Mark your calendar for next year’s ANCC National Magnet Conference® and the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® — together in Philadelphia, for a powerful, impactful, and inspirational nursing event!

This co-located conference is the most influential gathering for nurses and health care stakeholders globally, where you’ll join nurses from around the world and immerse yourself in a wide range of educational and innovative sessions, network with peers from diverse backgrounds, and celebrate a year of outstanding accomplishments by Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® nurses. We hope to see you in 2022, and in the meantime, please visit the site for updates throughout the year!

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These two conferences share a common vision, to:

  • Advance outstanding care
  • Drive nursing excellence
  • Examine research and evidence-based practices
  • Implement a culture of innovation, quality, and safety
  • Create practice environments that support collaboration, shared decision-making, and innovation
  • Honor and recognize nurses at all levels
  • Foster practice environments that safeguard nurses’ well-being and patient safety.


  • Nurses from any size or type of health care organization, including acute, pre-/post-acute, and long-term care
  • Nurses from ambulatory and independent outpatient settings, such as clinics, dialysis centers, home care, hospice, physician offices, surgical centers, and similar organizations
  • Hospital administrators/chief nursing officers/directors of nursing
  • Directors/nurse managers/frontline leaders
  • Clinical nurses
  • School nurses


  • Network and develop nursing solutions with nursing colleagues and administrators from Magnet-designated and Pathway-designated and applicant organizations
  • Understand the long-term value and return on investment of becoming a Magnet or a Pathway to Excellence organization, and how to achieve either of these designations
  • Learn how to align your nursing environment to the Magnet or Pathway to Excellence standards, increase nurse job satisfaction, and improve organizational outcomes
  • Celebrate nursing excellence in leadership, innovation and best practice


  • A spectacular Welcome Party at the Georgia Aquarium
  • More than 70 educational and innovative sessions
  • Three powerful and inspiring guest speakers
  • Exhibitors share their latest products and technologies
  • Over 150 poster sessions celebrating the work of your nursing colleagues
  • Innovative presentations, live entertainment, social events, and networking opportunities
  • A chance to network in-person with peers and make professional connections
  • Earn up to 39 continuing nursing education (CNE) credits (includes virtual sessions for in-person attendees, accessible until December 31)
  • Numerous ways to build your own conference experience
  • Pre-conference events begin November 8th
  • All in-person attendees are automatically registered for on-demand (virtual access) to sessions until December 31