or Affiliate Member (additional attendee(s) after 2): $400
  • Auditor (individuals whose organizations are not ABNS members): $600

Sponsorship Opportunities

Select your sponsorship online, or download a PDF registration form. For additional information or for sponsorship opportunities not listed below, contact Robert Ranieri, ABNS Account Manager at 205-795-7127 or email abns@nursingcertification.org

  • Welcome Reception: $4,200
  • Luncheon: $4,200
  • Breakfast (Friday or Saturday): $3,000
  • Breaks (Friday AM, PM; Saturday AM): $2,000


(subject to change)

Time Thursday
9am - 5pm Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, Inc. Meeting (for elected Board members)
Time Friday
7:45am - 9am


8am - 9am Accreditation Overview and Q & A by ABSNC Board of Directors  
9am - 10am ABNS Assembly Meeting  
10am - 10:30am


10:30am - 12noon Session 1 - Organizational Sharing Poster Sessions
12noon - 1:30pm


1:30pm - 3pm Session 2
3pm - 3:30pm BREAK

Sponsored by:

3:30pm - 5pm Session 3  
5:30pm - 6:30pm


Time Saturday
7:30am - 8:30am


8:30am - 10am
Session 4  
10am - 10:30am


10:30am - 12noon Topic on Culture of Ownership with the Value of Specialty Nursing Certifications



Cancellation Policy
Refunds due to cancellation will be processed as follows:

  • Through January 25: 90% of registration fees.
  • Beginning January 26: No refund due to cancellation.


Please Note

Regarding Verification of Credentials
ABNS and ABSNC do not verify certification credentials of individual certified nurses. To verify a credential, contact the certifying agency that granted the credential. ABNS and ABSNC do not administer certification programs.

This website contains information specific to specialty nursing certification and is not intended or designed to give medical or nursing advice.

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