Activities & Outings

Wednesday, October 3
Informal Dinner Outings

The NSPA Conference Committee has made reservations at some nearby restaurants. This is an opportunity for you to join your colleagues from similar organizations to network and continue your conversations in an informal setting. Dinner cost is not included in the Conference registration fee. First come first serve. Sign-up on a google spreadsheet at this link.
Click here to see the flyer.

Thursday, October 4
Old Towne Albuquerque

Explore the beauty and charm of the oldest neighborhood in Albuquerque after the Networking Reception on Thursday Evening. This is a great opportunity to continue networking with colleagues in a culturally rich atmosphere!
*Details and registration information coming soon!

Friday, October 5
Santa Fe

Don't miss the chance to see Santa Fe, it's just a train ride away! The Downtown Albuquerque Station is only four blocks from the conference venue and offers train service South to Belen, NM and North to Santa Fe, NM. Click here to learn more about the regional transit system.

Saturday, October 6 (early morning)
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

The morning of October 6 marks the start of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The experience of watching hundreds of balloons take flight is humbling and inspiring. We hope you'll take advantage of the proximity of the 2018 NSPA Conference to this world-renowned event!
Click here to learn more about attending the opening festivities.

Need more reasons to attend the conference?
Read our list of 10 Things We Love About Albuquerque!


Registration is Open!

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2018 NSPA Conference Sponsors

 For more information about becoming a 2018 NSPA Conference Sponsor, contact Jackie Bright at

Below is a list of available sponsorship levels.

Keynote and Leadership Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Copper Sponsors

Scholarship Provider of the Year Sponsor