Grow to New Heights With Us!

Grow to New Heights With Us!
Saturday, September 7 - Tuesday, September 10
8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, Virginia 22182
Conference Registration
Did you know you can save money by pre-registering for the 2019
conference  before April 30? 

By registering early you save $80 on a full delegate registration and on individual day registrations. Don't have the money to register right now? You can still register today and save and select 'bill me later' at check out and pay later.

Early Registration Rates for VRPS members:
Full Delegate: $415
Sunday Only: $170
Monday Only: $195
Tuesday Only: $100 

Full list of pricing can be found at the registration link below
or on the 
Student Registration

The Foundation of Virginia Recreation and Park Society provides a generous grant to VRPS Students to attend the 2019 VRPS Annual Conference for FREE!

How to register to receive FREE student registration:
1) Must be an active VRPS Student Member 
*Students who are NOT current VRPS members can put a $25 student membership in their shopping cart first and then add the 2019 VRPS Annual Conference student registration. They will receive the student opportunity (no cost registration) at check-out. Registration will be honored upon payment of student membership.
2) Must Register before June 30, 2019

Registrations after July 1, 2019 are subject to student rates. More information can be found on the VRPS Website or Student Registration Flyer
Annual Conference Scholarships

The Foundation of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society offers scholarships to attend the annual conference  to help professionals continue  their education.
Scholarship Deadline - All applications must be submitted online by close of business on April 30, 2018. Applicants will be notified of their award status prior to the regular
conference registration deadline.
2019 Conference  Speaker Proposals
Deadline EXTENDED to 
MARCH 15, 2019
Would you make a great speaker? Do you have a coworker who has some knowledge to share? Worked on or have a great project to share to help others? 

We're looking for multifaceted discussions and captivating speakers to bring the best educational sessions to our 2019 conference!   
For more details please find the speaker packet and speaker submission link below and pass it along to someone who you would like to hear from! 

(All submissions must be submitted electronically)
Conference Keynote Speaker Announced
Peter Kageyama 
Peter Kageyama is the author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and the follow up, Love Where You Live: Creating
Emotionally Engaging Places

He is an internationally sought-after community development consultant and grassroots engagement strategist who speaks all over the world about
bottom-up community development and the amazing people
who are making change happen.
Find out more on the  Keynote Speaker Flyer
Peter Kageyama's VRPS Keynote Address is sponsored by  
Reston Community Center
Virginia Recreation & Park Society's Annual Conference provides access to a field of leaders and financial decision makers throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.