7 Reasons the NPA Is a Great Resource

Based in Washington, D.C., the National Parking Association is North America’s leading parking trade organization. The NPA provides training, certification, and access to the latest parking technology. Founded in 1951, it represents over 100,000 parking professionals in more than 2,500 commercial operations and public organizations. Here are just a few of the resources it offers both members and non-members. 

Workforce Development

The NPA provides quality education, networking, and career opportunities to help parking industry professionals and garage owners develop their careers and navigate the complexities of the parking industry.

Industry News 

The NPA is a great source of news, providing the latest policy and industry updates so facility managers, owners, operators, and investors have the information they need to operate in today’s changing market.

Best Practices

Through Parking magazine, the NPA shares timely information on best practices, research findings and predictions about the future of the parking industry.

Manuals and Books

You can purchase informational manuals as well as best practices and parking books at the National Parking Association’s online store.

RFP Bid Tracker

Have a project or facility that requires parking services? Use the NPA’s RFB Bid Tracker to locate bids or place them at no cost.

Operational Supplies

Need a supplier? Kiosks. Employee equipment. Construction. You’ll find whatever your business requires on the NPA’s supplier page.

NPA Convention & Expo

In addition to web resources, every year the NPA hosts about 1,800 industry professionals at its convention and expo. This year it’s being held in Orlando, Florida from October 21 to 24. Wondering if you should attend? Here are 4 reasons why you might want to consider going. 

  1. Get exclusive access and business intelligence not avaible anywhere else
  2. Connect with peer networks and learn about the industry’s top certification program
  3. Discover the most innovative products and services launching in 2020
  4. Meet us! The Valet Spot will be there this year. Visit us in booth #1016. 

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