Special Events & Marketing


To provide an avenue to unite special event and marketing professionals through networking, educational and training opportunities, and VRPS events, while supporting the mission of the Virginia Recreation & Park Society.


  1. Provide diverse trainings and meetings each quarter.
  2. Increase SEMRG membership and member participation annually.
  3. Establish a greater presence within VRPS.
  4. Provide informational and educational resources to members.

SEMRG Leadership Team


Previous Meeting Recording- February 15, 2024 Meeting Link: Watch here: February 2024 SEMRG Meeting: Using AI to Assist in Marketing Strategies

We have a Facebook Group - SEMRG VRPS - join us!

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Postponed Stay Tuned! SEMRG webpage (1)            
February Virtual Meeting: February 15, 2024 10 a.m. 

Past Meetings & Events


Photo from the SEMRG Informat Chat 

  • August 19, 2020 - held via ZOOM! Thank you to all who were able to attend!

Photo from the SEMRG Quarterly Meeting & Roundtable 

  • January 23, 2020 in Henrico, VA - professionals gathered to discuss current trends and challenges in special events and marketing.
  • Check out the SEMRG article in the VRPS Magazine article (page 10).
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Photo from the Special Events & Marketing Resource Group Meeting

  • June 4, 2019 in Henrico, VA - Special Thank You to all who were able to attend - see you soon!

Meeting Minutes