The NRPA Annual Conference is the premier annual meeting of the park and recreation community. NRPA is excited to host its first-ever hybrid experience September 21–23, 2021. The 2021 NRPA Annual Conference features education sessions both in Nashville, Tennessee, and on our virtual conference platform. Both provide access to high-quality education opportunities in seven education blocks, amazing networking opportunities, and an exciting exhibit hall showcasing the latest products and services in the field — because everyone deserves a great conference!

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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 email