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Thank you for joining us!

Thank you to all who joined us for our very first virtual Professional Parks Pathways conference! Spread out over a period of 5 mornings, from February 23 to 25 and March 2 and 3, we had over 260 delegates join us!

If you missed a session, or would like to re-watch a session, keep an eye out for an email next week on how to access the recorded sessions.

Don't forget - you can still login to the My Conference page to check out the virtual Marketplace!

Thank you again for joining us, and for making this virtual conference a success!


Share your feedback!

We know how important it is to create a conference experience that leaves you informed, inspired, and connected.

This year, we delivered a completely new format for Parks Professional Pathways and we’d love to hear your thoughts on what worked and what didn’t.

Please fill out this online survey by March 31, 2021 and share your thoughts with us. Completed surveys will be entered in a draw for a chance to win a free registration to Parks Professional Pathways 2022! The winner will be contacted by BCRPA directly.

Marketplace Prizes

Thank you to all the Sponsors and Markeplace Exhibitors for donating prizes!

Delegates can still check out the virtual Marketplace through the My Conference page.

Prize winners were drawn throughout the conference, Feb 23-25 and Mar 2-3. Prize winners will be contacted directly.

Company

Prize and Value

Name of Winner

BCLNA

$50 gift card to The Keg

Jayme Anderson

Communities in Bloom

BC Communities in Bloom - Individual Membership ($20 value)

Scott Mcquistin

Denbow

Two Gift Certificates to The Keg

Derek Kost

Chelsea Tully

Gaia College

The Essence of Organic Gardening - Seeing and Doing Things Differently. A Practical and Inspirational Handbook for Ecologically Conscious Gardeners by Heidy Hermary. Value: $18

Veda Roberge

Greenroots Play Equipment

$100 gift certificate to MEC

Brandon Kroeker

Habitat Systems

$100 Amazon Gift Card

Dean Davies

Metro Vancouver

Two prize packages containing a Nutrifor branded gardening tool bag, trowel, gardening gloves, and seed papers

Paige Bison

Brock Tingey

NATS Nursery

Two $100 Home Depot gift certificates

Kari Pocock

Caroline Dalgleish

Suttle Recreation

Wine gift basket (Value: $60)

Robyn Avery

Sybertech Waste Reduction Ltd. 20 inch Square Planter Prize (Value: $160) — This Self-Watering Reservoir Planter will add beauty to any space while eliminating the need for daily watering. Polly Coad
Terralink 5 gift certificates to Starbucks

Andy Messner

Lynette Twigge

Alex Martin

Daniel Brouwer

Scott Kelly

Wishbone Site Furnishings 100% Recycled Plastic Adirondack Chair (Value: $450) — The classic outdoor Adirondack chair (also known as a Muskoka chair) is a standard at the cabin, cottage, porch, or patio. All-recycled-plastic design means it will never need maintenance! The built-in rear wheels also make the chair easy to move around. Sink back and enjoy the outdoors on the deck or in your own backyard. Brianne Bell

About Parks Professional Pathways

Parks Professional Pathways, presented by BC Recreation and Parks Association, is BC’s exclusive conference for regional and municipal parks professionals. Parks professionals from local governments and from the private sector look to this conference as their sole professional development opportunity of the year, and the place to keep abreast of the latest products and cutting-edge trends. 

Parks Professional Pathways (formerly known as Parks and Grounds Spring Training) traditionally reaches over 300 parks professionals within BC. With our 44th annual parks conference happening virtually this year, we expect delegates to join us from all over to learn from visionaries and experts in horticulture, maintenance, arboriculture, planning and leadership.

Who attends Parks Professional Pathways?

Our delegates consist of parks professionals throughout BC and beyond. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Parks Directors, Managers, Supervisors and mid-Managerial Coordinators
  • Parks Designers
  • Park Planners
  • Landscape Architects, Designers and Technicians
  • Private Landscapers
  • Parks Technicians
  • Arborists
  • Playground Maintenance Staff
  • Horticulturists
  • Gardeners
  • Groundskeepers
  • Trail & Habitat Trades Staff
  • Turf Specialists
  • Equipment Operators Trades Foremen
  • Cemetery Attendants

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Event Technology Partner

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3 Star Sponsor

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2 Star Sponsors

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