Convention & Expo

Save the Date for the 67th Annual IHCA Convention & Expo
Quality: The Ultimate Frontier
September 11-14, 2017 | Peoria, IL

Each year, IHCA offers the largest convention and expo in the state for long term care professionals. This annual four-day event includes more than 100 educational sessions on a variety of topics and a comprehensive expo that features exhibits on the latest technology and services available to long term care providers. Attendees are also invited to take part in a number of fun, peer-to-peer networking opportunities. The IHCA Excellence Award for Long Term Care Centers (visit the Excellence Awards page for more information) and the LTCNA Nursing Awards are also presented at the annual convention and expo.
Annual LTCNA Awards Information

The LTCNA Nursing Awards are presented at Ovations: A Celebration of Long Term Care Nurses at the annual IHCA Convention & Expo. Though in previous years the nominations were handled in conjunction with the IHCA Staff & Specialty Awards, starting in 2017 each awards program is being handled separately. 

Nomination forms for the 2017 LTCNA Nursing Awards are now available!

Click here to submit your nominations online.
Click here to download the printable nomination forms.

Completed nominations must be received by June 16, 2017 to be considered.

Did You Know?
  • All nominees receive a certificate recognizing their achievement.
  • Facilities are welcomed (and encouraged!!) to submit multiple nominations.
  • Press releases will be sent to local media outlets announcing the winners!
 Nursing Award questions should be directed to Debbie Jackson at ( or 800-252-8988

Convention Hotel Information

Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
501 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
$148 per night
Click here to book a room online

Courtyard by Marriott
533 Main Street
Peoria, IL  61602
$148 per night
Click here to book a room online

Embassy Suites East Peoria
100 Conference Center Dr.
East Peoria, IL 61611
$152 per night