Registration FAQ's

IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo
June 11-14, 2023

#IPMI2023
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN OCTOBER 17, 2022!



Registration FAQ's


General

Leave the tuxedo at home! Business casual attire is both acceptable and preferred. Be comfortable! The average high is 95 degrees in Fort Worth, and low of 75 degrees; pack smart!  

The conference and hotel locations are all in close proximity to one another. Check the website as the event gets closer for information on utilizing Molly the Trolley to and from the Convention Center!


Absolutely and you’ll find that it’s quite the buzz during the event with attendees engaging and connecting virtually even on the go. You’ll also find that it’s packed full of information and this year, in an effort to be more sustainable, IPMI will not be producing a phyical Program Guide and the content will be posted in the mobile app.  It’s also a useful tool to start planning your session participation and getting to know other attendees long before your feet hit the ground in New Orleans.

You can find the mobile app in the Google Playstore or Apple App Store by searching for IPMI2023 beginning in late May.


First of all, welcome and we’re glad you’ve decided to join us; you won’t regret it!  You will receive an email invitation to attend a Frist Timers Networking Session.  Be on the lookout as the event gets closer! 

Be sure to download the conference mobile app from the Google Playstore (in late May) or Apple App Store.


The Call for Presentations opens September 6 and closes October 4, 2022.  For more information, including the submission process for future events, contact Kathleen Federici, federici@parking-mobility.org, with any questions.

 


All programming will be held at the Ft. Worth Convention Center. Locations for events not being held at the Center will be noted in the Events Section of the website or noted in the Schedule-at-a- Glance. 


In order for IPMI to issue an invitation letter you must follow the below directions:

First, you must register for the Conference and Expo and pay your registration in full.

Send an email to Conference@parking-mobility.org with the following details:
  • Full Name on Passport
  • Country of Origin
  • Passport  Number
  • Passport Expiration Date


We are happy to have you join us and will work with you to accommodate your participation.  Please contact IPMI if you require such assistance at conference@parking-mobility.org

For additional information on accessibility, please visit the Hotel & Travel section of the Conference website. 


June 9-12, 2024
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio, USA


We are sorry that we could not anticipate your needs. Please email conference@parking-mobility.org
 


Hotel, Property, and Travel

The hotel cut-off is May 8, however, please be aware, this only means that the IPMI contracted block of rooms is available to book up until that date, based on availability  Many of our properties sell out well in advance of the cut-off date.  Book early!


Deep breath!  We want you there as much as you want to be there but we’ve got to be honest, we do not hold any sub-blocks or spare rooms in our back pocket.  And when the cut-off date is gone, we have just a wee bit more pull than you do to try to get you in one of our properties at the IPMI negotiated rate, however, we will always give you 150% effort to make it happen.  If you have missed the deadline, please email us at conference@parking-mobility.org.


You can certainly book at any hotel property you desire and we understand that some of you may have your own organizations rules of travel, requiring you to stay at a specific hotel chain,  however, there are multiple benefits to both you, the attendee and to IPMI, the organization for this sort of partnership. 
 

  1.  Rates and concessions have been specifically negotiated for IPMI attendees to help reduce costs in a number of ways including, complimentary Wi-Fi in some properties, complimentary breakfasts and/or evening refreshments or happy hours at other properties.
  2. IPMI and/or our partners/sponsors occasionally arrange for special messaging or room deliveries to IPMI attendees.  If you have not booked inside the block, you are liable to miss out on important messages/offers or even surprise room drops. 
  3. When IPMI has contracted a block of rooms and those blocks aren’t met, the association faces the potential of attrition which often includes financial impact to the association.  Each year when contracting with our properties, IPMI uses a matrix and historical data to contract for the total sleeping rooms for the event.  When you book outside the block, that data is not captured inside IPMI’s data and is not attributed towards IPMI’s contracted block and could adversely affect the association.   


None of our properties will contact you initially to book your hotel.  These are pop-up entities that prey on convention traffic to run scams or meet quotas.  Often times they will book your room but later you will find out that you don’t have a room onsite or you pay additional fees.  These “room pirates” are extremely unscrupulous and are often long gone by the time the event rolls around.  We strongly encourage you to book inside IPMI’s block to protect yourself and reap the benefits of IPMI’s negotiated concessions and messaging service during the event.
 


Registration

IPMI does have a scholarship fund available to CAPP credential holders. Please download and read the guidelines for applying here.


Please visit the Registration Packages & Rates page for more information.


Full registration fees include access to education sessions, admission to the Expo Hall and all General Sessions.  
 


 
Please reach out to us at conference@parking-mobility.org for this years team opportunities.  


No, you do not have to be an IPMI member to attend the 2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo, however, you can save money on your conference registration if your organization joins today!
 
You can choose to purchase membership through the Attendee Registration process or email us at membership@parking-mobility.org  for more information. Be sure to provide IPMI's Membership Department with a full company roster before registering other persons from your organization to ensure they receive the member rate.


SUBSTITUTION POLICY: Substitution of registrations is permitted prior to the conference and onsite. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution as well as updating any contact information. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are not permitted.

Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.

Submit your request to Conference@parking-mobility.org
 


We accept American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Purchase Orders through our online registration process. We accept checks and can invoice your organization if necessary.  Please note, we do accept multiple forms of payment for one registration form with multiple items.


Yes, we are happy to extend a discount to students.  Please contact conference@parking-mobility.org for more information. 


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