Opening Reception at Universal Studios Singapore

Event Information
Universal Studios Singapore
Session type
Recording will not be available


The Opening Reception provides attendees an opportunity to kick off an exciting week at IAAPA Expo Asia. Mingle with industry peers from around the world and enjoy specialty food and beverages and exclusive access to attractions at Universal Studios Singapore.

Pricing: Member $109; Nonmember $149. Tickets should be purchased in advance, as space is limited and may sell out. Expo registration is also required.


  • 18:00 Depart from Marina Bay Sands to Universal Studios Singapore
  • 18:30 – 21:30 Welcome Reception on New York Street & Exclusive access to Universal Studios attractions
  • 21:00 Mel’s Mix-tape performance
  • 21:30 – 22:30 Depart from Universal Studios Singapore to Marina Bay Sands
  • 22:00 Conclusion of the event

Exclusive access to attractions:

Until 7:30 pm

  • Lights! Camera! Action! : Be blown away with disbelief as a Grade 5 hurricane about to hit New York City fills an empty sound stage.
  • Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase : Go on a space mission with our Sesame Street super heroes, the world’s first Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase!

Until the end of the event

  • Battlestar Galatica: Human : Pick your side – Battlestar Galactica’s Human or Cylon and get ready for an exhilarating adventure.
  • Battlestar Galatica: Cylon : Pick your side – Battlestar Galactica’s Human or Cylon and get ready for an exhilarating adventure.
  • Canopy Flyer : Gain a prehistoric birds-eye view as you fly high above Jurassic Park and search for prey on the landscape below.
  • Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure : Take a wild ride on the waterways of Jurassic Park where prehistoric creatures seek their next meal, and you’re it!
  • Revenge of the Mummy : Ready for a mummy adventure to beat them all? Enter this indoor coaster ride into total darkness, if you dare.
  • TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle : Join Optimus Prime and the Autobots as you become a freedom fighter in the ultimate 3D battle against evil.
  • Treasure Hunter : Fulfil your dreams of becoming an archaeologist and venture out into the forbidding sands of ancient Egypt.

Round-trip transportation from Marina Bay Sands to Universal Studios Singapore will be provided. The bus will depart at the MICE Pick-up point located at Level 1 of Sands Expo and Convention Center (in front of the exhibition halls ABC on Bayfront Avenue). Attendees are encouraged to arrive 10-15 minutes before departure time.

Buses will depart the event venue to return to the Sands Expo and Convention Center between 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Food & Beverage
Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres available as well as beer, wine, and soda throughout New York Street in Universal Studios Singapore.
Must be 18 years or older to attend. Separate ticket and Expo badge required for entry.