Bijan Eghtedari, Citizen’s Lanier Holdings, Leads NPA National Convention in 2016

March 04, 2016

Bijan Eghtedari, Citizen’s Lanier Holdings, Leads NPA National Convention in 2016.

Convention theme focuses on transforming the industry through service.


Washington, DC (March 3, 2016)—Bijan Eghtedari, president of Citizens Lanier Holdings, was named Chair of the Convention Program Planning Committee for NPA’s 2016 Convention & Expo taking place in Atlanta, Ga., September 19–22.

Bijan Eghtedari joined Lanier Parking Solutions as president in January 2015, bringing extensive experience in the parking industry. Eghtedari served for 12 years as CEO of Park One Holdings, which grew during his tenure from a small firm, to more than 150 properties and 1,500 employees in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama. Eghtedari attributes that success to his commitment to delivering excellent customer service in highly competitive markets and to developing deep-rooted ties to the community. Previously, Eghtedari was senior vice president at Central Parking for 14 years, overseeing several markets on the East Coast, including Atlanta.

“Bijan’s commitment to growing business through exceptional customer service makes him an ideal fit for this year’s NPA Convention and Expo, which focuses on sales, service and parking transformation,” said Christine Banning, CAE, NPA president. “His wealth of knowledge and experience will bring exceptional value to the Convention program and attendees.”

This year’s theme, Sales, Service & Parking Transformation, emphases that in order to grow in the parking industry, great partnerships and positive customer experiences are vital. The 2016 Convention will tackle subjects like parking ambassador programs, mobile marketing, parking amenities and more. Additionally, attendees will have the option to earn a certificate in emergency preparedness.

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About NPA: The National Parking Association is the nation’s leading parking trade group advancing the interests of the private and public sector in parking technology, sustainable mobility, certification, advocacy, research and education. Founded in 1951, NPA has more than 2,500 members and represents all facets of the parking industry.