mParks 2017 Conference & Trade Show

Tuesday, Jan. 31-Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Location: Amway Grand Hotel and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids

Planning is underway! If you are interested in getting involved, please contact 2017 Conference Committee Chair Maia Turek at turekm@michigan.gov

Share your knowledge - submit a presentation proposal by August 1!

We're seeking knowledgeable speakers to help make this the happiest conference yet! Speakers are invited to share real-life examples, best practices, and research-based findings related to any of the following topics:

  • Parks & recreation administration
  • Organizational development
  • Marketing & business management
  • Fund development (grant-writing & sponsorship)
  • Volunteer management
  • Health & fitness and the role of parks & trails
  • Recreation programming
  • Facilities & grounds management
  • Trail management, maintenance, & collaboration
  • Beaches & aquatic facility management

 

  PROPOSE A SESSION