Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Awards

The Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Awards program spotlights outstanding marketing, public relations, promotional, and communications-outreach efforts in parking, transportation, and mobility:

  • Did you launch a campaign to encourage people to ride the bus or take alternative modes of transportation?
  • Helped consumers master a new parking payment system?
  • Instituted a pedestrian safety program?
  • Undertaken an effort to show that Parking Matters® in your community?
  • Successfully re-branded the parking, transportation, and/or mobility department?
  • Engaged in a social media campaign that helped drive results?


Any organization with a communications, public relations, or marketing program that educates and informs is eligible to enter. If you can answer yes to these questions, you should consider entering:

  • Is your organization a parking authority, city, or institution with a parking, transportation, and mobility department, parking owner, or service or product provider serving the parking and/or transportation industry?
  • Did your organization have a marketing, public relations, or communications program or campaign that promoted a new or re-invented product or service that achieved measurable and favorable outcomes?
  • Did that program or campaign help foster understanding of the importance of parking and mobility, knowledge about trends, or awareness of best practices?
  • Did the program or campaign take place, at least in part, during 2017-2018?

The entry process is simple and the fee is only $100.

Winners, including a few considered the Year’s Best, will receive recognition and a trophy at the annual IPMI Conference & Expo. They will be featured in IPI’s monthly magazine and in industry-related publicity and social media.

Entries for the 2019 awards competition may be submitted from September 12 through November 7, 2018.

Review the criteria and make a nomination today!

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Find out more about past winners in the IPMI Awards & Recognition section of IPI’s Resource Center or at these links:

2018 Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Award winners (press release)
(also see detailed summaries of winning programs in the June 2018 issue of The Parking Professional on page 38.

2017 Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Award winners (press release)
2016 Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Award winners
2015 Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Award winners

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