Exhibit Hall Hours

Tuesday, October 27
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT *exclusive exhibit hall hours*

Wednesday, October 28
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Thursday, October 29
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

 

Booth Highlights

Membership Booth

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) staff will be on hand to provide details about current projects and answer questions about member benefits, certifications, accreditation and online learning.

 

Open Space Radio Booth

Join Roxanne Sutton and Cort Jones, the hosts of Open Space Radio, NRPA’s official podcast, at their booth during NRPA Virtual to record your answers to a variety of question prompts and have a chance at being a guest on a future episode! You’ll also be able to chat with Roxanne and Cort live during their office hours to ask questions, pitch episode ideas and talk about the essential work you’re doing.

 

Parks & Recreation Magazine Booth

Be sure to visit the Parks & Recreation magazine virtual booth to chat with NRPA’s editorial staff and ask questions about our award-winning monthly publication. This also is a prime opportunity to share interesting topics, discuss current issues and explore compelling story ideas!

 

Parks Build Community Booth

Come learn about NRPA’s 10th Parks Build Community project and the people and partners who made it happen. Located in the city of Orlando, Florida, the Grand Avenue Park revitalization includes plans to transform the area into a vibrant public space where residents of all ages can gather and play.

 

Public Policy

Visit NRPA Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy Elvis Cordova and Senior Government Affairs Manager Kyle Simpson at their booth during NRPA Virtual to ask your advocacy questions, learn about NRPA's legislative priorities, and find out how you can become a more active advocate for parks and recreation in your community!

 

Research

Visit the NRPA research team’s virtual booth to learn how to make your agency’s great accomplishments part of the nationwide story through your participation in Park Metrics, access evaluation tools that can help showcase the amazing work being done by park and recreation professionals at your agency, and talk with the research staff to learn how to tell your agency’s story through data.

 

Orlando Local Host Committee

Even though the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused us to cancel the in-person 2020 NRPA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, NRPA is pleased to announce the rebooking of the Orlando conference in 2025! Stop by the Orlando Local Host Committee booth to see what's in store when you to visit Orlando, including Florida’s State Parks and state-of-the-art recreational facilities. You also can learn more about 15 off-site institutes and nine leisure tours planned for 2025.

 

Giveaways and Drawings

 

Sponsor Box Giveaway:

The first 1,500 attendees to visit all the booths of NRPA Virtual Platinum Sponsors will receive a box full of their swag. To participate, you must visit all six booths and click the “Email Me for More Information” button.

NRPA Virtual Platinum Sponsor booths are linked in our conference lobby for quick access. They include:

 

Grubhub Lunch Giveaway

The first 250 attendees to visit the PerfectMind booth will receive one Grubhub lunch voucher. To participate, visit their booth and click the “Email Me for More Information” button.

 

Booth Raffles

Visit the exhibit hall for a chance to win awesome prizes! To be eligible to win the listed prize, click the “Email Me for More Information” button in each of the corresponding booths.

BCI Burke Playgrounds: Fitness Gear Package

GameTime: PhoneSoap

Greenfields Outdoor Fitness: $500 Target Gift Card

Musco: iPad

Landscape Structures Inc.: Play Healthy™ Hand Sanitizer Station

Parks Build Community: $250 Amazon Gift Card

PlayCore: $2,000 Visa Gift Card *Fill out the entry form (link posted in the booth’s chat) to enter.*

Also, visit these booths for other raffle opportunities:

  • American Heart Association
  • Artificial Ice Events/Fall Fest Events
  • Bobcat Company
  • CivicRec
  • Commercial Recreation Specialists
  • Little Tikes Commercial
  • Miracle Recreation
  • Pet Waste Eliminator
  • Pilot Rock Park Equipment
  • Play & Park Structures
  • PLAY CLUB
  • Playcraft Systems
  • Playworld
  • Polin Waterparks
  • SmartRec by Amilia
  • Stageline Mobile Stage, Inc.
  • Superior Recreational Products
  • Think Green Promos
  • UltraSite
  • Vortex Aquatic Structures Int'l, Inc.
  • Wenger Corp
  • WhiteWater West Industries, Ltd.