2019 National Convention
Jan. 31 -Feb. 2 — Branson, MO

Early Bird Registration Now Open

Keep the American Dream Alive at the 2019 Conklin National Convention

January 31 - February 2

Conklin Independent Distributors will experience inspiration and motivation through informative general sessions, gain valuable knowledge from instructive workshops and breakout sessions, network with top Conklin leaders, and enjoy world-class entertainment. Gather members of your team to celebrate 50 years of American-made products by an American-owned company at the 2019 Conklin National Convention.

World-Class Entertainment

Listen to special musical performances

Compelling & Inspiring Speakers

Motivational General Sessions

Informative Workshops

Hear from top leaders and division experts

Are you ready to attend? Reserve your seat today!

National Convention has been the catalyst for many of Conklin's top leaders to gain the knowledge and motivation needed to take their business to the next level.


2019 Conklin National Convention Events


Compelling and inspiring speakers await you during motivational General Sessions at National Convention.

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John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell is a No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in 50 languages. In 2014, he was identified as the No. 1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine.

Mr. Maxwell honed his leadership skills as a pastor for more than 30 years before devoting himself full time to writing, speaking, and training leaders. As the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, he has trained more than six million leaders. In 2015, he reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country in the world. The recipient of the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world's top business leaders.

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Honorable Bob McEwen
(Pre-Convention Seminar, Thursday Morning)

"His clear and humorous speaking style will leave you with answers to questions you have always had, but didn't know who to ask." This is a statement often heard about Bob McEwen. In conferences around the globe, this former Congressman from Ohio uncovers why God and free enterprise makes America the envy of the world. "If we lose our appreciation for those two pillars of 'Right' and "Work,'" says Mr. McEwen, "we will see the disintegration of the great American culture."

Bob McEwen was chosen by his colleagues to be a member of the coveted Intelligence Committee as well as the Rules Committee, which oversees all legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was also a member of the U.S. delegation to the European Parliament for 10 years. Currently, he serves as the Executive Director of the Washington-based Council for National Policy.

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Mrs. Liz McEwen
(Pre-Convention Seminar, Thursday Morning)

As the dynamic wife of the Council for National Policy's Executive Director, Liz McEwen has been a Family Life and Marriage Conference Speaker for over a decade. She has taught the "Crowning Touch" on weekends for 25 years, bonding women with their personal image, both physically and spiritually. Mrs. McEwen has been the President of the Congressional Wives Club and a longtime member of the Council for National Policy. She graduated from Wheaton College and previously traveled the world as an International Flight Attendant with Pan American World Airways.

The McEwens have four children and eight grandchildren, and make their homes in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Fairfax Station, Virginia.


Distributors will be able to listen to special musical performances on Friday and Saturday evening at Conklin National Convention.

Casting Crowns

Casting Crowns

One of the hottest groups in Christian music will be the featured entertainment at Conklin’s 2019 National Convention. Casting Crowns is the second-fastest Christian band in history to have their first two albums certified platinum. The group has sold more than 10 million records and have earned the title of Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007.

The group was nominated for six American Music Awards, winning Best Contemporary Inspirational Artist in 2007, 2011, 2014, and 2015. With five nominations, the group won Billboard Music Awards’ Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album for Come to the Well in 2012. Casting Crowns has been nominated for 37 Dove Awards, winning 15 of those nominations from 2005-2011.  In addition, they have been nominated for four Grammy Awards and won for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel for Lifesong in 2006.

Casting Crowns’ intimate songs, upbeat and fresh tracks, and impactful lyrics that center around the gospel will fill your soul at the President's Concert following the President’s Club Awards.

Cana's Voice

Cana's Voice

Iconic gospel singers Jody McBrayer, TaRanda Greene, and Doug Anderson have united their talents to form the incredible vocal group, Cana’s Voice. Little did each of these singers know that personal life lessons learned while walking with God through difficult times would one day lead them to a new way to share the Lord’s work through Cana’s Voice. From the moment they met to discuss the possibility of forming a new group, these three award-winning musicians realized God was doing something unique.

