Young Professionals, Students,

Why Should You Join IAAPA?

IAAPA provides students with unique access to events, connections and experiences you simply won't find any place else.

If you want to learn industry best practices and make the connections that will take your career to new heights, then a student membership is for you. A student membership is available to part or full-time students at a higher education institution.

How Much Does a 2018 Student Membership Cost? 

$50 USD for North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific
50€ for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Career Slam
Jump-start your career in the attractions industry by attending the Career Slam event at the IAAPA Attractions Expo. Career Slam is a unique opportunity to meet, network and learn from attractions industry executives an owners. Attendance is free but registration is required.  More Here

Career Paths and Other Resources
Learn what it takes to succeed in the attractions industry by downloading the Career Path and other career resources. See what path others took in their career in the attractions industry. More here

IAAPA Education Resources
Access Unparalleled Learning Opportunities at Major IAAPA Events
Hear directly from seasoned professionals about what it takes to succeed in the amusement park and attractions industry. Whether you participate in the education sessions, networking events or behind-the-scenes tours, you will find many new ideas and connections to take your career to the next level. Exclusive members-only pricing is available for: IAAPA Attractions Expo, Euro Attractions Show, Asian Attractions Expo, the IAAPA Leadership Conference, the FEC Event, and IAAPA Institutes.

Participate in Exceptional Webinars for Free
Industry-specific webinars will help you learn best practices and stay current on trends. Special webinars have been designed for Young Professionals that will help you develop your leadership skills and enhance your company's operations. Archived webinars are FREE to members in case you miss one!

Receive Discounts on Training Materials
Only IAAPA members receive discounts on DVDs, CDs, videos, manuals, and more than 300 books in the online IAAPA Bookstore.

Never Miss a Beat With the Presentation Archive
IAAPA has gathered many of the resources from IAAPA workshop programs and made them available on the website. These handouts and other materials are perfect for the Young professional seeking information quickly. The arranged by knowledge area and then by subject matter.

Communications Resources
Funworld Magazine (digital edition)
Get access to the online version of Funworld, the official magazine of IAAPA. Hear latest industry news, read about the latest trend and stay on top of issues that matter the most to the industry.

Stay up-to-date on the day’s top trending stories with IAAPA News Flash
News Flash is an exclusive member-only daily e-news publication, translated into 11 languages, that delivers all the important industry headlines from around the world straight to your email.

Connect with the industry using IAAPA's Online Member Directory
Only members can access the IAAPA Membership Directory, the industry’s leading registry. Young professionals can use the tool to find colleagues, buyers and sellers through our comprehensive database.


Show Ambassador Program

IAAPA seeks students (and recent graduates) with outstanding customer service skills to be interns at IAAPA Attractions Expo and Asian Attractions Expo. Successful applicants will get the opportunity to see and be involved in the premier amusement and attractions trade show and conference in the U.S. and/or Asia. Find out more here!