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Feb 05, 2016, 08:04 ET

National Parking Association Honors Roy Carter with Harwood Leadership & Legends Award

 On Wednesday, February 3rd, the National Parking Association (NPA) honored Roy Carter of  The Toledo Ticket Company with the parking...

Jan 28, 2016, 13:53 ET

NPA Launches Parking Professional Micro-Credentials Program

 The National Parking Association (NPA) introduces a multi-year program of micro-credentials for developing critical skills in the parking...

Nov 16, 2015, 07:25 ET
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is open through Nov. 20 in Orlando; Check out the 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/IAAPAExpo2015Infographic.

Future Thrill Rides, Games, Foods, and Technology Highlight Theme Park Convention IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 in Orlando

 New thrill rides, immersive games, entertainment, technology, and fun foods are the buzz of IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 underway through Nov....

Nov 04, 2015, 09:19 ET
Our National Park System’s crown jewels are at a crossroads: decisions made could forever change these incredible places. It’s up to each of us to determine which path they take.

National Parks at a Crossroads: 9 #ParksInPeril

 In an effort to protect some of America's most iconic national parks from imminent threats within and just outside...

Oct 01, 2015, 18:27 ET

AURP 2015 Awards Of Excellence

University of Maryland Research Park today takes home top honors as the Association of University Research Parks' 2015 Outstanding Research Park,...

Sep 29, 2015, 16:14 ET

AmeriPark Takes Top Honors at NPA 2015 National Valet Olympics

After two days of competition on September 2 and 3, the National Parking Association (NPA) crowned AmeriPark's Katie Richards as the nation's Best...

Sep 02, 2015, 16:10 ET

North America's Top Valet Parkers Compete in 2015 National Valet Olympics

 The biennial 2015 National Valet Olympics, occurring in conjunction with the National Parking Association (NPA) 2015 Convention &...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:30 ET

National Parking Association Honors Parking Industry's Most Influential Young Professionals

 The National Parking Association (NPA) has selected its inaugural 40 Under 40 class of young professionals and up-and-coming leaders in the...

Jul 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

National Parks Plagued by Significant Air Pollution Impacts, Finds New Analysis

A new analysis, released today by National Parks Conservation Association, shows that every one of the 48 national parks with the greatest Clean...

Jul 10, 2015, 12:30 ET
NPA 2015 Convention & Expo

National Parking Association Announces Top Intelligent Transportation and Tech Leaders to Open 2015 Convention & Expo

The National Parking Association will open its 2015 Convention and Expo with a dynamic panel addressing the future of technology, autonomous...

Jul 01, 2015, 10:30 ET

National Parking Association's First Annual Career Fair Connects Parking Pros, Hospitality Grads & Veterans with Parking Operator Leaders

The National Parking Association (NPA) is committed to advancing the parking industry through networking, education and career placement. For the...

Jun 30, 2015, 18:00 ET

North America's Top Valet Parkers to Compete in National Valet Olympics

The 2015 biennial National Valet Olympics, occurring in conjunction with the National Parking Association (NPA) 2015 Convention & Exposition,...

Jun 26, 2015, 13:10 ET

NPA Wins Top National Honors for Its Research Program

The National Parking Association (NPA) has been honored with the ASAE 2015 Power of A Silver Award for its parking industry research program. The...

May 12, 2015, 11:24 ET

Summer 2015 Offers New Family Fun "Coaster to Coaster" at U.S. and Canadian Amusement Parks and Attractions

New Attractions Include Roller Coasters, Immersive Dark Rides, and Attractions Featuring Classic Brands Amusement parks, water parks, family...

Apr 15, 2015, 12:00 ET

National Parking Association Announces Results of Two Research Reports Purchasing Power and Tech Trends

 The National Parking Association (NPA) last week released two parking industry research reports—Parking Industry Purchasing Power and...

Apr 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

National Parking Association Announces Parking Strategy eBook

The National Parking Association (NPA) recently launched a new eBook for the parking industry, Executive Perspectives on Equity and Assets. The...

Apr 10, 2015, 13:08 ET

NPA Kicked-Off Five City Parking Power Network Tour April 9 in Boston, Massachusetts

The National Parking Association kicked-off its second nationwide series of parking industry networking events—the Parking Power Network...

Mar 31, 2015, 15:35 ET

National Parking Association Launches New Awards Program Honoring Influential Young Professionals in Parking

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Parking Association (NPA) recently launched a new awards program recognizing...

Mar 20, 2015, 12:30 ET

National Parking Association Announces Parking Power Network Tour Sponsored by Scheidt & Bachmann

The National Parking Association announces its second nationwide series of parking industry networking events—the 2015 Parking Power Network...

Feb 24, 2015, 11:23 ET

AURP 2015 International Conference to Focus on Creativity in Buffalo

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus will host university research, science and technology park executives in Buffalo, New York, for the...