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

  • Save up to $240 by registering before the Early Bird deadline - August 1.
  • 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 or Mobile Workshop.

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Download Attendee Paper Registration Form or Download Group Discount Registration Form.

 

EARLY BIRD RATE: 5/14/2018 to 8/1/2018
Package Members Non-Members
Full Package $565 $795*
Young Professional Package** $455 $595*
Student Package***
(Receptions not included)
$0 $95*
Exhibit Hall Only Package $155 $205
Spouse/Guest Package
(Education not included)
$385 $385
STANDARD RATE: 8/2/2018 to 9/22/2018
Package Members Non-Members
Full Package $715 $965*
Young Professional Package** $615 $785*
Student Package***
(Receptions not included)
$0 $115*
Exhibit Hall Only Package $205 $255
Spouse/Guest Package
(Education not included)
$405 $405
ONSITE RATE: After 9/22/2018
Package Members Non-Members
Full Package $755 $1,035*
Young Professional Package** $655 $835*
Student Package***
(Receptions not included)
$0 $155*
Exhibit Hall Only Package $205 $255
Spouse/Guest Package
(Education not included)
$415 $415

 

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

 

*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 will open with conference registration on May 14, 2018. MCI USA (formerly 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 MCI USA 

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Registration Terms and Policies

Read NRPA's registration terms, cancellation 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