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.

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities

For questions about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Lindsay Shannon 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 Gina Cohen at 703.858.2184.

Media Inquiries

Please direct media-related questions and inquiries to Heather Williams at 703.858.4743 or Suzanne Nathan at 703.728.4597.

Future NRPA Annual Conference Dates and Locations

  • Conference 2019: September 24-26, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Conference 2020: October 27-29, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
  • Conference 2021: September 21-23, Nashville Convention Center, Nashville, TN
  • Conference 2022: September 20-22, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Conference 2023: October 10-12, Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, TX

General Inquiries

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

2019 NRPA Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD

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Mark your calendars now for three days filled with lively networking activities, inspirational sessions, a look at the most innovative products in the field, and of course, a whole lot of fun!

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The NRPA Annual Conference App

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The NRPA Conference App will give you access to everything you need to plan ahead and navigate the NRPA Annual Conference conveniently located on your smartphone or tablet.

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2019 NRPA Annual Conference Resources

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We have pulled together a variety of resources from the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference that will help you get the most of your time in Baltimore.

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