Reasons to Attend

  • The largest annual gathering of park and recreation professionals provides the best opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with colleagues or network with speakers and exhibitors.
  • The Exhibit Hall allows you to test out hundreds of cutting edge equipment and products from top brands.
  • With hundreds of top speakers, more than 200 sessions and 11 education tracks, you are guaranteed to learn something new and leave inspired.
  • Return to your agency with new ideas and best practices that will help reduce costs, increase efficiencies and build value for your community.

Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

  • NRPA Premier Member Agencies, who purchase four full package registrations, receive the fifth registration for FREE! 
  • Become an NRPA Member! Non-members receive one year of NRPA membership with certain registration packages.
  • Volunteer and your registration fee can be greatly reduced or you may even be able to attend for free. 
  • Get the most out of your trip by adding a Pre-Conference Workshop.

 

EARLY BIRD RATE: 5/1/2017 to 8/1/2017
Package Members Non-Members
Full Package $535 $765*
Young Professional Package** $435 $575*
Student Package***
(Receptions not included)
$0 $95*
Exhibit Hall Only Package $145 $195
Spouse/Guest Package
(Education not included)
$375 $375
STANDARD RATE: 8/2/2017 to 9/23/2017
Package Members Non-Members
Full Package $695 $945*
Young Professional Package** $595 $765*
Student Package***
(Receptions not included)
$0 $115*
Exhibit Hall Only Package $195 $245
Spouse/Guest Package
(Education not included)
$395 $395
ONSITE RATE: After 9/23/2017
Package Members Non-Members
Full Package $735 $1,015*
Young Professional Package** $635 $815*
Student Package***
(Receptions not included)
$0 $150*
Exhibit Hall Only Package $195 $245
Spouse/Guest Package
(Education not included)
$405 $405

 

  Full Package Young Professional Package** Student Package*** Exhibit Hall Only Spouse/Guest
All Education Sessions    
NRPA Opening General Session  
Exhibit Hall Daily Admission
NRPA Research Poster Sessions    
NRPA Opening Reception    
Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

 

*These nonmember registration fees automatically include individual membership to NRPA for one-year.
** Young Professionals are defined as anyone 35 years and younger.
***Students are defined as anyone who is currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student pursuing a degree in parks, recreation, conservation, or related matters, and is not simultaneously employed as a full-time professional. All non-member students must provide proof of student status prior to receiving registration materials. Student status must be verified one of the following ways: an original letter on the institution’s letterhead signed by any qualified representative from your university program, student id with valid dates, or a current transcript. Verification must be submitted at the same time as registration.

 

NRPA Annual Conference Hotel Blocks

The NRPA hotel blocks opened with conference registration on May 1, 2017. Wyndham Jade exclusively handles hotel reservations for the NRPA Annual Conference. To receive the discounted NRPA room block rates, you must reserve your room through Wyndham Jade 


Registration Terms and Policies

Click here to read NRPA’s registration terms, cancelation policy and more important registration information.

Stay Informed

Sign up at the bottom of this page for updates on the schedule, hotel blocks, discounts and more. For more registration information, please contact Dana Hartung