Impark CEO Allan Copping to Share Insights at Leading Parking Industry Convention, NPA

May 03, 2016


Impark CEO Allan Copping to Share Insights at Leading Parking Industry Convention


 National Parking Association, Features Allan Copping in Harwood CEO Leadership Forum



Washington, DC (May 3, 2016)—Allan Copping, president & CEO of Impark, will be interviewed as a parking industry thought leader as part of the iconic Harwood CEO Leadership Forum at the National Parking Association’s (NPA) NPA Convention & Expo, September 21 in Atlanta, Georgia.


Impark CEO, Allan Copping will share his perspective on culture, organic growth, acquisition growth and how technology has enabled Impark’s growth & transformation over the past five years. Copping has more than 20 years of financial, real estate and asset management experience. He became CEO of Impark in 2010, after serving as its Chief Financial Officer.


Copping has built a leadership team & business vision that has enabled Impark to attract talent, acquisitions and funding for infrastructure to modernize both its systems and service delivery. Copping is experienced in corporate development projects, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and parking operations.


“The Harwood CEO Leadership Forum interview is one of the most sought after sessions at the NPA Convention & Expo. Understanding industry dynamics, leadership strategy and innovations shaping parking—informs leaders in their own approach to facing the future & bettering industry performance,” said NPA President Christine Banning, CAE. “NPA members value the opportunity to learn from their peers and successful parking industry executives, and Allan Copping represents a multi-national parking company that continues to innovate today.”


The Harwood Leadership CEO Forum is sponsored by System Property Development Company Inc./MotorParks. NPA Board Director, attorney and executive education advocate David Damus will host the interview. The executive forum interview highlights business strategies, innovation and leadership that are transforming the parking industry.


The Harwood CEO Leadership Forum, now in its fifth year, features top industry leaders speaking on trends, issues and opportunities facing the paring industry. The forum is named in honor of Brett Harwood, founder and partner of Parking Advisory Group, LLC, and Welcome Parking, LLC. With more than 35 years in the parking industry, Harwood previously served on NPA’s board of directors and was its chairman from 1994 to 1996.


Founded in 1962, Impark is one of the largest parking management companies in North America, operating throughout the United States and Canada. The company is expanding its reach after recently acquiring Republic Parking (Chattanooga/Seattle) and City Park (San Francisco). Impark’s U.S. Headquarters is in Philadelphia, with its corporate headquarters in Vancouver, BC.


Registration to NPA’s 2016 Convention & Expo is now open. For more information and to register, go to



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.