Next week is the World Urban Parks Europe Region Congress at Birkenhead Park, the last of a run of congress partnerships in every region over the last year. It’s been great to have the interest of our national associations and cities in providing joint conferences.
The benefit to the host is the profile and added-value of an international congress, with World Urban Parks facilitating presenters from its experienced membership to provide new perspectives on common issues and developments. World Urban Parks members benefit from a range of partner conferences. These events provide opportunities to share knowledge and experiences, see the host city’s parks, open spaces and recreation, meet colleagues face-to-face and be inspired. Although the range of choice means members may not get to see each other all together, there is always a good mix of members and locals, and member workshops such as the meetings of Europe members and large urban parks network at the Europe Congress at Birkenhead Park.