Member Benefits - March 2017

Go Further with IAAPA Webinars

IAAPA Webinars bring the high-quality education offered at IAAPA Expos and events straight to members—where they want it, when they want it. Every month, IAAPA invites industry experts to speak on topics relevant to the attractions professional and take questions from fellow members. Here’s a look at some of this year’s programs. For a complete and up-to-date list of webinars taking place around the world, visit www.IAAPA.org/Webinars.

March 8

The New Supervisor: Tools, Tips, and Talking Points for Today’s Workforce

In the attractions industry, new supervisors are often as young as the employees they lead, and that presents challenges for employees, supervisors, and management. Discover what attractions managers do to ensure they hire the right supervisors, support those supervisors through this transition, and set them up for success.

March 15

Lean In: Taking a Look at Gender and Achievement in the Attractions Industry

Hear what role gender has played in the careers of three dynamic attractions industry leaders during this informative panel discussion. Learn about the latest research on gender in the workplace and explore real-life experiences of working and succeeding in the attractions business.

March 29

Asian Attractions Expo 2017 – First Time Exhibitor Webinar

Prep for Asian Attractions Expo 2017 with tips from expert IAAPA staff. This webinar covers pre-show operations preparation, including key deadlines, required documents, official vendor contacts, and registration details. Speak with IAAPA Expos operations staff in real time.

April 12

Tweet, Share, Like: How to Use Social Media Cleverly Before, During, AND After Your Water Park Events

Consumers spend so much of their time online, it would be impossible to plan any event without using social media to reach, engage, and incentivize audiences to act. Discover which platforms are right for your attraction.

May 1

Liability Waivers in FECs: Separating Fact from Fiction

This webinar untangles the myths and facts of liability waivers, including their limitations and best practice scenarios.

August 16

The Art of Arcade Management: Factors for Design, Operation, and Success

This idea-packed webinar will look at the success factors in profitable arcades, and explore what FEC operators working in a variety of different markets are doing to stay profitable and successful.

September 18

IAAPA Leadership Series: A Conversation with Six Flags’ John Duffey

Join IAAPA for an exclusive one-hour discussion of the industry with John Duffey, President and CEO of Six Flags Entertainment Corp.

October 11

Just Like the Real Thing: Virtual Reality Products for Family Entertainment Centers

From virtual reality (VR) coasters to walk-through attractions, the ability to add an extra dimension to the customer experience through VR or augmented reality is limitless. What VR products are currently available for family entertainment centers? And what operational challenges do they bring?

December 13

Eye Catching: How to Design a Successful Merchandising Display

Merchandise displays perform an important role for retailers. Learn proven strategies and where to find inspiration from IAAPA Brass Ring Award winners.