CPMA 2023 Annual Conference & Trade Show

September 19-22, 2023
Myrtle Beach, SC

 The Carolinas Parking & Mobility Association (CPMA) is accepting presentation submissions for our 2023 CPMA Annual Conference. The CPMA educates and motivates all parking and transportation professionals in the Carolinas.  Our annual conference is a great platform to provide these educational and motivational sessions.  

Click here to make a presentation submission.

Submission deadline is Friday, June 9, 2023, @ 11:59 PM

This year’s agenda will offer concurrent sessions throughout the conference with presentations centered around two different professional educational / development paths: 

  • Management / Leadership
  • Front-line training

We encourage our CPMA members and other industry professionals to share your expertise and experiences.  The process is simple:

  • Choose a presentation that matches one of the suggested topics below or propose another topic directly related to the parking or transportation mobility industry.
  • CPMA members currently in good standing who submit will be given first consideration
  • Submit a presentation using the online Call for Presentations Form
  • The submittal evaluation process occurs in June and July 
Submittals will also be reviewed by IPMI and NPA for possible qualification for CAPP and/or CPP points. 

2023 Conference Presentation Suggested Topics

  • Parking
    • Parking Inventory Management Strategy for Hybrid/Remote Workforce
    • Maintenance Planning
    • Electric vehicle management and infrastructure
    • Technological innovations
  • Transportation / Mobility
    • On-demand
    • Micro-transit
    • Autonomous vehicles
    • How Parking & Transportation Work Together
    • Technological innovations
    • ADA Accommodations?
  • Professional Development
    • Customer Service
    • Dealing with hostile customers / conflict resolution
    • Parking and mobility industry training

A few other points to mention:

  • All presenters are required to register for the conference; however, registration fees are waived.
  • All presenters can register at CPMA member rates
  • Presentations which spotlight or promote a specific product or service are not considered
  • Presenters do not receive speaking fees or expense reimbursement

Speaker/Presentation Evaluation Process

CPMA’s goal is to select presenters who can effectively communicate their message to a diverse audience.  Each presentation will be evaluated using the following criteria: 

Well-Defined Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are clear and support the focus of the presentation.

Well-Defined Focus

Demonstrates a clear and cohesive presentation focus

Overall Quality

Well written session description indicating the session will be informative and educational

Relevance and Practical Application of Material

Session content is broad enough and relevant to appeal to a diverse audience (i.e., municipal, university, airport, hospital, and other operating environments, etc.)


The presentation is not sales-oriented and commercial in nature

Quality and Presentation Skills of Presenter

The speakers’ biography provides sufficient evidence that he/she is well qualified