This trio found their group identity and name from the John 2 account of Jesus turning water into wine at a wedding feast in Cana. As this group uses the stage to minister from personal experience of persevering through life’s difficulties, Cana’s Voice is helping countless individuals understand the importance of pressing on through hard times and believing that God has a greater plan.

Cana’s Voice uses the music industry as a way to help change lives on stage at the 2019 Conklin National Convention as Saturday night’s Gala Banquet entertainment.


Utilize these promotional tools to share information about Conklin's National Convention with members of your team.

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First-Time Attendee Flyer

Help Keep the American Dream Alive by sharing this downloadable flyer with those who have never attended Conklin National Convention. This promo flyer details some of the 2019 Conklin National Convention keynote speakers and entertainment, including John C. Maxwell and Casting Crowns, and promotes Conklin's special discount for first-time attendees.


Casting Crowns

Video Promoting Casting Crowns as Conklin's Featured Entertainment

Share the excitement about seeing one of the hottest groups in Christian music as Conklin's featured entertainment. Experience world-class entertainment while you join fellow Conklin Distributors, industry professionals, and top executives who are working on Keeping the American Dream Alive!

John C. Maxwell

Video Promoting John C. Maxwell as Conklin's Main Keynote Speaker

Bestselling author, coach, and speaker John Maxwell help help Distributors take their Conklin business to the next level. Grow your organization and learn form one of the most influential leadership experts in the world.


Here's what others are saying about their experiences at Conklin National Convention.

Evening of Recognition and Honor

The Gala Awards Banquet is the grand finale of National Convention. The pageantry of this evening will inspire you as Conklin recognizes and honors the year's top award winners. In addition to all of the special recognition, attendees enjoy special performances by world-class entertainers.








Convention Pricing

National Convention has been the catalyst for many of Conklin's top leaders to gain the knowledge and motivation needed to take their business to the next level. We look forward to seeing you in Branson!

Convention registration fee includes convention badge that provides access to all General Sessions (including the Friday evening concert with Casting Crowns), workshops/breakout sessions, Product Expo booths, and the Sales Center. The Pre-Convention Seminar and the Gala Banquet require separate tickets. Additonal tickets for family members and guests may be purchased for the concert featuring Casting Crowns on Friday evening.

Super-Early Bird Early Bird Regular Onsite
Dates Sept. 5 -
Oct. 25
Oct. 26 -
Dec. 16
Dec. 16 -
Jan. 13
$149 $149 $149 $199
$219 $269 $319 $369
(age 13-17)
$149 $149 $149 $199
Pre-Convention Seminar Ticket $35 $35 $35 $35
Extra Friday Evening Session Ticket
(Casting Crowns Concert)
$35 $35 $35 $35
Saturday Evening Gala Banquet Ticket $75 (individual general seating) $750 (reserved table of 10)
Online registration will close on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 11:59 p.m. CDT

Have Questions?

We have answers!

Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2019. The Director Dinner will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
The convention is being held in Branson, Missouri.

Hilton Branson Convention Center
200 Sycamore Street
Branson, MO 65616
Tel: 417-336-5401
Fax: 417-336-5413
Online registration closes on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CDT. Registrations after Jan. 13, 2019, will need to be processed on-site at the Conklin National Convention on-site registration desk. The registration desk will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31. If you haven't purchased your Pre-Convention Seminar ticket, you can purchase your ticket on-site at the Pre-Convention Seminar ticket table prior to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31.

