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Friday, August 21, 2009


August 24–28, 2009
Paris Las Vegas Hotel

National Convention 2009 Hotel

Join us in the city of lights—Paris, that's the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The charm and elegance of the Paris Hotel will serve as a beautiful backdrop to our National Convention.

The Paris Hotel combines European style, fine craftsmanship and supreme comfort. Enjoy the tastes of France in their fine restaurants and bistros. Shop, relax, swim and dine. And don't forget to take in the views from the romantic Eiffel Tower! And this Las Vegas hotel offers something unique—guest and meeting rooms separate from the casinos!

Be the first to hear about NSP's newest products, including our new children's line of products and an exciting upgrade to our weight-loss line. Take part in scientific discussions about supplements. Learn effective ways to reach more people. And enjoy the company of your fellow herb specialists as we gather in Paris in August.

Convention 2009 provides tools and information to increase your knowledge of natural health and grow your business.

Registration for National Convention 2008 will begin on Monday, June 15, 2009.
Late fee applied starting July 13 ($25 per person) Registration fee: $60 per person ($30 if Sunshine Select Member)

Plus Business Symposium

Registration for Business Symposium is separate from Convention registration. Business Symposium Flyer (PDF)

- Our annual business symposium provides a fantastic opportunity for those who really want to develop their NSP business in the coming year. This year's symposium takes place in Las Vegas on August 24 from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. and will feature the Road to National program. Gain new insights into the behaviors and habits necessary to become a National Manager. Includes brand-new training materials, lectures by industry experts, appearances by National Managers and much more.

Didn't qualify, but would like to attend? If you didn't qualify, or would like to bring family, friends or Members with you, join us at the following buy-in prices (Sunshine Select members - check with NSP for special pricing):

  • $60 registration fee per person (plus $25 late fee after July 13st)
  • Convention for 1 - $750 (based on double occupancy)
  • Convention for 2 - $1,400 (based on double occupancy)
  • Meetings only - $250
  • Meal Passes - A meal pass for all provided meals is $400. A Meals & Meetings Pass is $650. Meal pass includes 4 breakfasts and 2 banquets (Monday & Thursday night).

General Event Information
for all NSP meetings is business casual, with the exception of the two banquets which are best dress.

August weather is usually very warm; temperatures range in the 100’s. Remember, our meetings are in air-conditioned ballrooms so you may want a jacket.

Child care is not available at the hotel. If you need child care services, contact the hotel concierge desk and they can suggest some local services. Please remember NSP policy prohibits children from attending NSP meetings.

Airport Transfers - NSP will provide a complimentary round-trip transfer from the Las Vegas Airport to the Paris Hotel. Look for NSP staff, or NSP logo signs in the baggage claim area after you get your luggage.

Complimentary transfer services will be available:

  • Sunday, August 23: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, August 24: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Friday August 28: 4:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

If you arrive or depart at a different day or time, you must arrange your own transfer. Taxies are plentiful and cost approximately $12–15 one way for two or three people.

Parking at the Paris Hotel is free.

Sharing Your Room - Extra guests, like children, who will not attend convention cost $30 per person/day to lodge in your room.

Name Tags -Your name tag is your entrance to all NSP meetings, activities and meals. You must wear it to all NSP functions to be admitted. Note: $50 charge to have a name tag replaced.

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Convention Agenda

Monday, August 24
NSP Business Symposium begins early A.M. (arrange to come night before if attending)
All day Check-in and Welcome Reception
Opening Banquet and Session

Tuesday, August 25
Launch of Sunshine Heroes children’s product line (watch the movie trailer)
Free evening
Spanish Recognition Gala

Wednesday, August 26
Gary Coxe, Dr. Jay Mahoney and more
Workshops (see below)
Free time to enjoy Las Vegas

Thursday, August 27
Introduction of new Weight Loss product line, Dr. Derek Hassay
Workshops (see below)
Closing Banquet, Recognition, Rank Advancement and 3-year event rollout
Party & Dance

Friday, August 28

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General Session Speakers

Gary Coxe - Nationally renowned speaker will share his dynamic presentation with you and get you thinking in new ways. Gary helps people make dramatic changes in all areas of life and will intrigue and inspire you to do what you never thought possible. Plus, we’ll have herbal experts and business builders on hand to teach you and your guests the latest techniques in helping others and growing your NSP group.

