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 SHOWCASE MOVIE

“The Best of 2020”

EVENT EVALUATION REPORTS

sYou can see and download the results of the 2020 Park Operations Symposium Event Evaluations by clicking on the these links.

PARTICIPANT EVENT EVALUATIONS

 

SPONSOR VENDOR 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