First-Time Attendee
$149 (Sept. 5 - Jan. 13)
$199 (On-site Price)
General Sessions
Friday Evening Session

Returning Attendee
$219 Super Early Bird Pricing (Sept. 5 - Oct. 25)
$269 Early Bird Pricing (Oct. 26 - Dec. 16)
$319 Regular (Dec. 16 - Jan. 13)
$369 (On-site Price)
General Sessions
Friday Evening Session

Youth Attendee (age 13-17)
$149 (Sept. 5 - Jan. 13)
$199 (On-site Price)
Youth of the age of 13-17 can register for National Convention and attend with a registered parent(s).
General Sessions
Friday Evening Session

  • Access to all General Sessions, workshops, product booths, and Sales Center.
  • Access to Friday evening session.
  • Convention bag and badge.
  • Valuable training to help you build your Conklin business.
  • A chance to network with fellow Conklin Independent Distributors.
Yes - it is optional and $35 tickets are available for purchase online and on-site.
All meals are at the expense of the attendee.
Credit cards will be charged when
you register for National Convention.
Cancellations received up to Dec. 16, 2018, will be charged a $50 administrative fee per person. The $50 will be deducted from your registration fee and the remainder of the registration fee will be credited back to the payment method use to register. Cancellations received between Dec. 17, 2018, and Jan. 13, 2019, will be charged $100 per person. The $100 will be deducted from your registration fee and the remainder of the registration fee will be credited back to the payment method used to register. Convention fee is non-refundable after Jan. 13, 2019.
You can go to www.conklinnationalconvention.com or www.conklin.com/2019nc to register. Or you can go to the Conklin website, select the Training & Events link, then click on the 2019 Conklin National Convention link to register.

As the Hilton Convention Center Hotels are currently sold out, the following Branson hotels are offering special group rates for Conklin Distributors:

Best Western Plus Landing View
403 W. Main Street
Branson, MO 65616
(417) 334-6464
Complimentary Continental Breakfast & Wi-Fi
Located (0.4mi) from the Convention Center

Conklin Group Rate:
Queen Room: $69 plus tax per night
Double Room: $74
King Suites: $87
LaQuinta Inn & Suites
291 Financial Drive
Hollister, MO 65672
(417) 239-0066
Located (3.4mi) from the Convention Center

Conklin Group Rate:
King or Double Room: $69 plus tax per night
Complimentary Continental Breakfast & Wi-Fi

Hampton Inn by Hilton
200 South Payne Stewart Drive
Branson, MO 65616
(417) 243-7800
Located (3mi) from the Convention Center

Conklin Group Rate:
King or Double Room: $85 plus tax per night
Complimentary Continental Breakfast & Wi-Fi

Dress code for all General Sessions and workshops is business dress. The President's Club Dinner and Gala Banquet is business dress or formal attire (suit or tux for men, dressy pant suits or dresses for ladies).
Extra Friday evening session tickets to the Casting Crowns concert are $35. Extra tickets are for those who are not registered for National Convention and would like to attend this session. Gala Banquet tickets are $75 per general seating ticket.
Yes. Tables WILL NOT sell out this year as the Gala Banquet will be held in the Exhibit Hall. Tables of 10 will be available for $750 each. Conklin will not be offering refunds this year for tables, so please purchase accordingly.
All individuals who have a Conklin Account Number and youth, ages 13-17 attending with a registered parent are invited to attend all General Sessions, workshops, and the Friday evening session.
Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to attend any part of National Convention including: President's Club Dinner, Friday evening session and the Gala Banquet. Youth, ages 13-17 can register for National Convention and attend with a registered parent(s). Their registration includes all General Sessions, workshops and the Friday evening session.
The Conklin National Convention is for Independent Distributors only. Guests are not allowed in General Sessions, workshops, etc.; however, guests can attend the Friday evening session and Gala Banquet if they are age 13 or older with a paid ticket.

Important Documents

Important National Convention Documents

Registration Confirmation

Convention meeting, optional activities and hotel information.


Policy Regarding Children

Convention policy as it relates to children 17 and under.


Cancellation Policy

Convention and Tickets Cancellation policy


Contact us - We're here to help!

Conklin has a team of staff here to help you with questions regarding your convention registration, lodging, Gala Banquet tickets, and how to get the most out of Conklin's National Convention.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions section and see if your questions have already been answered.

If you don't find an answer to your question, contact one Conklin's friendly staff members:

Audrey Sundet - audrey.sundet@conklin.com
Kim Walker - kim.walker@conklin.com

Conklin Company Inc.

Shakopee, MN | Kansas City, MO

(816) 326-6200

(800) 888-8838

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