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28 June, 2017: Christoph Kiessling, General Manager of Siam Park and Vice President of Loro Parque, to Deliver Keynote Address at Euro Attractions Show 2017 in Berli|ENGLISH|
Leisure industry professional, Christoph Kiessling will talk about is life and experiences in operating world-class attractions during the Euro Attractions Show (EAS) Leadership Breakfast 2017 in Berlin on Wednesday 27 September. Since 1994, Kiessling has fulfilled key leadership positions at the Loro Parque zoo in the Canary Islands and he founded the Siam Park water park in Tenerife in 2005. Today, he is also the general manager of Siam Park. Kiessling will share his knowledge, experience, and vision for his company and the industry as he presents the keynote address during the EAS Leadership Breakfast in the IAAPA Theatre Sponsored by Europa-Park at the Berlin Messe Exhibition Center.

20 April 2017: Trade Show Floor Space Selling Fast for Euro Attractions Show 26-28 September 2017 Berlin |ENGLISH|
More than 500 companies from 60 countries will exhibit new products and innovations across a fast-selling 11,500-net-square-meter trade show floor at Euro Attractions Expo (EAS) 2017. After a record edition in 2016, EAS 2017 is outpacing the 2016 show and is expected to set new records.  The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the leading international trade organization for the attractions industry, owns and produces EAS. IAAPA will offer more than 20 hour of educational programming, including four education tracks on digitization, revenue, security and immersive experience. The EAS 2017 education offerings will enable attendees to learn about key operational areas and gain insights into trends, best practices, and experience the latest innovations, products, and services throughout the week. The premier conference and trade show for the European attractions industry takes place 24-28 September 2017 in Berlin, Germany. 

 28 March 2017: Record Number of New Theme Parks and Leisure Attractions for 2017 in EMEA |ENGLISH|
As a new season for leisure attractions approaches, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) reports that the 2017 season brings a record number of new experiences for the leisure industry in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.  The development of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a family destination with leisure, investments by governments in local tourism, increased investments in intellectual properties, and the continued development of local attractions into multi-day destinations with accommodations are a few factors behind the growing number of investments. Middle Eastern investment counts for over 10 Billion euro with brand new theme parks for the period 20152020 with theme parks, attractions and resorts recently opened and still under construction. The average annual investment of more than 500 million euros on new rides only in Europe only (CAPEX) is being exceeded in 2017.  

28. Marz 2017: Allzeitrekord an neuen Vergnügungsparks und Freizeitattraktionen, die 2017 für Europa und Nahost angekündigt sind |GERMAN|

Kurz vor Beginn der neuen Freizeitsaison vermeldet die IAAPA als erster Verband einen zahlenmäßigen Allzeitrekord an Neuheiten für die Saison 2017 bei Vergnügungsparks und Freizeitattraktionen. Der Aufstieg der VAE als Familienurlaubsziel mit Vergnügungsangeboten, dazu öffentliche Mittel für den lokalen Tourismus, hohe Gelder in Lizenzattraktionen und die weitere Entwicklung lokaler Besuchermagnete für mehrtägige Ausflüge mit Unterkunft sind nur einige Gründe, warum die Investitionen steigen. 

28 maart 2017: Recordaantal nieuwe attractieparken en andere attracties in Europa, Midden-Oosten en Africa in 2017 |DUTCH|
De attractieparksector maakt zich op voor een nieuw seizoen. De overkoepelende organsatie van de attractiesector, IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) heeft een inventarisatie gemaakt van de investeringen voor dit jaar en constateert een recordaantal nieuwe attracties in Europa, Afrika, maar met name in het Midden-Oosten. In Europa zal in 2017 meer dan 500 miljoen Euro in nieuwe attracties geïnvesteerd worden. 

16 January 2017: Euro Attractions Show 2017 to take place at Berlin Messe Exhibition Center |ENGLISH|
Leaders of the leisure, attractions, tourism, and entertainment industries will come together to showcase and explore innovative products and services at Euro Attractions Show (EAS), Berlin Messe and Exhibition Center in Germany, 26 – 28 September 2017. Hosted by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), this conference and trade show travels around Europe to hubs for the leisure industry. EAS 2017 is the largest conference and trade show for the attractions industry in the Europe, Middle East, Africa region and expects more than 11,000 leisure professionals to attend with more than 100 countries represented. 
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Karen Staley, Senior Vice President, IAAPA EMEA
Mob +32 492 72 02 68 

Jeroen Verrezen, Marketing Manager, IAAPA EMEA
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