FAQs

AORN Expo 2023 | April 1-4 | San Antonio

Financial assistance is available through the AORN Foundation. Apply for a professional development grant
application opens in October.

  • Your well-being is AORN's top priority. We are working with the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, local groups, and vendors to create a safe meeting environment. AORN will continue to monitor public health guidance regarding large gatherings and follow the CDC for guidance.
  • We strongly recommend all attendees, exhibitors, and vendors stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations. Masking is optional. AORN reserves the right to change these guidelines at any time.
  • If you are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms, have knowingly been exposed to COVID-19, or have received a positive COVID-19 test within 10 days of the start of the conference, please stay home and attend virtually. To transfer your registration to a virtual pass, please contact AORN Expo Registration at (888) 266-7644.


  • We know that plans change. That’s why we want to assure you that you can register with minimal risk. All cancellation requests received before April 1 will receive a full refund.
  • If you booked your hotel within the Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2023 hotel block, you will not be subject to a cancellation penalty so long as you cancel your reservation 72 hours in advance.

  • Yes! AORN will refund 100% of your registration in the event of cancellation.

The average high temperature in San Antonio in April is 80 F and the average low is 57 F. The area typically sees about 2½ inches of rain in April.

San Antonio offers a “Show Us Your Badge” program for conference attendees. During your visit, present your official conference badge at the time of individual order or entry at these participating establishments and receive the offer listed.

  • A cab ride from the airport to Downtown San Antonio costs approximately $30-$35 (subject to change). Four rideshare companies are approved for operations at SAT: Lyft, Uber, Wingz and Wridz. VIA Metropolitan Transit provides service to Downtown San Antonio on VIA bus route 5 for $1.30.

Complete the request form by January 23, 2023 and an AORN team member will be in contact with you.