NRPA Wins Six Awards in Association TRENDS 2017 All-Media Contest

SOURCE: National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Ashburn, Va. (Mar. 13, 2018) — The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has been honored with two gold and four silver awards in Association TRENDS’2017 All-Media Contest. Awards were selected from among nearly 300 entries in the association publications contest.

“NRPA is so pleased to be in the winners’ circle this year, as we have been for the past three years. We’re proud of the great work our staff has put into media and communicating with our members, and we look forward to building on our success in the coming year,” said Gina Mullin-Cohen, NRPA vice president of marketing, communications and publishing.

Winning awards in six different categories in the All Media Contest for communications and marketing work is quite a feat. Each of the 23 categories is judged by a panel of experts in the most watched and respected communications contest in the association community. NRPA’s six awards include:

  1. Membership Promotion Campaign – Gold Award
  2. Conference Promotion Package – Gold Award
  3. Monthly Trade Association Magazine – Silver Award
  4. Social Media – Silver Award
  5. eLearning & Live Training – Silver Award
  6. Best New App­ – Silver Award

 The TRENDS All Media Contest is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communication vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2017 competition included about 300 entries in 23 categories of association communications.

Association TRENDS is dedicated to providing association executives and industry partners the training, data and insights you need to better understand and serve your organization.

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To learn more about NRPA, visit   

About the National Recreation and Park Association 
The National Recreation and Park Association is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that all Americans have access to parks and recreation for health, conservation and social equity. Through its network of 60,000 recreation and park professionals and advocates, NRPA encourages the promotion of healthy and active lifestyles, conservation initiatives and equitable access to parks and public space. For more information, visit For digital access to NRPA’s flagship publication, Parks & Recreation, visit

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