Business-Building Opportunities Abound on Trade Show Floor at IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo 2012

Business-Building Opportunities Abound on Trade Show Floor at 
IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo 2012

(March 30, 2012) – Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) 2012, owned and produced by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), is the largest trade show in the region with approximately 275 exhibiting companies from 30 different countries. Covering more than 6,000 square meters, the exhibiting companies will display the latest innovations, services, and products specifically for the amusement parks and attractions industry. The number of exhibitors represents an increase of 34 percent over last year’s show.  It will be the largest AAE ever hosted. AAE 2012 will bring together more than 4,500 buyers and sellers from around the world, including company owners, CEOs, managers, and directors who attend to view and experience the industry’s cutting-edge creations and inventions. The annual trade show will take place in Hong Kong SAR, China, 5-8 June, 2012.

Manufacturer and supplier companies will showcase products in more than 100 categories, including amusement and theme park rides; architectural and design services; coin-operated games, skill games, redemption prizes; food and beverage products and services; and more. During the week, 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.

“IAAPA’s show in Asia is prospering; AAE 2012 in Hong will be our largest show in the region so far,” said Chip Cleary, president and CEO of IAAPA. “Asian Attractions Expo is the place to find the best services, most innovative products, and newest developments the attractions industry has to offer in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Additional information for companies or individuals interested in participating in AAE 2012 is available

The AAE 2012 early-bird registration rate, which ends 30 April is US$75. IAAPA members can register at an early-bird rate of US$50. Event registration includes the trade show floor, Education Conference, and the IAAPA Safety Institute.  For full pricing information, registration form, and additional details go

A mobile website is available to AAE 2012 attendees to map out which exhibitors they would like to visit. The mobile website can be found at or by clicking on the “Exhibitor Listing” button located in the right-hand column of the Asian Attractions Expo 2012 website,

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 Jack Rouse Associates, Leisure Labs, The Producers Group, and Forrec Ltd.Information about sponsorship opportunities is available by contacting Brian Skepton  

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.

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


Editor’s Note: The AAE 2012 show logo and images are available for download

The trade show floor plan can be in HTML HERE, or flash player HERE

Contact Information
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