About the Conference

The 2015 IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference will be held January 22-24 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Chicago. As THE premier state conference for park and recreation professionals in Illinois, the conference proudly features 16 pre-conference workshops, more than 180 educational sessions, an exhibit hall where more than 325 exhibitors showcase their latest and greatest products and services, and a variety of networking opportunities. 


New for 2015!

Create your own personal conference schedule, plus get the latest program information including new sessions added, speaker updates, time changes and more with our new online itinerary builder!  Featuring content-rich, user friendly features attendees can search by track, discover which sessions are trending, or connect with others.  Click here to try it out!  Need to change your privacy setting?  Click here for instructions.


Conference Highlights

Join us for this year’s fun, featured events:

• Thursday, January 22:  Welcome Social with 7th heaven

• Saturday, January 24:  Closing General Session with Kevin Brown

• Saturday, January 24:  Closing Social with Tributosaurus

For more information, click on the “Events” tab.


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