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Generational Companies: The Past, Present, and Future of the Water Park Industry. Presented by WhiteWater

Event Type: Education
Venue: Online
Member Price: $0 | Nonmember Price: $0
Credit Hour(s): 1

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 9:00pm E.T (Global)
Friday, July 16, 2021, 9:00am CST (APAC)

In this IAAPA Education Partner Webcast, WhiteWater’s CEO Geoff Chutter and his son, Paul Chutter, WhiteWater’s President, will host a panel discussion with similar family-owned companies to examine issues they face as they make generational leadership transitions. Veterans from the worlds of park design park operations will join the Chutters to share how they are staying true to their organizations’ values and purpose as they embrace change and move forward. 

Discussion topics will include:

  • Purpose-led organizations
  • Balancing stability and heritage with new opportunities and growth
  • Adapting to new ways of working 
  • Working with a younger workforce
  • The next 40 years – envisioning what lies ahead for the attractions industry 

Featured Generational Companies:

  • WhiteWater – Manufacter & Supplier
    In 2021, in celebration of its 40th anniversary, WhiteWater’s CEO, Geoff Chutter, appointed his son, Paul, as WhiteWater’s President. They will lead this conversation.
  • WTI – Design & Engineering
    WTI’s father and son duo, Chuck and Nick Neuman, will provide their thoughts on their organization’s past 38 years and what the future holds. 
  • Waterbom Bali – Water Park 
    Waterbom Bali’s Santo and Sayan Gulino will share what it has been like to own and operate the world’s greenest water park for the last 29 years and what changes they anticipate implementing.

This webcast will be presented in English and is free for IAAPA members and non-members; however, registration is required. 

Attendees are eligible to earn one continuing education unit (1 CEU) towards IAAPA recertification. 

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