43rd Annual National Wellness Conference
43rd Annual National Wellness Conference
Join us at the 2018 National Wellness Conference!
Held on June 18 - 20, 2018, the 43rd Annual National Wellness Conference offers wellness promoters from across the globe the opportunity to navigate this terrain together. Through ground-breaking educational sessions, rejuvenating personal enhancement programs, and memorable social events, our sights remain set on guiding the communities we serve on a positive and affirming path toward whole-person wellness.
This year's theme is Navigating Wellness: Mapping a Positive Path
The wellness landscape is constantly shifting in countries throughout the world. As policies and environments are altered, and innovative ideas to facilitate behavior change are introduced, wellness professionals and the individuals they serve discover not only new obstacles, but also new inspiration.
Advance & Thrive In Your Career!
• Build knowledge & skills in health & wellness promotion
• Experience personal enhancement activities
• Connect with future partners, clients & mentors
Attend NWC Academies
Contribute your voice, share ideas, learn best practices, develop skill-sets, and create solutions to today’s wellness industry challenges in our three Academies:
• Multicultural Competency
Grow Your Competence in Wellness Promotion
NWC’s 90+ sessions include topics such as:
• Networking, social, and wellness activities
• Team and student rates
• Worksite Wellness Certificate and Pre-Conference programs
• Exhibit hall of wellness-related vendors
• Continuing Education Credit Opportunities
View the Program Guide here for full session descriptions and presenter bios.
Earn CECs at NWC 2018
NWI is an approved provider of continuing education credit for ACSM, CHES® NWI-CWP, SHRM-CP℠ and SHRM-SCP℠. Click here for the most up-to-date list of additional approved CEC types available for participation in National Wellness Conference sessions.
Network with Fellow Health Education & Wellness Professionals
• SUNDAY EVENTS: "Women Leading Well: Breaking Barriers" Pre-Conference (additional fee); exhibit hall grand opening & scavenger hunt through beautiful St. Paul
• MONDAY EVENING: Poster Showcase and networking reception
• TUESDAY EVENING: Enjoy a relaxing meal at our dinner banquet
Join us on June 17, 2018 for the "Women Leading Well: Breaking Barriers" Pre-Conference
This half-day workshop provides an introduction and overview to key aspects of the barriers that get in the way of women leading, both personally and professionally. The workshop is designed for women working or aspiring to work, in leadership and management roles or for women and men to actively support women in businesses or organizations to lead. Find out more here.
Earn your professional certificate in worksite wellness through these NWI trainings offered in conjunction with the National Wellness Conference.
Supported by current research and best practices, NWI’s multi-level Worksite Wellness Certificate Program is recognized as a premier training program for worksite wellness, human resources, benefits, and interdisciplinary professionals who are working to ensure a well workforce. Participants in the Worksite Wellness Specialist and Program Manager trainings gain the knowledge, skills, and tools to assist them in creating and sustaining a culture of wellness within an organization.
CWWS: June 16-17, 2018
CWWPM: June 18-19, 2018
From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT
Register online by June 7 to guarantee your space. Onsite registration is not available. (Attendance of the National Wellness Conference is encouraged but not required to participate in CWWS or CWWPM; additional registration rates apply.) Click here to register.
Windsource: Through a partnership with Saint Paul RiverCentre, the National Wellness Conference has purchased wind energy through Xcel Energy’s Windsource® program for this event. 100% of the electricity on June 18-20 will be offset with renewable energy.
The RiverCentre Parking Ramp is temporarily closed. Click here for an interactive parking map of all downtown parking ramps and lots.
Worksite Wellness Specialist Certificate Program
June 16-17, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Worksite Wellness Program Manager Certificate Program
June 18-19, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Women Leading Well: Breaking Barriers Pre-Conference
June 17, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
June 18-20, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
When registering for the conference, you will be asked to log in or create a guest account. National Wellness Institute Members enjoy significant savings on National Wellness Conference registration! Not a member? No problem, simply create a quick guest account and you're on your way.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 National Wellness Conference!
Sponsor and Exhibitor Information