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SPECIAL NOTE - updated August 3, 2007

New Pre-Conference management sessions now being offered.  Click here  to register! 

Due to high demand, the regular Pre-Conference Workshops are sold out.  If you would like to be placed on the wait list for a specific workshop should space become available, please contact the AVA Registration Department at  or call 703-964-1240, extension 15.

SPECIAL NOTE - updated August 9, 2007

Due to overwhelming demand, the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and the Wyndham Phoenix hotels are currently sold out of rooms.  Additional housing has been secured at the Springhill Suites by Marriott Downtown Phoenix, located approximately 4 blocks (.6 miles) from the convention center.  Every room is a studio suite with separate sitting area.  Amenities in every room include a sofa sleeper, wet bar, mini refridgerator, microwave, iron/ironing board, hairdryer and a desk.  All suites are equipped with either one king size bed or two double beds.  The hotel also offers the following complimentary items:  airport shuttle, breakfast buffet, high speed internet, parking, onsite fitness center, guest laundry services, heated pool and whirlpool spa. 

Springhill Suites by Marriott Phoenix Downtown
802 East Van Buren Street
Phoenix, AZ  85006
Phone:  1-602-307-9929
Fax:  1-602-307-9964
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxdt-springhill-suites-phoenix-downtown/

Reservations: 1-888-287-9400 and 602-307-9929 (Ask for the Association for Vascular Access rate)
Room Rate: $99 plus 12.07% tax
Housing Deadline:  The discounted room rate is available until August 21 or until the room block is exhausted, whichever is first.

To download preliminary registration brochure, click here

To register online now, click here

The Association for Vascular Access (AVA) is an exciting multidisciplinary organization composed of clinicians, educators, regulators, and manufacturers from the medical field of Vascular Access. AVA provides an opportunity for these individuals to improve practice and patient outcomes by focusing on education and new product innovations. AVA is the premier professional organization for those individuals in Vascular Access who are leading the thoughts and actions of others in the field.

Why Attend an AVA Conference?

I would not think about missing the AVA Conference. I simply learn too much, meet too many people, renew acquaintances, and network. The atmosphere is awesome and fun.
Sharon Armes, RN
Vascular Access Resource Nurse
Clinical Education Coordinator
Burlington, Ontario


The conference provides me with the most up-to-date VAD information that I am able to bring back to my community and share with others, enabling us to provide better patient care in vascular access.
Diana Melton, RN, BSN, CRNI
Home Services Representative
Jacksonville, Florida

Each different discipline looks at the subject of vascular access from a different point of view. This multidisciplinary approach in looking at vascular access allows each of us to become aware of issues we have never even considered.
Doug Burns, RN, BS
Lead Person-PICC Team
Ethridge, Tennessee


Conference Events
Phoenix Convention Center

For hotel reservations and travel information, click here

Questions regarding the conference?  Call 703-964-1240, ext. 15.