New York State
Recreation & Park Society

Commerical Benefits


Commercial Partners belong to NYSRPS in order to make valuable connections with park, recreation and therapeutic recreation professionals. Businesses are connected with potential buyers right in their back yard and are connected to the NYSRPS regional networks in the areas they serve. As a NYSRPS Business Partner you receive a multitude of benefits including, but not limited to:

               - Direct access to NYSRPS Membership through MEMBERS ONLY portal

               - Inclusion of articles and business listing in NYSRPS publications

               - Discounts on conferences

               - Referrals by NYSRPS Society staff/membership

              - Networking opportunities at regional meetings

    Attending a trade show is a great way for your company’s products and services to get noticed. However, your sales can increase in New York even more by becoming a Commercial Member of NYSRPS. The simple fact is that people buy from people they know and trust. By becoming involved as a member, you will have the opportunity to build relationships with the leisure service professionals in New York State.  


    Premier Partnership Membership

    $1,75000 Annual Fee ($4,475 value)


    • Receive all the regular benefits of commercial membership when you become a BPP.
    • This includes access to the NYSRPS membership list and contact information.


    • 1/4 page ad in two issues of The Voice magazine, the professional journal of the Society (with option to upgrade to a larger ad at a discount).  $600 value  
    • Logo/link on monthly e-news read by society members.  $1800 value
    • Logo on bottom of the homepage of the society’s website. $1000 value
    • Special denotation on commercial member listing on website.  


    • Complementary booth at 1 NYSRPS show per year - up to $875 value
    • Additional booths at substantial savings
    • Opportunity to present your products and services to conference delegates.  
    • Digital list of all Conference delegates within three weeks after the close of the Conference.  Enhances your contacts with easy follow-up. 
    • Recognition at the Conference denoting you as a Business Partner.
    • Annual Conference registration for two employees.
    • Gain additional contacts by participating in our numerous social networking events.


    • Receive up-to-date information via the NYSRPS eNewsletter and eLink 
    • Follow issues and trends on the NYSRPS List Serve
    • Stay informed of legislative issues affecting the industry
    • Bi-yearly issues of The Voice

    Referral Business

    NYSRPS supports all commercial members and when an inquiry comes in for a recommendation for a particular product or services, businesses with a relationship with the Society are recommended first.




    Annual Fee: $250



    • Being a member grants you access to NYSRPS members through a variety of sources including networking opportunities and membership listing posted on MEMBERS ONLY section of website.


    •  Link listed on the NYSRPS website

    •  Your contact information listed in The Voice, the society’s bi-annual magazine

    • Company referenced for member inquiries

    • Use of the NYSRPS logo in approved promotional advertising

    • Submit articles for inclusion in our professional publications

    •  Opportunities to present educational sessions at conferences and seminars


    • Preferred fees for exhibiting at the Annual Conference & Business Expo

    • Preferred registration rates for all NYSRPS educational programs

    • Discounts on NYSRPS Prospect list, featuring potential contact information for 10,000 NYS recreation agencies 


    • Subscriptions to The Voice magazine and NYSRPS Enews

    Engagement Opportunities!

    • Connect with NYSRPS members and fellow commercial professionals via the Commercial Member ENGAGE platform. Have your company ENGAGE by securing a bi-weekly spotlight. Host webinars, Zoom meetings and more! 
    • Commercial FORUM  allows for topical questions, comments and concerns to be shared by all NYSRPS members


    New York State Recreation & Park Society  501 C3 Not-for-Profit Organization

    19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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