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Parks Spring Workshop & Trade Show

Parks Spring Workshop & Trade Show

Thursday, April 6, 2023 (7:45 AM - 1:30 PM) (MDT)

Description

Join the CPRA Parks Section for the 43rd Annual Parks Spring Workshop & Trade Show on Thursday, April 6th at the Island Grove Event Center in Greeley, CO! This event offers parks professionals educational sessions worth 0.2 CEUs, a trade show with some of the best companies in the industry, a coffee & doughnuts breakfast plus lunch. Raffle items & giveaways are just the icing on the cake at this event!

Attendees: Register by March 24th at 5pm = $65/members; $75/non-members

Attendee late registration after 5pm on March 24th - April 3rd by 12pm = $80/members; $90 non-members

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. 

Due to high demand, a few extra exhibit booth spaces have been added! Please note that extra booth locations are subject to shift based on the venue's space. Vendors, click HERE to be routed to the exhibitor registration.

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. Click HERE.)

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


Education Session Schedule:

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

  • Managing Levels of Service - Expectations are Everything - Dan Rieves, Bleed Green
  • Environmental Considerations for Responsible Parks Management - Josh Koss & Don Frantz, Wilbur-Ellis 
  • Magnetizing Water to Lower Irrigation Cost - Brandon Gully & Jason Hinkley, CPS
  • Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop - Gillian Rossi, Leave No Trace

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

  • Maintaining a Sports Facility - Matt Krebsbach, City of Aurora Parks
  • Irrigation Troubleshooting Hall-of-Fame - Paul Reed, Kimley-Horn
  • Look Out Below! Playground Safety Surface Materials - Tony Jaramillo, Commerce City
  • CARRI and the American Kestrel program - Scott Rashid, CARRI
  • CPRA Directors Section Meeting (Separate registration required. Click HERE.)


Raffle items so far include:

  • Set of M750 Hollywood Type Impact Bases ($390 value)
  • Husky Mechanics Tool Set (149-Piece) H149MTS ($119 value)
  • Craftsman 3 Drawer Tool Box ($49.99 value)
  • Dremel 200 Series Rotary Tool Kit ($48.99 value)
  • Murdoch’s Alpha Hard Armchair ($39.99 value)
  • 4 Rockies vs Mets tickets for the 5/27/23 ballgame at Coors Field
  • A round of golf for 4 with cart at Fox Hollow Golf Course
  • Bobcat E35 Compact Excavator Toy ($60 value)
  • Bobcat T76 Compact Track Loader Toy ($60 value)
  • Bobcat S76 Skid-Steer Loader Toy ($60 value)
  • Bobcat of the Rockies T-shirts ($12 value)
  • STIHL GTA 26 ($169.99 value)
  • STIHL Swag Bag
  • SCHEELS prize bag along with a $50 gift card
  • Spice 4 Pack from Buffalo Brand Seed
  • 27 quart cooler ($250 value)
  • Pickleball set ($30 value)


Thank you, 2023 Exhibitors!

  • A to Z Recreation
  • All American Sports Material
  • Aquaphalt
  • Bobcat of the Rockies
  • Buffalo Brand Seed
  • CARRI - Colorado Avian Research & Rehabilitation Institute
  • Churchich Recreation
  • DBC Irrigation Supply
  • Express Mulching & Soil
  • Ground Solutions & Bedrock Slingers
  • LL Johnson
  • Mac Equipment, Inc.
  • Pioneer Contractor Services
  • Potestio Brothers Equipment
  • Power Turf Renovation, LLC
  • Precision Concrete Cutting
  • Rain Bird
  • Recreation Plus
  • Renner Sports Surfaces
  • Rocky Mountain Playground Services
  • Rocky Mountain Recreation, Inc.
  • Scienturfic Sod
  • Star Playgrounds
  • STIHL
  • Target Specialty Products
  • United Western Denver, LLC
  • Winterland Inc.


Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

Pricing

Register by 5pm on March 24th = $65/members; $75/non-members

Late registration after 5pm on March 24th - April 3rd by 12pm = $80/members; $90 non-members

Registration fee includes lunch, coffee & doughnuts, trade show access plus 0.2 continuing education units (CEUs).

Invoicing - If your agency requires an invoice versus paying upfront, please contact the CPRA office at cpra@cpra-web.org. Thank you!


Island Grove Event Center
501 N. 14th Ave.
Greeley, CO 80631 United States
Event Contact
CPRA Staff
(720) 588-0943
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Thursday, April 6, 2023 (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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Professional Development
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