National Healthcare CNO Summit

March 18-19, 2019  |  The Langham Huntington, Pasadena | Los Angeles, CA

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The 19th National Healthcare CNO Summit is the premium forum bringing senior level nursing executives and solution providers together.

The one-on-one business meetings provide access to senior nursing executives within healthcare organizations across the United States. A thorough selection process ensures a qualified audience, which grants unparalleled business and networking opportunities in a luxurious and stimulating environment.

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What makes this Summit different

A strictly invitation-only event; selection of delegates according to criteria such as scope of responsibility and size of company

Restricted number of delegates in order to facilitate successful networking opportunities

Personalized summit and meeting schedule to suit individual requirements and provide an efficient use of time

Keynote presentations, case studies and interactive sessions by world-class industry experts and pioneers

A relaxed but professional business environment, in which to explore new ideas, strategies and technical developments with industry colleagues, experts and peers

Access to the secured summit website, providing information on other delegates and each solution provider prior to the event

Individual pre-arranged one-on-one business meetings with senior representatives from key industry solution providers


The National Healthcare CNO Summit delegates will include CNOs, CNEs and Heads responsible for decision-making who are carefully screened and selected according to the following criteria:

  • Scope of Responsibility
  • Sign-off Authority
  • Number of Beds
  • Interest in Purchasing Products and Services

To ensure the success of the National Healthcare CNO Summit, marcus evans is pleased to partner with an exclusive number of leading companies that can provide valuable solutions and expertise to the attending senior-level decision-makers. Our summit model is strongly based on our ability to acquire the most innovative and cutting edge industry suppliers of key solutions and services for direct delivery to the delegation and their forward thinking corporations interested in staying ahead of the market.

Key Topic Areas

The topics for the Healthcare CNO summit are determined by continuous research with our delegates and leading industry professionals. The program’s primary objective is to explore the key aspects and issues related to healthcare nursing.

Key issues for 2018 included:

Succession Plan: Preparing for the Future and Nurse Leaders
Workforce Retention and Satisfaction
Patient Safety and Quality
Workplace Violence
Healing the Nation: Addressing the Opioid Crisis 

About Marcus Evans Summits

marcus evans summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discuss strategies and solutions.

 Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity to individually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, case studies, roundtables and one-to-one business meetings. 


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Solution Providers

As a solution provider of the 19th National Healthcare CNO Summit, you will conduct mutually selected and pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with interested buyers of your products and services. Prior to the event you will receive exclusive access to the profiles of all delegates, allowing you to make educated meeting selections. 

Delegates are also requested to review the profiles of participating solution providers and select the ones that best fit their strategic and tactical needs. Employing a web-based secure scheduling system, selections are matched by order of priority and mutual interest.

Delegates will include CNOs, CNEs and Heads responsible for decision-making in the following areas:
Patient Care Services
Nursing Informatics
Clinical Services

"I must admit, I was a bit skeptical (ok, a lot skeptical) about the marcus evans process. It sounded too good to be true and it was an extremely large financial commitment. After my first event, I know I can confidently say I plan to be back every year. Worth every penny spent".

Chief Executive Officer & Founder
LIZard Apparel & Promotions LLC

"The marcus evans team works diligently to make sure the solution providers are matched up with delegates who are actively searching for solutions to meet their needs and are qualified decision makers".

Director, Sales & Marketing
CareView Communications Inc

About the Event

Karen Grimley

Chief Nurse Executive
UCLA Health System

Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer
St Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital

Theresa Horne, MBA, MSN, NEA-BC

Jayne Lachey Gmeiner

Chief Nursing Officer
Dayton Children's Hospital

Arthur Bairagee

Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
Lakeland Health

Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC

Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
OHSU Healthcare

Sample of Past Distinguished Speakers

Susan Griffin

Chief Nursing Executive
Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio, TX

Diane S. Raines, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
Baptist Health System

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Neva Spencer, DNP, RN, NNP-BC/CNS

Senior Director, Professional Practice
Banner Health System

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