CPRS Conference & Expo


CPRS Conference & Expo

March 8-11, 2022

2022 CONNECTIONS will be back in the new Sacramento Convention Center! 

CPRS is dedicated to keeping the health and safety of our community a priority.
We will continue to monitor state and federal public health guidance for meetings and events to ensure a safe learning experience as we plan to gather in-person at CONNECTIONS 2022.

The Conference Education Committee is now collecting proposals for educational sessions. See link below. For questions, contact Crystal Bolanos

The Expo Hall will start to fill up very soon. As soon as the show map is done, we will start to take booth reservations. Expect this show to sell-out promptly, contact Susan Wipf for more details.

Early Bird rates now open.

Call for Sessions

Call for Sessions is Open!

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

Important Dates 
Submission Deadline: June 25th - August 31st, 2021
Session Reviews: September 2021
Conference Dates: March 8-11, 2022