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9th Annual South Region FNA Symposium and Awards Ceremony
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Register now to attend the FNA South Region's largest annual event!

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: Gulfstream Park Sport of Kings Theatre
901 S. Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, Florida  33009
United States
Contact: Leslie Homsted

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9th Annual South Region Symposium and Awards Ceremony

Human Trafficking Keynote and Panel Discussion


Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:00am – 2:30pm

Agenda coming soon.



The South Region Symposium and Awards Ceremony is one of FNA's largest annual events at which hundreds of nurses gather annually to network, learn, and support their profession. This conference will include:
  • Keynote and Panel Discussion - Human Trafficking - fulfills licensure renewal requirement
  • Opportunities for Nurse Contact Hours
  • Hot Breakfast & Lunch Buffet
  • Nursing Student Mentorship & Scholarships
  • Electronic Poster Display of Literature, Evidence-Based Practice & Nursing Research
  • Vendor Sponsor Display Area including Gold, Silver, and Bronze Level Sponsorship
  • Nurse Awards and Recognition Ceremony


Award Nominations

Nursing awards in the categories of Registered Nurse Practice, Advanced Nurse Practice, Nursing Leadership in Administration/Academia, Nurse Educator, Community Action, Nurse Researcher, and Promoting Environment for Excellence in Nursing Practice. 


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Awards Nominations are due to Mark Roberts ( and Dr. Guillermo Valdes ( by March 15th.


Click here to download the Award Nomination Form


Poster Abstract Submissions

Categories: Nursing Best Practice (Literature Review), Evidence-based Practice, and Nursing Research

Posters will be viewed electronically via monitors in the venue. There will be no physical/mounted posters. To be considered, proof of registration must be submitted with abstract.


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Abstract Submissions are due to Sheree Mundy ( by March 15th


Click here for full abstract submission guidelines


Scholarship/Grant Applications



South Region Undergraduate RN Student Scholarship due by March 15th


South Region Graduate Nurse Dr. Sarah Fishman Memorial Scholarship  due by  March 15th


Nurses Charitable Trust Research Grant Application due to Dr. Sande Gracia Jones ( by  March 15th


Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

This symposium provides a great opportunity for vendors to network with 300+ nurses from all settings and educational backgrounds:

  • Deans of Nursing
  • Chief Nursing Officers
  • Staff Nurses from Associate to DNP
  • Faculty

This truly is a worthy event to sponsor. Your participation not only adds visibility to your organization and its services, but also demonstrates your commitment and appreciation for the nursing profession. Our South Florida Leadership team is growing and adding new members who are excited about this upcoming program and support from the community of vendors they see in their work settings.

Reserve your space now. Space is limited - reserve early so you don't miss out!

View sponsorship and vendor flier for more details.


Loyalty Program discount available for returning vendors!


Florida Nurses Association
1235 E. Concord St.
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: (407)896-3261

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 536985
Orlando, FL 32853-6985