networking EVENTS.

 

Monday

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Social - 4:30pm

With over 85 vendors this years’ exhibit hall will not disappoint. Spend the afternoon visiting with new and old friends, checking out some of the latest products and services in our industry and having a good time! Not only will we have lots of exciting vendors, there will be beverages available.  The conference committee has also worked hard to set up some great games  and prizes.  Classics games such as Pac-man, Hungry-Hungry Hippos, Foosball and Pool will be brought to life in the exhibit hall. Get ready to have some fun!  Also be on the look out for our Photo-booth, Pop-up games and more. 

 

Old School Game Night @ Slate - 7pm 

Featuring free appetizers, classic games, Monday Night Football and mini tournaments in the following: foosball, skeeball, billiards, table tennis, air hockey, pop a shot, giant jenga, giant connect 4, and corn hole. Doors open at 7 pm. Of course, the bar will be open the entire time. This event is sponsored by the good people at Cunningham Recreation. We strongly suggest you stop by the Cunningham Recreation booth #102/201 to get more info. Slate Billiards is located @ 200 E. Bland Street, only  a 5 min ride on the light rail from the Convention Center Station to the Bland Street Station. 

 

Tuesday

Lunch with Exhibitors - 12:15pm 

Join us in the exhibit hall for lunch and fun! This is your last chance to participate in all the great games the conference committee has setup!  Classics games such as Pac-man, Hungry-Hungry Hippos, Foosball and Pool will be brought to life in the exhibit hall. Get ready to have some fun!  Also be on the look out for our Photo-booth, Pop-up games and more.  This is your last chance to visit your favorite vendor, play a game or take a photo in our photo booth!

 

Uptown Charlotte Scavenger Hunt  - 5:30pm

Set out to search beautiful Uptown Charlotte for hunt challenges featuring local sites, attractions, and good vibes! Bring your team or join a team on site!  Prizes for the winning team with the most accumulated points for challenges!  Meet at 5:30pm @ Registration.           *Dinner and shopping on your own

 

Lip-Sync Contest Social @ Blackfinn  - 8pm

Watch your friends and colleagues compete in what is sure to be a blast! Join us for our inaugural Lip Sync contest on Tuesday night at Blackfinn. Even if you are not competing we hope you will come down and cheer on the teams and laugh with our talented MC Fly Ty. Doors open at 8pm. Of course, the bar will be open the entire time. This event is sponsored by the good people at Barr's Recreation. Snacks and appetizers will be provided for contestants and spectators that are a part of the conference, so be sure to get there early. We strongly suggest you stop by the Barr's Recreation booth #301 to get your invitation. Blackfinn is located @ Epicentre, 210 E Trade St .

 

Wednesday

Awards Luncheon 12:45pm

Join us for lunch as we celebrate the professional accomplishments of fellow NCRPA members. People, places and programs that make recreation and parks in North Carolina so great will be recognized in this special luncheon.