Thank You for Attending ENA Leadership 2024


Welcome to ENA Leadership Conference 2024, formerly Leadership Orientation, taking place in Tampa, Florida. Here, ENA's member leaders from all levels embark on a transformative journey to enhance their leadership skills and build the pathway for the association's extended impact.

What's New

New Name

ENA is evolving the event to meet the growing demand for leadership education and the cultivation of vital talents among nurse leaders in the ED. And with a new mission comes a new name – ENA Leadership Conference


ED Leaders Track

ENA has developed an innovative pilot initiative – an added ED Leaders Track. This new track is designed to strengthen the knowledge foundation and improve the problem-solving and implementation skills of a cohort of 50 dedicated nurse leaders. This track is open to all.


Participate in this newly-evolved event full of indispensable, accredited educational sessions – with CNE contact hours available for 2024! Your path to leadership excellence starts here.


Event and Housing Location

Grand Hyatt Tampa
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL, 33607

The nightly ENA group rate is $239 plus tax. The hotel room block cut-off date is Jan. 8. The link to book rooms will be provided during registration.



State/Chapter Leaders Track Details and Pricing

ENA members who hold an ENA leadership position are encouraged to attend. This event remains invitation only for ENA members who hold leadership positions, including the following 2024 officers:

President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Secretary/Treasurer, Membership chair and TNCC chair listed in the State Council/Chapter Management portal.

Dates: Jan. 25-26
Location: Tampa, Florida


  • Leadership Conference for the 2024 officers: President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Secretary/Treasurer, Membership chair and TNCC chairs listed in the State Council/Chapter Management area are eligible for complimentary registration.
  • Non-complimentary pricing – seats available until registration capacity has been reached:
    • $225 per additional registration

What's Included State/Chapter Leaders Track

  • Opening and Closing Sessions
  • DEI Session
  • Healthy Work Environment Session
  • 8 Education Blocks
    • 4 concurrent
    • 32 total sessions (content captured*)
  • Welcome Reception and ENStrong Kickoff
  • ENA After Dark
  • Optional: CAMLS SimTour on your own Jan. 24



Open to all ED Nurse Leaders (Limited Capacity):
50 seats available to any ED nurse leaders interested in leadership education. This track is not available to individuals registered for the State/Chapter Leaders track.

Dates: Jan. 25-26
Location: Tampa, Florida


  • ED Leaders Track
    • $225


What's included - ED Leaders Track

  • Opening and Closing Sessions
  • DEI Session
  • Healthy Work Environment Session
  • 8 Education Blocks
    • 1 concurrent
    • 8 total sessions
  • Welcome Reception and ENStrong Kickoff
  • Optional: CAMLS SimTour on your own Jan. 24


*Sessions will be content-captured for registrants to view after the event. Please note that education is subject to change.

On-site activities and discounts

SCLO2020-web-119_400 Free Tour: Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation – Jan. 24
Explore CAMLS at your leisure on Jan. 24 for free! Simply enter through the front entrance and inform the front desk that you are part of the Emergency Nurses Association. Please note that you are responsible for arranging your own transportation to and from the facility. Enjoy your visit! Click here to learn more.

Dinner with Friends – Jan. 26
After the Closing Session on Jan. 26, enjoy a delightful meal together with friends and peers in Tampa. Secure reservations in advance through the convenient Resy or OpenTable apps, accessible for free on both iOS and Android platforms. Utilize the ENA Events app to connect with other leaders and find a group to join. Check out a selection of new restaurants here.

Gasparilla Parade of Pirates – Jan. 27
Arr, mateys! Stick around to embark on an all-day swashbuckling adventure of the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates and Pirate Fest. Secure your spot with an exclusive offer – for just $150, claim a coveted seat in ENA’s private bleacher section, specially reserved along the parade route. But beware, tickets are in short supply, and it's first-come, first-served!

Price includes bus transportation. Lunch will be on own. A detailed itinerary for the day will be made available shortly, but the busses will depart prior to the pirate invasion at 11:30 a.m. and return to the hotel after the parade in the evening. Make the most of this unique experience by selecting the add-on when you register for the ENA Leadership Conference. Feel free to join the revelry and dress for the occasion! Arr, but beware of parade street closures that may require additional walking. Click here to learn more about the parade, DJs and live performances of Pirate Fest.

Explore the city of Tampa
Check out a variety of fun activities from, entertainment and nightlife, arts and culture to shopping, golf, adventure and more things to do while visiting.


Who can register?

State and Chapter Leaders Track: All ENA members who hold a leadership role – from State and Chapter leaders to Government Affair Chairs and Global Member leaders and more. The 2024 officers (President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Secretary/Treasurer), Membership Chairs, TNCC Chair listed in the State Council/Chapter Management area are eligible for complimentary registration.

ED Leaders Track: Emergency nurses who are aspiring ED leaders or existing leaders, locally and globally, within their hospital or organization are eligible for registration for a fee.

What is the cost?

State and Chapter Leaders Track: This event is free for those who are eligible for complimentary registration as listed above. Additional pricing for this education path is $225 per additional non-complimentary registration (until capacity has been reached).

ED Leaders Track: $225 per registration (until registration capacity of 50 has been reached).

Limited capacity available. First come, first served.

Will CNE be available?

Yes, there is accredited education taking place at this event. For CNE Contact hour information please click here for more information.


You may cancel your registration without cause by notifying ENA Component Relations in writing via e-mail to componentrelations@ena.org on or before Jan. 20. ENA Leadership Conference event registration fees, including reception guest tickets, will not be refunded after Jan. 20. Donations to the ENA Foundation are non-refundable at any time.

Once again, ENA thanks you for registering for ENA Leadership Conference 2024. Please contact ENA Component Relations at 847.460.2627 or componentrelations@ena.org with any questions.

Americans with Disabilities Act
If you require special materials or services as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact
ENA Meeting Services
930 E. Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL, 60173
Notice must be received in writing by Dec. 31. Notices received after this cannot be guaranteed.

Please note
ENA reserves the right to modify, cancel or reschedule all activities associated with this event due to unforeseen circumstances and registrants will be notified. These policies apply to all registration types including guest registrations.

ENA Leadership Conference 2024: CODE OF CONDUCT
ENA invites you to join Leadership Orientation 2023 in a spirit of inclusivity, friendliness, open-mindedness, and respect.

By attending ENA Leadership Conference 2024, you agree to:

  • Communicate openly and thoughtfully toward your fellow participants.
  • Be considerate of the multitude of views and opinions that are different than your own.
  • Treat everyone with respect and consideration.
  • Be respectful, mindful and generative in your critique of ideas.
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.

ENA prohibits discrimination, harassment and bullying against any person for any reason.

Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  • Any verbal, written or physical conduct designed to threaten, intimidate or coerce another delegate, conference organizers or staff.
  • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff member, service provider or other meeting guest.

Comments that are offensive or unwelcome regarding a person's nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, body, disability or appearance, including epithets, slurs and negative stereotyping.

Nonverbal harassment includes disrespectful disruption of presentations, distribution, display, or discussion of any written or graphic material that ridicules, denigrates, insults, belittles or shows hostility, aversion, or disrespect toward an individual or group because of national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, appearance, disability, sexual identity, marital or other protected status.

Contact us to report an incident: During ENA Leadership Conference 2024, please immediately inform an ENA staff member if you have been involved in, or have witnessed, an incident that violates the Code of Conduct.

Email: meetingservices@ena.org


Meeting/registration questions, please contact meetingservices@ena.org.
Educational program information, please contact conference.education@ena.org.