APO with Distinction Designation from International Parking Institute
SP+ is the first commercial parking operator to earn the Accredited Parking Organization (APO) with Distinction designation by the International Parking Institute. The APO program verifies that an organization has achieved the industry’s established levels of quality and professionalism.
To meet the APO standard, an organization must be within the top 30 percent of the global parking industry in parking management and operations, customer services, professional development, safety, and security. Accreditation with Distinction indicates that the organization has achieved standing in the top 5 percent of the global industry.
Award of Excellence from Carolinas Parking Association
In September 2015, SP+ was chosen second-place winner for the “Parking System Operation – Most Innovative and/or Effective” category for the Carolinas Parking Association Awards of Excellence.
SP+ was selected for its innovative approach to the Freeman Park Website and Campsite Reservation System found on freeman.spplusparking.com which allows visitors planning to stay overnight at Freeman Park to easily purchase a camping permit online and learn about site access and amenities.
Sustainable Quality Award from Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
In March 2015, SP+ Municipal Services in Santa Monica, CA was awarded Sustainable Quality Award (SQA) for Excellence in Sustainable Economic Development by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, the City of Santa Monica, and Sustainable Work.
The SQA award identifies and recognizes businesses in the Santa Monica area that are successfully incorporating sustainable practices into their operations. The award signifies the operating group’s commitment to the long-term economic sustainability of its operations and to sustaining local and regional business.