Safe Kids NC Conference

Safe Kids Conference 2022

May 22-25, 2023 - Great Wolf Lodge

Join us in Concord for the annual Safe Kids North Carolina Conference!

The NC Department of Insurance-Office of State Fire Marshal is excited to offer the Safe Kids NC (SKNC) Conference in person this year!

This year's conference will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest in community risk reduction and injury prevention, with the option to earn all six CEU's needed for Child Passenger Safety (CPS) recertification.  Presentations will be offered by injury prevention coordinators and industry specialists on various risk areas, emerging trends, communication & fundraising strategies, community organization and much more!

Who should attend?  Injury prevention coordinators, SKNC coordinators and coalition members, law enforcement, emergency medical personnel, firefighters, health care professionals, and anyone who works to assist in preventing childhood injuries.

Space is limited so register early. We hope to see you in Concord!

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Registration is Open January 15

Early Registration: $200.00 per person (On or before April 28, 2023)

Late Registration: $250.00 per person (April 29, 2023 and after)

Registration & Check deadline: May 8, 2023.  (checks must be received by May 8, 2023)

Attendees are encouraged to register early as space is limited!

Reservations: In order to receive the reduced conference room-rate, you must reserve your room prior to Friday, April 21, 2023.

Conference Registration: Early registration ends April 29, 2023. Conference registration ends May 8, 2023.

** Refund Policy: The conference will be held unless there is a state of emergency in NC. There will be no penalty for cancellation/refund requests received on or before May 8, 2023. Late refund requests from attendees who are unable to attend, due to a death or family emergency will be considered on a case-by-case basis by Safe Kids NC.

Substitution Policy: Substitutions are welcome any time before or after the indicated deadline. Registration fee may be transferred from one registrant to another.

Contact to make a substitution.

Great Wolf Lodge
10175 Weddington Road
Concord, NC 28027

Group Code: 2305SAFE

  • Great Wolf Lodge: 704-549-8206 - Standard room rates are $78.90 plus taxes & a $4.99 reduced lodge fee.
  • Reservations may be made by calling 1-866-751-9653 (reference group code 2305SAFE ) or by going to and using group code 2305SAFE
  • All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card hold.
  • Hotel rate includes water park passes for each sleeping room occupant, for the duration of the event.
  • Please adhere to the hotel cancellation policy.
  • Free on-site parking is available.

Reservations must be made by Friday, April 21, 2023. After the cutoff date, reservations at the group rate are not guaranteed.

Conference meals include:

  • People adjusting car seats at the Safe Kids Conference 2022.

    Tuesday (May 23): Lunch

  • Wednesday (May 24): Breakfast & Lunch
  • Thursday (May 25): Breakfast

Breakfast will be served in The Loose Moose Cottage.  Attendees must bring their name badge for meal entry.


Safe Kids NC is now accepting nominations to recognize outstanding injury prevention efforts by Safe Kids NC coalitions, individuals, agencies, or programs.

Nominations will be accepted in the following categories:

  • Safe Kids NC Coalition of the Year
  • Safe Kids NC Coordinator of the Year
  • Excellence in Injury Prevention by an Individual
  • Outstanding Outreach Initiative
  • Child Passenger Safety Professional of the Year

All nominations must be received by 5pm on April 14, 2023.

Download form prior to entering data, then open with Adobe. Complete the form and click the "save" button at the bottom of the page.

Send completed form to Lisa Blackmon:

2023 Safe Kids NC Coalition of the Year

2023 Safe Kids NC Coordinator of the Year

2023 Safe Kids NC Excellence in Injury Prevention by Individual

2023 Safe Kids NC Outreach of the Year

2023 Safe Kids NC CPS Professional of the Year

This page was last modified on 05/15/2023