Campus Rec & Wellness Expo

Discover innovative solutions for your facilities and programs!

The immersive experience at NIRSA’s Campus Rec & Wellness Expo showcases groundbreaking ideas that define and drive the campus recreation industry. Immerse yourself in cutting-edge products and services that that will build, equip, operate, and renovate facilities to be innovative, sustainable, can’t-miss campus destinations.

The expo hall is the arena for face-to-face conversations with industry professionals. Year after year, attendees rate visiting the expo in the top three reasons for attending the NIRSA Annual Conference. Through one-on-one meetings, hands-on demonstrations, and networking among your peers, the expo hall is a can’t-miss part of the NIRSA Annual Conference!

“It’s a rare thing to have so many companies and vendors all in one place, readily available to answer any questions you may have. You have the ability to put any product to the test and find what best serves your unique campus population.”

~ Ervin Brown

Experience the energy of the Expo Hall!

The Campus Rec & Wellness Expo offers a wealth of opportunities for building new relationships while having a ton of fun. Scroll down to learn about Expo Hall hours, day pass information, and the exciting lineup of activities at this year’s expo.

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  • Thursday, March 23 – 5:00pm–8:00pm
  • Friday, March 24 – 9:30am–2:30pm

    • Early morning workout: 7:00am–8:00am
  • David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Hall A

Day Passes

Expo-only day passes are available for free! Stop by the main registration area to exchange your business card for a day pass.

Immerse yourself in the expo!

Campus Rec & Wellness Expo

Discover innovative solutions for your facilities and programs!

The immersive experience at NIRSA’s Campus Rec & Wellness Expo showcases groundbreaking ideas that define and drive the campus recreation industry. Immerse yourself in cutting-edge products and services that that will build, equip, operate, and renovate facilities to be innovative, sustainable, can’t-miss campus destinations.

The expo hall is the arena for face-to-face conversations with industry professionals. Year after year, attendees rate visiting the expo in the top three reasons for attending the NIRSA Annual Conference. Through one-on-one meetings, hands-on demonstrations, and networking among your peers, the expo hall is a can’t-miss part of the NIRSA Annual Conference!

Additional details will be available soon!

Looking to Exhibit at NIRSA 2023?

Fitness Forum Proposals

We’re accepting Fitness Forum proposals through December 1! These 45-minute sessions provide NIRSA 2023 attendees the opportunity to get some exercise while observing instructors showcasing the latest teaching techniques. If you’re a passionate group fitness instructor or just enthusiastic about demonstrating the latest fitness and wellbeing trends, submit a proposal today!  

Submit a Fitness Forum proposal

Fill up your activity punch card to enter a raffle!

The NIRSA Campus Rec & Wellness Expo features many ways for attendees and exhibitors alike to network beyond the booth. NIRSA 2023 welcomes some exciting new activities to the lineup—and if fun wasn’t enough motivation to participate, now there’s PRIZES. Snag an expo activity punch card from NIRSA Booth #338, and get it punched from volunteers as you participate in the activities listed on the card. When it’s fully punched, drop it back off at the NIRSA Booth to enter a drawing for prizes (TBA).

Campus Rec & Wellness Expo Grand Opening

  • Thursday, March 23, 5:00pm–8:00pm
  • Expo Hall

Steel City, here we come! The Expo Grand Opening is an Annual Conference experience like no other. Network with new vendors, reconnect with current suppliers, try out the industry’s latest and greatest equipment, nosh on a variety of free snacks, and have a blast at the expo’s many activities while kicking off NIRSA 2023.

NIRSA Booth

Swing by the NIRSA Booth to pick up the NIRSA 2023 giveaway, learn more about NIRSA membership and leadership pathways, pick up your expo activity punch card, enter completed punch cards in the raffle, and more!

Fitness Forum

The Fitness Forum offers classes for beginners and advanced enthusiasts alike to get their sweat on (or stretch out!) and learn new techniques. Check the class schedule for topics, times, and locations.

We’re accepting Fitness Forum proposals through December 1! These 45-minute sessions provide NIRSA 2023 attendees with the opportunity to get some exercise while observing instructors showcasing the latest teaching techniques. If you’re a passionate group fitness instructor or just enthusiastic about demonstrating the latest fitness and wellbeing trends, submit a proposal today!

T-Shirt Exchange

Come join the frenzy of fun and grab a new T-shirt! This is a great way to get some swag from your peers while eyeing design ideas for next year. Bring the excess T-shirts from your various campus recreation events or programs and exchange them with your colleagues and peers!

Teqball

Try your hand (and head and feet) at the world’s fastest-growing sport: Teqball! NIRSA’s excited to welcome sponsor Teqball USA and challenge NIRSA 2023 attendees to a Teqball tournament. Teqball is a soccer-based activity, but you can actually play five different sports on this specially curved “Teq table” so there’s something for everyone. Come play and learn how you could integrate this exciting new sport on your campus!

Early Morning Workout

  • Friday, March 24, 7:00am–8:00am
  • Expo Hall

Rise and shine and join us in the Expo Hall! Whether you’re rolling out of bed for a solo session, partnering with a workout buddy, or bringing a whole crew, the Early Morning Workout encourages attendees to get moving! Follow a self-guided workout using equipment offered by our exhibitors or start your day in a Fitness Forum class.

Laser Tag

Pew pew pew! Join Battle Company for a memorable and unique live gaming experience. Grab a few fellow attendees to compete in a mini laser tag competition while learning how you can adapt this exciting activity for your campus—indoors or outdoors!

Sticker Exchange

BRAND NEW for NIRSA 2023, we’re expanding the fun frenzy of the T-Shirt Exchange with a “sticky” new twist: STICKERS! Bring excess stickers from your various campus rec events and programs and exchange them with your colleagues and peers. This is a great way to get some swag from your peers while eyeing design ideas for next year. Don’t miss out on this new expo tradition!

FREE Expo Breakfast Break

Get energized for the day ahead! Join exhibitors in the Expo Hall after Friday’s Mainstage Session for some breakfast grub, coffee, and tea. Enjoy your meal while exploring the excitement of the expo! Networking serving suggestion: How many exhibitors can you find who take their java the same way as you?

FREE Sweet Treats in the Expo!

Life is sweet in the Expo Hall! Enjoy a tasty treat while visiting with vendors one last time before the expo closes at 2:30pm!

Unified Sports Experience

More information coming soon!

Esports Pavilion

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Hoop Shoot

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NIRSA Expo Hall Micro Sessions

More information coming soon!

Campus Rec & Wellness Expo Committee

A special thank you to our Expo Committee for its hard work and passion supporting exhibitors, organizing exhibit hall activities, and celebrating NIRSA’s vendors!

See the committee roster

Contact Us!

General Questions

Kelley Hungerford, NIRSA Assistant Director of Expo & Corporate Relations, kelley.hungerford@nirsa.org

Sponsorship Opportunities

Emily Hughes, NIRSA Director of Corporate Relations & Business Development, emily.hughes@nirsa.org

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