2013 IAAPA Leadership Conference and Latin America Networking Event
6 - 8 March 2013 | Sao Paulo, Brazil

The 2013 IAAPA Leadership Conference and Latin America Networking Event delivers three full days of invaluable networking opportunities combined with experiential education at some of the leading parks and facilities in Brazil, host to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. Join industry operators and suppliers for a unique event in Sao Paulo, Brazil and experience the vibrancy of the country's developing attractions industry. 

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Connect with industry leaders in an informal setting designed to facilitate networking and experiential learning opportunities during one-of-a-kind experiences at five amazing facilities, including amusement parks, family entertainment centers, water parks, zoos, and museums. In addition, information on the IAAPA Foundation's Global Economic Impact Study will be presented during the event.
  • Connect with the industry’s leading operators and suppliers for, focused business discussions. 
  • Tour and experience amazing attractions such as O Mundo Da Xuxa, Hopi Hari, Museu do Futebol, Wet n' Wild, and Sao Paulo Zoo. 
  • Discover business opportunities in one of the world’s most vibrant emerging markets.
  • Learn from the keynote address by Marcelo Gutglas, Playcenter, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Brazil offers a unique perspective on the attractions industry as it develops and expands in this country of nearly 200 million people. In addition, as the first IAAPA event of its kind​, the 2013 IAAPA Leadership Conference and Latin America Networking Event, provides the opportunity to connect with the Latin American attractions industry.

You'll share time with a diverse and progressive group of industry professionals from Latin America and around the world. Attendees range from c-level executives to middle management to operations professionals.

Important Visa Information

For most travelers, visas are required to travel to Brazil, but entry requirements vary from country to country. Attendees of the 2013 Leadership Conference should request a tourist visa for the event. We do know that all individuals entering Brazil holding a U.S. Passport are required to obtain a visa. Please click here for the Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago, USA to find your country of origin to review visa requirements. The acquisition of visas is the responsibility of the individual traveler. In addition to application forms, you may also be requested to present travel documentation (airline ticket or itinerary), vaccination record, passport, one (1) passport photo and an invitation letter. During the registration process for this meeting, IAAPA will collect you and your spouse’s information (if applicable) and will create a visa letter and letter of invitation 3-5 business days after registration. The letters will be created on U.S. and Brazilian letterhead.

Please contact your local Brazilian consulate for additional details and assistance. The visa process can be time consuming and to ensure you receive your travel documents in time for travel, we recommend you begin working on your travel arrangements and register immediately.

Please thank our 2013 Leadership Conference and Latin America Networking Event Sponsors: