National WIC Association

2024 Virtual NWA Technology, Innovation, and Vendor Management Conference

August 6-August 7, 2024




Save the Date!

We are excited to announce that NWA will be hosting a 2-day 2024 NWA Virtual Technology, Innovation, and Vendor Management Conference August 6th and 7th. 

Registration comming soon! 

The virtual conference is a forum to engage with emerging and pressing developments in technology and innovations that enhance the WIC participant experience by removing barriers to participation.

Topics that will discussed include:

  • Data linkages to enhance participant recruitment and retention

  • Developments in online ordering, the WIC shopping experience, and vendor management

  • Remote certifications - lessons learned and opportunities

  • Management Information Systems

  • Using AI to streamline access to WIC

  • Using data dashboards 

Implementing innovative technology and managing program integrity can be complex, but together we can find solutions that provide flexibility and choice for WIC participants and support WIC practitioners to recruit and retain eligible families with high quality services. 

This virtual conference brings together WIC staff from state and local agencies, researchers, technologists and other stakeholders for thought partnership to innovate the WIC participant experienc.

Registration Comming Soon! 

Registration Details

Registration Coming soon! 

2024 NWA VITUAL Tech Conference

Please note, the fees listed below are for planning purposes only. While the rates more than likely will not change, NWA reserves the right to adjust until registration officially opens. 

Registration Fees:

Registration Type

Early Bird Rates - ENDS June 13

 

Regular Rates - BEGINS June 14

Ends July 26

NWA Member

$299

$399

Non-Member

$399

$499

USDA Staff 

$299

$399

Undergrad student or full-time retiree 

$219

$249

NWA Member Group (5+)

$274

$374

 

To receive the group rate discount!

  • GROUP Discounts are for NWA Members only
  • To be considered a group you must have five (5) or more from one facility.
  • Enter "GROUP" in the Promo Code Box and the system will automatically apply the discount. 
  • Registrants MUST be registered in ONE Group to receive the discount!
  • Promotions/discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual registrations. Limit one special offer/discount code per registration.

 

Last Chance Registration Fees

Last Chance to Register 

Starts July 27

NWA Member

$449

Non-Member

$549

                  *No group discount at the last chance rate


Payment Details

We must receive your credit card payment or check payment in full before you may access any NWA conferences or events. If we have not received payment in full, you will not be able to access the 2024 NWA Virtual Tech Conference platform.

  • Please see our payments information page on the NWA website.
  • Payment by debit/credit card is most preferred followed by check!
  • If paying by check, full payment is due four weeks after initial registration submission. 
  • All balance dues must be cleared no later than July 26, 2024.  
  • Starting July 27, all payments must be submitted by Debit/Credit Card.
  • Attendees MUST be paid in full by the deadline to access the NWA 2024 Tech Conference. 
  • Deadline for receipt of cancellations: 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 26, 2024.
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to confsupport@nwica.org and should include the registration ID number and registrant name(s).
  • Cancellations are not accepted by phone.
  • Cancellations received before June 13 will receive 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received starting  June 14 will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after July 26, 2024.  
  • Promotions/discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual registrations. Limit one special offer/discount code per registration.
  • Refunds are not issued for no-shows.
  • If you DO NOT CANCEL YOU WILL STILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT! 

NWA Federal Tax ID: 52-1482678

Make Checks Payable to the National WIC Association

National WIC Association
Attn: 2024NWA WIC Technology and Innovation Conference and Exhibits Registration
1099 14th Street, NW Ste. 510
Washington, DC 20005

 


How to Register and Access your NWA account

  • Registrations are processed via our web-based system. 
  • Each registrant must have or create a profile (account) to register online. 
  • Please make sure each user’s email address and phone number are correct before registering!
  • Credit card payments will be processed via our secure stripe site.
  • Registrants using a Purchase Order (PO) or check, must select the "Bill Me Later" option from the online registration system when registering.
  • The system will automatically email a registration confirmation to the email provided. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact confsupport@nwica.org.
  • You may print invoices, receipts, event confirmations, and view other personalized NWA information and activities by logging into your My NWICA account.

