February 11, 2018

Design Competition – Call for Entries Closes 2/23

What is This? 
The International Parking Institute (IPI)
Parking Solutions Competition is a design and
development parking challenge for college students actively enrolled in an undergraduate institution or actively pursuing a graduate degree.
The Challenge: 
Design the garage of the future with a 10- to 20-year outlook— address the form and function of the garage itself to craft more viable mobility solutions for the places we live, work, and play.
  • Form: planning, design, aesthetics, sustainability, adaptability, materials.
  • Functionality: mobility, flow, configuration, security, connectivity.
  • Cost: How do you value a parking space?
  • Relationships: smart city, connected cars, people, transit, IoT.
Who? 
University students actively enrolled in an undergraduate institution or actively pursuing
a graduate degree that are 18 years of age or older as of May 18, 2018.
Prizes: 
In June 2018, the competition will sponsor one member of each finalist team to travel to the
2018 IPI Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., to meet international experts and present their innovative idea at the Parking Solutions  Competition, which will be recorded and shared widely on social media.
Finalists Receive: 
  • Roundtrip airfare and a two-night hotel stay in Orlando for one person/team member (arrangements to be made by IPI). Additional participants may attend at their own expense.
  • Free Conference registration valued at $1,299 for one person/team member.
  • One complimentary year of student membership in IPI, the world’s leading and largest association for parking professionals.
Grand Prize Winner: $500 and an article exposing their innovation in The Parking Professional, IPI’s award-winning monthly magazine, showcasing your parking solution, a writeup on parking.org, and more.

To enter the competition click HERE!