The IAAPA Foundation is incorporated in the USA as a 501(c)3 charitable foundation.

The IAAPA Foundation was founded by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently located amusement facilities and attractions and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the attractions industry. IAAPA represents nearly 5,000 facility, supplier, and individual members from 99 countries. Member facilities include amusement and theme parks, water parks, attractions, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, museums, science centers, and resorts. IAAPA is a nonprofit organization. The association's global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The association maintains regional offices in Brussels, Mexico City, Hong Kong, and Orlando. 


The IAAPA Foundation inspires life-changing careers in the global attractions industry by cultivating tomorrow’s leaders.

IAAPA Foundation Board of Directors

Chief Operating Officer
Herschend Family
Entertainment Corp.

President CEO

Commercial Director
Scruffy Dog Productions LTD.

Mobius Science Center
& Children’s Museum

SVP, External Affairs
Universal Parks and Resorts

Lan Kwai Fong Attractions
Ltd, and Themed Advisors
Ltd, Hong Kong

Park President
SeaWorld Parks Orlando

President and CEO

Premier Rides, Inc

Serff Group
Educational Support
JA Worldwide Partership
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