IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 Trade Show Floor to Host 1,000 Exhibitors, 28,000 Attendees

New Food and Beverage Showcase to
Provide Platform for F&B Exhibitors

(August 14, 2015) – The IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 trade show floor will feature the latest and greatest innovations in the attractions industry. More than 1,000 exhibitors will showcase their new products for more than 28,000 attractions industry professionals, including 18,000 qualified buyers, Nov. 17-20 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida.

Top decision makers from amusement parks, theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, resorts, and more will explore the 525,000-square-foot trade show floor to find their next business-changing idea, product, or service.

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the premier trade association representing the attractions industry, owns and produces IAAPA Attractions Expo.

New this year, IAAPA has created a dedicated Food and Beverage Showcase. Buyers can sample the newest trends in the food and beverage sector, including new products, service technology, preparation equipment, concession equipment, green and ecofriendly products, franchise opportunities, and more.

More than 140 first-time exhibitors will introduce brand-new products and make their IAAPA Attractions Expo debuts on the trade show floor. Many of those exhibitors will be included in the sold-out First Time Exhibitor Pavilion, an area dedicated to exhibitors who have never before showcased their company at the Expo. 

Exhibitors at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 will feature products in 125 categories, including coin-op and arcade games, computer systems and software, design and theming, entertainment, food and beverage, midway games, novelties and souvenirs, rides, ticketing and admission, water features, and much more.

“IAAPA Attractions Expo is where our industry’s game-changing new products and best ideas come to the forefront,” said IAAPA President and CEO Paul Noland. “Many of our industry’s most successful attractions find the inspiration for their next guest experiences on our trade show floor.”

IAAPA Attractions Expo is ranked as the 25th largest trade show by Trade Show Executive, generating $51.3 million for the Orlando, Florida, economy.

Attendee registration for IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is open. Attendees who register before Sept. 22, 2015, save 40 percent off of the on-site registration fee. More information is available at www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAAttractionsExpoAttend.

Companies interested in exhibiting at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 may contact the IAAPA Exhibit Sales team at exhibitsales@IAAPA.org or visit www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAAttractionsExpoExhibit.  

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About IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is the premier conference and trade show for the $39.5 billion global amusement park and attractions industry. With its theme “NEW. NOW. NEXT!,” the show will take place in Orlando, Florida, and draw more than 28,000 industry professionals from more than 90 countries to the Orange County Convention Center from Monday, Nov. 16, through Friday, Nov. 20. The 525,000-net-square-foot trade show floor will be open Tuesday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 20. IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is the global gathering place for attraction industry leaders, decision makers, and visionaries. They come together to view the latest innovations, learn from each other, network, and plan for the future. Additional information is available at www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAAttractionsExpo. @IAAPAHQ #IAE15

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 located amusement facilities and attractions and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the attractions industry. IAAPA represents more than 4,800 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries. The association's global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, and it maintains regional offices in Brussels, Hong Kong, Mexico City, and Orlando. www.IAAPA.org @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA

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