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Parks Spring Workshop & Trade Show 2024

Parks Spring Workshop & Trade Show 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024 (7:45 AM - 1:30 PM) (MDT)

Description

 


The Parks Spring Workshop & Trade Show offers parks professionals education sessions worth 0.2 CEUs, a trade show with some of the best companies in the industry, a delicious lunch plus coffee & doughnuts in the morning. Raffle items & giveaways are just the icing on the cake at this event!

Attendee Pricing: $75/members; $95/non-members (Includes education sessions worth up to 0.2 CEUs, lunch, trade show access plus coffee & doughnuts.)

Registration Deadline: April 22nd at 12pm

Exhibitors: Booth registration can be found HERE.

NOTE: Do you need to register multiple crew members but aren't sure who specifically will be attending? You can register generic names, (ex: Broomfield One, Broomfield Two, etc.), and update these names in your account at a later date. 

Event Agenda


7:45am – 8:45am: Check-in / Coffee & Doughnuts in Exhibit Hall

8:45am – 10am: Round 1 of Education Sessions

10am – 11am: Exhibit Hall Time

11am – 12:15pm: Round 2 of Education Sessions

11am – 12:15pm: Directors Section Meeting

(Separate registration required. Click HERE.)

12:15pm – 1:30pm: Lunch, Raffle, and extra Exhibit Hall time

See Colorado Birds of Prey!

We're excited to have HawkQuest at this year's Parks Show! They are bringing four birds of prey that are indigenous to Colorado. You can see these majestic birds up close and learn all about them!



Education sessions include:


Organizational Shift – Changing the Culture of a Workplace 

(Josh Koss, CSFM, Harrell's)


The Benefits of a Native Plant Program to Municipal Horticulture 

(Alex Crochet, CCNP, CGG, City of Colorado Springs)


Irrigation Troubleshooting, Hall of Fame Tips and Tricks 

(Paul Reed, CID/CLIA/QWEL, Kimley-Horn)


Nature Inspired Play Equipment 

(Tony Jaramillo, CPSI, Commerce City)


Developing a Game Plan for Sustainable Parks & Water Conservation Strategies 

(Matt Small, PLA, Sites AP, RVi Planning & Landscape Architecture)


Pumps and 2-Wire Technologies: How do they work and how do I choose?

(Drew Barber, CIC, CLIA, Rain Bird)


Legislative Update: Current legislation impacting parks professionals 

(Abby McNeal, CSFM/CPRP, City of Louisville) 

[not a CEU certified session]


Parks Roundtable Discussion - An open forum for your questions & guidance 

(John Weaver, CPRP, CPSI, City of Colorado Springs + other parks professionals!)

[not a CEU certified session]


Education Session Schedule:

Round 1 - 8:45am-10:00am:

  • 4 sessions to choose from

Round 2 - 11:00am-12:15pm:

  • 4 Sessions to choose from
  • CPRA Directors Section Meeting (Separate registration required. Click HERE.)


Lunch provided by Georgia Boys BBQ in Greeley!



Thank you to the 2024 Sponsors! 

Platinum Sponsor - LL Johnson

Gold Sponsor - SiteOne Landscape Supply

Gold Sponsor - Express Mulching & Soil, LLC

Silver Sponsor - Mac Equipment, Inc.

Silver Sponsor - Altitude Recreation

Silver Sponsor - Bobcat of the Rockies

Doughnut Sponsor - A to Z Recreation

Coffee Sponsor - Island Grove Regional Park

Handout Sponsor - ScienTurfic Sod

Host City - The City of Greeley Culture, Parks & Recreation


2024 Exhibitors so far! 

A to Z Recreation

Altitude Recreation

Basalite Hardscapes

Bobcat of the Rockies

Buffalo Brand Seed

Churchich Recreation, LLC

Express Mulching, Inc.

ForeverLawn Mile High

Golf & Sport Solutions

Ground Solutions

HawkQuest

LL Johnson

Mac Equipment, Inc.

Milwaukee Tool

Musco Lighting

Pioneer Landscape Centers

Potestio Brothers Equipment Inc

Power Turf Renovation, LLC

Rain Bird

Recreation Plus, Ltd

Rocky Mountain Playground Services

Rocky Mountain Turf Solutions

RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture

ScienTurfic Sod

Scythe Robotics

SiteOne Landscape Supply

Star Playgrounds

SYNLawn

Pricing

Register by April 19th at 12pm = $75/members; $95/non-members

Registration fee includes two education sessions worth 0.2 CEUs, lunch, trade show access plus coffee & doughnuts.

Island Grove Event Center
501 N. 14th Ave.
Greeley, CO 80631 United States
Event Contact
CPRA Staff
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Thursday, April 25, 2024 (7:45 AM - 1:30 PM) (MDT)

Event Agenda


7:45am – 8:45am: Check-in / Coffee & Donuts in Exhibit Hall


8:45am – 10am: Round 1 of Education Sessions


10am – 11am: Exhibit Hall


11am – 12:15pm: Round 2 of Education Sessions



11am – 12:15pm: Directors Section Meeting

(Separate registration required.)


12:15pm – 1:30pm: Lunch, Raffle, and extra Exhibit Hall time

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