NRPA Congress & Exposition Starts Tomorrow in Anaheim!

Image credit: @parks_and_recAs we speak, thousands of park and recreation professionals are descending upon Anaheim, CA. It’s NRPA’s (National Recreation and Park Association) annual Congress & Exposition! From October 16 – 18, participants will attend receptions, speaking sessions, workshops, meetings, a trade show, 5K Fun Run/Walk, and more. ACTIVE Network will be there as well!

Whether you can or cannot make it this year, here’s what you need to know: 

What it’s all about:

How you can meet up with ACTIVE:

Exhibit booth #1743:

Speaking session:

  • The Fundamentals to Boost Participation: A Case Study Approach
  • Claire Vignon, Online Marketing Specialist at ACTIVE Network, Communities
  • Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 8:00 – 9:15 AM
  • Room 210B – Anaheim Convention Center

Learning Outcome #1: Explain how to optimize your website to drive registrations.
Learning Outcome #2: Describe how to capture and keep a growing audience with effective emails.
Learning Outcome #3: Identify methods to leverage social media to generate word of mouth about your programs.

Read more about the session here.

How you can follow the discussion:

If you can’t make it this year, there are some great ways to follow the discussion online.

  • Attend the NRPA Virtual Congress – Live
  • Subscribe to this blog to get our post-Congress takeaways (see the “Join the Conversation” box in the top right_
  • Follow the Twitter hashtag discussion here:


Are you on your way to Anaheim? We’ll see you there!