The Purpose of NOA
The 2019 NOA Fall Summit
The 2019 Nursing Alliance Leadership Academy (NALA)
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2019 Fall Summit

18th Annual Fall Summit
November 21-23, 2019
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave East
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Room Rate: $149/night plus taxes. Rate cannot be guaranteed after October 23, 2019. Click here to make your hotel reservation online. 


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.
Registration Fees
  By October 29, 2019 After October 29, 2019
MEMBERS: $350.00 $400.00


Fall Summit Photos
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 will be submitted to the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, to award contact hours. 

CAE Credits

CAE LogoAs 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.

Cleveland Information

For more information on Cleveland, please visit: 

Cleveland Weather

The average high temperature in November is 51°F. The average low temperature in November is 37°F. Click here for current weather conditions.

Airport / Transportation

The closest airport is Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport located approximately 12 miles from the hotel. 

More Information

For more information please contact NOA Headquarters at 859-514-9157 or

Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities


For more information on exhibit booths and sponsorships, click here

To view the 2019 Exhibitor Prospectus, click here

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

The exhibitor services kit will be 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 Maggie Lewis ( at Fern Exposition. 


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Lanyard Sponsor:

Okalahoma City CVB



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Thank you to our 2019 Fall Summit Exhibitors


    Louisville Tourism 
      Greater Miami CVB 
 Cobb Travel & Tourism - Atlanta Oklahoma City CVB Hyatt Regency Phoenix



Past Fall Summit Sites

Site: Louisville Marriott Downtown
Louisville, KY
November 15-17


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)