62nd Annual Conference & Tradeshow

November 21 & 22, 2022

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!


CRPA cares about the health and safety of our exhibitors, attendees, and speakers.  In order to provide a safe, enjoyable, in-person conference, CRPA and Mohegan Sun are continuing to follow recommendations outlined by the State of CT Health Departments and the CDC. CLICK HERE to view our Health & Safety Guidelines.

2022 Conference App

CLICK HERE for information on how to download the Conference App!

2022 Silent Auction

Bidding OPENS Monday at 8:30 am 

Bidding CLOSES Monday at 4:00 pm

CLICK HERE to preview the 2022 Silent Auction items!

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 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 Sharon O'Neil, 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. 

2022 Conference Sponsors