NPA Convention Education

Each year, NPA brings experts, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to you for critical business perspectives, a look into the trends shaping parking and the top leadership/management practices to help you succeed as a leader.

The NPA Convention and Expo is the conference that connects you with thought leaders who are at the forefront of the industry and helps you build your knowledge and professional expertise to lead and succeed.

General Sessions:
Johnny Cupcake Awards David Damus Marc Baumann
Keynote: Driving Revenue by Creating Fans & Followers
Tuesday, October 3
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Innovation Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, October 3
Damus CEO Leadership Forum:
Interview with Marc Baumann, CEO, SP+

Wednesday, October 4

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Education Tracks:

Peak Performance: Sessions focusing on strategy and big picture thinking.

NextGen Talent: Education on talent acquisition, retention & connecting with today’s hires.

Future Proofing Parking: Trends, planning and design practices.

Future of Parking: Mobility & Shared Parking: Mobility, Smart Parking, Automation, Shared Parking and more.

Business of Parking: ROI Best practices in operations and management for commercial and public parking leaders

Certified Parking Professional: Preparing you for the industry's foremost certification
Certification & Credentials:

CPPNPA Healthcare MasterClass: In depth program focusing on the unique aspects of hospital/medical center parking. From patient care to operations to the importance of customer service scores. Courses held on Thursday. Attendees will receive 6 credit hours and a certificate upon completion of the MasterClass. Included in conference registration. Learn more.

Certified Parking Professional: Preparing you for the industry's foremost certification. Get in-depth knowledge about how to prepare for the certification process by connecting with peers and the resources you need to help you successfully earn the CPP designation. CPP track held on Monday. Included in conference registration. Learn more.
Interactive Peer to Peer Sessions:

NEW Speed Mentoring: More experts, more insights. Test an idea. Solve a problem. Get advice.

Think Tank: Disruption, Automation and Change. Hot Topics & Dynamic Shifts.

Situation Room: Deep-dive discussions on major industry topics

Smart Bar: Chat one-on-one with industry experts Facility Tours: Parking in action. Real-world parking facility and operations tours.
Session Types:

Workshop & Presentation Sessions: Classroom setting encourages learning

Case Studies: Benefit from your peers' successes Panel Sessions: Q&A format answers your burning questions

Roundtable Discussions: Collaborate with your peers on hot topics in parking
Hot Topics:
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Early Bird Sessions:
Get a jump-start on your day with focus how to sessions.