Perk! Save 50% on Healthy Children Conference + Expo

Written by: Melanie Schlachter

Produced by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Healthy Children Conference + Expo (March 8-9 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL) offers a fun-filled weekend of family education and entertainment. This one-of-a-kind event combines an in-depth education conference AND an interactive expo floor to get you up close and personal with the experts!
National-respected keynote and featured speakers:
  • Heidi Murkoff, Author:  What To Expect When You're Expecting
  • Reed Alexander, Actor: iCarly, Author: KewlBites: 100 Nutritious, Delicious, and Family-Friendly Dishes
  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, FAAP, Senior Vice President, Child Health Advocacy Institute Children's National Medical Center nationally respected expert in youth violence prevention
  • Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, Mom and Pediatrician, Author: Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health and Work-Life Balance
  • Aliza Lifshitz, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Vida y Salud, Univision Health Expert and Health,  Columnist, La Raza (Chicago)
Popular family entertainment:
  • Radio Disney Road Crew
  • Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel
  • Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team (from America's Got Talent)
  • South Shore Drill Team (featured in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade)
  • Jim Gill and His Band
  • Miss Lori's CAMPUS
  • Miss Jamie from the Farm
  • Nature's Creatures with Erin Yanz
  • Numbers Alive! with Dr. Rebecca Klemm
  • Mikey's Big Food Shopping Adventure with Jeannie McQueenie
Dynamic show floor features:
  • Cooking Corner (with live demos from experts and celebrity chefs)
  • Connection Corner (meet and ask questions with the experts)
  • Learning Zone (targeted programming for youth)
  • Active Play Zone (exercise, play and move in this indoor activity center)
  • Link Up Lounge (view our Twitter wall and connect with some of Chicago's leading mom bloggers)
  • Story Corner (story time and readings with local authors)
  • Free child care services
  • And much, much more!

NPN Ticket Discount:

As an affiliate partner of the event, NPN members may purchase advance tickets at a discounted rate of $5 each (children are free). 
1) To redeem, visit to pre-register by Friday, March 7.
2) Select attendee registration and enter HCCE14NPN in the promo code field.
3) Pick up your badge onsite.
4) Enjoy!
Posted on February 26, 2014 at 10:42 AM