60th Annual Conference & Tradeshow

November 23 & 24, 2020

Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center


With over 350 parks & recreation professionals and over 100 exhibits, CRPA's Annual Conference is a great place for networking, sharing ideas, learning about current trends, and getting a pulse on what is happening in the parks and recreation industry. This two-day conference and tradeshow boasts over 25 educational sessions, networking events, an awards ceremony, and an exhibit hall.  This is a don't miss event for professionals and service providers alike!

Be sure to visit the links to the left to see all that conference can offer you!

Important COVID Information

CRPA is taking the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously; the safety of our speakers and attendees is foremost in our minds.  CLICK HERE for a comprehensive list of the many safety precautions we have instituted for this year’s conference.

CLICK HERE for Mohegan Sun's Operational Framework outlining all of their current safety protocols.

CLICK HERE for a video overview of Mohegan Sun's safety protocol for meetings and conventions.

2020 Conference App

Conference information... Now at your fingertips!

Information on dowloading this year's app coming soon!

2020 Silent Auction

Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This year's auction is going... VIRTUAL! 

Check out all of the items up for bid this year on our virtual auction platform through 

CLICK HERE to browse the auction items 

Bidding OPENS Monday 11/23/20 at 8:00 am 

Bidding CLOSES Monday 11/23/20 at 4:00 pm

Get Involved


We need YOUR help to make conference the CRPA event of the year! Join the CRPA Conference Committee and be an integral part of the largest parks and recreation tradeshow in New England!

Building on the rich 60-year tradition of the CRPA Conference, this event is the one time during the year when students, professionals, educators, and service providers gather together to learn and share effective practices, improve skills, and discover new opportunities and resources.

Join a great team made up of professionals from all around the state and help us to improve and enhance the conference!

Contact Josselyn Salafia or Jessica DiBattista, CRPA Conference Committee Co-Chairs for more information on joining the committee at: [email protected]or [email protected]


Can't make the committee meetings but still want to get involved?  Volunteers are always needed to room host, help with registration and logistics, and much more!  CLICK HERE to add your name to our Volunteer Sign Up List.