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Quarterly Webinar

The WIP Webinar Committee commits to organizing educational webinars on a quarterly basis for its member community. Join colleagues and a professional facilitator to learn and discuss subject matters relevant to professional women both from a parking and career development perspective. Contact WIP if you are intersted in hosting a webinar or have suggestions.

All quarterly webinars are free to Women in Parking members. View upcoming and past webinars below.

Webinar Committee Chair: Christina Murray and Jennifer Rentz

Upcoming Webinars

Driving Your Parking Career into the New Era of Mobility

Presenter: Vanessa Solesbee Schnipkoweit, President, The Solesbee Group

March 27 – 1:00 p.m ET

From mobile apps to connected vehicles, technological change is sweeping through the parking and mobility landscape. This not only has implications for businesses and organizations trying to adapt to the changing needs of their customers, but it also massively impacts parking professionals, their employees and their careers.

Making It: How Mentoring Helps You Advance WIP Wisdom

Presenter: WIP Mentors and Mentees

June 16 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Are you looking for guidance from a seasoned parking professional? Do you have wisdom to share with someone building their career in parking? Women in Parking’s stellar Mentoring Program has helped dozens of parking managers. Hear from a panel of Women in Parking mentors and mentees on how the program positively impacted their career in parking.

#Me: How to Build, Maintain and Promote Your Personal Branding

Presenter: Madison Huemmer

December 18 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Self-styled #ParkingBoss, Madison Huemmer explores how female parking executives (or anyone for that matter) can establish a brand for themselves, further their professional goals, and position themselves for future growth.

Past Webinars

EMV and the Parking Industry

Presenter: Erin Baker, Partner Relationship Manager at TrustCommerce

Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV(r)) is a global standard for credit and debit payment cards based on chip card technology. This technology is used to combat fraud in card-present environments. The U.S. migration to EMV is underway. This webinar will discuss what EMV is and how it applies to parking operators

Careers in Parking: A Recruiter’s Perspective

Presenter: Kathleen Laney, President and Executive Search Consultant at Laney Solutions

Not only are the majority of job openings not listed in the newspaper, the majority of job openings are not advertised anywhere. Navigating these waters from both employer and professional perspectives takes strategic planning and proactive efforts.

Join Kathleen Laney, President of Laney Solutions, an executive and permanent search firm specializing in the parking industry, as she shares valuable insights into the new world of work and what it means for both parking employers and parking professionals of all genders.

A CEO’s Perspective of Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Presenter: Andrew C. Blair, President and Chief Executive Officer at Colonial Parking

Now is your chance to hear a male CEO’s perspective of women in the parking industry and to ask him those questions that you have always wanted answers to. Join us and participate in a lively conversation with the CEO of a major metropolitan area parking operator and a seasoned industry professional. W.I.P. is very excited to present this discussion to our members who may participate during the Q & A portion of the webinar.

How to Start a Marketing Campaign

Presenter: Julie North, Director of Parking and Transportation Services at Illinois State University

Let’s face it: marketing in the parking industry can often be very challenging to execute let alone garner favorable public opinion. There are seldom great examples of effective marketing campaigns in parking. W.I.P. is proud to change this perspective by exploring a real-life case study of marketing success from Illinois State University’s recent marketing campaign that can be applied across most sectors in the industry.