Special Events

Stomp Out Lymphedema

Stomp Out Lymphedema! is a walk-a-thon style event, open to conference attendees and to the public, in support of the National Lymphedema Network's mission of promoting excellent lymphedema care, lymphedema education, and outreach programs.

Walk, stroll, or roll along the three-quarter mile lakeside path around Walt Disney World's beautiful Lago Dorado. This program is completely wheelchair and scooter accessible. Receive inspiration & chances for special prizes along the way! Cross the "Finish Line" into the opening night reception for the 2017 NLN Exhibition Hall where "Stompeteers" will be celebrated with prizes & acclaim!

Tickets are required for participation and can purchased online by visiting Stomp Out Lymphedema Registration, by calling (800) 805 3976, or buying them at the door. Starting line & ticket purchase/pick up is at the NLN South Registration Desk of Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World® Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Parking is available just outside the Convention Center.

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: NLN South Registration Desk of Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World®
Tickets: $25

Marilyn Westbrook Garment Fund - Fashion Show

Celebrating the outstanding work of the Marilyn Westbrook Garment Fund, join us for our signature conference event - an inspirational & fun-filled Fashion Show featuring the latest trends and designs, styled by pros, in colorful and practical Lymphedema compression garments.

Every year, the Marilyn Westbrook Garment Fund (MWGF) helps many patients who do not have the means to buy their own garments. The garments give our patients the hope that they need to continue to live and make positive steps in their lives.

Join us at the NLN-MWGF Fashion Runway for a show that will bring Lymphedema garments unabashedly out of the closet and onto the catwalk!

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 6pm
Location: Coronado H Ballroom, Coronado Springs Resort Convention Center, Walt Disney World®
Tickets: Free & open to all!

Networking Dinner

Join us for this exclusive NLN networking reception & dinner in a truly extraordinary setting!

Wine, dine and network with colleagues and community surrounded by the visual splendor of Epcot’s world-class Living Seas aquarium. The Salon’s floor-to-ceiling transparent viewing wall will provide a living backdrop of colorful tropical fish and majestic marine life throughout the evening. Guests will be encouraged to mingle and enjoy this memorable evening!

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Location: Living Seas Salon & Restaurant, Epcot, Walt Disney World®


6:30pm - Meet at the South Registration Desk for your Private Shuttle to Epcot.
7:00 - 9:30pm - Reception & Buffet Dinner
9:30pm - Private Shuttle pick up at Epcot & return to Coronado Spring Resort.

Disney Guides will be available to assist with all shuttle and restaurant access.
Wheelchair & Scooter accessible. Please let us know if you will need special assistance when you purchase your ticket.

Tickets: $35 - includes reception, dinner and private motor coach shuttles from the convention center and back. Tickets are available online and must be purchased online or by phone - (800) 805 3976 - no later October 1, 2017.

NLN Awards Recognition Luncheon

The Fiesta Ballroom will be set to celebrate the achievements of this year’s outstanding researchers with a seated luncheon and awards presentation.

Time: 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Location: Fiesta Ballroom, Coronado Springs Resort Convention Center, Walt Disney World®

Tickets for one lunch are included in your Medical Professional Conference registration. Luncheon meal preferences and additional guest tickets ($50 each) are available online when you register or by phone - (800) 805 3976. Guest ticket purchases and meal selections for all must be made by October 1, 2017.