23-24 January in the UAE - Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Discover the latest leisure and entertainment developments in the Middle East at the IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum 2018. Gain new perspectives by visiting a unique mix of experiences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including world-class water parks, museums, theme parks, wild life attractions, and live performances. Don't miss this opportunity to network with industry professionals, attend valuable education, seminars, and receive exclusive access on EDU-Tours.

Development presentations and EDUTours will be offered at the following facilities:
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi 
Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai
Safari Dubai - NEW!
La Perle By Dragone - NEW!
Louvre Abu Dhabi - NEW!
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi - UNDER CONSTRUCTION!


IAAPA-Members 620 euro
Non-Members 820 euro

The IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum 2018 HQ hotel is the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
Please book your room directly through the hotels' official website


Day 1- Tuesday 23 January 2018

08:00 - 20:30

  • Badge pick-up and welcome coffee: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi - Tour
  • Networking Lunch
  • Presentation and Tour – Yas Waterworld
  • Networking Reception
  • Hard Hat Tour – Warner Bros World

Day 2 - Wednesday 24 January 2018 

09:00 - 22:00

  • Presentation, tour and lunch – Safari Dubai
  • Presentation, tour and networking reception - Aquaventure, Atlantis the Palm
  • Presentation by management La Perle – tbc
  • Show: La Perle by Dragone
  • Closing dinner at Al Habtoor City

Transfers from and to JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel included.


The IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum 2018 is now sold out. For registering to the waiting list please contact nreynders@IAAPA.org
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi
Aquaventure The Palm
IAAPA Dubai Event

Many thanks to ProSlide and WhiteWater West - the official sponsors of the IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum 2018.

Whitewater West
La Perle By Dragone
Yas Waterworld