Highlights, Images and Metrics From the 2020 Symposium

An overview of the days events and the people, programs and partners that made the 2020 Lakewood Park Operations Symposium a success. Thank you everyone.

PARTICIPANTS ATTENDING

AGENCIES REPRESENTED

SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS RAISED

SPONSOR ORGANIZATIONS

% EXPECATIONS MET

% CONTENT SATISFACTION

THE SYMPOSIUM BY THE NUMBERS

 Participation

  • 168 Participants
  • 135 Attendees
  • 23 Vendors
  • 33 Vendor Reps
  • 9 of 15 CPRS Districts
  • 5 CPRS Regions
  • 30 Cities, counties, school districts, special districts

Partners

  • 28 Sponsoring organizations 
  • 1 Signature Partner
  • 4 Named Event Partners
  • 18 Booth Sponsors
  • 1 Supporting organization
  • 1 Caterer 

Satisfaction

  •  96% Attendees satisfied with workshop format and content
  • 100% Attendees workshop expectations met

 

Education

  • 15 Vendor Booths
  • 6 Speaker Stations
  • 2 Theater Style Sessions
  • 2 Equipment Demo Areas
  • 28 Vendor Instructors
  • 675 Contract hours of programming

    Financial

    • $12,700+ net in educational programming and scholarship funds raised (most ever)
    • $16,500+ in gross revenues
    • $500 raffle prizes

    SYMPOSIUM IMAGE SHOWCASE

    “The Best of 2019”

    PARTICIPANT EVENT EVALUATION REPORT

    You can see and download the results of the 2020 Park Operations Symposium participant evaluations by clicking on the this link.

    PARTICIPANT EVENT EVALUATIONS

     

    SUBJECT MATTER AREAS

     

    Park Tree Maintenance

    Landscape Maintenance Supplies

    Weather Based Sensors

    The Intelligent Use of Water

    Park and Recreation Sportsfield Equipment

    Park Maintenance Equipment

    Integrated Pest Management Supplies

    Planning Your Renovation Project – What You Need to Know

     

     

    Synthetic Turf – Benefits of Organic Infill

    Synthetic Turf -Safer Sports Fields

    Universally Accessible Playgrounds

    Maintenance of Universally Accessible Playgrounds

    Specifying Trees

    Playground Maintenance: Providing a Safer Environment for Active, Fun Play

    Landscape Equipment Demonstrations

     

     

    Soils Types and Specifications

    Soil Testing and Conditioning

     Landscape Maintenance Contractiong

     Proper Seed Selection and Specifying

    Sports Field and Facility Design and Construction

    Pesticides, Herbicides and Proper Application

    Handtools and Small Equipment

     

    SPECIAL THANKS AND RECOGNITION TO THE FOLLOWING

    Signature Partner


    • Western Recreation

    Named Event Partners


    • West Coast Arborists
    • Stotz Equipment
    • Turfstar 
    • Rain Bird

      CPRS Headquarters


      • Leslie Fritz
      • Chase Murdey
      • Susan Wipf
      • Tammy Campos
      • Linnie Andreotti
      • John Gleason

      Event Coordinators


      • Bryan Peck
      • Michael McBride

      Volunteers


      • Scott Reese

       

       


      • Big Bear Valley Recreation & Park District
      • City of Bell
      • City of Burbank
      • City of El Segundo Recreation & Parks Department
      • City of Glendale
      • City of Glendora
      • City of Hollister
      • City of Lompoc Recreation Division
      • City of Long Beach Parks Recreation & Marine

       

      Participating Agencies


      • City of Manteca Parks & Recreation Department
      • City of Moreno Valley Parks & Community Services Dept.
      • City of Orange
      • City of Palm Springs
      • City of Perris Community Services
      • City of Reno
      • City of Rialto
      • City of San Diego
      • City of Santa Clarita
      • City of Santa Clarita Neighborhood Service

       

       

       


      • City of Sunnyvale Dept of Library and Community Services
      • City of Yorba Linda
      • County of Fresno
      • County of Kern General Services
      • Lake County Public Services Department
      • OC Parks
      • Redwood City Parks
      • Town of Corte Madera
      • Town of Mammoth Lakes Recreation Department
      • UCLA Recreation
      • USA Shade

       

      City of Lakewood Staff


      • Valarie Frost Director of Recreation and Community Services
      • Phil Lopez, Supt of Parks 
      • Michael McDade, Parks Supervisor
      •  Jessy Rubio
      • Jesus Barrios
      • Jim Piacenti
      • Jonathan Gorne
      • Jordan Granados
      • Jorge Melendez
      • Joseph Vasquez
      • Julio Ramirez
      • Kelly Garnetti
      • LeRoy Hill
      • Martin Fischer
      • Matthew Wells
      • Miguel Ramirez
      • Mike Cracium
      • Mike McDade
      • Nate Noriega
      • Philip Lopez
      • Tony Pacileo 

      OUR PARTNERS AND SPONSORS