Making Connections

Networking Events/Meals

Take advantage of these opportunities to make connections with your peers outside of class time.  

The following meals are included in the registration fees. When registering your will need to choose your meals.

1:00-3:00 pm TRPA Annual and Board Meeting

5:00-7:00 pm Sponsors Hall Reception/Dinner Sponsored by Memphis Parks
  • Mac & Cheese Bar
  • Memphis Sausage & Cheese Table
  • Farm to Table (grilled vegetables)
  • Carver Station - Slow Roasted Turkey, Lemonade & Water
7:00-10:00 pm Railgarten Dessert Party Sponsored by Cunningham Recreation Assorted desserts and drinks

7:30 am Lite Breakfast Sponsored by Shelby County Government with the Opening Keynote Sponsored by Recreational Concepts
  • Sausage and Egg Biscuit OR
  • Muffin
  • Coffee AND Fruit Smoothies
Opening Invitation

11:00-11:30 Branch Meeting (Administration, Facilities & Parks, and Programming & Recreation) no meal

11:30 am Lunch with the Sponsors
  • Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich Box, OR
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich Box, OR
  • Garden Salad Sodas and Water
1:30-2:00 pm Interest Section Meetings (Ethnic Minority, Municipal/County, and Young Professionals) No meal

5:30-7:30 pm Fellows/Past Presidents/Distinguished Young Professionals Event - Sponsored by the City of Germantown (invitation required)

6:30 pm Dinner On Your Own Catch up with your friends and explore Downtown Memphis

11:00-11:45 am District Meetings (West, Central, and East) no meal

11:45-1:15 pm Lunch On Your Own Find a friend or new friend and go grab lunch and catch up

6:30-10:00 pm Awards Banquet Dinner at Tom Lee Park Sponsored by Kimley- Horn, LLC and Fireworks Show sponsored by Pyro Shows
  • Baked Chicken OR
  • Pasta Alfredo