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NPA 2018 Winter Leadership Forum

February 3-7, 2018
The Breakers
Palm Beach, Florida

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National Parking Association's annual Winter Leadership Forum is an executive, thought-leadership conference with senior level discussions on competitive advantage, legal contracts, innovation, and growth strategies. First-time attendees welcome. Public and private organizations welcome. 

In addition to presentations from today's industry leaders, attendees can participate in social events, peer networking and sports-oriented team-building at an executive conference where deals are made, products are purchased and parking pros plan for future successes. 

February 3, join us for the opening reception to meet and mingle with the top public and private leaders in the parking industry. Spouses welcome.


Featured Sessions:

Damus CEO Forum: A curated interview with an industry leader on strategy, trends & critical success factors.

Host David Damus, CEO, System Property Development, Inc. will interview Ryan Chapman, CEO, Premier Parking.  
Harwood Legal Forum: An in-depth perspective on legal precedent, contract law and best practices in corporate governance.

Michael L. Stevens, Partner, Arent Fox LLP will speak on Data Ownership, Privacy and the Internet of Things.

Executive Sustainability Series: A look at how parking and development meet for sustainability and ROI.
Moderator: Jeff Pinyot, Co-founder ECO-Lighting Solutions
Speakers:  David Martinez, P.E., LEED®AP, DIRECTOR, Office of Capital Improvement Projects, Miami Beach, FL
Saul Frances, Director Parking, Miami Beach, FL
Leader to Leader: An in-depth perspective on business models, economics and trends shaping the industry.
Tech Briefing: A presentation on trends, innovations and technology shaping the future of parking.


What People Are Saying About WLF:

“I met more of the parking industry’s top leaders in one place at NPA’s WLF than anywhere else. I got one-to-one meeting opportunities and 3 requests for proposals from parking leaders at this event. I also got insights on contracts, industry tech trends and the forecast for parking all in one meeting.”
-Wen Sang, PhD, CEO, Smarking

“NPA’s WLF is now the highlight of my parking event calendar. There is no other forum where I have complete access to principals and senior decision makers in the industry. All the leading minds in parking are gathered in one place to share their insights, knowledge and to improve the entire parking industry.”

Michael J. Nichols, President, Parking Development, Next Realty


"As a young leader in the industry, WLF gives me the opportunity to learn from the best of the best. The leaders want everyone to be successful & to develop the industry from all facets.” Theo Apanco-Perez, NPA 40Under40, Director of Human Resources, Towne Park


“Through the NPA Winter Leadership Forum, I’ve been able to partner with competitors on projects that brought nearly $2 million in net results to ABM Parking Services.”

-Mark Muglich, President (Retired), ABM Parking Services


WLF 2018 Sponsors:
Platinum Sponsor:
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