Wyoming Nurses Association

WNA 2020 Nurses Day at the Legislature: Tackling Today's Issues Together

Little America Hotel and Resort Cheyenne, Wyoming
2800 W Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 8:00am MT - Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9:00pm MT

2800 W Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82009

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Credits Offered

This event offers 5.5 contact hours to attendees.
Accredited by this activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Pending approval, participants can receive a maximum of 5.5 contact hours for attending this activity..

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Additional Information

Wyoming Nurses Association (WNA) invites you to join us for the 2020 Nurses Days at the Legislature! New this year, we are expanding learning and networking opportunities to offer more flexibility in participating in this event. Join us with exhibitors, networking, and an evening legislative reception, as we explore issues our Wyoming Nurses are facing today.

Nurses Day at the Legislature provides attendees a valuable opportunity to talk with legislators from their district about the issues important to nurses. Over 350 attendees from across Wyoming participate in this one-day event  that include nurses, nurse practitioners, educators and student
nurses.

Lodging Information:

For your convenience, a block of rooms have been reserved at:
Little America Hotel and Resort
2800 West Lincolnway
Cheyenne, Wyoming
To make reservations by phone, call 800.235.6396 and use group block name:
Wyoming Nurses Association – NDL
To book online, please go to: http://bit.ly/WNADNL2020
The group rate is: $114 Deluxe Room
Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out time is 12:00pm.
Deadline for group rate reservations is January 25, 2020.

For more information, visit www.wyonurse.org. If you have any questions, please contact the WNA office at nurse@wyonurse.org or 307.462.2600.

Event Agenda

WNA 2020 Nurses Day at the Legislature: Tackling Today's Issues Together

Event Agenda

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 8:00am MT - Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9:00pm MT

All times listed in Mountain Time (US & Canada).
Download event agenda (PDF)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

    Registration

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    How a Bill Becomes a Law

    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Small Group Capitol Tour

    Must register to attend

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    WNA and WSBN: Who Serves Who?

    K. David Bodily, MS, RN, CHSE & Cynthia Labonde MN, RN

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Small Group Capitol Tour

    Must register to attend

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Labor Health & Social Services meeting

    (upon Legislative adjournment)

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Desserts Only Networking Reception with Exhibitors and Legislators

    Enjoy a desserts only reception with our exhibitors and sponsors as well as legislators. Please register to attend.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • 7:15am - 2:00pm

    Registration

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Breakfast with Exhibitors

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Workplace Violence- Anticipating and Managing Altered Mental Status & Violent Situations

    Lorri Deplazes, RN, CHSP, CSSBB

  • 9:30am - 10:30am

    From Underage Drinking to Opioids to Vaping: Important Substance Use Trends in Wyoming

    Rodney Wambeam, PhD

  • 10:30am - 11:00am

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 11:00am - 12:00pm

    What’s Going on in the Wyoming Legislature

    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

  • 12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Lunch with Exhibitors

  • 12:45pm - 1:15pm

    Small Group Discussions

    WNA and WSBN: Who Serves Who?
    K. David Bodily, MS, RN, CHSE and Cynthia Labonde, MN, RN

    School Nurses are Unique
    Michelle Cordova MSN, RN, NCSN and Janet Farmer MSN, RN, NCSN

    How a Bill Becomes a Law
    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

    Mental Health and Workplace Violence
    Lorri Deplazes, RN

  • 1:15pm - 1:45pm

    Small Group Discussions

    WNA and WSBN: Who Serves Who?
    K. David Bodily, MS, RN, CHSE and Cynthia Labonde, MN, RN

    School Nurses are Unique
    Michelle Cordova MSN, RN, NCSN and Janet Farmer MSN, RN, NCSN

    How a Bill Becomes a Law
    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

    Mental Health and Workplace Violence
    Lorri Deplazes, RN

  • 1:45pm - 2:00pm

    Closing remarks/options for the rest of the day

  • 2:00pm - 2:00pm

    Leave Little America for the Capitol

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    Attend Legislative Session

  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Small Group Capitol Tour

    Must register to attend

Exhibit


Wyoming Nurses Association (WNA) invites your organization to join us for the 2020 Nurses’ Days at the legislature! New this year, we are expanding learning and networking opportunities to offer more flexibility in participating in this event. Join us with exhibitors, networking and an evening legislative reception, as we explore issues our Wyoming Nurses are facing today. Over 350 attendees from across Wyoming participate in this one-day event that include nurses, nurse practitioners, educators and student nurses.
All sponsorships over $500 include a FREE exhibit booth (the fee of $250 will be waived)! As an exhibitor, you can showcase your company’s products and services for during both the networking reception Wednesday and all-day Thursday day in a high-traffic area where attendees gather between sessions and enjoy their meals. Participate in our exhibitor Scavenger Hunt to drive event more traffic to your booth and kick off conversations with attendees!
We look forward to hearing back from you before the application deadline of February 3, 2020.

