What does it cost to attend the conference?

The Best Friends National Conference gets better every year. In addition to the action- and expert-packed sessions, you’ll get:

  • Access to a special conference app for convenient scheduling and access to session materials, digital handouts and presentations
  • General sessions and workshops
  • Networking activities with Best Friends partners and sponsors
  • Opening day welcome reception
  • Saturday evening social
  • Continental breakfast on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Best Friends National Conference pricing graphic

Session audio recordings

Act now to purchase access to audio recordings of most conference sessions and presentations for just $30. That's almost $70 off the on-site price. This offer is only available during online registration.

2019 Best Friends National Conference VIP Experience

As a Conference VIP, you’ll have priority seating at general sessions, dine with a special surprise guest and other exclusive opportunities. Don’t miss your chance to be at the center of this lifesaving event.

The VIP Experience includes:

  • Audio recordings of most conference sessions, a $99 value
  • Reserved seating at all Conference general sessions
  • Upgrade to our limited edition conference tote bag
  • 20 percent off coupon to use at the Best Friends conference store
  • Lunch with a surprise guest from Best Friends
  • Two drink tickets for the Welcome Reception
  • Exclusive VIP button to wear throughout the conference

A great deal for Network partners 

As a Best Friends Network partner, your organization can register up to two people for just $165 each. To get this special discount, email networkpartnerevents@bestfriends.org.

Group conference registration discount

When a group of three or more registers at the same time, each person gets a $25 discount. (Please note: This group rate cannot be combined with special discounts, such as the early bird pricing or the Best Friends Network partner discount.)