Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Awards

The Parking Matters® Marketing & Communications Awards program spotlights outstanding marketing, public relations, promotional, and communications-outreach efforts in the parking industry.

  • Have you launched a campaign to encourage students to ride the bus?
  • Helped consumers master a new parking payment system?
  • Instituted a parking safety program?
  • Undertaken an effort to show that Parking Matters® in your community?


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 department, a parking owner, or a 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 parking, a parking product or service, or a new parking program that achieved measurable and favorable outcomes?
  • Did that program or campaign help foster understanding of the importance of parking, knowledge about trends in parking, or awareness of parking trends or best practices?
  • Did the program or campaign take place, at least in part, during 2016-2017?

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

Winners, as well as a few considered the Year’s Best, will receive recognition and a trophy at the annual IPI Conference & Expo. They will be featured in The Parking Professional.



The 2018 awards competitions are closed.

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

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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