Latest National Parking Association Stories

2014-08-08 08:20:59

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association(TM) (NPA) and the Parking Industry Institute(TM) (PII) are proud to announce a partnership with Wounded Warrior Project(TM) (WWP). This year's Helen & Jerry Stocks Memorial Golf Outing, held on Monday, October 20 at the Desert Pines Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev. will serve as the inaugural event kick-starting this new relationship. The annual golf tournament, held during the NPA Convention and...

2014-06-16 12:20:31

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association has released a white paper analyzing the manufacturing, sales and market share of smaller vehicles for personal use, known as "light vehicles." The white paper, "Smaller Cars? Not Yet," was written by NPA member Mary S. Smith. Smith, senior vice president, Walker Parking Consultants, is on NPA's prestigious Parking Consultants Council (PCC), and formerly served as its Chair. NPA's PCC is the only...

2014-06-10 20:22:10

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association's member magazine, Parking, has won an APEX Award of Excellence. NPA was selected from more than 2,000 entries for an Award of Excellence in the category "Most Improved Magazines, Journals & Tabloids". In April 2013, NPA relaunched Parking with a contemporary new design and new focus on best practices, business systems and processes, research and advocacy. The completely redeveloped...

2014-01-31 20:20:11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association (NPA) announces its 2014 Winter Leadership Forum, a parking industry executive forum with senior level discussions on competitive advantage, legal contracts, innovation and growth strategies. The 2014 Forum will be held at the Omni LaCosta Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Ca., Feb. 1-5. This year's Forum will address changing market dynamics and how they are shaping the parking industry. "The 2014 Winter...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'