MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. - The NAPO Annual Conference & Organizing Expo will be held April 25-29 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Registration opens on April 25 and the first day of the conference starts April 26. The annual event provides an opportunity for organizing and productivity professionals to immerse themselves in NAPO education and culture. 

The association recently announced author and trainor Jones Loflin as the keynote speaker with the topic "Grow, Cultivate, Prune, and Harvest: How to blossom Even in Times of Change."

According to the association, Loflin will "share such a model with us, and it is built on four simple words: Grow, Cultivate, Prune, and Harvest. In this engaging and powerful presentation built on timeless principles used by a gardener, Jones will help you identify what changes are needed, where to take productive action, and how to achieve better results. It’s time to get “growing” and harvest something better for you and your business."

Attendees can customize their conference experience by choosing from dozens of educational breakout sessions. Topics include:

How to Get and Keep Media Attention
Paula Rizzo and Terri Trespicio
Business Operations & Growth/Marketing/Leadership

Empower the Grieving Client to Organize with Joy
Dorothy Clear, CPO
Client Interaction

Bridging The ADHD Spousal Communication Gap Through Organization
Nathalie Pedicelli, TDO

Organizing Solutions For Overwhelmed Families
Kate Martin, CPO
Residential Organizing

Spotlight Consulting Interactive: Business Consulting in Action!
Lisa Montanaro, JD, CPO
Workplace Productivity


At each year’s conference, NAPO celebrates the outstanding achievements of professionals within the association and in the industry with the following awards:

Chapter Challenge: The chapter with the greatest percentage of its total membership in attendance at NAPO2017 is named the Chapter Challenge Winner.

Organizers’ Choice Awards: Professional organizers and productivity specialists attending conference use the NAPO2017 conference app to vote for the best products and services in several Organizers’ Choice Award categories.

Recognition Awards: NAPO hands out several annual awards to recognize individuals and groups whose extraordinary contributions to NAPO help lead and advance the organizing and productivity industry.

To learn more about NAPO 2017, visit

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