While the first half of 2003 wasn’t so great for some, several nursing association annual conventions said they’re doing just fine, thank you. For example, the Dermatology Nurses Association’s Annual Convention this March got its best attendance ever; more than 1,000 nurses came to San Francisco for the show. With 95 booths, the exhibition also was sold out. "This was DNA’s best convention ever," says executive director Cyndee Nowicki.
The annual meeting and exhibition for the America