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January 29 - February 1, 2019 | Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center

The mParks Conference & Trade Show is the premier education and networking event for Michigan’s park and recreation professionals. Each year, the event draws over 700 attendees. The Conference & Trade Show events run from January 29 - February 1, 2019 in Kalamazoo.

The event will begin with Trail Summit and Educational Sessions on January 29 and run through Friday, February 1, with the Annual Trade Show taking place January 30-31,2019.

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REFUND POLICY: All refund requests have to be made in writing prior to the event, less a $25 processing fee.

Early Bird Deadline Extended to Friday, November 9

There are numerous ways to enjoy the 2019 mParks Conference & Trade Show:

Full Delegate

The Full Delegate package includes all educational sessions beginning Tuesday, January 29 - Friday, February 1. The Full Delegate package also includes Happy Hour on Tuesday, the Band Showcase at Bell's Brewery on Tuesday, the Exhibit Hall Lunch on Thursday, Awards Banquet & Reception on Thursday, and Breakfast on Friday. Please note: attendance to the Statewide Trail Summit, Offsite Tours, Trivia Night, and the Brewery & Distillery Tour require additional ticket purchases. 

   Before 11/2 11/2 - 1/4 After 1/4
Member $400 $450 $520
Non-Member $450  $500 $570

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Educational Delegate

The Educational Delegate package includes all educational sessions beginning Tuesday, January 29 - Friday, February 1. The Educational Delegate package also includes Happy Hour on Tuesday and the Band Showcase at Bell's Brewery on Tuesday. Please note: attendance to the Statewide Trail Summit, Offsite Tours, Future Professionals Showcase, the Brewery & Distillery Tour, the Exhibit Hall Lunch on Thursday, Awards Banquet & Reception on Thursday, and Breakfast on Friday require additional ticket purchases.

   Before 11/2 11/2 - 1/4 After 1/4
Member $270 $320 $390
Non-Member $320  $370 $440


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Daily Pass Delegate

The Wednesday Daily Pass includes all educational sessions on Wednesday, January 30. The Thursday Daily Pass includes all educational sessions on Thursday, January 31.

To attend the Friday Closing Session Only, please purchase a ticket to the breakfast.

Please note: all meals, as well as attendance to the Statewide Trail Summit, Offsite Tours, Trivia Night, and the Brewery & Distillery Tour require additional ticket purchases.

   Before 11/2 11/2 - 1/4 After 1/4
Member $140 $165 $195
Non-Member $190 $215 $245


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Trail Summit Attendee

Tuesday, January 29 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Held during the annual mParks Conference & Trade Show, the Michigan Trail Summit is an opportunity for trail enthusiasts, advocates, and organizations to gain knowledge and networking through a day of informative sessions, with topics emerging technology, water trails, volunteer engagement and trails as multi-modal connectors within a transportation system, plus opportunity connections. Also covered in the Trail Summit will be the Great Lake to Lake Trails and the changing political environment of trails.

Full session details and schedule coming soon.

Full Delegate Add-on $85 
Member $120
Non-Member $145


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