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Aug 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

National Parking Association™ and Parking Industry Institute™ Announce Partnership with Wounded Warrior Project

The National Parking AssociationTM (NPA) and the Parking Industry InstituteTM (PII) are proud to announce a partnership with Wounded Warrior...

Jun 16, 2014, 09:38 ET

National Parking Association Releases White Paper Outlining the Evolution of Car Sizes in the United States

The National Parking Association has released a white paper analyzing the manufacturing, sales and market share of smaller vehicles for personal...

Jun 10, 2014, 18:37 ET

National Parking Association's Parking Magazine Wins APEX Award of Excellence

The National Parking Association's member magazine, Parking, has won an APEX Award of Excellence. NPA was selected from more than 2,000 entries...

May 06, 2014, 14:15 ET

New Book: Parking Industry Set to Publish

Building on its industry-wide commitment to sustainability, the multi-billion dollar parking industry announced plans today to publish a...

Apr 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

University BioParks Serve as Source of Innovation as Pharmaceutical R&D Model Shifts

 In the face of rising drug research and development costs and continued pressures against increasing prices for medicines and health care...

Jan 31, 2014, 19:03 ET

National Parking Association Announces 2014 Winter Leadership Forum

The National Parking Association (NPA) announces its 2014 Winter Leadership Forum, a parking industry executive forum with senior level...

Nov 18, 2013, 08:52 ET
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013 is open now through Nov. 22 in Orlando; here's a snapshot of who attends the largest annual gathering of the $24 billion global theme park and attractions industry. Image via IAAPA.org at http://bit.ly/1eqbh5F.  (PRNewsFoto/International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions)

Theme Park Convention IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013 Opens in Orlando with New Thrill Rides, Games, Technology

New thrill rides, immersive games, tasty treats, and time-saving technology are the buzz of IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013, underway through Nov. 22...

Oct 10, 2013, 09:30 ET

National Parking Association's Parking Demand Report Highlights Growth

Denison Parking of Indianapolis, In Sponsors Industry's First Economic Forecast The National Parking Association announced the release of the...

Oct 09, 2013, 10:00 ET

National Parking Association Announces 2013 Innovation Award Winners

Facilities, Companies, Individuals Recognized for Excellence, Innovation, and Best Practices in Parking  The National Parking Association...

Oct 08, 2013, 09:00 ET

National Parking Association Kicks-Off 62nd Annual Convention & Expo with Cisco Executive Keynote, Record Attendance

Parking Industry Leaders, Experts, and Vendors Gather in Chicago, IL  The National Parking Association (NPA) was joined by a record...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

AURP Elects New Board and Officers

 The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) today announced the election of its 2014 Board of Directors and new officers. Kevin Byrne,...

Sep 27, 2013, 09:00 ET

University Research Parks Drive Innovation And Growth

University research parks are a successful way to advance innovation and create economic growth in regions across North America, according to a new...

Sep 26, 2013, 14:00 ET

AURP Names Winners Of 2013 Awards Of Excellence

The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) named the Oklahoma University Research Campus as the 2013 Outstanding Research Park. The 18th...

Sep 09, 2013, 11:00 ET

Mendocino Area Parks Association (MAPA) Forges Three-Year Agreement With State DPR To Manage Standish-Hickey SRA

Several years after major portions of Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area were shut for lack of state funding, a unique public-private...

Jul 16, 2013, 08:30 ET

Former Governor Tom Ridge And Innovation Thought Leader Robert D. Atkinson To Headline AURP 2013 International Conference

 The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) announced today that Tom Ridge, Former Governor of Pennsylvania and First U.S. Secretary...

Jul 10, 2013, 14:42 ET

National Parking Association Announces Affinity Benefit Program for Members with Pronto Payroll Card

Pronto Money Services Helps Employers Offer Employees Immediate Access to Payroll Funds The National Parking Association (NPA)...

Jun 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

Americans to Show and Share the Love for Local Parks and Recreation this July

Why do you love your local parks and recreation? Can you answer the question? The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) believes the...

Jun 19, 2013, 10:25 ET

Community Parks Revitalization Act Reintroduced in U.S. House of Representatives

 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) commends Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), along with Congressman Mike Turner (R-OH) and 10...

Jun 03, 2013, 14:09 ET
NPA 2013 Convention & Expo.  (PRNewsFoto/National Parking Association)

Parking, Business and Economic Leaders Headline National Parking Association's 2013 Convention and Expo--Registration Now Open

The National Parking Association's 62nd Annual Convention & Expo, October 7-10 in Chicago, Ill., will feature leading authorities on...

May 07, 2013, 15:36 ET

National Parking Association Launches Executive Briefings to Help Parking Industry Navigate Healthcare Reform Compliance and its Impact on Tuesday, May 7

The National Parking Association introduces its new Executive Briefings program focusing on national and international issues affecting the...