Parking Magazine Articles

April 2014


From the Curb to the Cloud: How Smartphones and Apps are Powering Valet Operations

In a single generation, valet parking operations have gone from “Mom and Pop” to “Chip and PIN.” While small-scale valet operations for restaurants and nightclubs are still around to remind us of valet’s past, the massive turnstile valets for casinos, hospitals and convention hotels present us with the challenges of tomorrow.

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Strengthen Your Team: Creating Value for Your Employees, Clients & Organization

A successful parking operation is only as good as its employees, whether they work directly with corporate clients, individual customers or in any other capacity. Retaining top talent should always be a priority under any circumstance.

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Valuing Valet Operations as An Amenity and a Necessity

Valet is no longer just a luxury amenity, but a necessity. Determining the value of valet, however, can be challenging, depending on many factors, including location and traffic flow.

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Chairmans Outlook

NPA Offers New Tools for Valet Operators
By Jeff Wolfe

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NPA Update

Reach Your Professional Peak with the CPP Summit

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Advocacy

Changing Monetary Metals— Are U.S. Coins at Risk?

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Research

Purchasing Power Report: Key Decision Makers and What They Plan to Buy

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Professional Development

Enhance Your Valet Knowledge Base with the Newly Updated CPP Program
By Vicki Pero

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Legal Matters

A Primer on Intellectual Property
By Michael L. Stevens

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Tech Trends

The Future of Cashless Payments

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Greener Parking

Sustainable Parking for Raleigh’s Green Square

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Public Practices

Hospital Valet: A Vital Part of the Patient Experience
by Rodney Slaughter, CPP

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Newstrack

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Smart Marketing

6 Steps to Getting New Customers with Referrals
By Rieva Lesonsky

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Executive Perspective

Gill Barnett, owner and president, Parking Concepts, Inc.

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Industry Newsmakers

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