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Midwifery Business Network Reception
Saturday, June 2, 6:00–8:00PM
Tickets $50
Make contact, share information, and problem solve with others interested in the business aspects of midwifery practice.

First Timers’ Orientation#
Sunday, June 3, 7:00–8:00PM
FREE
If you are a new ACNM member or are attending the Annual Meeting for the first time, be sure to attend this event! You’ll make new friends, network with other members just like you, and get to know the leaders in midwifery.

A.C.N.M. Foundation Fundraiser
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Sunday, June 3, 8:00–10:00PM
Tickets $50, Student Tickets $30
This year’s A.C.N.M. Foundation Fundraiser is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a leisurely visit at the Aquarium of the Pacific with friends and family. We’ll have the entire aquarium to ourselves and you’ll be able to move at your own pace through the exhibits while enjoying a light buffet and cash bar. The aquarium is an easy stroll from the Annual Meeting site and hotels! Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean and meet more than 11,000 sea creatures—all while raising money for the A.C.N.M. Foundation. This promises to be a great party at a breathtaking venue.

Midwives of Color Reception
Monday, June 4, 8:00–10:00PM
Tickets $45, Student Tickets $15
Join your colleagues and friends for a festive evening of fun, food, and networking. Share experiences, interests, issues, and even a few surprises! All midwives and students are welcome. This event includes a live auction with proceeds going toward the Midwives of Color Watson Basic Midwifery Student Scholarship.

Midwives-PAC Rally: Oh, the Places We’ll Go!
Tuesday, June 5, 5:45–7:00PM
Tickets $50, Student Tickets $15
The Midwives-PAC (Political Action Committee) plays an important role in advancing ACNM’s legislative agenda through campaign contributions to federal legislators. This year’s second annual rally will feature Debbie Jessup, CNM, health legislative aide for US Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA). Gather with friends and participate in our silent auction, followed by a live auction.

The Seussical theme this year speaks to our international collection of auction items—such as a boomerang from Australia and wood carvings from Malawi—as well as how Midwives-PAC dollars help expand our scope of practice. One hundred percent of ticket and auction sales will go directly to the Midwives-PAC cause. Tickets to this event are required and can be purchased when you register online or at the registration desk onsite. There will be a cash bar and food will be served at the Midwifery Celebration Party immediately following the event. Be sure to stop by the Midwives-PAC booth in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about our exciting auction items!

Awards Presentation and Midwifery Celebration Party
Tuesday, June 5, 7:00PM–12:00AM
Free for meeting attendees, Guest Tickets $35
This year, we’re presenting the Hattie Hemschemeyer, Kitty Ernst, and Dorothea M. Lang Pioneer awards, plus all other awards except fellows, right before the Midwifery Celebration Party. Pack a dress or suit for our Oscars-style awards presentation, complete with a red a carpet. You'll be inspired by the stars of our profession, and then hit the dance floor with them! The midwifery celebration party is always a huge favorite with annual meeting attendees.

Division of Global Health Reception
Wednesday, June 6, 8:30–10:00PM
Tickets $25
Help celebrate the 30th anniversary of ACNM’s Department of Global Outreach, learn about exciting new education and training programs, and network with midwives who work abroad.

California Nurse-Midwives Yacht Dinner Cruise
Wednesday, June 6, 6:00-9:00PM
Tickets $70
Join the California Nurse-Midwives Association (CNMA) for an evening out on the Long Beach harbor on the Yacht Caroline! Tour the waters under the wide open sky and admire the city night skyline. Watch the sunset as you toast to the strength of midwifery and help raise funds for CNMA. This special cruise will feature a festive Mexican style dinner. Space is limited, so click here to buy your tickets now! Tickets will be available for pick up at the Hospitality Booth in Long Beach.

Business Meetings#

Opening Business Meeting
ACNM Business and Motions
Monday, June 4, 3:45-5:45PM

Closing ACNM Business Meeting
Wednesday, June 6, 10:00AM-12:00PM

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