Every year, thousands attend NRPA’s Congress and Exposition because they know GREAT IDEAS START HERE! Don’t miss this premier event of the park and recreation community.
The 49th annual National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exhibition will provide hundreds of education and learning opportunities through educational tracks specifically tailored to parks and recreation.
If you have a great idea, an interesting model, amazing results or a fantastic story, please submit a speed session proposal.
This year a team of park and recreation professionals, from around the country will work numerous hours reading, reviewing, and selecting the best educational sessions. NRPA and the Congress Program Committee work hard to acquire speakers from across our nation on parks and recreation's hottest topics.
NRPA Pre-Congress Workshops (PCWs) are half-day and full-day workshops that lead up to NRPA’s Congress & Exposition. Covering such topics as finance, customer service, and marketing, these workshops are a valuable addition to your professional development plans.
Off-Site Institutes (OSIs) provide an opportunity to experience first-hand practical applications of park and management practices in local settings and environments. Registration is required.
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