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About Expo ’18

WHAT IS ECZEMA EXPO?

National Eczema Association’s Eczema Expo is a gathering for the eczema community, uniting patients, caregivers, and medical and industry professionals. Expo ‘18 will focus on empowering people with eczema to live their best life, with an emphasis on holistic health and wellness. Read FAQ here.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND EXPO?

Adults who have eczema
Children aged 5 to 18 who have eczema
Parents of children with eczema
Caregivers, partners, family members, and friends of people who have eczema
Medical professionals in the dermatology, allergy, or other complementary fields
Researchers in dermatology, allergy, and other complementary fields

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

National Eczema Association is committed to improving the lives of people with eczema at all stages of life.
Eczema Expo ‘18 will provide attendees with comprehensive tools to live well with eczema: news about the latest treatments and alternative therapies; skin care, sleep, mental health, and wellness sessions given by renowned experts; professional- and peer-led support groups designed to address all aspects of life, from grooming to intimacy, infancy through young adulthood, midlife through the golden years, fitness to allergy-friendly eating.

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Read breakout session descriptions.

Our Superhero-themed Kids’ Camp is a nurturing, invigorating place for children to make new friends who understand what it’s like to live with eczema while enjoying arts and crafts, playing games, and learning a bit about eczema and skin care. All campers will be invited to join our bowling outing Friday and around-the-town scavenger hunt Saturday.

WHEN IS EXPO ’18?

Thursday, June 20, 2018 – Sunday, June 24, 2018

WHERE IS EXPO ’18 BEING HELD?

The Westin Chicago River North
320 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654

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HOW MUCH IS IT TO ATTEND EXPO ’18?

 

Adult and Health Care Professional tickets include the following:

  • Admission to all general and breakout sessions
  • Lunch and dinner Saturday, June 23
  • Admission to Thursday afternoon check-in and mix-and-mingle gathering
  • Admission to Saturday evening gathering honoring eczema warriors
  • Expo ’18 t-shirt and swag bag
  • Access to the Expo ’18 Sample Buffet, packed with products from our sponsors

Kids’ Camp tickets include the following:

  • Camp Friday and Saturday from 8:30am-5:30pm, and Sunday from 8:30am-12:00pm
  • Lunch Friday and Saturday, and snacks Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and dinner Saturday night at optional/complimentary Movie Night
  • Bowling outing Friday, June 22 and scavenger hunt outing Saturday, June 23

Industry Professionals tickets include the following:

  • Admission to all general sessions, with breakout session admission to be determined by NEA staff based on availability
  • Lunch and dinner Saturday, June 23
  • Admission to Thursday afternoon check-in and mix-and-mingle gathering
  • Admission to Saturday evening gathering honoring eczema warriors
  • Expo ’18 t-shirt and swag bag
  • Access to the Expo ’18 Sample Buffet, packed with products from our sponsors

If you need assistance paying for your registration and travel-related fees, scholarship and fundraising opportunities are available.

Cancellation policy

Registrations cancelled by or prior to April 1, 2018 are fully refundable. Registrations cancelled by or prior to May 15, 2018 will receive a refund less a $25 processing fee. Cancellations received after June 1, 2018 are non-refundable. If you must cancel, please contact Registration Services at info@nationaleczema.org ASAP so that someone else may attend in your place.
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