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IAAPA Leadership Conference 2018 takes place 6-9 March in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. Attendees will experience four days of thought-provoking discussions, behind-the-scenes tours, and networking with like-minded individuals that will inspire innovation and success.  


Whether you are an executive or department leader at a theme park, a general manager of a water park, an owner of a family entertainment center (FEC), or an executive director of a museum, the presentations and events at IAAPA Leadership Conference 2018 provide fresh perspectives and unique ideas you can use to enhance the guest experience and drive your business.

Click here to view the 2018 registration options.

2018 Tour Locations:
  • Universal Studios Japan – Osaka
  • Kaiyukan Aquarium
  • Tempozan Ferris Wheel
  • Rickshaw ride through city of Kyoto, Temple sightseeing, Gion district tour
  • Kabuki-za tour
  • Toshimaen – tour through 91 years of amusement history
  • Fuji-Q Highland 
  • Tokyo Disneyland
  • More details coming soon!

Sponsorship inquiries: IAAPA Leadership Conference 2018 offers a wide range of sponsorship opportunities for companies to get exposure among leading attractions industry professionals and organizations. Please contact for details or click here

General inquiries: For questions about IAAPA Leadership Conference 2018, including registration and housing, please contact

IAAPA Certification

Participants in IAAPA Leadership Conference 2018 will earn continuing education (CE) hours applicable toward IAAPA Certification