“Sleep later, grow now,” offered by Andrew Stewart, Superintendent of Transportation Services at University of California Riverside, was just one of hundreds of fantastic tips on making the most of conference recently shared by past attendees.
Remember when you were a kid, waking your parents up on a Saturday morning at 5 a.m. to watch cartoons or make breakfast? The energy children have and the lack of the need for sleep has always been amazing to me. I remember being forced to take naps as a kid—I thought it was completely ridiculous and rarely actually went to sleep. Who needed to sleep? There was playing to be done.
I invite you to consider that concept as you make plans to attend the 2015 IPI Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. I mean, after all, Vegas is the other city that never sleeps, right? So why should you? And since the IPI conference is jam-packed with education like Santa’s toy bag on Christmas Eve, an Expo hall filled with more new toys and gadgets than Toys ‘R Us, more networking than a playground has ever seen, plus facility tours and social events and awards, contests and prizes and exhibitor outings and poster sessions and general sessions and golf and running and tigers (deep breath) OH MY…who has time to sleep?
The IPI Conference will be an experience from the moment you arrive until the very last general session, and we encourage you to make the most of it. There will be cocktail parties and small groups huddled in education sessions\; exciting forward-thinking motivational speakers and opportunities to gain continuing education points; new education tracks and formats; and even a spin on an old idea—Shoptalks that will wrap up the week of learning based on the tracks offered earlier in the week, and where you can dish about what you learned. You’ll meet new friends and reconnect with old friends and along the way, you’ll pick up nuggets to take back to your operation and implement immediately. You’ll gain a bird’s-eye view of industry trends and the future forecast, you’ll learn about technology you had no idea existed in parking, and you’ll see improvements to existing equipment. You’ll find ways to save money and run more efficiently and motivate your team and find new resources IPI makes available to members and the entire parking industry.
You’ll learn what you didn’t know you didn’t know and you’ll get answers to questions that have been keeping you up at night. Best of all, you’ll get to grow now—you can always sleep later!
Wasn’t being a kid great?
To save on your registration rates, register by Feb 28, 2015.