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Synergy Conference 2023

Synergy conference

Wed. July 26 – Sat. July 29, 2023

North Central College, Naperville, IL

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Dates to know

Early bird pricing ends Wednesday, June 14th.

Wed, July 26: Check in 3 pm – 6 pm CT, at Patterson Hall. If you will be arriving after 6 pm, please email to coordinate late arrivals.

Thurs, July 27 – Sat, July 29: Full Conference – Classes, workouts, and workshops from a variety of traditions and practices (martial arts, healing arts, and self-defense), plus Self-defense Instructor Courses throughout.

Sat, July 29: Super Saturday – Classes open to ALL genders and ages 12+. Saturday evening culminates in our members’ performance showcase, plus a raffle and expo!

Women, transmen, and nonbinary people, ages 12+ are invited to attend the entire NWMAF Conference or just Super Saturday. Super Saturday is open to EVERYONE.


Meals are included for all participating registrants and anyone who purchases on-campus housing for the conference.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served, buffet-style, in the Dining Hall on campus on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday. Sunday is breakfast only.

Staying On Campus

Meals are included if you are staying on campus.

North Central College has two on-campus housing options, which must be purchased by July 15th.

Patterson Hall is a community-style residence hall housing with double- and triple-occupancy rooms.

Ward Hall is a suite-style residence hall housing single- and double-occupancy rooms in a double, 4- or 5-person suite.

Linens are available, for an extra fee ($25) until, June 30th. After that, linens will not be available to add on, you’ll need to bring your own. Pillows are not included.

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Wednesday 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday 7:00am-12:00pm

Sunday 7:00am-12:00pm

Lost Key Fee: $100
Lost ID Tag fee: $10

Daily Schedule at a Glance

Coming soon!

Sunday Departure Info

Depart by 12 noon Sunday, July 30th,

Attendees from past Annual Conference.

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