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2023 Spring Conference

2023 Spring Conference

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 12:00 PM (CST) to Friday, March 10, 2023 at 12:00 PM (CST)
48 Seats Remaining

* Registration open until 2/28/23 at 12:00 AM (CST)

Event Details

March 8-10, 2023


Join us at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Wisconsin Dells March 8-10, 2023 for WALA's Annual Spring Conference.  We are excited to bring back the things you know and love PLUS introduce some brand new event features, speakers and exhibitors to help you elevate your assisted living operations in 2023.

Thank you to our Full Conference Promotion Sponsor: 

Event Schedule:

Wednesday, March 8th 12:00 - 4:30pm

Optional Educational Pre-Event

Join Courtney Clark, President of Accelerated Resilience, in this 4-hour workshop intensive Revisionary Thinking: The Science and Strategy of Quickly Adapting to Change. Walk away with the ability to...

  • Avoid the typical mistakes people make when confronted with change
  • Improve mental flexibility as individuals and teams
  • Understand why gut instinct fails you in unfamilar situations and how to counter it
  • Generate more (and more innovative!) ideas when solving problems
Opening Evening Reception 5:00 - 8:00pm

Back by popular demand, we are kicking off this years conference with a live performance from The LoveMonkeys at our opening reception.  If you missed it last year, you will not want to miss out again this year.  Networking + Entertainment!

Thank you to our Evening Reception Sponsor M3 Insurance

Thursday, March 9th 7:30 - 10:00 am

Registration, Opening Remarks and Opening Keynote

Thank you to our Opening Keynote Sponsor: Consolidated Construction

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, founder of Jenerations Health Education, is joining us to open our day with Redefining Great Service Reflecting Resilience to the Great Resignation.  Hiring has been tough everywhere, those of us in asssisted living know we are no exception.  This interactive keynote will help you and your team: 

  • Recognize service challenges
  • Discuss simple, inexpensive strategies to improve resident and family experiences immediately
  • Identify the mindset and attitudes holding your team back from providing the great service your residents deserve

10:00am - 7:00pm

We have a FULL DAY for you with many NEW features...
  • Several new speakers in our breakout sessions
  • Special Guests: Pharmacy Society of WI
  • Innovation Showroom with guided tours
  • HERO Awards Ceremony over lunch
  • Over 100 exhibitors
  • Prize drawing reception + cornhole tournament

OR Complete Registration Form

Friday, March 10th 8:30am - 12:00pm

Leadership Certification Program Completion Ceremony

Join us as we launch the final day of our 2023 conference by recognizing  those that have completed WALA's first ever Leadership Certification Program.

Following we'll announce PAC raffle drawing winners before you wrap up the conference with two more breakout sessions.

Hotel Information

WALA room block at Kalahari is available HERE

Secondary WALA room block is available at Clarion Hotel & Suites with a room rate secured at $90/night. Book your room by calling 800.648.4765 {press extension #1 and ask for the WALA room block}

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Thursday & Friday Conference Attendance

WALA Member: $345

Non-Member: $423

WALA Members: Register 5, get one free! (All 6 must be submitted together for WALA to apply discount)

Optional Educational Pre-Event Wednesday, March 8th

WALA Member: $139
Non-Member: $186
Optional Opening Evening Reception

WALA Member & Non-Member: $150 {early bird not applicable}

Bundle IT & Save! {Pre-Event + Opening Reception}

WALA Member: $ 185

Non-Member: $232

One-Day Conference Attendance Thursday OR Friday

WALA Member: $235

Non-Member: $333

Nursing Home Administrator Credits: $125

WALA Diamond Participants - Don't forget to take your 10% off

WALA Diamond Accredited Communities - 25% off

Maximum 10 CE hours available.

10 NAB credit approval: 20240229-40-A90428-IN

Thank you to our Registration Sponsor: Medication Management Partners