Special Events

Conference Attendee Orientation

Sunday, March 8 | 6:45 - 7:45 am
A must-attend for first-timers, or those who want a refresher on making the most of their conference experience.

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Sunday, March 8 | 4:30 - 7pm
Prizes, food, and fun. Don’t miss the opening of our amazing Exhibit Hall, where you will learn about new products, network, and experience the excitement of the Surgical Conference & Expo. And next year’s Exhibit Hall is better than ever.

AORN Foundation Gold Rush Party & Benefit

Monday, March 9 | 8pm - midnight
Come and dance the night away at the Foundation’s annual evening fundraiser. Casual chic blacks and golds will help us revel in the Gold Rush fun. The party will be held at Chloe Nightclub on Monday, March 9, from 8pm to midnight.
Cost is $30 (ticket includes admission and two drink tickets).

AORN Foundation Race for Patient Safety 17th Annual 5K Run/3K Walk

Tuesday, March 10 | 6:30 am
Enjoy a fun run with colleagues and friends along the gorgeous Cherry Creek trail through downtown Denver. A traditional finish line will be waiting with individual times posted after the race.
Cost: $30 (includes race t-shirt)

AORN Foundation Zumba® Fitness Classes

Wednesday, March 11 | 6:30 am
Get your dance on at the Foundation’s Zumba fitness class Wednesday morning, Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. We will jam out to music from all genres, including Latin, Hip-Hop, Reggae, and favorite tunes of yesterday and today. It is for women and men of ALL fitness levels. Dance experience is not required.
Cost: $15

AORN Foundation events are non-refundable and proceeds go to AORN Foundation, whose mission is to advance patient safety by supporting nurses who make surgery safe through education, research, and patient safety initiatives.

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