Today, residents won't settle for status quo. It's important for professionals to think in innovative and strategic ways. That begins through the cultivation of creativity and you can't do that without a healthy curiosity toward trends and hot topics. In this session, participants will identify, present, and discuss various hot topics and trends in parks and recreation. Additionally, they will learn that visionary thinking begins with a broad scope. Leaders grow as they expand their input from peers, community members, mentors, and research related to national trends in parks and recreation and other industries. Be prepared to challenge you mind, think creatively, and walk away with the knowledge and skills to inspire your team to be the best in the business.