Learn how live music and performances can be successful and profitable for your community. Learning Outcomes: – Take away information that will help determine how to book desirable talent that can draw audiences. – Learn how to develop a desirable area to
In this presentation we will be looking at the importance of your senior center’s members’ council and their role in in supporting center activities and the recruitment and retainment of new members. Learning Outcomes: – Identify potential members as candidates for council.
As our population continues to age, communities must continue to stay livable and usable to all because the reality is that we’re designing these communities for our future selves. According to the World Health Organization, by 2050, 2 billion people will be
Every year, park and recreation agencies provide hundreds of thousands of programs, events, and services. Some programs address specific goals/outcomes, whereas other events or services focus on enjoyable experiences. How do we know that our intended outcome is achieved? Many agencies use
407 – Marketing Best Practices for Non Marketers: Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and Recreation (the Sequel)
This 2019 session was very well received, with many wanting a next-level continuation. Therefore, we are picking up where it left off. Our marketing departments continue to grow with constant changes in technology and social media and overall branding and sponsorship needs.
Looking for a way to expend boundless energy while helping your program’s registrants and campers improve social skills and cooperation techniques and provide opportunities for the popular skill of self-inquiry? Let the IPRA Nature Committee introduce you to the tools, resources, and
Every season, community members eagerly look forward to their area park districts’ annual special events. As recreation professionals, how do we keep these events fresh and exciting year after year while maintaining quality and sticking to a budget? Recreation professionals from the
Discover what esports are and why they are quickly becoming a staple of recreation. In addition, hear more about what it would take for you to become involved with esports and how easy it can be! Learning Outcomes: – Learn about esports.
411 – Why Early Childhood Literacy is Necessary for Our Preschoolers Upon Entering Kindergarten to Be Prepared and Confident in Order to Succeed Later in Life
In this presentation, through personal experiences and statistics, we will emphasize the importance and effects parks and recreation can offer preschool students for their future learning process once they enter kindergarten or first grade. One of many startling statistics is that two-thirds
We live in a fast-paced world. Before the pandemic, we were constantly looking for ways to streamline and automate processes in our agencies. Out of necessity, meetings and virtual programming have become commonplace. While technology has undoubtedly enhanced our world and helped