National WIC Association

2020 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Promotion Conference and Exhibits

September 9-September 11, 2020



Important Dates & Notices
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About the Conference


The NWA Biennial Nutrition Education and Breastfeeding Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL from September 9-11, 2020.


This conference is the most popular gathering of the WIC nutrition and breastfeeding professionals in the US, attracting more than 1,200 attendees from USDA, state and local WIC agencies, and vendors who provide services to the WIC community.

Education sessions will cover current and emerging nutrition and breastfeeding science, research, policy and best practices. Poster Sessions and special forums will offer additional learning and networking opportunities.

More than 40 exhibitors will be on hand to provide the latest on WIC-related products, technology and services.

Registration will be on September 8th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The conference will begin at 9:00 a.m. on September 9th and end at noon on the 11th.

Bookmark our website and stay tuned for a future announcements about joining the conference planning committee, submitting an abstract to present an oral or poster presentation, and registering to attend the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

For questions, please contact the NWA National Office at 202-232-5492. We'll be happy to assist.

Hotel and Transportation

The Conference Host Hotel

Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive,
Orlando, Florida 32819
Main #: (402) 593-5048


Conference Hotel Room Rate

NWA has negotiated a special room rate of $122++ per night. 

The cut-off date for these rates is Tuesday, August 18, 2020. After this date, reservations will be subject to the hotel’s prevailing rates.

We encourage you to make your room reservations early to ensure that you will be in the overflow hotel at the guaranteed room rate. Upon checking in, each guest will be asked to provide a valid government issued ID along with proof to which the room reservation was made.

Method of Room Guarantee

The hotel requires a major credit card to guarantee your room reservation, and first night's deposit (including taxes) payable at the time the reservation is being made. Room cancellations must be received at least 24 hours prior to your arrival date to avoid being charged the first night's room rate and applicable taxes.

Conference Hotel Check-In/Out Policy

Hotel check-in is 3:00pm and check-out is 11:00am. 

Hotel Parking

The hotel offers valet parking and self-parking. If you choose to use valet parking, fees are $40 USD per night. Self-parking is $27 daily.

Airport/Hotel Transportation

The Hyatt Regency Orlando is 15 minutes away from Orlando International Airport.

Shuttle and taxi cab services are available at the airport. The current estimated taxi/cab fare is $40 (one way). Please note that the hotel does nor provide shuttle service.

Fees and Registrations

Registration will open in Spring 2020.

Registration Fees

EARLY REGISTRATION FEES

Fees between now and July 26, 2020
Early Member Rate: $385
Early Non-member Rate: $485

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEES
Fees after July 26, 2020
Regular Member Rate: $410
Regular Non-member Rate: $535

SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION FEES
Member Rate: $200
Non-member Rate: $275

All payments are due before or on the first day of the Conference. Payments must be received to gain access to and participate in Conference activities and sessions. No PO will be accepted on-site.

Registration for this conference will add your contact information to our conference attendee list available to all conference attendees, including exhibitors.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

It is the policy of NWA's to access a processing fee for all cancelled registrations. To cancel your registration, a written request MUST be received by NWA via e-mail to registration@nwica.org or fax to 1-202-387-5281 no later than close of business on July 31, 2020.

Cancellations received before or on July 31, 2020 will be refunded, less a $75 processng fee. No refund will be granted for cancellations received after July 31, 2020. NWA regrets that refunds will not be granted for "No-shows."


Online Registration

Online registrations are processed via our web-based system. Each registrants must have or create a profile (account) in order to register online. To create a profile, please go to https://www.nwica.org/auth/register

Registrants using a Purchase Order (PO) or check, must select the "Bill Me Later" option from the online registration system when registering. Credit card paments will be processed via our secured Stripe site. The system will automatically e-mail a registration confirmation to the e-mail provided. If you do not received a confirmation, please call our office.


Registration via Mail, Fax or Email

To register by mail, fax or e-mail, download the Conference Registration form, complete, and submit it via e-mail to registration@nwica.org or fax it to 202-387-5281. Registration forms may also be mailed to:

National WIC Association
2001 S Street, NW Ste. 580
Washington, DC 20009

To obtain our Federal Identification Number, please call our office at 202-232-5492.