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IAAPA Insights Day

Event Type: Connections
Venue: In-Person
Member Price: CNY ¥ 2,500 | Nonmember Price: CNY ¥ 3,400

Location: Shendi Center, Shanghai, China

Let’s Meet in Shanghai!

Focused on NEW WAYS FORWARD, this full-day event invites industry executives to share stories of recovery, innovation, and ideas shaping the future of the attractions industry. Connect with speakers and peers and enjoy an evening reception at Shanghai Disneyland.

The registration of IAAPA Insights Day includes keynotes, panel discussions, tea breaks, networking luncheon, park ticket, and reception dinner at Shanghai Disneyland on August 3, 2022. The registration also includes a Guided VIP Tour of Tourism Plus Shanghai - a global cutting-edge expo cluster of the comprehensive tourism industry.



Sponsorship Opportunities Available! 
Contact Chris Lo for more information.

SCHEDULE (updated as of 4 March 2022):   

  • 09:00   On-site Registration
  • 09:30   Opening & Welcome Remarks
  • 10:00   Presentations 
  • 12:00   Buffet Lunch
  • 13:30   Presentations 
  • 15:45   Shuttle to Shanghai Disney Resort – Parking
  • 16:00   Free Time at Shanghai Disneyland  
  • 18:00   Buffet Dinner at Wandering Moon Teahouse

Presentations and Speakers*

Relentless Innovation and Creativity, Delivering an Exceptional Disney Guest Experience for Everyone

  • Joe Schott, President and General Manager, Shanghai Disney Resort

The Innovation and Development of Ocean-Themed Entertainment Experience under the New Situation

  • Zhang JianBin, Executive President of Haichang Ocean Park

The History of Puy du Fou and its Irreplaceability

  • Anne Zhao, Vice Chair, Chief Government Officer of Puy du Fou Asia

Half a Century of Growth and Economic Impact

  • Luke Riley, Chief Commercial Officer, Village Roadshow, IAAPA Board Member, Chairman of IAAPA Asia Pacific Advisory 

Learnings and Best Practices from Universal Beijing Resort 

  • Joe Relich, P.E., Senior Vice President, Operations and Technical Services, Universal Beijing Resort 
  • Doug Akers, ICAE, Vice President, Park Operations, Universal Beijing Resort

Conversation - Women in Attractions Industry 

  • Zhang Qi, Regional General Manager, Midway China, Merlin Entertainments 
  • Daisy Wang, Founder, Wonderland FEC   
  • Xu Jing, Co-Founder, NEOBIO 
  • Linda Dong, President, China Leisure Development (Moderator)  
*The list of speakers is updated as of March 4, and it may subject to further changes.


  • Lunch Buffet at Shendi Center  
  • Tea Break(s)  
  • Buffet Dinner at Wandering Moon Teahouse at Shanghai Disneyland
Registration* Price
IAAPA Member - Early Bird* CNY ¥ 2,100 
IAAPA Member CNY ¥ 2,500
Non-Member - Early Bird* CNY ¥ 2,700

CNY ¥ 3,400


*Enjoy 20% early bird discount for any completed registration before March 18, 2022.
*The registration of IAAPA Insights Day includes presentations, panel discussions, tea breaks, networking luncheon, Afternoon Ticket and Reception Dinner at Shanghai Disneyland on August 3rd, 2022.
  • IAAPA has appointed (event registration site) to handle the refund requests relating to this event
  • If applicable, you will need to submit your refund request at least 24 hours before the event. 
  • A 10% of the registration amount will be charged for all refunds as service charge by  
Please contact Joey Zhang ([email protected]) if you have any questions.