Convention and Midyear Events

Annual Convention

The CNSA Annual Convention draws students, faculty and guests from all over the state and this year is no exception! We are excited to offer all attendees the opportunity to attend hands-on trainings for FREE with registration!

Join us and hundreds of students across the state as we navigate a schedule tailored to maximize your experience. Explore your future in nursing with insight from clinical nurse specialists and nurse leaders. Prepare for what's ahead through sessions led by hiring managers and new graduates with the most up-to-date advice on California's job market. Join us for a fun and educational three days in Pomona, CA. 

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
601 W. McKinley Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

October 6 - 8

Click Here to download the Convention Flyer!

For additional information about Convention, House of Delegates, Nominations & Elections, Resolutions, and what to expect, Click Here!

The theme this year is Roadmap to Success! We are working hard on an outstanding Program. Here is a sneak peak at some of the Sessions offered this year:

  • Resume Writing with Dr. Sharrica Miller
  • Charting Do's and Don'ts with Dr. Kim Long
  • New Grad Panel
  • Emergency (ED) Nursing
  • Pharmacology Cram Session with Stephanee Beggs
  • Flight Nursing
  • Faculty Sessions
  • and More...

Click Here to view the Preliminary Program! Please note that the Sessions offered and Program is subject to change.

Training Highlights:

  • NCLEX Review
  • Learn How to IV Stick for Newbies!
  • EKG Review
  • Ventilation Management


Registration is now open. This year we are excited to offer trainings included in price of registration. All attendees will have the opportunity to attend trainings at no additional cost. Meals throughout the weekend included are: Friday Reception, Saturday Breakfast & Lunch, & Sunday Breakfast. We invite you to register as early as possible. 

Member Registration

Early Registration (Extended through September 15th): $115
Regular Registration (September 16th - September 29th): $140

Onsite/Late Registration (September 30th - October 8th): $160

Non Member Registration

Early Registration (Through September 15th): $140
Regular Registration (September 16th - September 29th): $165

Onsite Registration (September 30th - October 8th): $185


Registration: $75 

Click Here to Register. Please note that you must log-in to your CNSA account in order to receive the Member pricing. For any questions or assistance when registering, please email Sara Shippy at [email protected]. Refunds are not available within 30 days of the Convention.

Single Day Registration

Single Day Registration is open. 
Register for a single day (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)
Member: $110
Non-Member: $130
Faculty: $75

Single Day Registration Form Here!

Please note that single day registrations only allow participation for the specific day listed on your registration form. Single day registrations are non-refundable.

Hotel Information

We encourage everyone to make their hotel reservations as soon as possible. We have negotiated the following group rate for all attendees:

Single/Double: $179/night +tax

Click Here to reserve your rooms!

*Any school that will have 5 rooms or more, please contact Stacy Wang at [email protected]. A digital credit card authorization can be submitted for chapters whose school is paying for the rooms. Any school that will be sending less than 5 guests to the hotel can use the booking link to complete their reservation.  

*Reservations must be made by September 20th. After this date, room rates go up and cannot be guaranteed.

Chapter Fundraising Tables

Fundraise for your Chapter at Convention! Your Chapter can reserve a table for $50. Click Here to reserve your table!
*Tables are assigned on a first come first served basis. Tables are available during Convention from Friday, October 6th at 12pm through Sunday, October 8th at 12pm. Chapters are responsible to staff tables at their own discretion. All participants must be registered for the Convention. Chapter tables will not be secure. Each table will be responsible for their goods and materials for the duration of the Convention.

Interested in Exhibiting or a Sponsorship for the 2023 Annual Convention?

We are excited to offer unique and exciting sponsorship opportunities for our 2023 events. 

You can participate as an Exhibitor, a Sponsor or both. As an Exhibitor you will be able to display your products and services. 

As a Sponsor, you will receive recognition through our advanced promotions and at events. There are many different sponsorship opportunities with a range of prices. Companies that are unable to attend the conference are encouraged to support CNSA through a sponsorship.

Click Here for the application to for information to reserve your exhibit booth and/or sponsorship.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sara Shippy at 916-382-8541 or e-mail me at

A Special Thank You to our 2023 Convention Sponsor and Exhibitors!

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor




 Additional Sponsorships


Refund Policy

Refunds will only be given up to 30 days prior to the Convention. Any requests for refunds past this date will be considered on a case by case basis.