Professional Development

Professional Development is important to your career and your organization.


We’ve all heard the saying that an organization is only as good as its people. Being properly trained increases morale and productivity, makes work environments safer, adds value to the company and develops independence in the workplace so less supervision is needed over junior level responsibilities. When we develop ourselves and our staff professionally, satisfaction and productivity are improved at all levels. Choose from below or get in touch with us today to discuss your professional path forward!

Education & Training

IPI's continuing education courses, both online and onsite, provide convenient, affordable, and focused education opportunities that align with your organization's needs and specific requirements.

Accredited Parking Organization

Accredited Parking Organization (APO) is a designation for parking organizations that have achieved a comprehensive standard of excellence. Launched in 2015 by IPI, the accreditation recognizes best practices in responsible parking management and operations, customer service, professional development, safety, and security.

CAPP

CAPP is respected worldwide as the leading credential in parking. CAPPs represent the best of the industry, providing service, demonstrating competence as they advance the parking profession, and leading with innovation, professionalism, and expertise. CAPP designation is meant to assure stakeholders (employers, regulators, consumers, and the public) that the credentialed parking professional has demonstrated an established level of competence in the field.

Parksmart Advisor

Parksmart Advisors (formerly Green Garage Assessors) lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program (formerly Green Garage Certification) is now offered under by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate.

Awards & Recognition

IPI’s annual Awards and Recognition Program celebrates individuals and organizations in the parking industry. Winners in three major award categories embody industry excellence - Awards of Excellence, Professional Recognition Program, and Marketing and Communications Awards.