Daily Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Tuesday, Sept. 15 | 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, Sept. 16 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Reception
Tuesday, Sept. 15 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
After your first full day of sessions and exploring the exhibit hall you’ll be ready to unwind a little. Join exhibitors and your peers in the exhibit hall for networking, entertainment, cash prizes and a demonstration by our furry friend Lassie. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Exhibit Hall Luncheon (sponsored by Major Displays, Inc.)
Wednesday, Sept. 16 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

NRPA Member Celebration Area (Booth #1471)
Learn how to make the most of your membership, visit many of the member discount program partner booths, play games and celebrate NRPA's 50th Anniversary. Not only that, make sure you check out the giant Social Media Wall, close-up magician and take a shot at winning iPads, free 2016 NRPA Annual Conference registration and more!

Interactive Learning Opportunities
Plan your schedule to include sessions at the Learning Playground if you want to get on your feet and have an active, lively and memorable educational experience – no sitting in chairs allowed. The Learning Labs are your chance to ENGAGE (booth #2051) with some of the top session speakers or EXPERIENCE (booth #451) innovative technology for your field.

Parks & Recreation Magazine (Booth 1271)
Visit booth 1271 to learn more about the #1 magazine for the field, meet the editors and answer a magazine trivia question for a chance to win a free T-shirt. If you are lucky, one of the editors may even sign a copy of the special 50th Anniversary Issue for you!

NRPA Career Center (Booth #1371)
The Career Center not only exhibits employment openings but also provides development counseling for all career levels.

Glass Room Sessions (Booth #712)
Intended for director and executive level professionals, these unique sessions focus on cutting-edge issues and challenges facing agencies throughout the country.

Are You Feeling Lucky?

The exhibit hall is full of great opportunities to win prizes this year.

EXPOdition Scavenger Hunt (sponsored by Burke Playgrounds):
Complete the scavenger hunt provided with your registration materials for a chance to win iPads, FitBits, 2016 NRPA Annual Conference registrations, gift cards and more!

Tuesday Hourly Gift Card Drawings:

  • 11:00 a.m. $100 Gift Card from Maximum Solutions (Booth #1949)
  • 12:00 p.m. $100 Gift Card from Superior Recreational Products (Booth #1347)
  • 1:00 p.m. $100 Gift Card from Pilot Rock Park Equipment /RJ Thomas Manufacturing (Booth #1947)
  • 2:00 p.m. $100 Gift Card from BSN Sports (Booth #2032)
  • 3:00 p.m. $100 Gift Card from Kay Park Recreation (Booth #616)
  • 4:00 p.m. $200 Gift Card from ICON Shelters (Booth #1753)
  • 7:00 p.m. (2) $500 Cash Drawings from The Toro Company (Booth #1147)

Wednesday Hourly Gift Card Drawings:

  • 11:30 a.m. $100 Gift Card from ICON Shelters (Booth #1753)
  • 12:30 p.m. $100 Gift Card from Whitewater West Industries Ltd. (Booth #1939)
  • 1:30 p.m. $100 Gift Card from Poligon (Booth #1647)
  • 2:00 p.m. $200 Gift Card from Musco Sports Lighting (Booth #1135)
  • 3:00 p.m. EXPOdition Scavenger Hunt drawing with Burke Playgrounds (Booth #413)