Our 2022 Top Parks & Rec Resources (In Case You Missed Them!)

If you're a Parks & Recreation professional, listen up! We’ve rounded up some of our best and most favorite blogs from this year in one convenient post, just for you.

Miriam Saslove
Miriam Saslove
December 1, 2022 2 min read

With the end of the year naturally comes some reflection. Maybe you’re happy you were able to use all your budget, disappointed in the turnout at an event or registrations for a program, or wish you were able to attend a conference or two with your team. Maybe your city elected a new mayor or councillor, which we all know can shake things up! No matter what kind of year you had, it’s a good opportunity to look back on all you accomplished.

Here at Amilia, we’re looking back at this year and all the content we’ve created with pride. We covered a myriad of topics (and not to toot our own horn, but you should really read them all), but here are three of the most valuable:

Amilia’s Ultimate Conference Survival Guide (Plus FREE Downloadable Packing List!)

If you follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram (shameless plug – if you aren’t, you need to!) you may have seen our posts about one of the many tradeshows and conferences we attended in 2022.

If you’re gearing up for any type of work travel in 2023, this blog post is a must-read. We’ve got tips on how to get the most out of the event, including insights from some of Amilia’s most seasoned travelers. Plus, a packing list to help you make sure you don’t forget anything important.


Parks & Tech: The Why, How and What to Expect when Bringing Your Agency Online

Throwing it back to February with this blog, which is perfect for P&R folks who are looking to reach more citizens and showcase what they have to offer to their community.

We walk you through why being online is important, how to get started, what you’ll get out of it, and some steps you can take after implementation. For an even more in-depth look, check out our guide to going online!

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Seize the Data: Why Numbers Are Not Your Nemesis (And How Embracing Them Can Help You Grow Your Community!)

We’ve heard it all before: “I’m just not a numbers person,” or maybe “it’s just too much effort to dig into the statistics.” Whether your agency is avoiding looking at data because you’re hesitant, need some guidance, or simply don’t know where to start, in this blog we’re here to tell you: it’s all going to be fine! Telling stories with data presents incredible opportunities for growth, engagement, and preservation – all contributing factors to your agency’s evolution.

You won’t want to skip this piece, which features key insights from Jamie Sabbach, Farrell Buller, and our client Fair Oaks Recreation & Parks District!

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Of course, if you’re looking for even more articles related to Parks & Recreation or the activity industry in general, check out our Amilia blog. See you next year!

BUT WAIT! Before we ride off into the sunset of 2022, we couldn’t let this blog post end without sharing some of this year’s success stories from our amazing clients: