IAAPA proudly presents the 2016 IAAPA Tools of the Trade: Revenue Ops Best Practices in F&B, Retail, and Games, a two-day event full of hands-on educational and networking opportunities for directors, managers, and supervisors in food and beverage, midway games, and retail operations.

This year, IAAPA Tools of the Trade is designed to provide a unique learning experience by immersing attendees into the world of revenue operations - games, retail, and food and beverage - at Silver Dollar City and The Track Family Fun Parks in Branson, Missouri. You will hear, see, and touch all aspects of the business. In addition to the formal learning, you will network with games, retail, and food and beverage professionals like you to discuss best practices and tips and tricks to make your operations flourish.

The registration fee includes meals, programming, and transportation to and from the hotel and facilities.

Members: $149 USD
Non-Member: $249 USD
Registration Deadline: May 6, 2016

Participants can earn 12 credit hours towards IAAPA Certification by participating in this event.

Schedule at a Glance: (Subject to change as details are being finalized)

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Travel Day
Check In at Hotel
3:00 PM – Registration and Badge Pick Up
4:00 PM – Depart for Opening Reception and Dinner at Showboat Branson Belle

Sunday, May 22, 2016

8:00 AM-10:00 AM - Facility Tour and Light Breakfast at Ripley's Believe It or Not
11:00 AM-4:00 PM – Facility Tour and Lunch at Silver Dollar City
6:30 PM-8:30 PM – Dinner Event at Top of the Rock

Monday, May 23, 2016

8:00 AM-11:00 AM – Facility Tour and Light Breakfast at Titanic Museum 
12:00 PM-4:00 PM – Facility Tour and Lunch at The Track Family Fun Parks
5:00 PM-7:00 PM – Facility Tour, Dinner, and Show at Dixie Stampede 


You must be 18 years or older to participate.