Log in:

  • Visit www.nwica.org and click "Log in" in the top right corner of the homepage.
  • Then enter your username (your email) and password.
  • Click on the Purchase Tab and you will be able to view/print copies of your invoices and receipts.

Create an account (for those that do not have an account)

Click here for step-by-step instructions on creating an account

 


Questions?

Contact the conference team at confsupport@nwica.org

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Prospectus Coming Soon! 

The National WIC Association (NWA) invites you to participate as a sponsor at our 2024 NWA WIC Technology and Innovation Conference! Implementing innovative technology and managing program integrity can be complex, but together we can find solutions that provide flexibility and choice for WIC participants and support WIC practitioners to recruit and retain eligible families with high quality vendor services. Please note: This conference will be held virtually only!


Why Sponsor?

If you are seeking to introduce your products and services or an alternative promotional strategy to a new or existing audience, this conference will offer several affordable options to meet your marketing needs.

By sponsoring at this conference, you will:

  • Create new customer and client relationships with WIC decision makers from across the nation;
  • Strengthen and build upon existing customer and client relationships;
  • Increase visibility for your company/organization in a targeted market;
  • Promote and market your products and services;
  • Reach prime target market segments for your products and services; and
  • Demonstrate your commitment to promoting quality public health nutrition for women, infants and children.

 

NWA Conference Policies

Conference Polices

By registering for this conference, you agree to all conference policies listed below.

 

General Policies

  • All individuals and/or entities are strictly prohibited from electronically recording or broadcasting any conference events without prior written consent from NWA.
  • Press representatives must register and receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission from NWA.
  • Information presented in sessions and posters may not represent the views or standards of NWA. 

 

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Deadline for receipt of cancellations: 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 26, 2024
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to confsupport@nwica.org and should include the registration ID number and registrant name(s).
  • Cancellations are not accepted by phone.
  • Cancellations received before June 13, 2024 will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received starting June 14,2024  will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after July 26, 2024.
  • Promotions/discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual registrations. Limit one special offer/discount code per registration.
  • Refunds are not issued for no-shows.
  • If you DO NOT CANCEL YOU WILL STILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT! 
  • If registration balance is not paid, a hold will be placed on your account, preventing you from accessing your NWA Membership Benefits.

  

Privacy Policy

Your data privacy and security are important to us. When you register for this event, NWA will process your data in accordance with our legitimate interests for hosting an industry event and for being a community-based organization. Please review our privacy policy, including how to exercise your rights under the GDPR.

 

Code of Conduct

NWA is a listening organization focused on its participants. The Conference is designed to increase interaction, engagement, collaboration, connectivity and community, in a fun and safe environment.

We value the participation of each member of the community and endeavor to deliver an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Conference participants are expected to conduct themselves with integrity, courtesy and respect for others and maintain the highest level of professionalism at all conference programs and events, whether officially sponsored by NWA or not. All attendees, guests, speakers, organizers, volunteers, partners, vendors and staff at any NWA event are required to observe the following Code of Conduct.

NWA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for the conference.

Be kind to others. Do not insult or defame participants. Harassment in any form, sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not condoned at NWA Events.

Participants violating these rules may be asked to leave the conference at the sole discretion of NWA. Thank you for helping to make this a welcoming event for all.

 

Media Disclaimer 

NWA intends to take photographs and video of this event for use in NWA news and promotional material, in print, electronic and other media, including the NWA websites. By participating in this event, I grant NWA the right to use any image, photograph, voice or likeness, without limitation, in its promotional materials and publicity efforts without compensation. All media becomes the property of NWA. Media may be displayed, distributed or used by NWA for any purpose.

 

NWA may update these requirements at any time at its sole discretion.