In times of crisis it is best to have a plan! As a member benefit, IAAPA offers crisis communications support.
Crisis Communications Plan Template: This Microsoft Word document, which is valued at $5,000, is available for free and exclusively to IAAPA facility members. The template is customizable to your company and available in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. To order your copy, send an e-mail to pressoffice@IAAPA.org. Include your name, e-mail address, company name and IAAPA member number, and preferred language.
Quick Guide: Crisis Communications: Designed for communications and media relations staff to keep at their desk, this one-page document contains key tips to keep in mind when working with the media in the midst of a crisis. The Quick Guide is available in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. IAAPA e-mails this document each spring, or you can download a copy HERE.
24/7 Phone Line, +1 703/299-5127: An IAAPA communications specialist is available to members 24/7 to offer assistance or guidance. This number can also be provided to media in need of industry information.
Information related to amusement park tips, ride safety, operator training and age, g-forces, design and technology, ASTM standards, and more can be found HERE. Waterpark information and tips is available HERE.
IAAPA News Flash: An e-newsletter that contains summaries of and links to industry news from mainstream media outlets around the world. The stories included are instructive or informative for IAAPA members, highlight a new park or attraction opening, or indicate trends within the attractions or travel and tourism industry. Additional information as to the criteria and how to submit an article for consideration is available HERE.
News Flash also contains two sections specific to Manufacturer and Supplier (M&S) companies: M&S News and M&S Notes. Archive copies of News Flash are available HERE.
IAAPA's media relations team is here to support communications and media relations staff at IAAPA member companies and to help promote the attractions industry.
+1 703/299-5127, Call for Help: An IAAPA communications specialist is available to members 24.7 to offer assistance or guidance. This number can also be provided to the press in need to industry information.
Press Calls: IAAPA handles more than 100 press inquiries annually on a variety of topics including safety, industry statistics (revenue, attendance, employment), waterpark maintenance, consumer tips, new attractions and trends, historic facts, caring for animals, industry growth in Asia, family entertainment centers, and more.
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