2020 CPRS Conference & Expo

2020 CPRS Conference & Expo

General Information

Thank you for joining us in Long Beach, CA for our 72nd Annual CPRS Conference & Expo! The Conference committee members are working to bring you the latest information and services for the park, recreation and leisure services profession.  The 2020 Conference will provide something for everyone in Parks & Recreation.

Registration for conference is now being accepted. The Conference is being held March 10th - 13th at the Long Beach Convention Center.  Early Bird prices will end on October 16, 2019.  Preregistration prices will increase after January 22, 2020.  Late registration will be accepted until February 26, 2020.  Registration must be completed onsite after February 26, 2020.  You can register online below after you login or download form and fax it to 916/665-9149.

Badge and Tickets

Your badge and tickets will be mailed to your preferred address in mid-February.  If you have not received them by the end of February, please call the CPRS office to have them reprinted.  Any badges that are not reported missing or not returned to us by the postal service and need to be reprinted onsite will incur a $20 badge replacement fee onsite. Tickets are required for meals and/or special events and cannot be replaced if lost.

If you are new to our system and do not have a login and password, you will need to add yourself and enter your address & email.  Do not leave your addresses blank or we will not be able to send your information to you.  If someone is registering a group, please be sure to include addresses and emails for the people you add so they will get their information.

If you have questions about your registration processing or login, please contact Linnie@cprs.org or 916/665-2777.

Day Rate

Includes daily educational sessions. Wednesday Daily Fee will also include entrance into the Exhibit Hall, Lunch in the Hall and the Welcome Reception.  Thursday Daily Fee will also include entrance into the Exhibit Hall and Lunch in the Hall.  Intensives, Tours & Special Events may require an additional fee.


Registration may be transferred to another representative from your agency at no charge until January 22, 2020.  Fee difference will be assessed if necessary due to membership status.  A $50 administrative fee for a transfer will be charged when a request is received after January 22, 2020.

REFUND REQUEST:  Refund requests received in the CPRS office no later than January 22, 2020 will incur a $50 cancellation fee.  Refund requests received between January 22 and February 26, 2020 will be assessed 50% of the registration fee paid and your conference badge and tickets must be returned with your written refund request.  No refunds will be granted after February 26, 2020.


Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

ADA & Special Request Information

For ADA requests and questions concerning accessibility, contact CPRS at 916-665-2777. Accommodations such as interpreters cannot be guaranteed without at least 30 days notice. To help ensure availability, requests must be received by January 31, 2020.

Food Allergies & Preferences:
While we do our best to be aware of food allergies and preferences, it is not always possible for us to accommodate food allergies and preferences at our receptions and lunches in the exhibit hall due to the large number of people being served.  If you have specific needs, you may need to provide your own meals during those times. If you have any questions about provided meals, please contact our office.

Membership Status

The member rate will automatically be applied if you are a member of CPRS. If you need assistance with your membership status or login and password, before registering, please call the CPRS Registrar Linnie at 916-665-2777.  Students will need to be CPRS Student Members to receive the student rates.  If you are renewing your membership online, please allow 24 hours for our system to update and reflect current member pricing.

Registration Options

If you wish to register for the full conference or daily conference registration, please pick one of those choices below.  Full registration pricing covers the general educational sessions held Wednesday thru Friday, the Wednesday and Thursday lunches in the exhibit hall and the Wednesday night welcome reception.  Detailed information on the educational sessions, intensives and other tickets offered are available by clicking on the items below.

If you are attending an intensive only or need tickets for an individual event, please choose the "Intensives and Tickets Only" option.  This option will not register you for anything, but will allow you to purchase the intensive or ticket items that you need.

CPRS Awards & Installation Banquet

Join us in celebrating the excellent people, programs and services in your communities!  Awards will be given in such categories as Facility Design, Park Planning, Marketing and Communications and Creating Community.  Please join us at the Hyatt Regency.

Recreation Therapy Attendees

  Lunch is included if you register by 2/26/20.  Late and onsite registrations will not include lunch.  There is an additional registration fee for the Thursday evening workshop.

Please choose the intensives and tickets only option, then go to Friday and choose the RT Institute
Thursday & Friday Only daily registration option does not include the RT Institute or Workshop

If you register for the Friday RT Institute, you will need to purchase CEU's below.

Housing Information

Please refer to the following link:  https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/CPRS/aaStatic.asp?SFP=VFlRRktCTE1AMzA2Nw

Questions Below

Once you click Register Myself, you will see that we have some required and optional questions below. When you have answered the questions, please be sure to click the Save Responses button. This will ensure that your transaction successfully goes to the online cart when you complete your registration.
3/10/2020 - 3/13/2020
Long Beach Convention Center 300 East Ocean Blvd Long Beach 90802



Tuesday, 10 March 2020

7:00 AM

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM

10:00 AM

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM

12:30 PM

1:00 PM

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

6:00 PM

Thursday, 12 March 2020

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM

Friday, 13 March 2020

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM

Hyatt Regency - Long Beach 200 S Pine Ave Long Beach, CA 90802
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM

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