Listen to an audio clip from Gary Coxe (mp3)

Mark Hyman, M.D.New York Times best-selling author, lecturer and practicing physician, Dr. Mark Hyman, will help introduce our brand-new children’s line in his talk Natural Solutions to Children’s Health Challenges.

Dr. Hyman leads the way in the field of functional medicine. He combines the best of conventional and alternative medicine with cutting-edge science for maximum results.
Watch the movie trailer for the new Children's product line>>

Dr. Hyman served as co-medical director at Canyon Ranch Lenox, an internationally acclaimed health resort, and is currently on the faculty and board of directors of the Institute for Functional Medicine, a pioneering educational center for training healthy professionals in the science and practice of nutritional biochemistry, molecular medicine and preventing and treating the diseases of aging.

He is the co-author of the bestseller Ultraprevention, the Six-Week Plan that Will Make You Healthy for Life. Dr. Hyman is a regular guest on the Today Show and has appeared on The Early Show, The View, CNN and PBS.

Listen to an audio clip from Mark Hyman

Dr. Jeff Bennert - Boomerang Air Purifier
Dr. Bennert is board certified as a Traditional Naturopath (CTN) with the American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB) and is in good standing with the American Naturopathic Medical Association. He has lectured extensively throughout North America and Canada, co-authored three books, and has been on radio and TV. He currently hosts weekly nutritional conference calls.

Dr. Bennert has served on advisory and scientific Boards of nationally known nutrition companies. He and his son Jon own and operate Air Oasis, an air purification company utilizing “patent-pending nanotechnology.” He is the co-developer of the patent-pending Air Oasis. Join NSP as we introduce the Boomerang Bonus.

Dr. Derek Hassay
Dr. Hassay will share new insights into reaching youth markets. He teaches at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. Dr. Hassay earned a Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from McMaster University. His teaching interests include consumer behavior, sales management and marketing channels. Dr. Hassay is currently teaching courses in Marketing Management and Consumer Behavior. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Council for the Direct Selling Education Foundation of Canada.

Workshop Topics

  • Prenatal Health and Infant Issues
  • Rev Your Metabolism
  • Parasite Zoo
  • 100 Household Uses for Silver
  • Cleaning up the Air You Breathe!
  • Immunizations—Pros and Cons
  • Cutting-Edge Natural Medicine
  • Overcoming Emotional Eating
  • Eczema/Psoriasis/Asthma/Allergies
  • Focus on Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Feeding the Brain
  • Your Three-Minute Story
  • Introducing SunClick
  • Super Kids
  • How to Be a More Effective Sponsor
  • Healthy, Natural Weight Loss
  • Winning the Battle of Hormone-Related Weight Gain
  • What’s New in the I-tools Box?
  • Business in a Box
  • Effective Communication

Note: Workshops subject to change.
Presenters include Cindy Klement, Blair Woodard, Dr. Jay Mahoney, Dr. Rallie McAllister, Dr. Gordon Pedersen, Ray Lambert, Max Wettstein and Pamela Porter.

Special Event Highlights

NSP Central - You’ll want to visit NSP Central ever day for freebies, great information and other cool stuff. See new products on display, pick up your free samples, ask questions of NSP scientists, get the latest on online business building and place your order for product.

NSP Central Open Daily: Tuesday: 11-6, Wednesday: 11-4, Thursday: 11-6

NSP Specialty Store - Check out this assortment of high-quality NSP–logo merchandise. Choose from items like men’s and women’s apparel, juice glasses, pens, calculators and more. Use them as group-building incentives, contest prizes, giveaways or for yourself!

Vendor Trade Show - The Vendor Trade Show features special goods and services popular with NSP Managers. Browse the booths and see what new and exciting products and services can help your NSP business grow.

Business Symposium - Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Paris Las Vegas Hotel
Join us for our annual Business Symposium right before we kick off our National Convention. Spend the day with guest speakers, CRMS and selected National Managers discussing various aspects of the Road to National program. This is your opportunity to learn the behaviors and habits necessary to become a National Manager. Symposium Flyer (PDF) Register for the Business Symposium separately by calling 1-800-223-8225. Registration takes place June 15–Aug. 10.

If you are going to Nature's Sunshine National Convention in Las Vegas this year, please let me know! Larry and I are so excited that we have earned this years convention! We hope to see you there!

Share the Health,
Karen Herrmann-Doolan, NSP District Manager

Nature's Sunshine Herb Specialist
Natural Health Educator
O: 704-966-6645
H: 704-588-7638
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