The 2014 NAI National Workshop, November 18-22 in Denver, Colorado, will bring interpreters to the foot of the Rocky Mountains for five days of learning, inspiring, and networking. You'll take away new ideas and a refreshed spirit after exploring Denver and the surroundings with your interpretive colleagues! This year's NAI Workshop will feature new presentation formats and opportunities for frontline interpreters, managers, planners, and media creators. We look forward to seeing you in Denver!
This event is a unique training event in that it brings together the best and the brightest in interpretation and showcases the best practices in interpretation that covers field interpretation as well as management practices. With over 100 concurrent sessions, you and your organization will reap the benefits of the best of the best, success stories, interpretive tools, and practical solutions. You will also have the opportunity to turn your biggest challenges into your greatest accomplishments when you learn from experts, leaders in the field, and fellow practitioners. The contacts you make and the innovation you will learn about ensure continued advancement in the field of interpretation.â€¨â€¨
The inspiration and knowledge you'll gain from the workshop can be exceedingly valuable for you and your organization, but we know that it may be difficult in these economic times to carve out room in the budget for professional development.
Here are just a few benefits of attendance:
Learn best practices and strategies in interpretation
Analyze management trends
Discuss hot topics with colleagues
Network and make connections with other interpretation professionals and meet interpreters from all over the world
Learn from skilled and interesting keynote speakers
Deliver more value to your organization
- More than 100 exhibitors are expected at this workshop.
- Exhibitors can expect to make more than 1,000 contacts. Many workshop attendees are at the decision-making levels of their respective organizations and agencies.
- The exhibit hall is featured at the start of the workshop, when interest is high and participants are arriving.
The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) professional association for those involved in the interpretation of natural and cultural heritage resources in settings such as parks, zoos, museums, nature centers, aquaria, botanical gardens, and historical sites. For more than 50 years, NAI and its parent organizations have encouraged networking, training, and collaboration among members and partners in support of our mission: inspiring leadership and excellence to advance heritage interpretation as a profession.