IAAPA News: Asian Attractions Expo comes to Beijing 17-20 June

​For Immediate Release

Save the Date: IAAPA's Asian Attractions Expo 2014 to take place 17-20 June, at the China National Convention Center in Beijing

(December 20, 2013) - More than 5,000 people from 60 nations will gather at the China National Convention Center in Beijing for four days of sales, education, and networking at the Asia-Pacific region’s largest international trade show for attractions industry professionals, Asian Attractions Expo 2014. Asian Attractions Expo is produced by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) and will take place 17-20 June, 2014.

The attractions industry in the Asia-Pacific region is growing quickly as many new resorts, water parks, theme parks, and other attractions are in development. As the industry has boomed in recent years, Asian Attractions Expo has grown with it and in 2014 will host the most exhibit space in the event’s history.

New developments in theme park rides, water park attractions, coin-operated and skill games, technology, and more will be on display on the record-setting 8,000-square-meter trade show floor. More than 275 companies will showcase the attractions industry’s latest innovations for executives, supervisors, and managers of world renowned theme parks, water parks, integrated resorts, museums, family entertainment centers, zoos, and aquariums looking for the next great guest experience to bring to their facilities.  

“There is tremendous interest in Asian Attractions Expo 2014 and the trade show is on pace to set another record,” said IAAPA President and CEO Paul Noland. “Industry professionals within the Asia Pacific region understand that the learning, the business connections, the ideas, and the innovations that take root during Asian Attractions Expo will shape the future of the attractions industry in the region.”

Asian Attractions Expo 2014 will offer attendees unique perspectives of some of Beijing’s historic attractions during visits to the Forbidden City including Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China.

Asian Attractions Expo 2014 will also offer attendees a top-notch education program available in both English and Mandarin Chinese. Session topics include employee engagement and retention, improving the guest experience, marketing trends, what’s new in Asia, and more. These seminars will give attendees the instruction they need to apply the attractions industry’s best practices in their facilities.

Registration for Asian Attractions Expo 2014 begins February 14, 2014, and is open to attractions industry professionals only. Asian Attractions Expo 2014 is not open to the general public.

Additional information about Asian Attractions Expo 2014 is available at www.IAAPA.org/AsianAttractionsExpo.

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
Angela Lee: angela.lee@baobab-tree-event.com