State Leadership Workshop - San Diego, CA

When: March 23 - 24, 2019
Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


Key Takeaways

The day and a half workshop will inspire state leaders to: 

  • Conduct an effective crucial conversation and how to influence change for positive outcomes.
  • Describe the applied skills in emotional intelligence and how this relates to your role as a state leader.
  • Develop strategies for improving association board governance.
The meeting will tentatively begin Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:00 am and end Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time. 

Preliminary Program


The State Leadership Workshop is designed to make the education and training of our state association leaders as convenient and efficient as possible by "Taking the Show on the Road"—bringing expertise, resources, and tools around governance and leadership closer to the states.

The day and a half workshop will inspire state leaders to lead and influence by handling difficult conversations, finding a shared resolution, and building on emotional intelligence through thinking styles. Other topics include state board orientation, governance principles, and sharing best practices and success stories with other state association leaders.

Who Should Attend

The workshop is targeted to state leaders (Presidents, Presidents-elect, and/or Board member designee). The comprehensive workshop is to build on the knowledge and skills required to serve as leaders and to better govern state associations.

Registration Details

AANA Member
Registration Price: $380
Deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019


Hotel Reservations

Guest rooms for AANA attendees are held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.

Book Hotel Reservations

Special Group Room Rate: $209.00
Booking Deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019

Recording Waiver (Photography, Audio & Video)

Portions of this AANA meeting may be photographed or audio/video recorded for various purposes, including reporting, promotion, archival, or sale and distribution. By registering, individuals agree that the AANA may photograph or record by audio/video their attendance and involvement in any portion of the meeting. Furthermore, individuals agree that the AANA may use these photographs and/or recordings without additional approval or permission.

Disclosure Information

All presenters and planners of this continuing education activity are required to disclose to the audience any significant financial relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial healthcare products, goods or services consumed by or used on patients. If any conflict has been disclosed, the planners of this program assure that the content is unbiased and free of any conflict of interest.

Attendees will be provided full disclosure information in the final program.


  • “Powerful learning and great networking.”

  • “So informative. An excellent leadership workshop! I learned a lot and have many great ideas to take back to my state to implement!”

  • “Vital information needed, especially for new and emerging state leaders.”

  • “A great chance to learn leadership skills specific for state association leaders and network with other state leaders.”

  • “Overall fantastic. State leaders should be doing these meetings more frequently.”
333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, California United States

Luis Rivera, MBA, CAE