Welcome, Exhibitors!

Connect with leaders in rec centers across North America

The NIRSA Recreational Sports Exposition is the premier location for businesses to connect with decision-makers and influencers for campus recreation purchases.

With more than 3,000 in attendance at the NIRSA Annual Conference each year — as well as dedicated unopposed time slots and Expo-only events — you’re sure to put your company’s product or service in front of the right buyer.

Increase your onsite brand recognition
Reserve a lucrative sponsorship opportunity 

Receive discounts as well as other benefits through NIRSA Associate Membership » 


Expo Schedule

  • Dates: April 3 & 4, 2016

  • Location: Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, FL

  • Exhibitor move in:
    Saturday April 2nd
    8:00am-11:00am (400 square feet +)
    11:00am-5:00pm (all booths)
    Sunday April 3rd
    8:00am-3:00pm (all booths)
    Expo Hours:
    Sunday, April 3
    Monday April 4
    Early morning workout (only)
    Monday April 4
    Exhibitor move out:
    Monday April 4th


  • 10×10 booth increments
  • Early Bird pricing: $20/sq.ft. if secured by September 6, 2015
  • Regular rate: $23/sq.ft.

Registered Exhibitor Information

What Exhibitors Say

“A good show and a lot of great leads. Congrats to you and your people for putting on a premium event! Looking forward to seeing you again next year!”
Braulio Parajon, CoreXtreme
“The busiest I have ever been in a NIRSA expo! It was the first time at any trade show I didn’t have time to walk the aisle and see the other booths during show hours. Great job!”
Marc Loomer, Matrix
“Amazing Conference this year! One of my favorites in a while.”
Chris Hutton, BSN Sports
“The most well run conference expo I have attended this year!”
Laura Grandner, AquaClimb

Advertise in the Program

  • Get your brand in front of 2,500 attendees
  • Options include: Full-color/black-and-white and full-page/half-page
  • Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2016
Advertise in the Program Booklet

About our Exhibitors

NIRSA 2016 Expo Floorplan

Make sure your company is in front of the college rec market.

About our Attendees


What Attendees Say

“The Expo was simply amazing, by far the highlight of my experience.”
Survey Response, NIRSA 2015 Attendee
“The expo was definitely a great highlight to the conference, all the interactive classes, equipment and contests were awesome. Being able to participate in all facets of fitness was so fun.”
Michelle Mason, New Mexico State University
“I love having the opportunity to work out in the Expo. It allows me to try out the new equipment!”
Shelly Stranaghan, Mount Royal University
“I caught a t-shirt from the t-shirt cannon!”
Survey Response, NIRSA 2015 Attendee
“A highlight of the expo was being able to actually use the new equipment and experience what is new and upcoming”
Survey Response, NIRSA 2015 Attendee
“Getting the opportunity to try fitness equipment first-hand at the expo to aid with purchasing decisions.”
Survey Response, NIRSA 2015 Attendee
“Interacting with the vendors face-to-face that already serve my facility and department is valuable. It’s great to interact with these providers without the stress of an immediate need for either of us. It allows for rapport/relationship building.”
Survey Response, NIRSA 2015 Attendee
“The fitness expo hall was like fitness heaven and I loved every chance I could get to be there!”
Survey Response, NIRSA 2015 Attendee

If you have any questions about exhibiting or sponsoring at the 2016 NIRSA Recreational Sports Exposition, please contact NIRSA Corporate Accounts Manager Heidi Cleary.