With nearly 200 parks stretched across more than 11,000 acres, and one of the largest municipal parks in the United States, Indianapolis makes for the perfect location for the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference.

Similar to the Indy 500, the NRPA Annual Conference is about seizing opportunities and facing your challenges head on. It’s about challenging yourself to break away from the pack and to replace the typical with the extraordinary.

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 2018 NRPA Annual Conference Preview

2018 Conference Teaser

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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Persuade Your Boss, Like a Boss

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How to justify your trip to the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference

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Navigating the Leadership Learning Track

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More than 30 education session at this year's conference will be devoted to cover the latest in leadership principles that will take you and your agency to the next level.

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