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Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center 300 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach , California 90802
Tel: (562) 436-3636
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CPRS Conference & Expo 2018 - California Park & Recreation Society

Attendees

1,800

Exhibitors

200

Register

$125 - $695

Overview

Event Overview:

The CPRS Conference & Expo is turning 70!

Join us as we celebrate 70 Years of Inspiring Excellence, March 13-16, 2018.  

We'll convene at the favorite Long Beach Convention Center for four days of discovery, innovation, personal growth and connectivity!

Why should YOU plan to attend the CPRS Conference & Expo?

The CPRS Conference & Expo provides a learning experience that:

  • Rewards personal growth and creativity
  • Inspires innovation
  • Supports connectivity
  • Encourages discovery
  • Unifies the Profession

We hope to see you in Long Beach!

Over 100 educational sessions are available over four days during the annual conference. 

Special Features

Career Development for Emerging Professionals

Speed Coaching Plus for Personal Development

Software Learning Community User Group

Conversations That Matter

Conference Closing Session

Exhibitor Information:

The 70th Annual CPRS Conference & Expo is the second largest recreation & park conference in the nation and the largest in the Pacific Southwest.

AUDIENCE SIZE AND BUYING INFLUENCE

If you provide products or services, on any level, to park & recreation agencies, districts, or departments, you should be at this show!

Over 1800 California park & recreation professionals will come together March 13-16, 2018 to attend this premier industry event.

Based on our 2017 Conference Survey of attendees, 88% influence purchases with 51% having direct purchasing authority for their agency. In California alone, park and recreation budgets exceeded over $6 billion last year.

About CPRS:

Founded in 1946, CPRS is a nonprofit, professional and public interest organization with close to 4,000 members who create community by:

  • providing recreational experiences to individuals, families and communities
  • fostering human development
  • promoting health and wellness
  • increasing cultural unity
  • facilitating community problem solving
  • protecting natural resources
  • strengthening safety and security
  • strengthening community image and sense of place
  • supporting economic development

CPRS membership is well-distributed, with 86 percent of park and recreation agencies in California boasting at least one CPRS individual member. In addition, over 175 park and recreation agencies are themselves CPRS members.

Agenda

Mar 13   

7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. – Park Development & Operations Symposium

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Parks Make Life Better!® Tour

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – NAYS Youth Sports Administrators Academy

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon – District Section Leadership Meeting

12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. – CPRS Board of Directors Meeting

12:30 p.m.  – CPRS Golf Tournament

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Recreation Intensive: Learn How to Ride the Wave of Success

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Aquatics Intensive: But What If We Could... Aquatics Programming Without Limits

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Registration Area Open

Mar 14   

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Registration Area Open

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. – Education Sessions

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. – Conference Rookies

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Teen Advisor Academy

9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. – Opening General Session

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Expo Open - Lunch Provided

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Education Sessions

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Education Sessions

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception

Mar 15   

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. – Wake Up Wellness

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. – CPRS Administrators Section - Networking Breakfast & General Membership Meeting

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. – Registration Area Open

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. – Education Sessions

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Expo Open (Lunch provided 12:30 p.m.)

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Education Sessions

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Education Sessions

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Education Sessions

5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m. – Hops, Grapes and Play

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. – Therapeutic Recreation Workshop

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. – CPRS Poker Pub Crawl

Mar 16   

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. – Wake Up Wellness

7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. – Recreation Therapy Institute

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Registration Area Open

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. – Education Sessions

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. – Education Sessions

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Closing Session

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. – CPRS Annual Awards Reception & Banquet

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