ANCC National Magnet Conference® - Denver, CO Oct. 24-26, 2018

The 2018 ANCC National Magnet Conference: Nursing Innovation, Celebration, Transformation, is the largest Nursing conference in the USA. Come join your fellow Nursing colleagues in Denver, Colorado, on October 24th - 26th. Nurses General Nursing Event Video

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This year's event in Denver will mark the 16th year ANCC has hosted the Magnet Conference. Join over 10,000 other talented nurses and nursing executives that represent more than 20 countries for the National Magnet Conference. The prestigious Magnet Recognition Program celebrates accomplishments for newly designated Magnet organizations. Attendees return to their hospitals energized to improve their practice and equipped with proven solutions. Over 250 exhibitors will be sharing their expertise so make sure to stop by and pick their brains. The Magnet Conference was organized to recognize healthcare organizations that provide exceptional nursing care and uphold the tenets of professional nursing practice.

Lunch and refreshments are provided along with prize drawings and giveaways. Make sure to take time to see the more than 150 posters that fellow nurses have made showing their evidence-based practice. Choose from the 70+ new and innovative concurrent sessions and enjoy the inspirational general sessions with dynamic speakers ... and don't forget to come to the welcome party!

Who Attends Magnet?

Magnet is the leading source of successful nursing practices and strategies worldwide. A breakdown of the attendees is below.

  • 65% have a BSN - 2% are under age 25
  • 44% have a RN - 22% are age 25-34
  • 33% have a MSN - 26% are age 35-44
  • 7% have a MS - 27% are age 45-64
  • 8% have a BS - 21% are age 55-64
  • 4% have a PhD
  • 42% are staff nurses
  • 9% are CNO
  • 9% are Directors
  • 6% are Hospital Administrators
  • Attendee to Exhibitor is 32 to 1

Conference Dates

  • Wednesday - October 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday - October 25, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday - October 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Conference Location

Colorado Convention Center

700 14 Street

Denver, Colorado 80202


  • The Year of Rapid Improvement Events Inpatient Flow
  • A Behavioral Emergency Support Team (BEST) on Medicine
  • Developing Future Nurse Manager
  • Empowering Nurses With an Online Roadmap for Evidence Based Practice
  • From Paper to Practice: Getting Your Team on the Same Page
  • Building a Nurse-Led Patient Care Logistics
  • Reducing Unrecognized Clinical Deterioration
  • and MANY MORE. For a full list, go to Concurrent Sessions

Poster Subjects

  • Fostering Systems Thinking to Improve Golden Hour Efficiency
  • Elevating Practice with an Electronic Peer Review Tool
  • Contrast Induced Acute Kidney Injury in the Cath Lab
  • Decreasing Staff Injury with Innovative Protective Equipment


Early-Bird Registration Ends June 22, 11:59 p.M. EDT

  • Individual rate: $889 before deadline June 22, 2018 - save $490
  • Group Rate: $879 before deadline June 22, 2018 - save $1050
  • Retired Nurse, Faculty: $629 before deadline June 22, 2018 - save $240

PreConference Options

  • Research Symposium: October 22, 2018 9am-5pm - $359
  • Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP) Workshop: October 23, 2018 8am-5pm - $325
  • Nurse Executive Certification Interactive Review Course: October 23, 2018 8am-12:30 p.m. - $399
  • Advanced Nurse Executive Certification Interactive Review Course - Workshop: October 23, 2018 1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. - $399
  • International Forum: October 23, 2018 5:30pm-7:30pm - $125
  • Getting Started Magnet Program: October 22, 2018 8am-4pm - $999
  • Additional Guest to Welcome Party - $125

The Welcome Party is on October 24, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm. Journey through the seasons and snack on locally grown food and enjoy the beer garden from the Colorado microbrewery.


Register online only and pay by check or credit card. Pay by check is only to September 7, 2018. After that date, the only payment accepted is by credit card. Refunds up until September 7 minus $200 administration fee.

Contact information

ANCC Conference Services, P.O. box 207, Lincoln, RI 02865-0207

[email protected]

Hotel/Travel Information

  • Use Connection Housing (the official provider) for special rates and features
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 404-842-0000
  • Toll free: 1-800-262-9974
  • Fax: 678-228-1930
  • Information regarding hotels and prices is available at conference site
  • Airline discounts starting on January 22, 2018, 3-10% discounts available
    • Delta - Code NMRT3 1-800-328-1111
    • United Airlines - Code ZCODE=ZEZC
    • Agreement code: 119159 (1-800-426-1122)


Bring your family or a best friend with you to enjoy the Mile High City. There is a large variety of restaurants, museums, nightlife, and natural wonders for you to explore. While you learn and network, you know that you are with an organization that gives back. They partner with Metro Caring that has been in the Denver community since 1974. Here they have a free Fresh Foods Market in which their aim is to end hunger through access to food and break the cycle of poverty.

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