EAS 2018 Masthead

Euro Attractions Show is the leading event in Europe for education, training, and professional development in the attractions and leisure industry. This year’s educational offerings are comprised of the Conference Programme (17 educational sessions, grouped in 7 tracks) and 7 In-Depth Learning Experiences. All sessions, institutes, forums and tours are led by industry leaders to help you grow your business, to inspire you, and to advance your career. Get ready to being inspired!

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In-depth Learning Experiences

Additional registration is required for these events.


IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers

IAAPA’s premier management development programme for emerging industry professionals.

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Safety Institute

IAAPA Safety Institute

Update on the latest developments in keeping your guests and staff safe

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FEC / Small Park / Indoor Playground Day

The single best source of information for owners, operators and anyone interested in the indoor-play and FEC business.

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Animal Welfare Forum

Dedicated Forum on how organizations can understand, cope with, and proactively manage potential public criticism with regard to Animal Welfare. 

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Lunch & Learn - Let's Talk Trends

Enjoy a nice meal, while learning about intriguing developments in the attractions industry.

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Lunch & Learn - Train and Motivate Your Staff to Deliver Outstanding Guest Experiences

Workshop on how to deliver an unforgettable experience by selecting, training and motivating staff as never before.

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Water Park Forum

An information-packed seminar and networking educational event designed specifically for water park owners, operators, designers, and manufacturers.

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Halloween & Haunted Events Forum at Walibi Holland

Join this Halloween Forum at Walibi Holland to get inspired by the seminars and tour during the preparation of the award-winning “Halloween Fright Nights”.

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After Show Tour to Attractiepark Toverland and Efteling

Discover the latest developments of two legendary Dutch facilities during this full day tour. In Attractiepark Toverland, discover Port Laguna and Avalon and continue to Efteling for Symbolica and Baron 1898.

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Conference Programme

Free Admission with EAS badge for IAAPA-members / 'Conference Programme' add-on required for non-members

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Guest Experience Track


Every guest has special needs
11:00 - 12:15

Apps 101 - Do you really need an app to WOW your guests?
12:30 - 13:45

Digital Track


When It Gets Personal… How to Use Your Collected Data Smartly.
14:00 - 15:15

VR, AR, MR, XR, RR…  What’s Your Reality of the Future?
15:30 - 16:45

Revenue Track


#foodie - How Attractions Can Incorporate Food Trends From All Over the World to Exceed Guests' Expectations and Increase Profits.
11:00 - 12:15

51 Ways to Increase Secondary Spending
12:30 - 13:45

Global Challenges Track


Sustainable Profits? The Green & Social Road to Effective and Sustainable Success.
14:00 - 15:15

MEGA solutions - Takeaways from big operational challenges for your facility.
15:30 - 17:00

Local Challenges Track (With CEO Talk)


No More Room for Growth? Overtourism and Its Lessons for the Wider Attractions Industry.
14:30 - 15:45

CEO Talk - Going Dutch? What Can the Wider Industry Learn From the Netherlands?
17:00 - 18:00

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Marketing Track


More than a Field Trip – Increase Attendance with Programs for Schools
12:30 - 13:45

Crazy About You? How to activate Your Fanbase to Deal with Ugly Rumors, Bad Reviews, and Good Advice.
14:00 - 15:15

The Big LOUD Marketing Debate
15:30 - 17:00

Design Track


TEA Presents - Safety in Design
12:30 - 13:45

TEA Presents - Design for Secondary Use
14:00 - 15:15

Retailtainment - Where Retail Meets Leisure
15:30 - 16:45

CEO Talk


CEO Talk - Inspirational Leadership, Words of Wisdom Shared
17:00 - 18:00


The Conference Programme is sponsored by:

Gold Sponsor:

Gateway Ticketing Systems

Silver Sponsor: