Welcome to Forward Summit 2023

October 17 & 18  |  Charlotte, NC

An opportunity to connect with industry leaders, share ideas with peers and bring back insights

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Why Attend

Join top municipal leaders and industry experts on mobility management, and exchange insights and strategies on how to efficiently manage the competing demands of the curb and beyond.

Passport is hosting a hotel block at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.
Government rates available on a limited basis. Individuals will be responsible for hotel room charges.

View our recorded panels from the last Forward Summit in Raleigh, NC to learn more!

Register Today!

Keynote Speaker


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Endorsements & Benefits to Attendees

Network. Share. Innovate.

Connect and collaborate with other industry leaders to address the challenges you are facing in the industry and make strides in the world of mobility.


Learn from leading experts and peer panels that will create thought-provoking conversations. Bring new ideas back to your organization based on industry best practices.

Schedule & Agenda

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

  • 4 p.m.             Arrivals & Check In
                            Kansas City Marriott Downtown
                            200 West 12th Street, Kansas City, Mo. 64105
  • 6-9 p.m.         Welcome Reception
                            Lidia’s 101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, Mo. 64108

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

All events take place at Kansas City Marriott Downtown

  • 8-9 a.m.                              Registration and Breakfast
  • 9-9:15 a.m.                         Welcome & Housekeeping
                                                 Welcome Address by Passport CEO David Evans 
  • 9:15-10 a.m.                       Keynote Address: The Future of Mobility
                                                 Management |Karina Ricks, CityFi
  • 10-10:30 a.m.                    BREAK
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.               Panel: Managing the Past & Present
                                                Complexities at the Curb 
  • 11:15-11:30 a.m.              BREAK
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   A Conversation with Mayor Stephen Goldsmith 
  • 12-1:00 p.m.                      Lunch & Networking
  • 1-1:45 p.m.                        Panel: Demystifying Payments
  • 1:45-2:15 p.m.                   BREAK 
  • 2:15-3 p.m.                        Panel: Data Driven Decisions at the Curb
  • 3-3:30 p.m.                        Recap and Closing


Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Forward Summit, please reach out to us at pr@passportinc.com.

About Passport

Passport’s powerful platform helps you manage mobile pay parking, parking enforcement, digital permitting, payment services and more. Centralize your parking data to operate more efficiently, increase revenue and improve the parking experience with an integrated solution.

Passport’s mobile solutions have helped hundreds of municipalities, private operators, universities and agencies manage and optimize their parking and mobility operations through real-time data and insights. Millions of end users use the Passport Parking app, resulting in more than 2 billion transactions process, from mobile parking sessions to citation payments.