Save the Date: IAAPA Attractions Expo 2009 to Light Up Las Vegas, Nevada November 16 – 20, 2009

June 24 , 2009

SAVE THE DATE

IAAPA Attractions Expo to Light Up
Las Vegas, Nevada
November 16 – 20, 2009

When:

November 16 – 20, 2009 (Trade Show Floor is open Nov. 17 – 20)

Where:

Las Vegas Convention Center – South Halls
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Who:

Organizers estimate more than 28,000 attendees from 90 countries will participate in IAAPA Attractions Expo 2009. Spread over one million square feet of indoor and outdoor space, nearly 1,200 exhibitors will showcase a variety of products and services for the attractions industry including theme park rides, show and event production services, food and beverage products and services, consultancy services, design services, ticketing systems, information technology systems, and more. This is the marketplace where attractions industry leaders, decision makers, and visionaries, gather to network, view the latest innovations, and plan for the future.

Why:

1. The hottest new products and services on display in more than 125 categories
2. More than 100 education sessions on topics such as social media, facility operations, safety, revenue generation, marketing and public relations, and more.
3. Behind-the-scenes tours at world-class Las Vegas productions like "Blue Man Group," “Le Rêve,” “Jubilee,” and Cirque du Soleil’s “Love.” 
4. Networking and social events including the IAAPA Charity International Golf Tournament, the GM and Owners’ Breakfast featuring a keynote address by Matt Goldman, co-founder of Blue Man Group, and Thursday night’s Bright Lights Party at LAX Nightclub.

How:

To register to exhibit at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2009, visithttp://www.iaapa.org/expos/attractionsAttendee registration opens this week.

About IAAPA

IAAPA is the premier trade association for the attractions industry worldwide. Founded more than 90 years ago, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities and attractions and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the amusement industry. IAAPA represents more than 4,000 facility, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries. Member facilities include amusement/theme parks, waterparks, attractions, family entertainment centers, arcades, zoos, aquariums, museums, science centers, resorts, and casinos. IAAPA is a nonprofit organization. Funds generated for the association by its involvement in trade shows and other activities are returned to the association to fund services for its members and the industry.

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Downloadable images of the Las Vegas Convention Center and additional press information for IAAPA Attractions Expo 2009 can be found in the IAAPA Press Room.

Contact information:

IAAPA Press Office: +1 703/299-5127

Marion Hixon: mhixon@IAAPA.org

David Mandt: dmandt@IAAPA.org

Colleen Mangone: cmangone@IAAPA.org

Nicholas Wolaver: nicholas.wolaver@edelman.com