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CPRS Conference & Expo

Join us in San Diego, CA to celebrate CPRS's 75th Anniversary and our 73rd Annual CPRS Conference & Expo!  Our conference committee is working hard to bring you relevant education, meaningful connections, and plenty of space to refresh your mind and spirit.  

Registration for conference is now OPEN!!
Know your health and wellness is our first priority and we will be following CDC, State and local guidelines as we plan for our time together.

Register Online Today!

Our DAY pattern has changed for 2021! 
The Conference is being held MONDAY, March 22nd though THURSDAY, March 25th at the San Diego Convention Center

Pricing Deadlines to note
Early Bird pricing has been extended! Early bird rates will end on October 31, 2020. 
This is your BEST deal so sign up today!

Preregistration prices will increase after January 27, 2021. 
Late registration will be accepted until March 3, 2021. 
Registration must be completed onsite after March 3, 2021. 

Register Online Today!

We look forward to making CONNECTIONS with you in March!

Registration Information

Registration for conference is now OPEN!!

Know your health and wellness is our first priority and we will be following CDC, State and local guidelines as we plan for our time together.

Register Online Today!

Pricing Deadlines to note

  • Early Bird pricing has been extended! Early bird rates will end on October 31, 2020. 
  • Preregistration prices will increase after January 27, 2021. 
  • Late registration will be accepted until March 3, 2021.
  • Registration must be completed onsite after March 3, 2021. 

Expo Hall

Expo Hall

General EXPO Show Overview

The 73rd Annual CPRS Conference & Expo is the second largest recreation & park conference in the nation and the largest in the Pacific Southwest. The 2021 Conference is scheduled to be held at the San Diego Convention Center March 22-25, with the EXPO being held March 23 & 24.

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 1300 California park & recreation professionals will come together March 22-25, 2021 to attend this premier industry event. Based on our 2020 Conference Survey of attendees, 89% influence purchases with 51% having direct purchasing authority for their agency.

EXPO Floor Plan – Available Booths – See Whose Exhibiting
Sign up as an Exhibitor - Start Here

Exhibit Booth Fees:

CPRS Member Company $1520 each for a 10 x 10 space
Non Member Company $1955 each for a 10 x 10 Space

Questions? Contact Susan Wipf, Exhibit Show Manager
916-665-2777 or email susan@cprs.org

Important Dates & Times – Expo – Move-in – Move-out

Show Hours
Tuesday, March 23 - 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 24 - 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Move-In:
March 21, 2021 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Limited to exhibitors with 400 sq. ft. or greater)
March 22, 2021 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (All exhibitors may move in during this time)
March 23, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Single booth, pop up only)

Move-Out
March 24, 2021 - 3:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
March 25, 2021 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Drivers must be ordered by 10:00 a.m.



Register Online Today!

Expo Hall Links

  • Display Space Contract
  • Expo Hall Map 
  • Company List
  • CPRS Company Membership

Call for Sessions - Share Your Knowledge

The New and (very much) Improved Call for Sessions online form is now OPEN!

Be one of over 100 presenters at the premiere Park & Recreation Conference on the West Coast!

Representing all aspects of parks and recreation, our attendees are seeking innovative programming ideas, leadership skill refinement, revenue development & management techniques and communications, marketing and branding best practices… and that’s just a few of our desired learning tracks!  If you have expertise and are willing to share, we invite you to submit a session for consideration at our 2021 Conference & Expo. 

Deadline to submit a session is November 30, 2020.



Submit Online Today!

Yes, you are smart enough. Yes, you speak well enough. And yes, you will look good on stage, at the head of the room, on camera via zoom, or in whichever way your session is presented!

We look forward to learning from you!