Save the Date for Focus 2025

Get ready for an unforgettable experience! National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is thrilled to announce Focus 2025, our national biennial conference, taking place in Orlando, Florida, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort! The magic begins Tuesday, July 22nd and ends Thursday, July 24th. 

Join youth service professionals from across the nation in this beautiful lakeside oasis that blends classic influences, Disney magic, and modern comforts to energize and inspire. Disney's Coronado Springs Resort offers a perfect mix of business and pleasure, providing opportunities to dine, network, and relax. Enjoy the resort's amenities, including three pools, campfire s'mores, and outdoor movie nights. 

About Focus 2025

Focus 2025 is the premier event for professionals dedicated to youth services. This exclusive conference brings together youth service providers, educators, counselors, and advocates from across the country to share knowledge, learn new strategies, and collaborate on ways to support and empower young people. With only 100 available seats, Focus 2025 offers a unique and intimate setting that ensures a highly engaging and impactful experience. Don't miss out—this event sells out quickly!

Why Attend Focus 2025

  • Insightful Workshops and Keynotes: Gain valuable insights from experts on topics like youth development, trauma-informed care, mental health, crisis intervention, human trafficking, and youth experiencing homelessness. Learn about the latest research, innovative practices, and effective strategies to enhance your work with youth, and stay informed about the trends and challenges in the field.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with peers and leaders in the field to share experiences, challenges, and solutions. Build lasting relationships that can lead to future collaborations and support.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills and knowledge to better serve youth in your community. Participate in hands-on workshops, interactive discussions, and expert-led sessions that will provide practical tools and techniques.
  • Innovative Solutions: Discover new tools and approaches to address the challenges facing youth today. Explore how technology, community partnerships, and evidence-based practices can make a difference in your programs.
  • Inspiration and Motivation: Be inspired by stories of success and resilience from youth service professionals and the young people they serve. Return to your work with renewed energy and commitment.

Focus 2025 Highlights

  • Early bird registration begins February 14, 2025 and will run until April 14, 2025 (or until sold out).
    • NSPN Members: $400 per registrant
    • Non-Members: $500 per registrant 
  • CEUs available for licensed practitioners available (certificates of attendance including hours will be provided to all attendees).
  • Discounted Disney Resort room rate: $239 (plus tax, double occupancy) with no resort fee when booking in the Focus 2025 room block. Complimentary parking included. Resort guests also may enjoy early access to Walt Disney World theme parks.
  • Extended Stay: Enjoy discounted room rates before and after the event to explore Walt Disney World or other Orlando attractions.
  • Discounted Walt Disney World tickets: Focus 2025 attendees have access to discounted theme park tickets (Full-day tickets for non-Focus days and deeply discounted after 5:00 p.m. tickets on Focus days.)
  • Disney's 'Show Your Badge' Program: Show your Focus 2025 name badge to enjoy discounts and benefits from a wide variety of Disney Springs locations as well as other partnering businesses in and around Orlando. 
  • Location: Easy access from Orlando International Airport (MCO), approximately 25 miles away.
  • Free Transportation: Complimentary shuttle service from Coronado Springs Resort to Disney Springs and Walt Disney World theme parks.

Mark your calendars now and prepare to connect with youth service professionals from across the country. The NSPN team can't wait to see you at Focus 2025! Stay tuned for more details and registration information. 'Together we can' learn, plan, and share ideas to support youth and families effectively at the most magical event on earth!

The NSPN team can't wait to see you at Focus 2025! Stay tuned for more details and registration information. 'Together we can' learn, plan, and share ideas to support youth and families effectively at the most magical event on earth!

Event and hotel registration will open soon. To get the best rate and access to amenities only available to Focus 2025 attendees, please be sure to register within the designated room block.