Sacramento is the star on the map of California where you will find cultural attractions to inspire you, cutting-edge cuisine to impress you, history to enrich you and surprises to put a smile on your face. Venture out in any direction and you’ll see why “California begins here.” In 2017, NDSC attendees will be “Livin’ The Dream” at the Sacramento Convention Center where nearly 4,000 people will converge to celebrate our Sapphire Year.
What’s the NDSC Annual Convention all about?
Each year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the NDSC Annual Convention. For most, it’s to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts. For others, it’s a great vacation. However, for nearly all, there’s the one-of-a-kind NDSC “giant family reunion” feeling that permeates the convention weekend.
PARENTS learn from the best, as internationally known experts come to Sacramento to share their knowledge across the life span of individuals with DS.
SELF ADVOCATES join together with over 300 friends from across the world to learn, share, become empowered and have an amazing time!
SIBLINGS share and learn alongside peers, from each other, as well as from professionals.
VOLUNTEERS have the experience of a lifetime by volunteering in an number of capacities available.
How can I get my product or service in front of the Down syndrome community?
The NDSC Convention boasts the largest annual gathering in the world of self-advocates, parents, siblings and professionals associated with Down syndrome. The exhibit floor at the convention is comprised of organizations and companies that provide information, technology, resources, products and services to a large and receptive audience. Exhibiting at the convention will give your company exposure to the more than 3,500 people expected to attend.
The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) is a membership-sustained not-for-profit organization dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down syndrome. Founded in 1973, we are the leading national resource of support and information for anyone touched by or seeking to learn about Down syndrome, from the moment of a prenatal diagnosis through adulthood.