2018 NACPRO Summer Meeting

July 14, 2018
8:00 AM EDT to 12:00 PM EDT
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Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219


Registration is closed.
The Metro Parks Tour is sold out. We may be able to accommodate you at the awards banquet and/or educational session.  Call (814) 221-6807 to inquire.

Saturday, July 14 - Metro Parks Tour
8:00 am to 4:00 pm - $65/person
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, bus departs at 8:00 am.

Lunch, drinking water and healthy snacks will be provided.

  • Centennial Park is one of the crown jewels of Metro Parks and one of the city’s top tourist destinations.
  • Hadley Park is believed to be the oldest African American park in the nation.
  • The Shelby Park Nature Center is a place where people can enjoy learning about our natural and urban landscape.
  • Cumberland Park, Ascend Park and Amphitheater, Riverfront Park and Fort Nashborough are located on the banks of the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville. These four facilities are highly visited tourist attractions.
  • Lunch at Fort Negley Visitors Center
  • The Fort Negley Visitors Center is a historical education and outdoor recreation center where people and history come together.

Sunday, July 15 - Board and Membership Meeting
9:00 am to Noon
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, Studio 5 Room

Members are welcome to attend. Coffee, tea and soft drinks will be served.

Sunday, July 15 - Annual NACPRO Awards Banquet
6:00 to 9:00 pm - $70/person
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, Ballroom 1

  • Cocktail reception - 6:00 pm
  • Dinner - 7:00 pm
  • Awards Presentation - 8:00 pm
  • Installation of new board members - 9:00 pm

Monday, July 16 - Educational Program
9:00 am to Noon - $25/person
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, Studio 5 Room

Coffee, tea and soft drinks will be available.

  • Cultural Diversity Workshop: Stevon Neloms, Assistant Parks Director for Community Programs 
  • Plan to Play: A Master Plan for the Future: Tim Netsch, Metro Parks Assistant Parks Director for Planning and Facilities Development
  • The Ins and Outs of Background Checks: Chris Goodman, SSCI

Hotel and Meeting Venue

All NACPRO events will occur at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown where NACPRO has reserved a block of rooms for NACPRO guests from July 13-16, 2018. The group rate is available 3 days before and after, subject to availability, if you want to extend your stay.

Reservations: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/NACPRO2018SummerMeeting
Group Block Name: NACPRO Summer Meeting

Group Rates:

  • $239 - Single or double occupancy room
  • $259 - Triple occupancy room
  • $279 - Quadruple occupancy room

Make your reservation on or before June 19 to get the group rate.


$65.00 Metro Park Tour

$70.00 Awards Banquet

$25.00 Educational Session


Detailed itinerary and registration information