NNBA 2024 Conference

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How to Run Profitable RetreatsProfitable Retreats
by Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®, FAAN

Have you considered adding retreat facilitation services for hospitals and corporations to your business model? Or maybe you just want to earn income while spending as much time as possible at resorts, spas, and retreat centers. Retreats are a great way to generate income, build a following, sell and promote products and services, make valuable contacts, and get high-visibility publicity. Donna has been running successful retreats for over 10 years and will show you how to do all this and more. Attend this energizing, fun, and info packed program and tap into the wisdom, experience, and enthusiasm of an international keynote speaker, trainer, retreat and seminar leader. You’re guaranteed to leave with an increased sense of confidence, know-how, and motivation to create profitable retreats.

During this pre-conference seminar, you will learn how to:

  • Run successful one-day, weekend, or longer events in nearby and distant locales
  • Price your offerings
  • Create activities that delight and empower attendees
  • Obtain continuing education credits for your programs
  • Have fun while making money

About Donna:

Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®, FAAN, is The Inspiration Nurse. She is a powerhouse of energy, wisdom, humor, and solid content and has been referred to as a positive force of nature who lights a path for others to follow. She is the original “Dear Donna” columnist at Nurse.com.

Donna travels the world inspiring and empowering nurses to move beyond fear and live and work to their highest potential. She does that as a keynote speaker, columnist, author and cut-up. She holds the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned international recognition for professional speakers. Only 10% of all speakers hold this designation. She is one of only 30 nurses in the world with this credential. Donna is also a Fellow in the Nursing Academy (FAAN). Donna is an Advisory Board member of NNBA and is the recipient of the NNBA Vanguard Award in recognition for her impact, influence, inspirational leadership and contributions to Nurse Entrepreneurship.

Donna is author of the books; Falling Together–How to Find Balance, Joy and Meaningful Change When Your Life Seems to be Falling Apart, Your First Year as a Nurse – Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional, The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses – Practical Advice for Thriving at Every Stage of Your Career, and A Daybook for Beginning Nurses.

Donna is a Reiki Master, Certified Meditation Teacher, Certified Forest Therapy Guide, and Labyrinth Facilitator.