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2022 MPRA
Conference & Expo

March 1 - 4, 2022

University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center

Springfield, MO

Session Proposals Open – July 1, 2021

Session Proposal Deadline – September 10, 2021

 

2022 Conference Sponsors

Click here to sponsor the 2022 conference!

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Delegates

If you are part of the parks and recreation industry we want to invite you to join us for a week packed with educational sessions, networking, and fun!

The 2022 MPRA Conference and Expo is just around the corner, and we are so excited for you to see what’s in store. We’ve brought together a unique and inspiring group of speakers, and our schedule is full of engaging events and meetups.

 

Don’t miss out!

Registration Form
Online Registration
Conference Sessions
City Basket Challenge

Important Dates

Delegate Registration Opens . . . . . November 15, 2021

Delegate Late Fee Starts . . . . . . . .  February 4, 2022

Early Bird Rates End . . . . . . . . . . .  January 10, 2022

 
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Exhibitors

Registration Form
Expo Hall Layout
Silent Auction Opportunity

This is your chance to showcase your business to parks and recreation professionals including representatives of nearly every municipal and county parks and recreation department in the state. 

 

Additionally, administrative personnel from all levels of public, therapeutic, and commercial recreation will be present. Reserving your booth early will give you an advantage in choosing just the right space to maximize your exposure to delegates.

Important Dates

Exhibitor Registration Opens (Members Only) . . . . . November 1, 2021

Exhibitor Registration Opens For All . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 15, 2021

Early Bird Rates End . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 10, 2022  

 
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Students

The MPRA Annual Conference & Expo is a great place for students to practice public speaking, meet future employers, and network with other students from around the state. 

Student Registration Form
Conference Sessions

Important Dates

Student Registration Opens . . . . . November 15, 2021

Student Late Fee Starts . . . . . . . .  February 4, 2022

Early Bird Rates End . . . . . . . . . .  January 10, 2022

 
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Hotel

University Plaza Hotel

& Convention Center

333 S John Q Hammons Pkwy

 Springfield, MO 65806

Important Info

Room Rate . . . . . . . . . . .$112.00

Group Code . . . . . . . . . . MPRA

Room Block Closes . . . . January 29, 2022  

 
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Awards & Citations

MPRA Awards Codes

Nomination Forms

  • Aquatics Section Awards

  • Sports Section Awards

  • Park Resource Section Awards

  • Region Governance Awards

  • Citations

  • Musco Giveback

  • Public Official

  • Support Staff

  • Retirement

  • Fellow

  • Associate Fellow

Missouri Recreation & Parks Hall of Fame

MRP Hall of Fame Guidelines

MRP Hall of Fame Application

Important Dates

Award Nominations Open . . . . . October 1, 2021

Award Nomination Deadline . . . December 3, 2021