TPTA Annual Conference & Tradeshow

TPTA is pleased to bring you information on the upcoming conference.  2017 is the 30th anniversary of the TPTA Conference and we hope you will join us in Fort Worth. Bookmark this page and check back for registration, schedule and sponsorship information!

***Deadline for the call for presentations is February 12, 2017. Click here to submit your presentation today.***

All conference information (sessions, fees, agenda, etc.) may be found by clicking here.  


  2017 Annual Conference and Tradeshow 

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As a valued TPTA member you are cordially invited to join us for the Annual Conference and Tradeshow.  More than 200 parking professionals will meet for the three-day conference, which includes educational sessions, a golf outing, an evening event, vendor exhibits, and roundtable discussions. It’s a terrific opportunity to socialize, learn, and network with other parking professionals.  We look forward to seeing you.
When:   April 3 - 6, 2017
Where:  Fort Worth, Texas


We want your presentation! Come share your unique perspective and experience in the parking and transportation industry at the 2017 Texas Parking and Transportation Association Annual Conference & Tradeshow, from April 3-6, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas.  About 200 parking professionals will meet for the three-day conference, which includes educational sessions, vendor exhibits, and roundtable discussions. 

The TPTA membership includes individuals involved with transit and parking-related business including municipalities, universities, colleges, airports, and hospitals.  

Our goal is to educate our members and customers about the importance of parking and transit and to promote industry best practices. We also want to highlight the mutual interests of those in the transportation field and assist our members and constituents with the opportunities and challenges they face.

This is where you come in – have you tackled a tough transportation challenge?  Were you able to put industry best practices to work and succeed? Perhaps your experience has been on the cutting-edge of parking technology. Are you familiar with some of the opportunities available in the transit field? Share your story, hard-won knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments with your peers at TPTA 2017. 

The Host Committee and Board of Directors is now accepting proposals for presentations for the educational portion of the conference.

Click here to submit your proposal and you will be prompted for the required information as listed below.

1. Name, title, and contact information
2. A high resolution head-shot (JPEG, JPG or GIF format) and a brief biography
3. Brief summation of past public speaking experience
4. A suggested title for the presentation
5. Identify two or three learning objectives for the presentation
6. Format (presentation/lecture, panel discussion)
7. A brief (one or two paragraph) description/summary or your presentation

We appreciate your interest in participating in the 2017 Texas Parking and Transportation Association Annual Conference & Tradeshow. The most effective education sessions at our conference come from you! Please share this email with anyone you think might be interested in presenting.

The deadline for submission is February 12, 2017.


Enjoy this video of the 2016 Conference & Tradeshow in College Station.