Exhibitor Schedule

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Noon-2 pm OR 5:15-6:30 pm Exhibitor set-up
7-8:30 pm                                  Networking Reception with attendees
Thursday, February 20, 2020
7:30-8:30 am Breakfast and visit with attendees
10:30-11:00 am Attendee break with exhibitors
Noon-12:45 pm Lunch with exhibitors
2 pm Exhibitor teardown

Exhibitor Scavenger Hunt
Exhibitors are asked to donate a prize item that will be given away during each break with
Exhibitors. Conference attendees must be present to win. Conference attendees will be encouraged
to visit each exhibitor, and the exhibitor visits will be tracked via our conference app, and those will be used to draw names for the raffle prizes. To participate, please note your raffle item on the registration form.

Loding Information:

Little America Hotel and Resort 
2800 West Lincolnway 
Cheyenne, Wyoming
To make reservations by phone, call 800.235.6396 and use group block name: 
Wyoming Nurses Association – NDL
To book online, please go to: http://bit.ly/WNADNL2020 
The group rate is: $114 Deluxe Room 
Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out time is 12:00pm.
Deadline for group rate reservations is January 25, 2020.

For more information, visit www.wyonurse.org. If you have any questions, please contact the WNA office at nurse@wyonurse.org or 307.462.2600.

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Exhibit table

Exhibit table includes:
• Company name on mobile app with clickable link
• Two company representatives at exhibitor table
• Networking reception, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch included
• 6-foot linen-draped exhibitor table with two chairs
• Booth placement will be determined by WNA staff with priority given in order of sponsorship level

$300.00

Lunch Sponsor

Exhibit level, exclusive signage at lunch, company name on mobile app with clickable link, social media recognition, podium shout outs, one push notifications, one
complimentary conference registration.

$1,500.00

Keynote Sponsor

Exhibit level, exclusive signage at lunch, company name on mobile app and WNA website
with clickable link, social media recognition, podium shout outs, one push notifications, one complimentary conference registration.

$1,000.00

Mobile App Sponsor

Exhibit level, company name on mobile app  clickable link, social media recognition, one banner ad, one push notification and one complimentary conference registration.

$1,000.00

Breakfast Sponsor

Exhibit level, exclusive signage at breakfast, company name on mobile app with clickable link, social media recognition, podium shout outs, one push notification.

$750.00

Networking Dessert Reception Sponsorship

Exhibit level, exclusive signage at lunch, company name on mobile app with clickable link, social media recognition, opportunity for 3 minutes of speaking time in front of reception attendees, one push notifications, one complimentary conference registration.

$750.00

Education Session Sponsor

Exhibit level, exclusive signage at front of general session room, company name on mobile app with clickable link, social media recognition, podium shout outs, one push notification, two social media pushes in January/February and one complimentary conference registration.

$500.00

Audio/Visual & Wi-Fi Sponsor

Exhibit level, company name on mobile app with clickable link and social media recognition.

$500.00

Break Sponsor

Exhibit level, exclusive signage at breaks, company name on mobile app  with clickable link, social media recognition, podium shout outs and one push notification.

$500.00

Mobile App Banner Ad

Clickable banner ad on mobile app. Sponsor to provide 3 ads in the following sizes:
Large – 800 x 100px
Medium – 600 x 100px
Small – 400 x 100px

$250.00

Register

Wednesday, 2/19 3pm Capitol Tour

You will receive additional information on where to meet via email closer to the event.

Free

Wednesday, 2/19 4pm Capitol Tour

You will receive additional information on where to meet via email closer to the event.

Free

Thursday, 2/20 2:30 pm Capitol Tour

You will receive additional information on where to meet via email closer to the event

Free

Networking Reception with Exhibitors and Legislators
Free

Student
Early Bird Discount Until 2/6/2020
$110.00   $85.00

WNA Member
Early Bird Discount Until 2/6/2020
$160.00   $135.00

Non-member
Early Bird Discount Until 2/6/2020
$175.00   $150.00