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Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Shanghai New International Expo Center, Shanghai, China
Conference: 11-14 June 2019
Trade Show: 12 - 14 June 2019

Institute for Attractions Managers Singapore Attendee Page

Welcome Class of 2017

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Attendees at the 2014 Institute for Attractions Managers in Beijing, China

We are very excited that you have registered for the Institute for Attractions Managers at the 2017 Asian Attractions Expo in Singapore. This webpage contains further information about the course including some resources for you to download. Bookmark this page as the faculty often upload extra material before and after the course. 

Course Dates and Location 
The course will take place June 11-13, 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in room Lotus 4DE.

The program will begin on Sunday, 11 June at 8:30 a.m. You may pick up your badge and course materials beginning at 8 a.m.

The schedule each day is as follows:
Sunday, 11 June  08:30 – 19:30 - includes visit to Singapore Zoo
Monday, 12 June  08:30 – 17:00  
Tuesday, 13 June   08:30 –  15:45  

Background Material to Download
Much of the course is designed around a fictional amusement park, Funworld Park. Background information on the park including the park’s operating data for the last two seasons can be downloaded here. Use the links below to download information about the course including the coursebook and the course schedule. Note: A printed coursebook will also be provided to you at the beginning of the program.    

IAM Schedule Singapore 2017
Funworld Overview IAM 2017 Singapore

Other Resources

IAM Schedule Singapore 2017 
Reporting Standards Document
IAAPA Ride Incident Safety Report (2014) (January 2014) 
IAAPA Research Reports

Translation and Participation 
The course will be facilitated in English. Participation and conversation with  participants is critical to the success of the program. Please come prepared to engage and share your insights and questions. Tables will be arranged to ensure that bilingual students are able to bridge the language barrier amongst tables. 

Park Map 

Please bring some maps of your park (or other promotional material) with you to the course to share with the other attendees. If several participants of your attraction participate, only one needs to bring these.

Dress Code 
The dress code during the course is business casual.    

Asian Attraction Expo 2017
Your registration will also give you access to the IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017. This event is taking place in the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The conference program of the Asian Attraction Expo 2017 begins on Wednesday, June 14th and the trade show floor opens on Wednesday June 15th.

Teaching Faculty
Faculty members are drawn from across the industry in Asia, Australia, and the US and include:

- Doug Akers, ICAE, Director, Operations, International Operations, Universal Parks & Resorts; 
Shaun McKeogh, ICAE, Vice President, Head of the Attractions International Training Academy, Management Resources/ProFun Management Group; 
Ron Merriman, General Manager, MR ProFun China and 
Christina Tse, ICAE, Chief Marketing Officer, PictureWorks (M) Sdn Bhd

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Completion of the IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers earn 16 credit hours towards IAAPA Certification.