Asian Attractions Expo 2014 to Feature Record Trade Show Floor, Innovative Products


Registration Now Open for 17-20 June Event at 
China National Convention Center in Beijing

(February 26, 2014) -- Asian Attractions Expo 2014, produced by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), is the premier international trade show and conference in the region for the attractions industry. The event will bring more than 5,000 professionals from the global attractions industry to the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China, 17-20 June. More than 275 companies will display innovative new products across more than 8,000 net square meters of exhibit space, the largest trade show floor in the event’s history. Registration is open to attractions industry professionals only at www.IAAPA.org/AsianAttractionsExpo.

The attractions industry is rapidly growing in the Asia-Pacific region as several large new resorts, theme parks, water parks, and other attractions are in development. As the industry grows, Asian Attractions Expo is growing with it. More than 3,500 buyers from 60 countries will explore the trade show floor for new, state-of-the-art products and services including amusement and theme park development and design,  rides, motion simulators, water attractions, video and skill games, theming, technology, food and beverage, and more.  

“The record amount of floor space sold at Asian Attractions Expo 2014 is a sign of the unprecedented growth in the region,” said IAAPA President and CEO Paul Noland. “As new attractions continue to launch in China, India, southeast Asia, and throughout the region, Asian Attractions Expo has become a can’t-miss international event for industry professionals. IAAPA is proud to be a partner in the development of the attractions industry in Asia Pacific.”

Asian Attractions Expo 2014 will also offer attendees top-notch education sessions in both English and Mandarin Chinese as well as opportunities for participants to visit some of Beijing’s premier attractions. Session topics include safety, employee engagement and retention, improving the guest experience, marketing trends, what’s new in Asia, and more.  Attendees will experience guided tours of Happy Valley theme park, The Great Wall of China, and The Forbidden City including Tiananmen Square.

Additional information about Asian Attractions Expo 2014 is available at www.IAAPA.org/AsianAttractionsExpo. Asian Attractions Expo 2014 is only open to attractions industry professionals; it is not open to the general public.

Sponsors of Asian Attractions Expo 2014 include Jack Rouse Associates, Forrec, and The Producers Group.

About Asian Attractions Expo
Since 1997, Asian Attractions Expo has been the premier international event for the multibillion-dollar leisure and attractions industry in the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Attractions Expo 2014 will take place at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China, 18-20 June, and include an 8,000-net-square-meter trade show floor, an informative education program, and visits to some of Beijing’s premier attractions. More than 5,000 attractions industry professionals from more than 60 countries will participate in the 2014 event.

About IAAPA
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (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. IAAPA represents more than 4,500 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries. The association’s global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The association maintains regional offices in Brussels, Mexico City, and Hong Kong. IAAPA is online at www.IAAPA.org.

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Editor’s Note: Logos and images are available for download at Asian Attractions Expo 2014 Images.

Contact Information:
IAAPA Press Office: +1 703/299-5127
Colleen Mangone: cmangone@IAAPA.org
David Mandt: dmandt@IAAPA.org
In China:
Culsin Li: culsin.li@baobab-tree-event.com
Karen Kwok: karen.kwok@baobab-tree-event.com