The NRPA Annual Conference is the premier annual meeting of the park and recreation community. The three-day event brings together more than 8,000 park and recreation professionals, citizen advocates and industry suppliers for amazing networking opportunities, hundreds of education sessions and the industry's largest trade show showcasing the products and services of nearly 400 exhibitors.

Please contact Amanda Hersey for additional information.

2021 NRPA Annual Conference
September 21–23, 2021
Music City Center
201 5th Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37203 

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities

For questions about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Ruth Wheeler at 703.858.2178.

Advertising Opportunities

To advertise in the award-winning NRPA onsite materials or for other advertising opportunities surrounding the NRPA Annual Conference, contact Michelle Dellner at 949.248.1057.

Media Inquiries

Please direct media-related questions and inquiries to NRPA's press team at

Future NRPA Annual Conference Dates and Locations

  • Conference 2022: September 20–22, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Conference 2023: October 10–12, Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, TX
  • Conference 2024: October 8-10, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Conference 2025: September 16-18, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

General Inquiries

For more information, contact 800.626.NRPA (6772) or, e-mail