Bill Smith

You Really Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

I’m 51 years old. I don’t know how old that is in dog years, but I do know that I’m not too old to learn. This was reinforced for me during the past six months as I worked with a brilliant team of branding professionals to put together a new website. Now, right up front, I need to be … [Read More...]


The Power of Mentoring

The late, great Whitney Houston sang to us, “I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.” This week, I had the privilege of attending the 59th annual conference of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). It was my 16th consecutive … [Read More...]

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Part IV: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: University Parking Practices Worth Reconsidering

In the second “Saturday Night Live” mock Bush/Gore presidential debates of 2000, Governor Bush, played by Will Ferrell, was asked to sum up in one word the best argument for his candidacy. Ferrell replied, “strategery,” to satirize Bush’s penchant for mispronouncing words. President Bush … [Read More...]


Free Parking Marketing Ideas. Send More by Jan 23.

Today’s the day to connect with your marketing, communications, and PR folks to urge them to share their successful campaigns with colleagues (and the world!) by entering the Parking Matters® Marketing and Communications Awards. Entries are due January 23 and it’s a purposely simple and … [Read More...]