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Upcoming Parking and Mobility Events in the Second Half of 20248 min read

Jun 5, 2024 6 min
Upcoming Parking Events 2024

Upcoming Parking and Mobility Events in the Second Half of 20248 min read

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As we move into the latter half of 2024, the parking industry continues to evolve with exciting events and conferences worldwide. These parking events are a great platform for parking professionals, urban planners, and mobility enthusiasts to exchange ideas, explore the latest technologies, and shape the future of parking. They provide invaluable opportunities to learn, network, and stay ahead of the latest trends and technologies. Here’s a detailed look at the upcoming parking and mobility events, mobility conferences, expos, and trade shows from June to December 2024: 

Mark your calendars for these upcoming parking and mobility events:

1. IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo 2024

  • When: June 9 – 12, 2024
  • Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • For Whom: Parking professionals, urban planners, and anyone interested in smart parking systems or urban mobility planning.

The IPMI Conference & Expo is a major event in the parking and mobility industry, offering something for everyone interested in smart parking systems, EV charging, or urban mobility planning. It features workshops, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and insightful sessions on smart parking, mobility management, and sustainability.

2. MOVE

  • When: June 19-20, 2024
  • Where: ExCel London, UK
  • For Whom: Top minds from the automotive, transportation, and technology sectors. 

MOVE is a premier global mobility event uniting top minds from automotive, transportation, and technology sectors to discuss the future of mobility. It connects the entire ecosystem on tech, business models, and sustainability, offering opportunities to learn, innovate, partner, and do business with industry leaders.

3. 2024 FPTA Summer Educational Seminar

  • When: July 17-18, 2024
  • Where: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • For Whom: For parking professionals looking for education or CAPP certification

The Summer Educational Seminars’ content is designed to educate all levels of the parking professionals. During this two-day event, presentations encourage audience participation, networking and interaction with other parking professionals. Attendees can earn up to 4 CAPP points for Application and up to the maximum in Program Type 2 for recertification.

4. NPA Convention & Expo 2024

  • When: September 16 – 19, 2024
  • Where: Caesars Forum, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • For Whom: North American parking and mobility professionals. 

The NPA Convention & Expo, hosted by the National Parking Association, is a key event for North American parking professionals. It features educational sessions, networking opportunities, expert speakers, CAPP point classes, continuing education credits, and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest industry innovations and services.

5. European Parking Association (EPA) Congress and Exhibition

  • When: September 18-20, 2024
  • Where: Brussels, Belgium
  • For Whom: Experts, policymakers, and operational, planning, or enforcement professionals in Europe. 

The EPA Congress and Exhibition, held biennially, is essential for professionals in operations, management, planning, design, construction, sustainability, or enforcement. The 2024 edition in Brussels will feature presentations, panel discussions, and an exhibition of the latest parking solutions, gathering experts to discuss trends, innovations, and policies shaping Europe’s parking future.

6. Carolinas Parking and Mobility Association Annual Conference & Tradeshow

  • When: September 24-26, 2024
  • Where: Charlotte, NC
  • For Whom: Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals in the Carolinas. 

This annual conference brings together professionals from the Carolinas to discuss regional parking and mobility issues, share best practices, and explore new technologies. It offers targeted learning experiences and a wide range of presentations on state-of-the-art technology, customer service, and more.

7. The Canadian Parking Association’s Annual Conference & Trade Show

  • When: October 6-9, 2024
  • Where: Halifax Convention Centre & Sutton Place Hotel, Halifax, NS
  • For Whom: Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals across Canada.

This conference unites parking professionals from across Canada to discuss the latest industry developments and innovations. It focuses on zero-emission, connected, cooperative, and automated mobility models. Attendees can be inspired, discover new things, socialize with peers, and develop lasting relationships through the Power of Connection.

8. Parking Australia Convention & Exhibition (PACE)

  • When: October 14-16, 2024  
  • Where: Sydney, Australia 
  • For Whom: Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals in Australia.

PACE 2024 will bring together professionals from across Australia and beyond to discuss the latest developments in parking management and technology. The event will include keynote presentations, workshops, and an exhibition. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with industry leaders and discover innovative products and services.

9. PIPTA Conference and Trade Show 2024

  • When: October 23 – 25, 2024
  • Where: Grand Hyatt Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
  • For Whom: Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals in the Pacific Northwest.

The Parking Industry & Technology Association (PIPTA) conference, organized by the Pacific Intermountain Parking & Transportation Association, focuses on sustainable parking solutions. It covers shared mobility, data-driven parking management, and regional challenges and opportunities. The event brings together mobility, transportation, and parking professionals for educational sessions, networking, and learning about innovative solutions.

