CPRS Conference & Expo


Thank You Conference Sponsors
Welcome Reception
Opening General Session

Conference Bags-Conference App-Expo Aisle Signs

Closing Keynote Speaker 

Thank you CPRS Awards Sponsors



CPRS Conference & Expo

April 3-6, 2023

We are excited to see you at 2023 CONNECTIONS at the San Diego Convention Center!

Early Bird Registration is now open. 
$465/CPRS Member; $635/non-member by October 27, 2022

View last year's conference schedule here.

Call for Sessions

Call for Sessions is Open!

We're OPEN for conference sessions! 

Submit a Session

If you have already submitted your session for review, thank you! We will be making our final session selections prior to the end of 2022.  

The CPRS Program Committee wants to hear from YOU! We invite you to share your knowledge, experience, and unique perspective. This is your chance to connect, inspire, and to influence the advancement of the park and recreation profession. 

CPRS is committed to providing a program that is comprehensive and reflects the variety of disciplines and experience levels of the park and recreation profession.

We are looking for programs in the following categories:

  • Leadership, Career & Staff Development
  • Advocacy / Telling the Park & Recreation Story
  • Collaboration & Partnership Development
  • Communications, Marketing & Branding
  • Emergency Planning & Preparedness
  • Employee / Volunteer Management
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
  • Health & Wellness
  • Practical Solutions 
  • Planning, Design & Maintenance
  • Programming & Evaluations
  • Revenue Development & Management

    Submit a Session

Session selections will be based on the following criteria:
  • Relevance & significance of topic to park and recreation professions and/or broader discourse in the field regarding successes and challenges
  • Overall quality and clarity of the proposal
  • Timeliness and originality of topic 
  • Practical application of material

Conference Dates: April 3-6, 2023 in San Diego, CA
Session submissions may have a chance of being selected for other CPRS events as well, if applicable!

Expo Hall - Purchase a Booth

The Expo

Detailed exhibitor information for San Diego will be available shortly. If you are interested in exhibiting at the Annual Conference & Expo in San Diego in 2023, please call us at 916-665-2777 or email susan@cprs.org.