Note: NIRSA HQ is currently resolving technical difficulties with the process used to confirm conference registrations. As a result, registration for the 2016 NIRSA Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition has not yet opened. Staff at NIRSA HQ currently anticipates the issue will be resolved and registration will launch within the next 24 hours. Thank you for your patience!
Note: Online registration for NIRSA 2016 is now closed. If you wish to attend NIRSA 2016, please download and fill out a registration form and bring it to the NIRSA Registration Area at the Gaylord Palms.
The NIRSA Annual Conference & Rec Sports Expo is the only place where…
More than 2,200 students and professionals learning and working in collegiate recreation gather to advance the profession.
Leaders in collegiate recreation facilitate over 120 educational sessions and roundtable discussions, covering topics from almost 30 tracks in the field of campus recreation.
You can connect with hundreds of the nation’s preeminent business partners and their representatives, and get hands-on with the latest in fitness equipment, architectural services, technology, and more.
The top 10 reasons why you need to be at NIRSA 2016
Access to exhibitors and the newest products
Your students expect the best from your rec center. Make sure your team is working with the right vendors. At NIRSA 2016 we’ll have 160+ exhibitors covering more than 60 categories.
Network with colleagues
Put your heads together online at the exclusive NIRSA 2016 Connect Community, or exchange business cards and handshakes during socials and meetings. The problems you’re facing at your facility have solutions waiting to greet you at the Gaylord Texan.
Mentor students — or meet a mentor
With a variety of opportunities for students to engage with each other—and for leaders to engage with students—the NIRSA Annual Conference is the best springboard into the profession.
Boost your marketability
Show employers that you’re invested in your professional development. Learn best practices, collect Continuing Education Units, and make considerable progress toward credentialing and certification programs.
Free commemorative booklet and more
Every registrant gets free swag just for showing up to say hi!
Fill your head with inspiration
In a rut? Can’t see the forest for the trees? Our keynote speakers are set to strengthen the core of your spirit for when you return to campus.