IAAPA’s Amusement Park Benchmark Survey Is Open! 

The Benchmark report has proven to be an indispensable asset for operators because it allows them to compare their business statistics to others. Your participation is extremely important and will give you access to the results.

Fill it out today to be entered into a drawing for $1,000 in prizes.

Amusement and Theme Park staff: complete the survey at http://yourperceptions.com/iaapa-ap-benchmark-survey/

Member Services Spotlight for 1st Quarter 2016

New Member Benefit -- Amusements and Attractions Food Purchasing Organization Members of IAAPA can enjoy bulk purchasing power by joining our NEW food co-op service, AAFPO, designed to save you money on fresh food, dry goods, and chemicals. Leverage your bottom line by joining today and watch the savings mount! For more information, please call +1 904/814-8035.
Explore some of the successes that attractions across Europe are experiencing with this fresh approach to food and beverage operations, and hear the view from the USA as food operators there share their experience and perspective.

2016 Amusement Parks and Attractions Committee

IAAPA is fortunate to have a group of volunteer parks and attractions owners, operators, and employees working on behalf of our members to create education programs and networking opportunities. See a list of committee members here.

Ask a Member

Have a question?  Looking for someone to bounce off ideas?  IAAPA’s Amusement Parks and Attractions Committee members have a diverse background and are here to help. Our competencies include operations, attractions development, general management, marketing, strategy and more. If you would like to speak with us, please e-mail Paul Norton. We would love to hear from you and, if we can’t help, we’ll do our best to get you speaking with someone who can.  In your e-mail, please include your full contact information, details of the reason you are writing, and your time frame for a response.

Safety and Advocacy

IAAPA is your industry voice for safety, advocacy, and government relations. We advocate on behalf of our members on issues ranging from ride safety to employment practices to accessibility. From North America to Europe, Latin America, and Asia, we speak on behalf of our members with government officials to advocate for smart regulations that ensure safe experiences for all their guests. The safety of our guests and employees is the number one priority for the attractions industry. IAAPA is the industry voice for ride and attraction safety. Find out more and view our safety resources.


24/7/365 personalized communications support guides you through any press or media issues by calling +1 703/299-5127.


With education covering everything from park safety to management tips for facilities as diverse as water parks, family entertainment centers, and theme parks, IAAPA is right beside you as you grow and develop your business as an instructor, teacher, information resource, and more. IAAPA provides hundreds of hours of education seminars at our Expos, as well as training materials and professional development courses. By attending IAAPA programs, you can receive IAAPA Certification—the mark of professional achievement in the attractions industry.

Link to a world of IAAPA global education scheduled through 2016 at IAAPA's Education Event Calendar. All offerings may be sorted by experience level, location, credit hour, and price. Find the right solution for you and your team members; all are eligible for credit hours towards IAAPA’s Certification Program.

Four Ways to Learn and Earn at IAAPA

Learning Online | Learning in the Classroom | Learning at the Expo | Learning at an Attraction | IAAPA Certification

Expos and Events

IAAPA U.S. Advocacy Days 2016 | Washington, DC | April 11-13, 2016
IAAPA Europe Spring Forum | Northern Italy | 23-25 May 2016
IAAPA Asian Attraction Expo 2016 | Shanghai | 13-16 June 2015
IAAPA Euro Attractions Show 2016 | Barcelona | 20-22 Sept. 2016
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016| Orlando | Nov. 14-18, 2016


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