Convention and Trade Show

PLA Convention and Trade Show

PLA's Annual Convention and Trade Show is the premier gathering of leaders in the public lands sector. Public lands nonprofits, land management agencies and business come to network, gain tools to help advance their agency and organization missions and shop the trade show that features products that educate and appeal to public lands visitors.

  • Sunday, February 26 – Thursday, March 2, 2023 - Portland, OR Oregon Convention Center
    Thank you to the more than 600 public lands professionals who attended and contributed to the success of PLA 2023. You may continue to connect with participants through the Convention Community.

Future Dates and Locations

  • Tuesday, March 5 – Saturday, March 9, 2024 | San Francisco, CA Hilton San Francisco Union Square

  • Sunday, February 2 – Thursday, February 6, 2025 | Las Vegas, NV Westgate Las Vegas

Future Convs

PLA Convention & Trade Show in Numbers

Numbers reflect an average over 3 years.
  • 680+ participants

  • 40 states

  • 200+ organizations, companies and agencies

“I've attended many conference and workshops in the past, but PLA does a great job of bringing together knowledgeable speakers to present on timely topics that are directly applicable to my work. I was able to begin implementing ideas from the session immediately.”

Jessica Barnes Green, Outer Banks Forever