National Convention 2018

RISE Convention


Registration is now closed but you can still register in person the day of the event at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. This is the biggest event of the year! We’ll be launching revolutionary new products and offering incredible educational workshops in addition to our inspiring speakers. Come sample new products and enjoy exclusive discounts while hanging out with your Nature’s Sunshine friends…only at National Convention!


Important Attendee Information

Airport Transfers

Airport transfers are the responsibility of each attendee.

Go Express Travel offers shared shuttle services for $12/person per way. This rate is available for advance online or phone reservations only. Be aware that without a reservation, the bus may be full-especially with everyone leaving our convention-and you may have to wait. Make a reservation online to guarantee your scheduled time so you won't miss your flight.

The Go Express Shuttle to downtown Indianapolis departs from the IND Airport on the hour and half hour from ZONE 7. Service hours are 5:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. seven days a week to/from airport. The first shuttle from downtown to the airport arrives at the airport by 5:30 a.m., and the last shuttle arrives at 11:00 p.m.


Taxi service is available at approximately $40 per way for 2 or 3 individuals.

Hotel Parking

Self-Parking is $44/day. Hourly rates are posted on the hotel's website. Nature's Sunshine has negotiated a 25% discount on these standard rates.We look forward to seeing you at our National Convention in Indianapolis where together we will RISE higher than ever before!

Please note the following:

  • Convention check-in begins at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13. Dinner is on your own this night.
  • You will receive your name badge at check-in. This is your admission ticket to all general sessions, workshops and the Gala Dinner. Lost badges will incur a $100 replacement fee.
  • Make sure you bring a copy of your online registration confirmation email and a photo ID. NOTE: everyone on the registration must be present at check-in to receive all convention materials.
  • Suggested dress: For all business sessions and workshops, we suggest casual business dress. For the Closing Banquet and Awards, we encourage elegant best dress or formal attire.

See a map of the meeting space.



Keynote Speaker Kirk Duncan

A nationally recognized body language expert, Kirk has taught thousands of individuals how to cultivate their talents and confidence to rise to their potential. His heart-felt messages, storytelling talent and deep spirituality inspire audiences of all backgrounds.


Keynote Dr. Daniel Pompa

Addressing detoxification and how to live in a toxic world, Dr. Pompa has embraced a divine mission to assist others with their health challenges. His understanding of cellular healing has placed him in the spotlight where he has directed fellow professionals on detoxification programs and overcoming illness.


Keynote Dr. Kevin Spelman

Kevin Spelman, PhD, MCPP, is internationally recognized as an expert on the molecular biology and clinical therapeutics of botanical medicines. Having been involved with numerous high-profile clinical studies, Dr. Spelman has also advised the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.


Dr. Jay Vanden Heuvel, IMD, PhD, DHS

Dr. Jay Vanden Heuvel is a respected NSP Divisional Manager and world-class instructor. Having earned two doctorates, three PhDs and several board certifications, he specializes in making the latest scientific research on natural health accessible to the layman using simple and understandable terms.


Steven Horne

An author, publisher and renowned teacher of natural health, Steven Horne specializes in herbs and their uses. A professional member, and past President and Board Member of the American Herbalists Guild, he has helped formulate numerous Nature’s Sunshine herbal combinations, including our flower essence line.


Cindy Klement

For over 30 years, Cindy has worked at The Parkway Center holistic health center, serving thousands of clients. She earned a master’s degree in Human Nutrition from Eastern Michigan University and is a board-certified Nutrition Specialist. Cindy is also a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and an adjunct professor at Eastern Michigan University.





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