Atlanta, Georgia

Conference: October 8-10

Exhibits: October 8-9

Registration Opens


Join one of the fun events offered in the evenings. 

Evening Events

NRPA Opening Reception

Sponsored by GameTime

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 


Join us for the largest (and most fun) park and recreation party of the year! Enjoy live music, games, food and drinks while you celebrate with thousands of your peers at Gilley’s. This ticketed event is included with full package, young professional and retired registrations.


Best of the Best Ceremony

Sponsored by Active Network

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Ceremony 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

Reception 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Omni Dallas Hotel (HQ Hotel), Trinity Ballroom

Join us as we recognize and celebrate the most inspirational people and programs at the 2023 Innovation Awards and Spotlight Awards. The newly CAPRA-accredited and re-accredited park and recreation agencies, Young Professional Fellows and Diversity and Student Scholarship recipients also will be recognized.