As a way to spark innovation and link professionals together, the Florida Venture Forum hosted their annual capital conference showcasing 20-25 of Florida’s most rapidly growing start-ups. Each start-up had the opportunity to present to an audience of angel investors, venture capitalists, and industry professionals. The two day networking event consisted of various panels discussing perspectives on the landscapes of investing, fundraising, and developing strategic operations. The company exhibitions ranged across industries from retractable golf clubs, to payment processing apps, to cutting edge healthcare technologies, and to other market disrupting entities. ParkJockey was honored to present at the largest capital conference in the state of Florida. The opportunity increased ParkJockey’s exposure within Florida’s start-up ecosystem as well providing several prospective investors and customers. The event was covered in several local publications, including The Miami Herald.
Every year the beginning of December marks the time when everyone’s mind gears toward the holidays – but not in Miami. The city goes into an “Art Basel” frenzy. As one of the largest international art fairs, Art Basel Miami, attracts 75,000+ visitors throughout the week. The explosive influx of world-renowned artists, pop culture celebrities, public figures, and affluent scions creates a glitzy, “cannot-miss” hype around the seven day event. This year’s pop icon appearances include: Miley Cyrus, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Usher, Joe Jonas, Kim Kardashian, Usain Bolt, A$AP Rocky, and even Paris Hilton who deejayed at Wall Miami.
Art Basel is the largest exhibition taking place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, however, the term is commonly used to describe the week long art fair, formally called Miami Art Week. The fair spans across Miami Beach, Midtown, the Design District, Wynwood, and beyond.
Just at the peak of Art Basel when the sidewalks were overflowing and road congestion was backed up for miles, a protest hit the streets which made driving a nightmare. But the ParkJockey Team would not be slowed, and assisted drivers to find the most accessible parking locations. Throughout the week ParkJockey taught visitors and locals alike how to master the art of parking during the chaos of it all.
The ParkJockey team wasn’t content simply solving Basel’s parking problems and was caught in the artistic vibes flowing through the city. ParkJockey had an interactive Art Basel inspired painting activity in order to stimulate people’s inner artistic ability! Throughout the week ParkJockey customers and Art Basel visitors of all ages stopped to contribute to the Miami HEAT and ParkJockey mural. ParkJockey also handed out Miami HEAT t-shirts to those apart of the HEAT Nation family! At some point, a local artist got ahold of one of our t-shirts and turned it into his own artwork at a live demonstration in Wynwood!
ParkJockey was recently featured in the business section of the Miami Herald as one of eight thriving apps set to enhance urban living. Aside from the individual convenience of the app, the Miami Herald makes the point that, “An estimated 30 percent of traffic is actually looking for a parking place, allowing ParkJockey to make a difference in reducing carbon emissions and city traffic congestion”.
Read the full article here.
The interface of the ParkJockey app is customizable pertaining to the users location.
ParkJockey Miami is proud to be featured in the Culture section of The Miami New Times as the official parking partner of the Miami HEAT. The home opener for Miami was last Tuesday, October 30th, 2014, and marked a great start for this year’s NBA season. ParkJockey Miami has already begun to reduce the stress of parking for the HeatNation and proud to be a partner of the Miami HEAT!
Scott Rosen, General Manager for Miami, was interviewed by Miami New Times to give more insight into ParkJockey’s presence in the city, “We probably have about 100 locations with access to 15,000 spaces. We have lots from as far south as Coconut Grove to as far north as Port Canaveral”. Scott continued, “it’s very simple — you open up the app or website and search. We have location and event-based search. So you could search for American Airlines Arena or Wynwood or III Points, then the app will pull up the closest locations in the area at the best rates. It’s one touch parking”.
Read the full Miami New Times article here.
BritWeek this year was a huge success for ParkJockey after we received the award for the “Innovation in Consumer Experience” during the prestigious Great Business Innovation Awards in Miami.
We dug into the YouTube archive to find this little gem of our CEO dressed to impress in his tux talking about ParkJockey … skip to 1.52
The Mayor of Miami Beach, Philip Levine, enters the stage at the inaugural event RefreshMiami and expresses his enthusiasm towards ParkJockey as a innovative parking solution for Miami. Check out the video below!