The National Parking Association is a proud co-sponsor of the Parking Industry Exhibition (PIE) in Chicago, IL. "The National Parking Association is dedicated to advancing research, education and professional development for parking professionals," said NPA President, Christine Banning, CAE. She added, "NPA is pleased to join forces with John Van Horn and Parking Today to help parking professionals learn, grow and advance their careerswhile helping their organizations increase bottom line performance."
PIE, sponsored by Parking Today, features more than 40 seminars and nearly 100 regional and national exhibitors. NPA will be exhibiting at Booth 105. According to Director Andy Van Horn, "Attendees come to PIE for the educational programs...PIE is about networking and learning about new technologies." NPA members are presenting numerous sessions, including these especially for PIE.
On March 18, NPA Parking Consultants Council Chair "Chuck" Cullen, CAPP, CPP presents Boot Camp-Parking 101. For his 3-hour seminar, Cullen brings in experts on operations, auditing, personnel management and technology. An experienced parking operator and administrator, Cullen has extensive experience managing off-street and on-street parking. On March 19, NPA members present a panel on Revenue Control Best Practices. Speakers include: Tom Bradfish, Federal APD, Brent Paxton, Parkmobile USA, Inc. and Joe E. Mollish, Ampco System Parking. The panel will discuss easy ways to make revenue control everyones job, simple steps for monthly audit control and how to consistently manage revenue control for multiple locations.
On March 20, NPA President, Christine Banning, CAE will present on Population & Sustainability Trends & Research in Parking. Banning will share NPAs industry research on population trends, rate trends and growth. In April 2012, NPA will release a comprehensive parking industry rate study.
On March 20, Brandy Stanley, MBA, presents on her role as the first parking manager for the City of Las Vegas. Stanley has nearly 20 years experience managing nearly every type of facility. Previously, she led parking operations for the City of Manchester, NH.