Nursing Excellence Award FAQ

EVENT SCHEDULE - Auction Opens & Night of Nursing Excellence Awards

  • Wednesday, November 4th.

    • 10:00 a.m. (MST) – Online auction open for bidding!

  • Saturday, November 14

    • 6:30 p.m. – VIP Reception – Join us for this exclusive virtual reception. A mixologist from Tractor Brewing will help you mix your signature Nursing Excellence Award cocktail. Tickets are $125. Cocktail mixings and two beautiful NEA tumbler glasses are included.

    • 7:00 p.m. (MST) SHARP – Nursing Excellence Awards Program begins. All nominees, VIP plus regular ticket holders ($75).

    • 8:30 p.m. – Silent Auctions closes

Can I participate in the Silent Auction if I’m not attending the NEA event?

Yes, you can participate in the Silent Auction without attending our event. The same rules apply- the highest bidder wins! You track items, set automatic bidding with limits, all from our Silent Auction website. Click here to begin bidding or to make a donation!

How do I get my tickets?

  • Nominee tickets are included in their nomination fee. They will receive one log in that they can access on one device. Emails with event information will be sent out November 11th.

  • If y wants to attend the event but will not be able to share screens with a nominee, you’ll need to buy a ticket to attend. General Admission tickets are $75 and VIP tickets are $125.  Email with event information will be sent out November 11thLearn more here! 

  • If you are a nurse supporter and want to join the fun, you also need to buy a ticket to attend. General Admission tickets are $75 and VIP tickets are $125. Emails with event information will be sent out November 11th  

Purchase Tickets Here

 

Does it cost anything to attend?

  • If you are a nominee- Congratulations on your nomination! Your nomination includes your ticket. With that ticket you’ll be able to attend the event on one device. Feel free to gather as many loved ones (in a COVID safe way) around that device.

  • Nurse supporters who cannot gather around a nominee’s device will have to purchase a ticket to attend. General Admission tickets are $75 and VIP tickets are $125

  • If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact us [email protected] or call us at 505-565-8711

Tell Me About this VIP Reception:

    • This will be THE virtual event of the year. Your VIP ticket will get you the ingredients for the event’s signature cocktail & two beautiful exclusive stainless-steel tumblers. Those items will be sent to you prior to the event.  A mixologist from Tractor Brewing will walk attendees through how to mix your signature Nursing Excellence Award cocktail.

    • Tickets are $125. Tickets to the VIP reception, cocktail mixings for two, plus two beautiful NEA tumblers are included.

    • Nominees who want to upgrade their tickets may purchase a VIP ticket with the promo code NOMINEE to purchase one VIP pass for $75. CNE staff will match nominee VIP promo code tickets with nominee names to ensure only nominees can participate in this discount. Nominees can upgrade one ticket/device pass.

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact us [email protected]

What is a virtual table?

This year individuals and institutions will have the option of purchasing a “virtual” table. A virtual table enables you to show the video program in a private setting (no more than 5 viewers) and also to edit segments of the video (no longer than 5 consecutive minutes and/or 10 minutes in total) to share publicly (website, social media, embedded in an email) in order to highlight your institution, your nominees, and/or awardees. 

Who Should Attend?

  • This event is for everyone who loves and supports New Mexico nurses!

How do I attend and access the virtual event that night?

You’ll be able to access the virtual event via Zoom. You’ll receive an email with the login ticket information. That email will be sent out on November 11th. You may use any of your electronic devices such as a smart TV, computer, laptop, phone, or tablet.

We will share all the links you need to attend the virtual event through our reminder emails.

Also, we will share the Silent Auction information on all of our Nursing Excellence emails, website, and social media starting November 4th.

When I tune in, will others be able to see me?

Yes…if you want! If your device has a camera, you’ll have the choice of whether you have your cameras on or off.

Is there a signature drink for the Nursing Excellence Awards this year?

Yes!  VIP tickets will include everything you need to make a Quarantini Martini, 2 beautiful Nursing Excellence Award tumblers, and a virtual reception with a very real Tractor Brewery mixologists who will show you how to make your signature cocktail for the signature event of the year!

When does the online silent auction begin?

The online auction opens on Wednesday, November 4th, 10:00a.m. (MST). We will share the Silent Auction information on all of our Nursing Excellence emails, right here on our website, and social media starting November 4th. Click HERE to begin bidding today!

When does the online silent auction close?

The online auction will close on Saturday, November 14th, at 8:30 p.m.

How do I bid on silent auction items?

Click HERE to begin bidding!

How will I get my silent auction items?

Due to the Governor's orders, we will we will be in touch with winners about pick up. If you are a winner, you should be receiving emails with all details.

How do I donate online?

Thanks for asking! You can donate on our website at https://www.nmnursingexcellence.org/donate or directly on the silent auction page HERE. Thank you!

 I can’t tune in on November 14th. How can I give now?

Thanks for asking! You can donate on our website at https://www.nmnursingexcellence.org/donateThank you!

Can I still be an event sponsor?

Absolutely! We would love to have you on board as a sponsor. Sponsorships benefits can be found here.  Please contact Meggin Lorino at [email protected]for more info on sponsorships.