IPMI News: International Parking & Mobility Institute and Veterans in Parking Announce Strategic Partnership
International Parking & Mobility Institute and Veterans in Parking Announce Strategic Partnership
The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) and Veterans in Parking (ViP) are joining forces to get esteemed military veterans back to work by helping our members and allies in parking, mobility, and transportation post available positions and find qualified professionals to fill them.
The partnership will reinforce our shared goals and build up opportunities in the parking, transportation, and mobility industry for veterans, and support IPMI members by providing additional resources to grow and sustain their organizations. Key aspects of the partnership include Affiliate organization status, branded postings in the IPMI Career Center, and marketing and promotion through Parking & Mobility magazine, the IPMI Insider, and the parking-mobility.org website, as well as participation in industry events, including the annual conference and Mobility & Innovation Summit.
The benefits to Veterans in Parking (ViP) members through our partnership are extensive in support of our mission to engage and employee veterans in our industry. We are excited to launch the partnership and resources with IPMI to grow and advance the careers of these professionals.
Our partnership with IPMI greatly enhances our profile in the industry due to the many years of hard work and industry leadership on the part of IPMI. We are especially excited about our ability to better serve our Members and Sponsors through the sharing and integration of job listings via the IPMI Career Center and resumes via the Resume Exchange. This Strategic Partnership is a huge leap forward toward achieving our mission of Parking/Transportation Jobs for Veterans and Veterans for Parking/Transportation Jobs.
Douglas Cram, V.P./Treasurer of ViP
Our industry is lucky to count many military veteran in its ranks, and we’re very grateful for their service and willingness to bring their expertise to work in communities through parking and mobility. There has never been a better time to launch such a worthy partnership – this is a tangible way for IPMI and our membership to further support our current service members and veterans, and to add their tremendous expertise and contributions to our cadre of industry professionals.
Shawn Conrad, CAE, CEO of IPMI
Be on the lookout for new job postings, resources, and more as we embark on our strategic partnership with Veterans in Parking.
Veterans in Parking (ViP) is a Not for Profit Organization comprised of U.S. Military Veterans and Civilians affiliated with the parking industry in the United States. ViP was founded by a group of Parking Professionals that recognized an opportunity to create an organization that would help recruit, hire and place Military Veterans into careers within the Parking industry. The only requirements for active membership in ViP is to have been Honorably Discharged from U.S Military service or currently be on Active Duty, National Guard or Reserve duty status (Military member) or to be involved in the Parking Industry and have a desire to promote the goals and principals of the ViP Organization (Civilian member).
The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is the world’s largest industry trade association in parking, transportation, and mobility. We are a member-driven organization, supporting and representing members from cities, municipalities and downtowns; colleges and universities; commercial real estate companies and operators; airports, bus, and transit agencies; healthcare institutions; and all related supporting companies, including mobility providers, suppliers, planners, architects, and consultants. Through our members and industry colleagues we have access to the owners and operators of more than 40,000 parking facilities in addition to on-street operations throughout North America.