Expo Location
Orange County Convention Center (OCCC)
North and South Buildings
9899 International Drive
Orlando, FL, US

2019 Dates
Conference: Nov. 18 - 22
Trade Show: Nov. 19 - 22

IAAPA offers numerous educational programs throughout the week of IAAPA Attractions Expo.

Preliminary Education Conference program listings are now available. Additional details, including confirmed dates, times, and speakers will be released in July. Use the links below to view preliminary program and event listings:

 Sessions with content tailored to the specifics of operating particular facility types will be offered for the following constituencies:

  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • Museums & Science Centers
  • Parks & Attractions
  • Water Parks
  • Zoos & Aquariums (Separate registration required.)

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:
Photo of a recent IAAPA Attractions Expo seminar

  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Entertainment
  • Facility Operations and Emergency Preparedness
  • Finance & Information Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Games
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Retail Merchandising
  • Safety & Advocacy

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 breakfast and luncheons, receptions, full-day and multi-day IAAPA Institutes, Zoo & Aquarium 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.