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Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Conference

You're registered for the 2019 AANP National Conference, so now all that's left to do is make your final arrangements, plan your week and invite your friends. There is so much happening during conference week—including many events that are new for 2019. You'll want to be sure to plan ahead so you don't miss a thing!

Review the information below and follow the steps to set yourself up for a great week of learning, community and fun activities.

  • Step 1: Finalize Your Conference Arrangements

    Select Your Sessions

    AANP is pleased to present more than 400 sessions and workshops, available Tuesday, June 18–Sunday, June 23. Get the best selection by planning your schedule in advance and choosing your sessions now.

    Select Your Sessions

    Book Your Hotel

    Housing for the 2019 AANP National Conference includes a wide selection of hotels near the convention center and throughout Indianapolis. All reservations must be made by Sunday, May 26, or before the block is sold out, whichever comes first.

    View Housing Options

    Download the App

    The AANP Conference App is the best way to have the full conference schedule, your personal schedule of sessions, speaker details, handouts, events, information and so much more right at your fingertips.

    Visit AANP Mobile

  • Step 2: Plan Your Activities

    Book Your Indy Tours

    Join your fellow NPs to explore the exciting city of Indianapolis with one of four tours—organized exclusively for AANP conference attendees.

    Sign Up for a Tour

    Sign Up for the NP Photo Shoot

    AANP wants to continue increasing its use of real NPs like you on the association's website, in its marketing campaigns and in many other creative spaces. Please volunteer a few minutes of your time at conference to help represent real NPs to the public!

    Say Cheese!

    Plan for a "Wild" Welcome Reception

    Free for all conference attendees, AANP is excited to host this year's Welcome Reception at the beautiful Indianapolis Zoo on Tuesday, June 18, from 6–8 p.m.

    Learn More

    Come Prepared to Give Back

    Pack some professional apparel that you no longer need to support Dress for Success® Indianapolis and provide women the confidence needed to enter or return to the workplace and take charge of their lives. Think about what you would wear to a job interview. That is exactly the type of clothing Dress for Success needs!

    Learn More
  • Step 3: Get Your Bearings


    New this year is AANP Central in Exhibit Hall F, your convenient location for badge pickup, on-site registration, ticket purchases, social media help, the photo shoot area and conference materials. Hours of operation during the conference will be:

    • Monday, June 17, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 18, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, June 19, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Thursday, June 20, 6:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m.
    • Friday, June 21, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Saturday, June 22, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Sunday, June 23, 7:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

    Badge Pickup

    Self-service kiosks will be available for fast, on-site check in beginning Monday, June 17. You will receive an email from AANP before conference with a QR code, which is what you will scan to check in. If you do not have the QR code with you when you arrive to conference, simply type your name into the self-service kiosk to print your badge. You can also access your QR code through the AANP Conference Mobile App. If you select your sessions before June 17, a copy of your conference schedule will print with your name badge for your convenience. Registered attendees must wear their official name badge at all times to access conference events. If you lose your badge or schedule, there will be a $25 reprinting fee.

    Learn About Indy

    Indianapolis is a city known for fast cars and blockbuster events, but it has also gained acclaim for a flourishing culinary and brewing scene, thriving cultural institutions, cool neighborhoods and so much more. Visit the AANP/Indy webpage to research before you arrive.

    See What's Happening in Indy

    Mobility Scooter Rental

    For those with accessibility needs, scooter rentals from At Home Health Equipment (AAHE) are available for $33.00 plus tax per day with a three-day minimum. AAHE only delivers to your hotel, and there is a one-time fee of $25.00 for delivery and pickup.

    Arrangements should be made at least one week prior to arriving in Indianapolis. A rental agreement and a HIPAA form must be completed at the time of delivery or after making the reservation over the phone.

    Call 317-872-9702 to make your arrangements.

    Parking Information

    Gate Ten is the prime parking location for the Indiana Convention Center. The lot offers flat-rate daily parking fees, complimentary entry and exit privileges and free shuttle service to get you to and from the conference. Overnight parking is included in the daily rate.


    Daily rate: $18
    Five-day pass: $78
    Two-day pass: $33
    Six-day pass: $91
    Three-day pass: $48Seven-day pass: $104
    Four-day pass: $63Eight-day pass: $117
    15+ passenger van daily rate: $25
    RV daily rate: $50

    Purchase Parking Pass

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