CNA Fest 2023

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Join us for the only conference for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in the United States on July 26 & 27, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark! 

CNA Fest is designed to be a place where CNAs can grow both personally and professionally, make new friends, and recharge their shared passion for caring for people. 

Now in its 23rd year, CNA Fest offers two full days of camaraderie, education, recognition, joy, and respite. Space is limited, so register now before it fills up! 

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Tabletop Exhibitor Event

Helpful Hints for CNA Fest

Essay Contest

Each year NAHCA offers scholarships for at least 10 deserving CNAs. We accomplish this through an essay contest. We accepted applications through June 1st, 2023. Winners will be announced soon.


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During CNA Fest, we could not be successful without the help of several exceptional volunteers. You will work with the direction from the board of directors to assist the NAHCA staff. Applications were accepted through May 26th, 2023.

CNA Fest Highlight Video from 2019

Overall Event Sponsor

Join the KARE Revolution! Connecting caregivers, nurses, and hospitality staff with senior care communities and nursing homes. Earn extra income, a flexible schedule, and get paid with HERO Real-Time Pay™.

Platinum Sponsor

Browse, Bid On, and Work Nearby PRN Shifts. Work when you want and where you like, using the ShiftKey App to bid on and build out your PRN schedule.

Gold Sponsor

National University

Silver Sponsor

THE ESHYFT APP FOR CNAs, LPNs, AND RNs. Earn faster with the ESHYFT app. Pick up shifts, chat with facility managers, submit your timecards and get paid! All in one app.

NorthShore ships out over 2000 orders per day to people who have already discovered the difference we make in the lives of people living with heavy incontinence. Now we are bringing this game-changing product to assisted living and skilled nursing communities. Call or Email for your free trial of our products.

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Sunovion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the innovative application of science and medicine to help people with serious neuropsychiatric conditions. Sunovion’s Long-Term Care team works to support a patient- and caregiver-centric approach across the post-acute continuum of care at all sites of care. This process includes matching the customers Population Health Goals with our Therapeutic Portfolio and other resources to improve the quality of life for the populations we serve. Our ultimate objective is to always be a “Trusted Partner in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care.”

Bronze Sponsor

Georgia Health Care Association

GHCA/GCAL has represented skilled nursing facilities, assisted living centers, and SOURCE agencies in the state for over sixty years. Through lobbying efforts, informative educational seminars and operational support, GHCA/GCAL continues to strive to meet our members’ needs and the best interests of the long term care profession.


First Quality® is a family-owned manufacturing company established in 1989. For over 30 years, our expertise in the adult incontinence market has made us a major partner in skilled nursing facilities and home care. By combining thoughtful innovation with 24/7 clinical support from our licensed eNurse™ team, our high quality Prevail® products are designed to protect against incontinence with maximum comfort and dignity to enhance the quality of life of your patients.


FACETS Healthcare Training, LLC was founded in 2008 by Edwviges “Vicky” Castillo MSNed, RN, CNE to provide a variety of boutique healthcare services in Phoenix, Arizona. Since this time, the services have evolved into a 100% online “Nursing Assistant Test Prep” provider in all 50 U.S. states and the 3 U.S. territories of U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. 

Our products are essential instructional resources for nursing assistant (NA) instructors and schools, as well as vital to student self-preparation for the certification test.