Annual Symposium & Expo

February 21-23, 2022!

Kalahari Resort | Wisconsin Dells, WI

I’ll be there for you, like we’ve been there before. We missed you in 2021. Join us for educational respite and connect with your F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Conference Information

Hotel Information & Reservations

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Or call 877-525-2427 and say you are with the WI Director of Nursing Council Symposium.

Exhibitors needing overnight accommodations can book individual rooms. Reservations for this event are by individual attendees and registration is hosted online. Reservations must be made on or before Friday, January 24, 2022.    At the Cut-Off Date, Hotel will review the reservation pick up for the Event, release the unreserved rooms for general sale.  The hotel will determine, based on space availability, if the Client group rate will be honored after this date.

Hotel room rates are $129 per night subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.25%) in effect at the time of check in.  The resort fee has been waived for Symposium. The hotel shall provide as Run of House accommodations a room with two Queen beds based upon the number of guests sharing the room to a maximum of four people. Rooms with two queen beds may also be available with a sofa bed and have a base price for four people in the room. There is a charge of $50.00 per person per night in addition to the base price when adding additional guests to any room style beyond which is established for that style’s base pricing.

Deposit policy for individual reservations:  One night (plus tax) at the time the reservation is made.

Cancellation policy for individual reservations:  72 hours, or more, prior to arrival to receive full refund less $25.00 processing fee.  Less than 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival forfeits the entire deposit.

Nursing Contact Hours & Nursing Home Administrator Credits

Nursing Contact Hours
The Wisconsin Director of Nursing Council – Education Forum, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP17120, for  Contact Hours. A Certificate of Completion is signed after each session for the attendees who have completed each session of the course. The licensee must retain the certificate for four years after the course ends.

Nursing Home Administrator Participant Hours
The Wisconsin Director of Nursing Council – Educational Forum, Inc. is a Certified Sponsor of continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This program has been approved for Continuing Education for x total participant hours by NAB/NCERS.

Other Credential Renewal
This educational activity may qualify for contact hours/credits to renew various credentials commonly associated with long-term care nursing, nursing administration, or administrators.  Please verify with your credential accrediting body the renewal process and what sessions would provide continuing education credits based on your credentials and the  accrediting bodies.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be accepted, and refunds made, prior to Feb. 12th, but WDONC will withhold a $25 administrative fee.  Cancellations made after Feb. 12, or no-shows, will forfeit their registration fee.  Registrations are transferrable at any time with notice.

Attendees who come under survey during the conference will receive a prorated refund depending on the time of departure and once proper verification is received.

Attendence Policy, Procedure & Waiver
Conference Location/Directions

Safety in Meeting Policy

In coming together, we understand we will need to take precautions. We will follow local public health and CDC precautions for meeting.

We will provide accommodations to have a safe meeting together… while socially distanced. We want you to feel comfortable in attending. As the situation with the pandemic shifts, we will work to provide attendees with important health and safety information. We will mask indoors and be spaced to the best of our ability. We will be meeting in person at the Kalahari Resort.

In keeping with health and safety guidelines that have been successfully implemented across the state at public events, we will follow the following guidelines for attending Symposium as an attendee, speaker or exhibitor.

We will ask that we mask when inside, practice social distancing and conduct frequent hand hygiene.
* Provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or Negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours (3 days) of attending
* An original vaccination card OR a printed copy of a valid vaccination card
* Documentation may also be presented in digital form, such as a screenshot or photo on a phone
* Negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours (3 days) of attending – Printed copy of negative result will be accepted
* Documentation may also be presented in digital forms, such as a screenshot or photo on a phone

Attendees and exhibitors should not attend if they have symptoms of COVID-19, including but not limited to: fever, cough, stuffy or runny nose, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, or other alignments. As healthcare professionals, we are all very familiar with COVID-19, so please follow the CDC guidelines for isolation and quarantine after testing positive, exposure, or close contact. Even if you are vaccinated, please don’t attend in person if you have symptoms.

Please report any positive COVID-19 within ten days of leaving the event so we can notify other attendees.

We will email you soon with details on how to submit this information at the conference. Please do not submit this information directly to me through email.

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work through these details to meet in person once again safely.

We are very excited to see you. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to

Please check back regularly for updated safety procedures. We’ll send emails to attendees as we get closer.

Please feel to ask questions prior to the meeting. We will send out more specific information as we get closer to the event.

Thank you to the Sponsors of Symposium

Thank you to Exhibitors