IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013 offers over 80 education sessions plus numerous events including lunches, tours, receptions, and more. Click here for the comprehensive schedule of education sessions, tours, and special events in a searchable format. Click here to view the list of Education Program sessions that are included FREE for IAAPA members with Expo registration.
Nonmembers must purchase access to the Education Program for access (US$329). Click here for Education Program handouts.
Everyone is welcome attend the Kickoff Event
and the Brass Ring Awards
event for free with their Expo registration badge. Scroll down to find links to suggested education sessions based on facility type or operational area, and other short-cuts to help you build your Expo itinerary.
View special programs and events: -- Institute for Attractions Managers
-- Rookies and Newcomers Institute
-- Human Resources Essentials Institute
-- Project Planning Institute for the Attractions Industry
Sessions with content tailored to the specifics of operating particular facility types will be offered for the following constituencies:
Additional education seminars addressing a variety of operational areas are being developed by IAAPA's Program Planning committees. These committees have put together a slate of sessions to specifically address topics faced by our industry in the following areas:
Click here to view the electronic brochure for select groups.
*The majority of these education seminars are 'General Interest Sessions.' IAAPA members who register and attend IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013 may attend General Interest Sessions at no additional cost. Nonmembers may purchase the Education Program to gain access to those sessions.
Special programs such as luncheons, receptions, full-day and multi-day IAAPA Institutes, Zoo & Aquarium Day, and Museum & Science Center Day, and tours require a separate ticket. Advance registration is required for all ticketed events. Tickets may be purchased through the registration portion of this website once Expo registration opens in mid-2013.
2013 Education Program Sponsors
Gold Sponsor: Pucuda-Leading Edge
Silver Sponsors: FORREC; Pricetag BV
All events will occur rain or shine. Programs, seminars, venues, ride/attraction availability, times, and
speakers are subject to change. Sessions that do not require a separate ticket will fill on a first come, first served basis in compliance will all safety and fire marshal guidelines.