NIRSA 2020, happening April 18-21 in Phoenix, will be the association’s 71st Annual Conference. In the January/February 2020 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke catches up with Florida State University’s Senior Associate Director for Campus Recreation and current Chair of NIRSA Annual Conference Program Committee David Peters to explore the reasons why campus recreation professionals at all stages in their careers and students currently working in campus rec eagerly look forward to the profession’s largest dedicated learning and networking event.

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Also in this issue

In the fall of 2019, NIRSA and Athletic Business teamed up for the “Next Generation of Campus Rec” writing contest.

First prize winner Alexander Valladares of Southern Illinois University will be heading to the 2020 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo in recognition of his essay “From food stamps to recreation fluency.” Explore Alexander’s rise through recreation in Athletic Business Magazine’s inaugural issue of 2020 and see how he believes rec has played an important part in helping him unlock his potential.

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Athletic Business is the preferred media partner of NIRSA

Athletic Business has been associate member of NIRSA since 1997. More than 40,000 subscribers turn to the Athletic Business print publication and tens of thousands more turn to the AB website for award-winning editorial content, as well as to view products and services offered by leading companies. Athletic Business is a Preferred Media Partner of the Association.

NIRSA and Athletic Business are excited to announce a new development in our continuing partnership! The 2020 NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute, sponsored by Mondo, will be integrated into the AB Show, November 3–6, in Baltimore.

  • For more information, contact NIRSA Director of Communications, Simon Bravo.