Attend NatCon18

Registration Details

Join 5,000+ professionals representing the best in behavioral health to recharge your batteries and challenge your perspectives at NatCon18.

  • Connect with peers and luminaries. Be part of an international community of innovators and change-influencers.
  • Experience the insight of unequalled speakers.  Thought-leaders Brené Brown, Elinore McCance-Katz and Thomas Joiner are already booked, and we’re adding more every day.
  • Ideas abound at the Solutions Pavilion. It’s not your average exhibit hall. More than 350 organizations offer the solutions you need to tackle today’s challenges.
  • Present your ideas at NatCon18. Call for Presentations closed on December 8.  Watch the site for exciting program updates.
  • Dig deep into the issues you care most about. NatCon is the premier conference for behavioral health, responding to today’s issues and challenges.
  • Earn continuing education credits. Fulfill your licensing requirements at the same time you enrich yourself or your staff.
  • Be Heard in Washington, DC. At NatCon’s Hill Day visits, unite with your peers to raise your voice on Capitol Hill and Be Heard.

Your Registration Package Includes:

  • Admission to a robust schedule of original, informative and engaging conference sessions, workshops and events.
  • Access to an exceptional lineup of motivating speakers and thought leaders.
  • Continuing education credits from various professional associations.
  • Admission to the dynamic Solutions Pavilion (Exhibit) hall and a remarkable range of vendors.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; boxed lunch on Monday and Tuesday; and coffee breaks.
  • Incomparable networking opportunities.

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Event Contact

For more information, contact Tenikka Greene at

Registration Fees

Annual Conference: April 23-25

Preview by 12/1/17 Early Bird by 2/9/18 Standard by 4/13/18 Onsite after 4/13/18
Member $825 $925 $1,025 $1,125
Non-Member $1,025 $1,125 $1,225 $1,325

Preconference University: April 22

Full Day Half Day
Member $400 $200
Non-Member $450 $225

Awards of Excellence Dinner: April 24

Individual Ticket Table of 10
$110 $3,000

Additional Preconference Events

Middle Management Academy: April 18-21 $1,350
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) April 21-22 $100
Mental Health First Aid Summit: April 22 (for instructors only) No Fee
Hill Day Policy Institute (Hill Day Visits: April 25) No Fee

Substitution Policy

Paid registrants who are unable to attend NatCon may send an alternate. Requests must be received in writing. A completed Substitution Form can be emailed to or faxed to 216.378.1450. A service fee of $50 will be charged for each substitution. Substitutions must be received by March 9, 2018. Participant or organization will be responsible for the fee.

Download the NatCon18 substitution form to send an alternate attendee to NatCon18 in your stead.


Cancellation Policy

Requests for refunds due to cancellation must be received in writing. A completed Cancellation Form can be emailed to or faxed to 216.378.1450. A service fee of $100 will be deducted from all refunds of cancellation requests received prior to March 9, 2018. Registrants who do not cancel prior to March 9, 2018 and do not attend will be responsible for the full registration fee.

Download the NatCon18 cancellation form to request a refund if you must cancel your attendance at NatCon18.