WRPA 2019 Annual Conference and Tradeshow
Collaborate on the Columbia

About  |  Register  |  Become a Speaker  |  Volunteer  |  Sponsor & Exhibit

About the 2019 WRPA Conference & Tradeshow

WRPA is very excited to announce the 72nd Annual WRPA Conference & Tradeshow which will be taking place in Vancouver, WA. Mark your calendar's for April 9-12, 2019 and celebrate with us as we "Collaborate on the Columbia." This is a great opportunity to join more than 550 recreation and park professionals for the opportunity to network, learn and celebrate the recreation and parks industry. 

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Registration Information

Registration information will be posted in early fall. Keep an eye out for updates on the WRPA blog and in the newsletter.

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Become A Speaker

WRPA has officially opened the request for presentations for next year's conference sessions. We are looking for professionals to share their expertise in administration, aquatics, athletics, leadership, management, marketing, parks programming, and so much more. We are looking for talented presenters who can speak to best practices and trends relevant to our audience.

Submit your proposal by completing the online form on the WRPA website. Proposals are due by September 28, 2018. 

Submit a Proposal

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 Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in helping to plan the 2019 Conference & Tradeshow? The Conference Committee is looking for volunteers with fresh ideas. This committee is made up of two lead co-chairs and a variety of subcommittees. Below are some areas that still need volunteers:

  • WRPA Golf Tournament
  • Local Tours
  • Student Connections
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Sponsorship

We are looking for passionate WRPA members who are ready to help us create an incredible experience in Vancouver, WA. If you are interested in participating please email Kim Shelton, one of the Conference Committee co-chairs, today.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Check back in for more information on sponsorship opportunities. 

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