64th Annual APRA Conference & Expo

August 11-14, 2014 • Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort


Refresh Your Industry Knowledge and Make New Connections for a Strong Finish to Your 2014.


We all start the New Year with resolutions, grand plans and a clearly defined perspective. 

And then it happens….reality.

APRA's premier annual statewide education Conference & Expo is a great way for you to refresh moving into the busy fall season. Join us in August to gain new ideas, renew your master plan, rev up your creative juices and recharge your perspective for the months ahead.

This year we’ll focus on premier education sessions, leadership and management, technology, and hot topics within the field of parks and recreation. You’ll gain new perspectives and share those new ideas with some of the brightest minds in our profession.

Invaluable networking opportunities, top-notch education, premiere general session speakers and quality exhibits await you at our 64th Annual Conference & Expo at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Hotel.  Early Bird Registration now open!

Click here for Boards & Commissions Day details and registration.

Be sure to hover over the "Conference Tab" for a list of all events taking place!

Schedule of Events 

Monday, August 11
Exhibit Hall Set-Up
Registration Opens

Tuesday, August 12
Golf Tournament-Whirlwind Golf Club
Craft Beer Tour
Branch meetings
2014  Grand Opening Mixer
APRF Poker Tournament

Wednesday, August 13
Regional Board Meeting
Education Sessions
Opening General Session (Dr. Robert Ashcraft and Gila River Indian Community)
Maintenance Day
Exhibit Hall Opens
APRF Silent Auction
Thursday, August 14
Boards & Commissions Day
APRF Silent Auction
Exhibit Hall 
Education Sessions
President's Reception

Friday, August 15
Load Out

*A more detailed schedule will be available at a later date.

Conference will now be Powered by Attendify

This year you will be able to access all conference details such as schedules, speaker and vendor information through our mobile app generously donated from Attendify. You will also be able to set up your own profile and use social media. Stay tuned for more details!

Location: Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort

The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Phoenix Resort & Spa was designed to be an authentic representation of the Gila River Indian Community's heritage and culture. The architecture, design, art and legends of the Pima (Akimel O'otham) and Maricopa (Pee Posh) tribes are celebrated in every detail at our Chandler hotel, indoors and out. Wild Horse Pass is a AAA Four Diamond resort.

5594 West Wild Horse Pass Boulevard
Chandler, AZ 85226

Thank you to all of our conference sponsors and partners

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