Past Conventions

Each year the NAMI National Convention educates, encourages and empowers a diverse community that is passionate about building better lives for people affected by mental illness. It is another opportunity to join with passionate grassroots leaders from around the country, learn from leading mental health experts and engage with NAMI staff and exhibitors.

Find inspiration, materials, content or information from past conventions below.

2021 Virtual NAMICon - Theme: Bringing People Together for Mental Health — The Time Is Now

2020 Virtual NAMICon - Theme: Together Toward Tomorrow

2019 Seattle, WA. - Theme: Our Movement. Our Moment.

2018 New Orleans, LA. - Theme: Live. Learn. Share Hope.

2017 Washington, D.C. - Theme: Educate, Empower, Engage.

2016 Denver, CO  Theme: Act. Advocate. Achieve.

2015 San Francisco, CA - Theme: Embracing the Future

2014 Washington, D.C. - Theme: Advocates for Change: From Dialogue to Action