2019 exhibit hall

Conference Overview

The APRA Conference and Expo is held annually and brings together parks, recreation, conservation and open space professionals, users and those with business interests. The conference is the premier opportunity in the state for this community to come together to communicate and experience an inspirational and education conference.

The conference includes a wide variety of educational sessions covering a broad range of issues on a local, state and national level. We will host prominent speakers, exhibit hall, informative and interactive workshops, tours, socials, golf tournament and much more.

Join our many sponsors and exhibitors in networking with the statewide parks and recreation community and maximize your visibility and message. This is the premier opportunity to display your state-of-the-art products and services, provide demonstrations, show off your projects and programs, and talk with the decision makers in your target market.

Attendees

Attendees consist of parks, recreation and open space professionals, volunteers, board and commission members, government officials, managers, administrators, trails and park users, company/industry representative, athletic directors, and anyone interested in our profession. Our conference draws 500+ attendees, 80+ booths in the exhibit hall, and nearly 100 volunteers.

Exhibiting

You are vital to keeping our conference delegates aware and informed of the cutting edge technology, products and services that keep them efficient and effective in their everyday work.  Contact our Exhibit Hall Chair to secure your booth space for the largest show of its kind for parks and recreation professionals in the state of Arizona.

Swag Bags and Giveaways

Each year our conference delegates receive a bag full of information and goodies, if you would like to donate pens or other tangible advertising items to be include in the delegate bags contact Exhibit Hall Chair, Linda Ayres before July 22nd

All items will need to be sent to the APRA Office no later than August 5th to be included in the conference bags.

Registration and Payments

All booth space registrations will be taken on-line on the APRA website. Payment in full at the time of booking is required. A registration code is required, please contact the Exhibit Hall Chair to obtain this code. 

Annual APRA Golf Tournament

An added chance for vendors to interact with Directors and staff is by participating in the Golf Tournament. This years event will be taking place on Tuesday, August 20 with a shotgun start at 8:30 AM. Cost is $65 per player. More details can be found on the Golf Tournament page of the website.

Wi-Fi & Electricity

Wi-Fi and Electricity must be prearrange directly with the hotel. To order use the link located at the top of the page in the blue box.

Need to order additional tickets for lunch or social?

Use the regular registration links for conference delegate registration. Choose the "guest registration" option then make your selections.

Conference Mobile App

This year all details related to conference will be on-line or through the mobile app. 

- Details are currently being updated -

More Details Here

Pre Conference Printed Program

A hard copy of the pre-conference activities and schedule will be mailed out to all APRA members in July. If you would like to advertise in this issue click here for details

Booth spaces 
Included with the purchase of exhibit hall space:
  • (2) Lunch Ticket per booth / per day
  • (2) Social Tickets for Tuesday Evening
  •  2019 APRA Membership
  • (2) Exhibitor Lanyards
  • Conference delegate contact list (upon request post conference)
2019 Exhibit Hall Chair

Linda Ayres

Exhibit Hall Set Up/Take Down Schedule

Set Up: Tuesday, August 20  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Take Down: Thursday, August 22 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Hours

Wednesday  12:30 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

What is NOT included in your registration?

Awards Banquet Tickets, Audio Visual, Wi-Fi or Power. Additional lunch tickets, each booth will come with two tickets, if additional lunch tickets are needed you will need to purchase ahead of time. 

Refund and Cancellation Policy  

We understand there will be a rare occasion when a vendor or sponsor will be required to cancel. Cancellations prior to March 15, 2019 will receive a refund for half of the original booth space fee only. After March 15th APRA will no longer issue refunds as the committee has invested significant time and resources in the events and programs. 

Early Tear Downs

Vendors are expected to have their booth space set-up and open for time the exhibit hall is open each day. Anyone tearing down their booth down early will be fined $200.00 - no exceptions!

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Exhibitor Booth Agreements will be sent to the main contact of each registered vendor. If you did not receive a copy of the agreement, or if you would like to review we have posted a copy for you on the left. 


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