Whether a seasoned professional, middle manager, or young professional, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is your ally in today's competitive marketplace. Discover the proven resources IAAPA provides for your museum or science center and career in the attractions industry.

Expos, Events, and Volunteership

Throughout the year, IAAPA expos and events offer targeted buying, education, and networking opportunities around the world. 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.

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IAAPA Museums and Science Centers Committee

IAAPA is fortunate to have a group of volunteer museum directors and operators working on behalf of our members to create educational programs and opportunities. Play a role in shaping the future of IAAPA and how it serves museums and science centers by joining the Museum and Science Centers Committee.

Ask a Member
Committee members have a diverse backgrounds and are here to help. Ask a question, share information, or learn more about your field. If you would like to speak with a member of the committee, please e-mail Committee Chair Melissa Felder. In your e-mail, please include your full contact information, details of the reason you are writing, and your time frame for a response. 

Upcoming IAAPA Expos and Events
Members enjoy special registration rates for all IAAPA Expos and Events.

Safety and Advocacy

IAAPA is your industry voice for safety, advocacy, and government relations. We speak with government officials on behalf of our members to advocate for smart regulations that ensure safe experiences for their guests and employees—the top priority for the attractions industry.

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Global Safety Resources

Training and Professional Development

Covering everything from park safety to management tips, IAAPA provides hundreds of hours of education seminars at our Expos, as well as training materials and professional development courses throughout the year, all over the world.
By attending IAAPA programs, you can also attain IAAPA Certification—the mark of professional achievement in the attractions industry.

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Upcoming Global Education Programs

IAAPA Certification

Tools and Resources

IAAPA offers you the critical information you need, where you want it, when you want it. From the daily industry-news delivered straight to your inbox to online access to a wide directory of potential suppliers, IAAPA tools and resources are essential to success.

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Crisis Communications Support and Tools
IAAPA provides personalized crisis communications support to guide you through press or media issues anytime, anywhere. Member benefits include an IAAPA communications specialist available 24/7 for all questions, exclusive access to the IAAPA Crisis Communications Plan Template, and more.

Members receive complimentary subscription to Funworld, the official magazine of IAAPA.

IAAPA Job Board
Members save on postings and have access to a bank of prospective employees.

IAAPA News Flash
This members-only newsletter delivers the daily industry news straight to your inbox.

Attractions Industry Marketplace
Members gain access to this searchable database of leading industry suppliers.

IAAPA Research Reports
IAAPA conducts research into the economic impact and development of the attractions industry around the world and passes on this knowledge through high-quality reports.

Amusements and Attractions Food Purchasing Organization
Members of IAAPA can enjoy bulk purchasing power by joining the Amusements and Attractions Food Purchasing Organization (AAFPO), a co-op designed to save you money on fresh food, dry goods, and chemicals. For more information, please call +1 904/814-8035.