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Dec 09, 2014, 22:29 ET

AURP Elects New President, Officers and Board Members

 The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) today announced the selection of Charles F. D'Agostino, MBA, Executive Director, Louisiana...

Dec 09, 2014, 22:21 ET

AURP Names Winners Of 2014 Awards Of Excellence

 The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) names the Technology Square at the Georgia Institute of Technology as the 2014 Outstanding...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:07 ET
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014 is open through Nov. 21 in Orlando; Check out the BIG stats on the largest annual gathering of the $39.5 billion global theme park and attractions industry. Image via IAAPA.org at http://bit.ly/1xdrFA7.

Future Thrill Rides, Games, Technology, and Foods Headline Theme Park Convention IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014 in Orlando

New thrill rides, immersive games, technology, and fun foods are the buzz of IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014 underway through Nov. 21 in Orlando. The...

Oct 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

National Parking Association Announces Two Newly Elected Board Members & New Officers

The National Parking Association (NPA) today announced the election of two parking industry leaders to its board of directors. In addition, four...

Oct 22, 2014, 12:00 ET

National Parking Association Announces 2014 Innovation Award Winners

 The National Parking Association (NPA) announced the winners of its 2014 Innovation Awards at the Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October...

Oct 21, 2014, 17:45 ET
Mark Muglich, president of ABM Parking Services, named NPA Chairman of the Board

Leading Parking Industry Trade Group National Parking Association Names Mark Muglich Chairman of the Board

 The National Parking Association (NPA) has elected Mark Muglich, president of ABM Parking Services, as chairman of the board of directors....

Oct 20, 2014, 11:30 ET

National Parking Association Kick's Off 63rd Annual Convention and Expo with Most Education, Exhibits & Attendance

The National Parking Association (NPA) kicked off its 63rd Annual Convention & Expo today in Las Vegas, Nev. once again breaking records with...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:30 ET

City Park's Tim Leonoudakis is Featured Speaker at The National Parking Association's 2014 Convention and Expo

Tim Leonoudakis, CEO of City Park, San Francisco, Cal. will address parking professionals attending the National Parking Association's 63rd Annual...

Sep 30, 2014, 07:30 ET

MindMixer and NRPA Join Together to Enhance Community Engagement Around Local Parks and Recreation

MindMixer, a civic engagement technology company, and the National Recreation and Park Association today announced a relationship that will provide...

Sep 29, 2014, 10:27 ET

17 Groups Urge NRC To Halt Licensing, Relicensing Of 23 Reactors Due To Failure To Address 2012 Court Ruling

 Firing a shot over the bow of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), 17 groups today took a necessary first step to seeking federal court...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:07 ET

Parking, Technology and Transportation Leaders Headline The National Parking Association's 2014 Convention and Expo

The National Parking Association's 63rd Annual Convention & Expo, October 20–23 in Las Vegas, Nev., will feature leading authorities on...

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...