NAMI Wisconsin's
Annual Conference 2018


April 20th-21st, 2018

The osthoff resort
101 Osthoff Ave
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020



Click here to register for the NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2018! 

NAMI Wisconsin’s Annual Conference 2018 is a two-day event for leaders in the mental health world. This year’s conference will be held April 20th-21st, 2018 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

The overall purpose of the NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2018 is to bring over 400 mental health advocates under one roof while spotlighting topics relevant to mental health and wellness. The event will once again host a large variety of audiences, including mental health providers, leaders, social workers, clinicians, government officials, criminal justice partners, consumers, and family members. Mental health advocates from all over the state are welcome to attend.

The conference theme, Honoring the Past, Envisioning the Future, will focus on past successes and future goals. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to celebrate the great strides NAMI has taken in improving the mental health system, while also working towards creating an even brighter future for those affected by mental illness.

Click here to see the agenda for the Annual Conference 2018!


Registration for the NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2018 is now OPEN! Registration will remain open until April 13th, 2018. The registration package options are as followed: 

  • NAMI Member (1 day $75, 2 days $125)
  • Non-Member (1 day $135, 2 days $220)
  • Low Income (1 day $45, 2 days $90)
  • Student (1 day $45, 2 days $90)

Click here to register today!

Social Work CEUs

All the workshops at the Annual Conference 2018 will qualify for Social Work CEUs. If you are interested in Social Work CEU's following the conference, please be sure to pick up a form while at the conference. Because we are working with the University of Wisconsin, there will be a $20 charge per workshop for processing fees. All workshops earn 1.5 CEH/.15 CEU. 

The Osthoff Resort

Voted #4 among the Top Resorts in The American Midwest by Conde' Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2016, The Osthoff Resort is a AAA Four Diamond premier vacation destination. The resort is situated lakeside with a clean, sandy beach and spectacular view of beautiful Elkhart Lake.

Relax on the beautifully land-scaped grounds, walk to the private beach or enjoy a number of recreational activities including biking and boating. Beautifully decorated and fully furnished suites will make you feel right at home.   

NAMI Wisconsin has arranged a room block to ensure conference attendees recieved a discounted rate during their stay at the Osthoff Resort. The cut-off date for this rate is March 28th, 2018. Please note: NAMI Wisconsin cannot guarantee rooms beyond the number that has been reserved, so book now! 

To reserve a room via phone: Call the Osthoff Resort at 1-800-876-3399 and press 1 for group hotel room reservations. Be sure to ask for the NAMI Wisconsin group rate.

To reserve a room via website:Visit, click the meetings tab. Then, click "To make your individual Group reservations" use GNAMI for Group ID and then NAMI for the password.

The following room layouts are available under the NAMI Wisconsin room block. 

Click here to learn more about The Osthoff Resort

Click here for driving directions and map for the Osthoff Resort


Thank you for your interest in sponsorship, exhibiting, and advertising opportunities for the NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2018! We would love to partner with you for this exciting event. Your generous support will go to supporting many conference scholarship recipients who would otherwise not be able to attend the Annual Conference. 

Click here to learn more about package options.

If you have any questions about exhibiting, advertising, or sponsoring the conference, please don't hestitate to reach out to NAMI Wisconsin's Communications and Events Director, Jamie Gurgul, at Thank you! 

Click here to register as an exhibit, advertiser, and/or sponsor. 


Important Dates

Mark your calendars with these important dates to remember! 

  • November 7th: Registration opens
  • February 9th: Scholarship deadline
  • February 9th: Deadline for Iris award nominations
  • February 16th: Early-bird registration discount deadline
  • March 16th: Exhibitor, advertisement, and sponsorship deadline
  • April 13th: Online registration closes

QUESTIONS? Contact NAMI Wisconsin's Communications & Events Director, Jamie Gurgul, at or call the NAMI Wisconsin office at (608) 268-6000. We hope to see you there! 

Check out pictures from last year's NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2017!