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2020 NDRPA State Conference & ND Trails Conference

September 15 - September 17

The NDRPA State Conference and Trails Conference is scheduled for Sept. 15-17 in Bismarck, hosted by Bismarck Parks and Recreation. Schedule details and registration will be available this summer.


Keynote Speaker

Chris Nunes will be presenting “Creating and ensuring a relevant parks and recreation agency.” Nunes is the Director of Parks and Recreation for The Woodlands Township, in The Woodlands, Texas. In his position, he oversees a $36.3 million operational budget and is accountable for the management of 148 parks, 15 swimming pools and aquatic facilities and 220 miles of pathways. He speaks around the country on topics including business plans, contracting, creative programming, marketing, external funding, communication, leadership and succession planning.



The following sponsorships are available:

  • Downtown Tour
  • Attendee Gift
  • Transportation
  • Breaks (1)
  • Printed Program
  • Door prizes

For sponsorship details, download the 2020 Sponsor Benefits. If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact NDRPA at 701-355-4458. Sponsorships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

The deadline for sponsor recognition in printed promotional materials is July 15.

Exhibit Hall

NDRPA invites you to exhibit at the conference. Each exhibit booth fee includes a full conference pass, including all meals for one exhibitor representative.  Additional exhibitor passes are $80 each.  Exhibit hall space is limited to 40 booths including equipment booths, also on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in exhibiting, reserve your booth today!


September 15
September 17