Baltimore a.k.a. “Charm City” is made up of 262 parks stretched across more than 4,600 acres and an additional 1,200 acres of urban wilderness — the second largest in the United States. Combine that with the rich American history, the diversity in their more than 225 neighborhoods, a booming art scene, the Inner Harbor and all of its attractions, and, of course, their world-famous blue crabs, and there is no wonder why it is the perfect location for the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference.

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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2019 NRPA Annual Conference
September 24-26, 2019
Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD  21201

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The 2019 NRPA Annual Conference Preview

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Whether you are a repeat NRPA Annual Conference attendee or a newbie, you probably want to know a little more about the event before (or after) you register. Here is a preview to help you plan.

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Meaningful Community Engagement: NRPA Resource and Conference Training

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We have created a Community Engagement Resource Guide to ensure that equitable and inclusive community engagement is incorporated throughout the planning, design, maintenance and activation of neighborhood parks and park-system plans.

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Take Your Agency from ‘Zero to Sexy’

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Help your elected officials recognize the importance of investing in your efforts to improve community health, conserve natural resources and build a community where everyone is welcome.

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NRPA Annual Conference Schedule

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Browse the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference Schedule at a Glance.

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Use Your Power of Persuasion

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How to justify your trip to the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference.

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