IAAPA Announces Asian Attractions Expo 2012 Trade Show Floor Sold Out: Attendees Can Still Register Online and On-Site

(May 14, 2012) – The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced exhibit space on the Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) 2012 trade show floor has sold out. Covering more than 6,000 square meters, AAE 2012 will be the largest trade show IAAPA has hosted in Asia. Approximately 275 companies from 30 countries will display the latest innovations, services, and products for the amusement parks and attractions industry. The annual trade show will take place 5-8 June 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong SAR, China.

During the week, more than 4,500 buyers and sellers from around the world, including company chairmen, owners, CEOs, general managers, and management team members will attend to view and experience the industry’s cutting-edge creations. Representatives from major attractions throughout the Asia-Pacific region and beyond will converge on the show floor to establish new business partnerships and purchase new rides, products, and services to grow their businesses. 

Online registration to attend AAE 2012 remains open through 1 June and will open on-site 5 June. The registration fee is US$90. IAAPA members can register for the reduced rate of US$65. Event registration includes access to the trade show floor, Education Conference, and the IAAPA Safety Institute. Registration forms and additional information is available at www.IAAPA.org/AsianAttractionsExpo.

About Asian Attractions Expo (AAE)
Since 1997, Asian Attractions Expo has been the premier event for the multibillion-dollar leisure and attractions industry in Asia. Attractions industry professionals from 60 countries will participate in the 2012 event, representing theme parks, waterparks, zoos, aquariums, museums, family entertainment centers, casinos, and resorts. The 2012 event sponsors are Forrec Ltd., Hopkins Rides LLC., Jack Rouse Associates, Leisure Labs, The Producers Group, and Vekoma Rides.

Please note: Asian Attractions Expo 2012 is only open to attractions industry professionals. It is not open to the general public. Only registrants wearing an event badge will be allowed on the trade show floor.

About IAAPA
IAAPA is the premier trade association for the attractions industry worldwide. Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities and attractions, and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the attractions industry. The association’s global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, and it maintains regional offices in Brussels, Mexico City, and Hong Kong.www.IAAPA.org 

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Editor’s Note: The AAE 2012 show logo and images are available for download atwww.IAAPA.org/expos/asian/2012/press/images.asp. Press releases with additional details about the trade show floor, the education sessions, and networking events are available athttp://www.iaapa.com/expos/asian/2012/press/PressReleases.asp.

The trade show floor plan can be viewed in HTML HERE, or PDF HERE.

Contact Information
IAAPA Press Office: +1 703/299-5127
Colleen Mangone: cmangone@IAAPA.org 
David Mandt: dmandt@IAAPA.org 
In Hong Kong
Andrew Lee: alee@IAAPA.org