Member Services Spotlight!! NEW -- Introducing IAAPA's Education Event Calendar
Link to a world of IAAPA global education scheduled through 2016. 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
Webinar -- Top 10 Low-Cost Game Room Ideas to Drive Up Your Revenue - September 30 Are you struggling to maintain revenue in your games room? Is competition from in-home gaming systems affecting you bottom line? Register and take home some affordable and easy to implement ideas that can turn your games room around. Webinar -- IAAPA's Online Learning Center: Live Demonstration: Overview - October 19
IAAPA’s Online Learning Center is a powerful online learning platform where you can access scores of web-based educational programming, on a range of subject relevant to the attractions industry. The center allows you to provide professional development training to your front-line staff and your management team. Webinar - IAAPA's 2015 Water Parks Benchmark Study: Survey Results Preview - October 28 Based on a survey of 130 water park operators around the world the IAAPA Water Park Benchmark Report 2014-2015 provides an overview of key metrics on attendance, visitor demographics, attractions mix, spend per visitor, marketing, human resources practices, benefits, revenues, expenses, and more. Jim Zigarelli from Your Perceptions research will provide a top-line analysis of the data and examine the trends and changes from the previous water park studies. Webinar -- IAAPA's Online Learning Center: Live Demonstration: Overview - November 9
IAAPA’s Online Learning Center is a powerful online learning platform where you can access scores of web-based educational programming, on a range of subject relevant to the attractions industry. The center allows you to provide professional development training to your front-line staff and your management team. IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 – Orlando, FL – Nov. 16-20
, St. Augustine, FL – Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2016
2015 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 Dino Fazio. 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.
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
Euro Attractions Show 2015 | Gothenburg, Sweden | October 6-8, 2015
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 | Orlando | November 16-20, 2015
FEC 2016 | St. Augustine | January 31 – February 2, 2016
2016 IAAPA Leadership Conference and Latin American Summit | Mexico City | March 9-11, 2016 | Registration to open around September 1
Asian Attraction Expo 2016 | Shanghai | 13-16 June 2015
IAAPA Europe Spring Forum (coming soon)
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