NASPD 2024 Conference

Sand Harbor State Park, NV

Join us in Gulf Shores, Alabama

September 10-13, 2024

Alabama State Parks is proud to host the 2024 National Association of State Park Directors Conference at Gulf State Park in the scenic Gulf Shores of Alabama. The event will showcase the Alabama State Park system while providing networking opportunities for state, federal and Canadian park leaders and our valued exhibitors and sponsors and the related non-profit organizations who support the conservation and recreation industry.

Gulf State Park has 6,150 acres with over 2 miles of sugar white beaches. There are 496 modern campsites, 35 cabins/cottages (31 of which are on beautiful Lake Shelby, a 529 acre lake in the heart of the park), The Lodge a 350 room hotel, a state of the art Learning Campus, a beach pavilion with snack bar, a 1,540 ft. fishing pier with a restaurant, picnic areas, group pavilions and nature programs. Also offered are walking, hiking and biking trails. Gulf State Park also has a swimming pool and splash pad (camping and cabin guests only) a camp store and laundry facility, plus a nature center located in the campground, and more!

We look forward to seeing you there! Check back as more details on the annual national conference will be posted in the coming weeks.


Why Sponsor an Exhibit at NASPD 2024?

Get unparalleled access to top-level state park officials.

The NASPD conference provides the unique opportunity to:

  • Spend several days with state park directors and other top-level park officials from
    across the United States.

  • Receive one or more full registrations to participate alongside attendees and
    speakers in field trips, meals, and pre-conference activities.

Receive prominent exposure for your message:

  • Options abound to find the right fit for your message and budget.

  • Sponsors will be recognized throughout the conference.

  • Participate in a breakout session to connect exhibitors with State Park Directors.

  • Attend all networking events.

  • Strengthen existing and build new partnerships with industry leaders

  • Build brand awareness by showcasing your products or services to attendees in an
    informal setting during breaks between sessions and targeted social events.

  • Opportunities for select sponsors to showcase your product or service in a state
    park setting.

  • Be recognized in the conference booklet.

  • Show your commitment to America’s State Parks

  • Enjoy continuous exposure of your name and message throughout the conference
    and beyond.

Share insight on common goals

  • Get the insider scoop about trends and issues important to our shared industry and
    target market.