10. SWPTA Fall Conference 2024

  • When:  October 28-30, 2024
  • Where: Golden Nugget Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
  • For Whom: Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals in the Southwest. 

The Southwest Parking & Transportation Association’s fall conference is essential for professionals in the southwest, featuring sessions on the latest parking and transportation trends. It offers a new start time, focuses on networking and learning, and provides special group rates at the Golden Nugget Hotel.

11. AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES 2024

  • When: 4-5 November, 2024
  • Where: Frankfurt, Germany
  • For Whom: Professionals interested in autonomous vehicles, including engineers, researchers, policymakers, and industry leaders. 

The Autonomous Vehicle event brings together automotive manufacturers, autonomous driving innovators, and industry experts to explore the latest connected and automated vehicle technologies. Attendees get to understand current market dynamics and their impact on business and develop strategies for successful autonomous vehicle control systems.

12. Tomorrow Mobility

  • When: November 5-7, 2024
  • Where: Barcelona, Spain
  • For Whom: Mobility enthusiasts, startups, investors, and industry professionals.

This event focuses on the future of urban mobility, offering insights into cutting-edge technologies and sustainable solutions. It is a leading global platform for efficient urban mobility, bringing together industry executives, government leaders, and global experts to transform city transportation.

13. Traffic Infra Tech Expo

  • When: October 22 – 24, 2024
  • Where: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India
  • For Whom: Professionals in traffic management, infrastructure, and urban planning.

The Traffic Infra Tech Expo in India offers a deep dive into traffic and parking infrastructure solutions, focusing on smart cities and sustainable transportation. Intertraffic, a global trade event for the traffic and mobility sector, showcases the latest products, services, and solutions worldwide. It’s a four-day exhibition highlighting safe and sustainable mobility ideas and helps visitors stay informed about traffic infrastructure, safety, parking, smart mobility, and traffic management developments.

14. Airport Parking Event Network 2024

  • When: November 24-26, 2024
  • Where: Istanbul, Türkiye
  • For Whom: Airport operators, parking managers, and aviation professionals.

Focused on the airport parking sector, this specialized conference tackles the distinctive challenges and opportunities in airport parking management and technology. The event features insights from 4 keynote speakers, a guided tour of the airport parking facility, and concludes with an exclusive Networking Dinner. It’s a prime opportunity to network, learn, and foster innovation within the airport parking industry.

15. Annual POLIS Conference 2024

  • When: November 27-28, 2024
  • Where: Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
  • For Whom: Urban mobility planners, policymakers, and researchers.

The Annual POLIS Conference 2024 is Europe’s foremost sustainable urban mobility event. It offers cities and regions a platform to showcase their transport achievements to experts, practitioners, and decision-makers from the public and private sectors. The conference fosters discussions on smart, innovative, and sustainable transport solutions for urban areas.

16. Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo 2024

  • When: December 3-5, 2024
  • Where: JW Marriott Austin, Austin, Texas
  • For Whom: City officials, technology providers, and urban planners.

This event bridges the gap between urban planning and technology, focusing on smart city solutions that include advancements in parking and mobility. This event bridges the gap between urban planning and technology, focusing on smart city solutions that include advancements in parking and mobility.

17. Florida Parking & Transportation Association (FPTA) 2024 Annual Conference & Trade Show

  • When: December 10-13, 2024
  • Where: Florida, USA
  • For Whom: Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals in Florida. 

The FPTA conference is an essential event for parking and transportation professionals in Florida, offering a blend of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and an extensive trade show. The FPTA conference is an essential event for parking and transportation professionals in Florida, offering a blend of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and an extensive trade show.

Key Trends to Watch

As we look ahead to these upcoming parking and mobility events, several key trends are shaping the parking industry:

  1. Smart Parking Solutions: Innovations in IoT, AI, and sensor technology are transforming how we manage parking spaces, making them more efficient and user-friendly.
  2. Sustainability: There’s a growing emphasis on sustainability, with a focus on reducing the environmental impact of parking facilities and promoting electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
  3. Autonomous Vehicles: The rise of autonomous vehicles presents new challenges and opportunities for parking management, from design considerations to operational strategies.

Coming soon to a parking event near you

Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge, discover innovative solutions, or connect with other professionals, these conferences and expos provide the perfect platform to achieve your goals. Be sure to mark your calendars and register early to secure your spot at these must-attend upcoming parking and mobility events; you might just catch the Get My Parking team at one too!

See you there! 

Note: Dates and locations are subject to change. Please check the official event websites for the most up-to-date information.