NPA’s 65th Annual Convention & Expo is the one event of the year that brings together the foremost experts and resources in the parking industry.  The TEZ team will be in attendance, exhibiting enhanced guest experiences with SMS Valet technology.  TEZ invites you to NPA Convention & Expo 2016, Monday Sept. 19th – Thursday Sept. 22nd at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, GA to learn more about SMS Valet and the entire TEZ suite of products including Lot Monitor and Waiter Locator!

Top 3 Reasons to Attend NPA 2016:

  • Best in class practices for bottom line business success.
  • Your connection to peer networks and the industry’s top certification program.
  • Innovative products and services for 2017 @ NPA Expo. Sold Out Last Ten Years!

NPA’s Annual Convention & Expo is THE event to attend to connect you with top industry leaders and peers. Plus, view the latest products and service in the expo hall.

Certified Parking Professional Convention Track

This year, NPA’s Certification Advisory Board brings you a focused educational and networking opportunities to help you learn about the CPP designation.

NPA Certification Advisory Board presents three sessions/networking events designed to help you prepare for earning your designation as a Certified Parking Professional.

  1. CPP Preparing for Certification Success: Earning the CPP
  2. CPP Fundamentals of Parking Management: Equipment Technology
  3. CPP Fundamentals of Parking Management: Human Resources

NPA Signature Sessions

Big Data: Connecting Cars, Parking & Transportation

Bryan Mistele, co-founder, president and CEO, INRIX

Tuesday, September 20, 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Bringing a background with big brands like Microsoft and Ford, Bryan Mistele will give a compelling keynote address about how big transportation data and on-board automobile data and apps will transform the parking experience for customers and your parking operation. Get insights into how to use data more effectively to make smarter decisions for your business and your clients. Access to information makes your job easier—find out how.

Economic Forecast 2017: Market Dynamics Driving Parking Asset Investment

John Johnson, co-founder and managing director, The Spartan Group

Tuesday, September 20, 10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

The parking industry is maturing and rapidly evolving. Global economic conditions, technology, investment and consolidation are changing parking asset management. The annual economic forecast provides important information and analysis on infrastructure investment, market dynamics and generational shifts within the industry. John will speak on the macro-economic, infrastructure and M&A trends driving investment in the parking industry. He will highlight economic data, factors impacting M&A investment, economic cycles and how macro-economic and demographic cycles affect parking.

Harwood CEO Forum: Culture, Growth & Technology

Allan Copping, chief executive officer, Impark

Wednesday, September 21, 10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Impark CEO, Allan Copping will share his perspective on culture, organic growth, acquisition growth and how technology has enabled Impark’s growth & transformation over the past five years. Copping has more than 20 years of financial, real estate and asset management experience. He became CEO of Impark in 2010, after serving as its Chief Financial Officer. Copping has built a leadership team & business vision that has enabled Impark to attract talent, acquisitions and funding for infrastructure to modernize both its systems and service delivery. Copping is experienced in corporate development projects, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and parking operations.

NPA is the fastest growing parking association in North America, and TEZ is excited to showcase SMS Valet with the foremost experts and resources in the parking industry.  To learn more, visit today!