IAAPA plays an active role in the policy making process in statehouses across the country by serving as a credible source of information on complex issues that impact the attractions industry. Feel free to contact us at GR@IAAPA.org to learn more about any of the following issues:

Animal Policy
  • Animals in Professional Care

Education Policy

Fiscal Policy
  • Sales Tax
  • Excise Tax
Human Resources/Labor Policy
Safety Policy


Tools and Resources

IAAPA Legislation and Regulation Tracking Tool
Keep in touch with bills that impact the industry in your state with the IAAPA Legislation and Regulation Tracking Tool. Organized by state, this tool keeps you up to date with the issues as they progress. The tool currently only tracks state issues at this time.

U. S. Advocacy Days
IAAPA U.S. Advocacy Days is the attractions industry's annual opportunity to communicate to key policy makers pressing priority issues affecting the industry. This two-day event offers IAAPA U.S. members a unique opportunity to interact with lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill.

Toolkit for Hosting Elected Officials
IAAPA encourages members to contact their elected officials to invite them to tour facilities in their congressional districts and states. This is an excellent opportunity for IAAPA members to demonstrate the positive impact their businesses have on surrounding communities and to communicate their needs to elected representatives. The following toolkit is provided to assist IAAPA members in arranging visits to your facilities. Click here to access the toolkit.