2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show


We are excited to announce that our 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show will be IN-PERSON on September 15-16 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Kearney! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to move FORWARD ... reconnecting with friends and colleagues, networking and comparing notes with others from around the state, and learning in face-to-face education sessions. You also won't want to miss dinner and drinks at the Wednesday Night Social, and then be sure to join our business partners on Thursday for a full Exhibit Show.

Our conference theme of FORWARD is indicative of the hope and optimism of our industry as we emerge from a global pandemic. The experiences of the past year have made us stronger, smarter and more prepared than ever to meet the challenges that come our way. Let's move FORWARD together.

Your Registration includes: Access to more than 20 quality presentations, continuing education credits and nursing contact hours, two breakfasts, two lunches, and dinner and drinks at the Wednesday Night Social!

Handouts: Please download and print those you wish to have at the conference. All handouts will be available a few days prior to the conference on our website.

Room Reservations: The Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Kearney, NE is holding a block of rooms for $112.95 a night until August 16. Call and ask for the LeadingAge NE room block at (308) 237-5971.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols: It is our goal to make the Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show safe and comfortable for all attendees. We encourage all attendees to please use their best judgement regarding masks, distancing and other health safety measures as they address their comfort level. We will be monitoring and following all state and Buffalo County guidelines for large gatherings. Special accommodations will be given to those who request them.

Continuing Education: Earn 11.5 hours of NHA CEU’s, and 9.5 Nursing Contact Hours and 9.5 CBDM Dietary hours in two days of information packed sessions!*

11.5 hours of continuing education from Nebraska DHHS Regulation and Licensure, Board of of NHA has been approved for this conference. Appropriate records will be maintained for other disciplines to receive credit from their credentialing organizations. 9.5 CE credits provided by IWCC, Iowa’s Board of Nursing Provider #6. *Nursing contact hours pending final approval. 9.5 CBDM Dietary CE hours pending final approval.



Wednesday Night Social: Join us for dinner, drinks, networking and a viewing of Fast-Forward, an award-winning documentary that helps you change your life.

Conference Dress/Attire: Business casual.

Thursday Exhibit Show: On Thursday starting at 8:30 am attendees will be able to network with business associates from all over the Midwest. Come learn about the latest industry trends and meet with many experts in our field! The Exhibit Show will continue until 1:00 pm CT, with both breakfast and lunch served in the ballroom exhibit space. Over the lunch hour exhibitors will give away fantastic prizes, but you must be present to win!

Conference Agenda:

Conference pricing:

*Group registration rate: Four people from the same campus can register for the full 2-day conference for one group fee at a reduced rate. To take advantage of the group rate, please select Group Rate on the online registration form. You will receive an email asking for a list of registration names and details after submitting your registration.


Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancellations. However, if state surveyors are in your community during the conference, a credit will be issued for you to use at a future LeadingAge Nebraska event.

Consent: Photographs will be taken during the LeadingAge Nebraska 2021 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Show. By registering for this event, you agree to allow LeadingAge NE to use your photo in our related publication, promotion or website.

Other 2021 Conference Dates:

2021 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO
Sun., October 24 – Wed., October 27
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
Midwest State Night Out
Sunday, October 24, 2021
SkyLounge Rooftop Bar