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2014 North Carolina Recreation & Park Conference
"Building Bridges Through Recreation”

9/21/14 - 9/23/14 | Wilmington, NC


Local Info
Trade Show


EXHIBIT HALL: Be sure to visit the Conference Exhibit Hall located in The Wilmington Convention Center. Delegates can access the exhibit hall via the Marina Concourse of the Convention Center. Over 60 companies will showcase their products and services in the park and recreation industry.

Exhibit Hall Hours: Mon, September 22nd 4:30pm - 6:30pm and Tues, September 23rd 9:15am - 2:00pm 

Social Events 

SUN 5:30PM | BACKYARD BASH: Enjoy the opening evening of the 2014 North Carolina Recreation and Park Association Conference with a memorable evening for food, music and fun on the back lawn of the Convention Center.

MON 6:30PM | DINNER DOWNTOWN: Historic Downton Wilmington is known for a wide array of outstanding restaurants and eat-eries. Don’t forget the “Scavenger Hunt” starts at 8pm!
MON 8PM | Scavenger Hunt: Solve the most clues correctly for a chance to win a prize basket courtesy of the Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Scavenger Hunt kicks off at Level 5, the perfect place for a rooftop view of Wilmington and the water-front! Level 5 is located at 21 N. Front Street, we will see you at the top of the stairs!

TUES 5:30pm | EXPLORE THE BEACH: A trolley will be available to take conference attendees to Wrightsville Beach restaurants. The trolley will start pickups at 5:30pm at the Hilton and the last trolley leaves the beach at 9:15pm. Below are a few cab companies in case you miss the last trip!
Carolina Yellow Cab: 910.762.4464  Port City Cab: 910.762.1165  Beach Buggy: 910-792-0232