WRPA 2020 Annual Conference and Tradeshow
Embracing Equity  | April 21–24, 2020

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About the 2020 WRPA Conference & Tradeshow
Join the Fun in Tacoma, WA!


WRPA's three-day annual conference welcomes more than 450 recreation and park professionals, sponsors, exhibitors, and speakers each year. This conference offers attendees networking opportunities and educational opportunities. In 2020, we will be giving attendees the chance to choose from more than 55 educational sessions on topics ranging from aquatics and business operations to advocacy and leadership. We will also be focusing heavily on our theme of equity and inclusion. We hope you and your team can join us!

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Host City Tacoma, WA

Photo credit: Travel Tacoma Pierce County

This year we hope even more Washington park and rec professionals can join us in the award-winning city of Tacoma, WAIn 2019, Metro Parks Tacoma won the prestigious National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, the top achievement in the industry. Learn more about Metro Parks Tacoma Gold Medal Award by reading the WRPA Blog Post

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2020 Schedule & Keynote Speakers
Our 2020 schedule and keynote speakers will be announced soon

Previous keynote speakers have included leaders, innovators, and motivational speakers like James Bird Guess, Coach Colleen HackerBen KlaskyAaron McDanielRachel SheerinJan Spence, Phillip Tyler, and more. 

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Thank You to Our 2020 Conference Sponsors

Annual Platinum Sponsor

Annual Gold Sponsor

 Annual Silver Sponsor


Tote Bag Sponsor


Pre-Awards Banquet


Keynote Sponsor

 Keynote Sponsor


Lanyard Sponsor

Wednesday Night 
Social Sponsor



Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor? Learn more today.


Thank You To Our Tradeshow Exhibitors

Learn more about our Exhibitor opportunities by reviewing our 2020 Prospectus.

Allplay Systems

American Soccer/Score Sports

American Ramp Company

Aquatics Specialty Services, Inc.

ARC Architects

BLRB Architects, P.S.

Buell Recreation

Coast Pavement Services

Columbia Cascade Company

Geese Adversary Control

Grand Slam Safety, LLC

Great Western Recreation

Hellas Construction

Highwire, Inc.

John Deere Company

Kalispel Metal Products

Kidz Love Soccer 

Left Coast Recreation 

Lincoln Aquatics

Musco Lighting 

Northwest Playground


Precision Concrete Cutting

Public Restroom Company

Robert W. Droll Landscape Architect, P.S.

Save the Environment Art

SeaTac Lighting

Security Lines US

Slatercom Lighting Solutions

Sybertech Waste Reduction Ltd

Vermont Systems, Inc.