IAAPA Presents: Cedar Point

July 25, 2024

Event Type: Connections
Region: North America
Event Time:
Venue: In-Person
1 Cedar Point Drive
Sandusky OH 44870
United States
Member Price: $249 | Nonmember Price: $419
Description: IAAPA Presents are designed to connect you with like-minded professionals and offer operational insights from world-class attractions. Event registration includes EDUTours around Cedar Point, sessions with park leadership, two meals, free time to explore the park, and a closing reception.
Special Hotel Rate Available

Book your room early and save on your stay at Cedar Point's Express Hotel. The booking deadline for discounted rooms is JULY 10, 2024

Cedar Point's Express Hotel
1201 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870

Use Group Code: IAAPA24 | Only valid July 24-26, 2024

Book by Phone: 419-627-2106
Book Online (Select group/block and enter group code.)


9-10 a.m.

Networking Breakfast and Welcome

Location: Lakeside Pavilion
Start your day just before park opening with a breakfast and a welcome from the Cedar Point team. You'll learn insider updates on what's new and what's next from Vice President and General Manager, Carrie Boldman.
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 p.m.

Top Thrill 2

Get an insider look at the triple launch strata-coaster, Top Thrill 2. Guided by members of the construction team, you'll explore ride conversion, the construction process, engineering overview, and the launch system.
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch at Lakeside Pavilion

1:15-1:45 p.m.


Get a guided walk through of the Eerie Estate haunted house with lights on and learn more about Cedar Point's fall event, park décor, and theming from leaders on the Creative Services team.
2-2:30 p.m.

Food and Beverage Session

Location: Grand Pavilion Restaurant and Bar
Tour the new Grand Pavilion, opened in 2023, and learn about the facility’s multi-use design, Cedar Point’s transformation of its F&B program, and the culinary team’s commitment to custom and scratch-made menu items.
2:45-3:15 p.m.

Retail Session

Location: Point Plaza Gift Shop
Learn about the park’s evolution in retail product quality, games experiences, and partnerships with external vendors.
3:15-5 p.m.

Free Time

Take this time to enjoy the park at your leisure.
5-7 p.m.

Closing Reception

Location: Lakeside Pavilion
Please Note: Agenda is subject to change.