EDUCATION - April 2017

IAAPA Tools of the Trade 2017: Revenue Ops Heads to New England

THIS YEAR, IAAPA TOOLS OF THE TRADE 2017: REVENUE OPERATIONS IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE, RETAIL, AND GAMES

heads to the northeast region of the United States. From June 7 to 9, attendees will learn and network while touring local facilities. This program is designed for managers, directors, and supervisors in food and beverage, midway games, and retail operations. It is designed to immerse participants in all aspects of the business and expose them to best practices and tips to apply at their facilities.

IAAPA Tools of the Trade 2017 will visit:

The Barnum Museum 
Bridgeport, Connecticut 

This local legend houses artifacts and memorabilia from the life of circus luminary, and IAAPA Hall of Fame member, P.T. Barnum. Containing an extensive variety of artifacts, the collection traces the impact of the legendary showman.

Lake Compounce
Bristol, Connecticut

The oldest, continuously operat- ing amusement park in North America, Lake Compounce has welcomed guests since 1846. Today, the park is full of history and rides for all ages. It’s also home to the state’s largest water park, Crocodile Cove.

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic, Connecticut

This storied aquarium is home to more than 300 species of ocean life, including New England’s only beluga whales. Mystic Aquarium blends exhibits with live interaction and multimedia attractions, like the 4-D show, to educate guests about the planet’s water-based population.

Six Flags New England
Agawam, Massachusetts

Six Flags New England features more than 100 rides, shows, and attractions, plus New England’s largest water park, Hurricane Harbor. This year, the park will launch its 13th coaster, “The Joker.”

Quassy Amusement Park 
Middlebury, Connecticut 

Nestled on 20-plus acres along Lake Quassapaug, Quassy Amusement Park has been providing the area with family entertainment since 1908. The park offers a range of rides for children and adults, including a wooden family coaster.