Experiences

AORN Expo 2022 | March 19-23 | New Orleans, LA

We’re planning an unforgettable week of networking and celebratory experiences so you can unwind, connect, and have fun with periop peers from around the world.

KICK OFF PARTY

Saturday, March 19

Hang out, unwind, and party with other attendees and enjoy local cuisine, drinks, and music featuring the Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band.

EXPO HALL OPENING RECEPTION

Sunday, March 20

Connect with hundreds of exhibitors ready to share their latest products, technologies, and services for the surgical suite.

AORN FOUNDATION "NIGHT OF STARS" PARTY

Monday, March 21

Hit the dance floor at the Foundation’s popular fundraiser happening at Generations Hall. Separate ticket required.

NURSES NIGHT OUT AT MARDI GRAS WORLD

Tuesday, March 22

Celebrate AORN Expo 2022 with your periop squad. Plus, get a behind-the- scenes look at Mardi Gras traditions.

PERIOP CHALLENGE

Week of Expo

Show off your perioperative smarts and compete in a variety of planned activities throughout the week.

 

ESCAPE ROOM COMPETITIONS

Week of Expo

Small groups will be competing for the fastest time. See if you can escape the OR on Mars, the North Pole, and the OR of the Future.

EXPO HALL TOURS

Week of Expo

Get a guided tour of the largest surgical tradeshow for nurses in the U.S.

 

EXPO QUEST

Week of Expo

Calling all competitive treasure hunters! Locate the hidden codes throughout the conference for a chance to win the ultimate treasure.

First-Time Attendee Reception

Friday, March 18

Meet other first-time attendees and connect with conference veterans before we kick off the event on Friday, March 18.

Young Professional Meet Up

Friday, March 18

Connect with other young professionals at the conference in the Career Center Lounge during the Expo Hall Opening Reception.

Chapter Meet Ups

Week of Expo

Connect with other attendees from your hometown and surrounding region.


Specialty Assembly Meet Ups

Week of Expo

Meet other periop professionals in your specialty.