Events, Committee Meetings & Social Outings
Connect with Peers! Build Your Network!
Monday, October 15
8:00-9:30 a.m. NPA Board of Directors Meeting and Election of Officers
9:30-10:00 a.m. Parking Industry Institute Board Meeting
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. NPA Charity Golf Outing
Enjoy an afternoon on the links at the Westin Diplomat Golf Club and network with colleagues at the Helen and Jerry Stocks Memorial Golf Outing. Your time on the course supports college scholarships for parking industry professionals and their families. Ground transit departs Motorcoach Lobby 10:30 a.m., lunch, 11 a.m., Shotgun start noon.
Noon-3:00 p.m. Facility Tour: Florida International University, Miami. Meet in Motor Coach Lobby at 11:30 a.m. SOLD OUT
4:00-5:00 p.m. Public Parking Council Meeting
4:00-5:00 p.m. Valet Parking Council Meeting
6:00-6:30 p.m. New Members & First Timer's Reception. NPA's Convention Host Committee welcomes you to convention to help you meet and greet peers. Parking pros meet you and help you get connected to have a great convention experience. With everything the convention and NPA membership has to offer, we don't want you to miss a thing!
6:30-7:30 p.m. Opening Reception Welcome. This is it! You've arrived at the top parking event of the year. Join parking pros from around the globe at this fun and festive beachside welcome to Florida.
Tuesday, October 16
2:00-5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
5:30-6:30 p.m. Career Networking Reception, Central Alumni Reunion
Join us for a meet and mingle with industry peers and contacts past, present and future.
6:00-10:00 p.m. Dazzling Dine Around, Outing
Get a seat at the table. When you register for convention, sign up for the Dine Around. Join your parking industry peers for an outstanding networking opportunity at one of five local restaurants. These premium networking dinners will be fully booked before convention. Limited Seating! This is a pay-as-you-go event, with table conversation hosts:
Brett Harwood, founder, Park Equity LLC and Welcome Parking, an icon in the parking industry and ambassador for making connections. Billy's Stone Crab SOLD OUT
Andrew Blair, president and CEO, Colonial Parking, Inc., Washington, D.C. This dynamic parking leader gathers you for table talk that always sparks laughter and debate. Taverna Opa SOLD OUT
Mark Muglich, president, Ampco System Parking. This down to earth industry expert brings people together to meet/greet and connect with peers in parking. III Forks Steakhouse & Seafood SOLD OUT
John Udelson, CPP, president and founder, Curbside Hospitality. This valet and hospitality company leader gathers people together for great conversation and welcomes you to NPA. Bourbon Steak SOLD OUT
Julian Jones, senior vice president, Business Development, Impark. Julian energizes conversations with his quick wit and introduces you to NPA's powerhouse networks. Lola's on Harrison SOLD OUT
This pay-as-you go Dine Around with parking pros is a great way for first-time convention attendees to make NPA connections. Sign up when you register for convention.
Wednesday, October 17
12:15-4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
12:30-1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch
3:00-5:00 p.m. Parking Consultants Council Meeting. NPA's esteemed Parking Consultants Council meets to look at trends, regulations, and how to provide training and development relevant to the parking industry. Chair: Chuck Cullen, CAPP, CPP, and Vice Chair Bryan Redlin.
4:00-5:00 p.m. CPP Peer Network. Thinking about earning your Certified Parking Professional designation? Join this peer discussion with NPA Certification Advisory Board members on the benefits of CPP training, the CPP designation and how it advances your career and organization. CPP Peer Network Chair Andrew Barlow, CPP, Vice Chair Kathy Phillips, CPP.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Off-Airport Roundtable. Discuss regulations, best practices and business model trends. Off- Airport Peer Network Chair Nicolle Judge, Vice Chair Steven Douglas.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Public Parking Roundtable. Meet with peers to discuss municipal/campus revenue, technology and operations trends. Public Peer Network Chair Adam Jones, Vice Chair Guillermo Leiva.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Valet Roundtable. Valet pros discuss how on-site valet operations management, claims management and setting customer expectations affect success. Valet Peer Network Chair Leanne Gent.
5:30-6:00 p.m. Certified Parking Professionals and NPA Past Board Chairs Private Reception.
6:00-7:30 p.m. NPA Gala Reception
7:30-10:30 p.m. NVPA Welcome Reception & Valet Olympics Key Jumble Event
Thursday, October 18
9:00 a.m. - Noon ALL-ACCESS Expo Hall pass. Free access to vendor Expo for local parking pros.
Noon-5:00 p.m. Spectators Welcome. NVPA Valet Olympics competition & demonstration event. Open to NPA registered convention delegates. Hosted lunch.
View the Schedule and ROI Toolkit. Register. Learn about the Valet Olympics.