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SP+ to Offer Expedited Parking Services at Annual American Quarter Horse Congress

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SP Plus Corporation (Nasdaq:SP), a leading national provider of parking, ground transportation and related products and services to commercial, institutional and municipal clients throughout North America, announced implementation of an expedited parking process for attendees of the 49th Annual All American Quarter Horse Congress (AAQHC) to be held in October at the Ohio Expo Center (OEC) in Columbus. SP+ has been providing its parking management services at the OEC since 2002.

Attendees at this year's AAQHC will be able to pre-purchase and print their parking passes in advance at www.quarterhorsecongress.com or www.columbusparking.spplus.com. Those doing so will enter the OEC parking lots via dedicated Express Lanes accessible only to drivers displaying the prepaid passes. Drivers without prepaid passes will access the parking lots by paying on-site cashiers in traditional entry lanes. Attendees will have the option of purchasing parking passes either for a single day or the entire event.

The AAQHC is the largest single breed horse show in the world. It attracts more than 650,000 people to the Columbus area, comprised of exhibitors, special event spectators, and trade show participants. This year's show runs from October 1-25 and is expected to generate approximately $200 million for the central Ohio economy.

About SP+

SP Plus provides professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security and event logistics services to property owners and managers in all markets of the real estate industry. The Company has more than 23,000 employees. Its SP+ Parking, Standard Parking and Central Parking brands operate more than 4,200 parking facilities with over 2.1 million parking spaces in hundreds of cities across North America, including parking-related and shuttle bus operations serving more than 75 airports. USA Parking System, a wholly owned subsidiary, is one of the premier valet operators in the nation with more four and five diamond luxury properties, including hotels and resorts, than any other valet competitor. Its ground transportation division transports over 41 million passengers each year; its facility maintenance division operates in dozens of U.S. cities; and its security subsidiary provides licensed security services in six states. The Company also provides a wide range of event logistics services. For more information, visit http://spplus.com.

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CONTACT: Michael Wolf (312) 274-2070 mwolf@spplus.com

Source:SP Plus Corporation