Fall Summit

19th Annual Fall Summit

November 19-21, 2020
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309



Room Rate: $149/night plus taxes. Rate cannot be guaranteed after October 21, 2020. Call 515-245-5500 to reserve your room. 

Online registration for the Fall Summit will open in Spring 2020.

Click here to view the 2020 Fall Summit Schedule at a Glance.


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 27, 2020

After October 27, 2020


$350.00 $400.00

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.

Des Moines Information

For more information on Des Moines, please visit: https://www.catchdesmoines.com/

Des Moines Weather

The average high temperature in November is 48°F. The average low temperature in November is 31°F. Click here for current weather conditions.


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.

More Information

For more information please contact NOA Headquarters at 859-514-9157 or [email protected].

Airport / Transportation

The closest airport is Des Moines International Airport (DSM) located approximately 5 miles from the hotel. 


NOA's Commitment to a Respectful and Courteous Conference Experience

The Nursing Organizations Alliance (NOA) has a zero-tolerance policy for unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status, in any of its activities or operations. NOA conferences are intended for networking and collaboration in the nursing community. We value the participation of each member of the community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout the conference and at all conference events, whether officially sponsored by NOA or not.

NOA is dedicated to providing a harassment- and discrimination-free conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, race, age or religion. NOA does not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference (without a refund) at the discretion of the conference organizers. Click here to view our full conference anti-harassment policy. If you need to report an incident, please use our harassment/discrimination reporting form. Our anti-harassment and discrimination policy can be found at by clicking here

Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities

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To view the 2020 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 our decorator to all registered exhibitors. If you are registered and have not received the kit, or if you have any questions for the conference decorator, please contact [email protected] 

2020 Host City:

Catch Des Moines

 Meeting Space Host:

Des Moines Marriott Downtown