Playing to the Crowd
eventsat local and state parks can range from small fitness classes
to heavily-attended Independence Day celebrations, and each one requires the organizer(s)
to develop a unique plan for coordinating a successful program. Event
management is more and more becoming a distinct profession, but in the
budget-crunched field of parks and recreation, many employees primarily tasked
to other duties may find themselves in charge of organizing the local Little
League Championship or the summer outdoor movie series.
If this sounds like you, or your agency has a need and
you’re willing to step up, it’s worth cultivating your skills to plan t....
Parks & Recreation Magazine is a NRPA member benefit. Log In or Join NRPA to continue reading.
Will the Event Management School be coming to (or near) California in the upcoming future?
The next session will be held from January 20–25, 2013, at the Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling, West Virginia. The sessions for 2014 and 2015 are also scheduled at the same location. For more information, visit www.nrpa.org/event-school.