2014 Fall Summit

2014 Fall Summit

The 13th Annual Fall Summit
November 20-22, 2014
Hilton Tampa Downtown
Tampa, FL

Room rate: $119.00/night plus 12% tax
Reservations made after October 22, 2014 will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rate.
To make a reservation, contact the hotel at 813-204-3000



A link to the 2013 Fall Summit online syllabus (including presentations) is available on the members only section of the website.

Click on Any of the Links Below For More Information: 

The purpose of the 2014 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.

Nursing Contact Hours
This activity has been submitted to the Tennessee Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Tennessee Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

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 the Tampa International Airport located approximately 9 miles from the hotel. A one-way cab ride to the hotel is approximately $28.00-$30.00. Blue One Transportation, the Hilton Tampa Downtown preferred transportation service, offers non-stop transportation to and from the Tampa International Airport. To use this service please call our transportation hotline at 813-333-3598 when walking off of your plane prior to picking up your luggage. Pricing is $13.00 for single passengers or $11 per passenger for 2 or more guests. 

Tampa Information
Located on the West coast of Florida near the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa offers a semi-tropical climate where you can enjoy the great outdoors year-round! For more information on Tampa, please visit: http://www.visittampabay.com/

Tampa Weather
The average high temperature in November is 78°F. The average low temperature in November is 60°F.

More Information
For more information please contact Alliance Headquarters Offices at 859-514-9157 or szach@AMRms.com.  


A glimpse of the exhibit hall at the 2011 Fall Summit in Miami, Florida.


Dr. Michael Bleich addresses the 2011 Fall Summit attendees with a follow-up presentation on the IOM Future of Nursing Report.


Thank you to these 2014 Fall Summit Exhibitors:

Visit Tampa Bay Alliance Exposition Services Cobb Travel & Tourism - Atlanta
National Healthcare Career
Visit PITTSBURGH Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Visit Charlotte
Visit Norfolk Visit Baton Rouge Oklahoma City Convention
& Visitors
Digitell, Inc.      

Past Summit Sites:  

2013 Site: Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
November 21 - 23
2012 Site: Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN 
November 15 - 17
2011 Site: Hilton Miami Downtown
Miami, FL 
November 17 - 19
2010 Site: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
Portland, OR
November 18 - 20
2009 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
(met as NFSNO/NOLF combined meeting)


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


2014 Host City:

Visit Tampa Bay

2014 Meeting Space Host:


2014 Mobile App Sponsor

2014 Key Card Sponsor

Oklahoma City Convention
& Visitors Commission

2014 Conference Evaluation Sponsor