Entry Criteria

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Parking Partnerships Award

Sponsored by APT Skidata

 

The Parking Partnerships Award recognises the importance of partnership working in the parking sector. The partnership may involve pairings or groups of local authorities, companies, professional bodies, campaign groups and other stakeholders. There will be a particular interest in responses to the ongoing pandemic.

The criteria:

The partnership may be:

  • Cross-boundary working between local authorities

  • A campaign designed to change driver behaviour and/or parking policy

  • An initiative to develop new systems, techniques or technologies

  • A project to draft and publish new policies or provide professional advice

  • A long-term or innovative commercial arrangement (a partnership needs to be deeper and more ambitious than a conventional term contract).

 

The entry should include:

  • Names of organisations within the partnership

  • Names of key managers

  • Nature of partnership: Formal, informal, campaign, contractual, joint venture, etc.

  • Objective of the partnership

  • Tasks undertaken by the partnership

  • Extent of sharing of offices, staff, IT systems, etc.

  • Evidence of success

  • Future objectives and plans.

 

The judges are looking for evidence of:

  • A partnership rather than traditional client-contractor deal

  • Clear operational, financial or other benefits achieved from the partnership

  • Joint planning, working and deployment of resources

  • Open and clear communication between the partners and their respective stakeholders

  • Potential benefit to wider parking sector as service and/or exemplar.

 

Please supply:

  • Images

  • Customer and client feedback/testimonials

  • Press cuttings/Links to websites

  • Details of other awards won.