Nebraska Nursing Facility Association and Nebraska Assisted Living Association are excited to present the 2023 NNFA-NALA Spring Convention and Trade Show at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney!

Join assisted living and nursing facility professionals from across the state in coming together to participate in high-quality education sessions, gather industry insights and best practices, find inspiration, and network with peers and industry leaders.


Tuesday, April 25 – Thursday, April 27, 2023

Younes Conference Center South
416 West Talmadge Road
Kearney, Nebraska


Hear from the nation’s top experts on infection control, regulations, quality and best nursing practices, mental wellness, leadership, staffing, and other topics!

In-Person Attendees: Choose from 31.5 CE hours of education sessions to acquire a maximum of 13.5 continuing education credit hours.

  • Tuesday, April 25: 5.5 CEs Available
  • Wednesday, April 26: 5 CEs Available
  • Thursday, April 27: 3 CEs Available

Virtual Attendees: Watch predetermined recordings after Convention to earn up to 10.5 continuing education credit hours. Virtual registration will be available after Convention.


Trade Show
Wednesday, April 26
Network with approximately 400 of Nebraska’s top health care professionals all gathering in one place at the trade show, working toward the common goal of providing quality care.
Interested in exhibiting? Booths are filling quickly! Click here for details.

Membership Meeting with guest Dannette Smith, CEO of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Tuesday, April 25 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
For NNFA/NALA Members Only
Sponsored by The Olson Group

Care PAC Reception
Tuesday, April 25 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Coppermill Steakhouse and Lounge
Open to members who have contributed to Care PAC in 2023 and business members who have contributed $250 or more in 2023.
Must be a member to contribute. Contribute online here.


Gifts Across Nebraska Silent Auction and Raffle
Support the Nebraska Health Care Foundation (NHCF) in the Gifts Across Nebraska Silent Auction and Raffle.
Donate a gift basket or item here.

Keynote: Attitude Changes Everything
Tuesday, April 25 | 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Motivational speaker and artist Sam Glenn offers an enlightening, entertaining, and educational exploration into how our attitude works, what creates it, feeds it, and how to keep it healthy.

The Path to Pursuing a Career in Long-Term Care | Awards and Scholarship Ceremony
Wednesday, April 26 | 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Following a panel discussion with current students considering a career in long-term care, join NHCA as we recognize and celebrate the 2023 NHCF scholarship recipients and annual NNFA/NALA spring award recipients.
Award nominations have been extended to March 17, 2023.

COVID-19 Protocols

Your safety and well-being are NNFA/NALA’s top priority. The convention will follow Buffalo County Health Department directed health measures in place at the time the event is held.

Registration Information

Pre-registration is encouraged. Registration at the door will be accepted only if space permits. An invoice will be emailed. To confirm your registration, call the NNFA-NALA office at 402-435-3551.

See substitution, cancellation, and refund policies here.

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