IAAPA Expo Europe Schedule
Acquire Best Practices and Gain Business Insights
Attend education sessions and expand your attractions industry knowledge. Attendees will get a chance to visit leading Paris attractions through different events during IAAPA Expo Europe.
Network with Global Associates and Colleagues
Connect with more than 15,000 leisure professionals from more than 100 countries. Share best practices, learn from peers, discuss latest trends, and expand your network during special events.
Schedule at a Glance
Speakers, times, and venues are subject to change without notice due to a number of factors including attraction availability, weather, traffic, etc. Events will occur rain or shine, so please plan accordingly.
- Saturday, 14 September
12:00 IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers at Disneyland Paris**
- Sunday, 15 September
8:30 IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers at Disneyland Paris** (continued)
- Monday, 16 September
8:30 IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers at Disneyland Paris** (continued) 8:30-20:00 Indoor Entertainment Day** 9:00-19:00 Water Park Forum** 8:30-18:00 IAAPA Safety Institute at Parc Astérix** (bus departing at 6pm to Paris) 8:30-18:00 EDUTour to Mer de Sable & Parc Astérix** (bus departing at 6pm to Paris)
- Tuesday, 17 September
08:45-10:00 Opening Ceremony 10:00-18:00 Exhibit Hall Open 10:30-11:45 Concurrent Education Sessions 12:00-13:15 Concurrent Education Sessions 12:00-14:00 Lunch and Learn on the French attractions industry** 14:00-16:45 Concurrent Education Sessions 16:30-17:00 Info Session: How to Get More Involved with IAAPA 17:00-18:00
18:00-21:30 Opening Reception at Jardin d' Acclimatation**
- Wednesday, 18 September
08:30-10:00 Leadership Breakfast: Keynote by Puy du Fou** 10:00-18:00 Exhibit Hall Open 10:30-11:45 Concurrent Education Sessions 12:00-13:30 Education Session 12:00-14:00 Lunch and Learn on the Middle East and Africa attractions industry** 12:00-15:15 Concurrent Education Sessions 18:00-20:00 Students Forum 18:00-20:00 Young Professionals Forum 20:00-21:30
Joint Reception: Student Forum & Young Professionals Forum**
- Thursday, 19 September
10:00-16:00 Exhibit Hall Opens 12:00-14:00 Future Feature: The Future of Disneyland Paris** 17:00 Start of Post Tour Explore the amazing "Cité du Vin“ in Bordeaux, a unique mixture of science centre and museum dedicated to the universal, living heritage of wine. Learn more on the culture and history of the delicious seafood at the home of oysters "Cité de l’huitre“ before spending two nights at Puy du Fou, to fully experience one of the world’s most beautiful theme parks. Before returning to Paris, the IAAPA Expo Europe Post Tour will also visit Zoo de la Fleche, which offers some of the most amazing accommodation projects with lodges built as part of some of the exhibits.
- Sunday, 22 September
18:00 End of Post Tour - La Cité du Vin, La Cité de l’Huître, Puy du Fou
Events occur rain or shine so please plan accordingly. Must be 18 or older to attend.
*Schedule and offerings subject to change.
**IAAPA Expo Europe registration and separate ticket required to attend.
Education Program Registration
- For IAAPA Members: Admission to the conference programme is free with purchase of registration.
- For Non-Members: Conference Programme add-on must be purchased in addition to registration in order to participate in education sessions.
- Must be 18 or older to attend education sessions.
Paris Expo Port de Versailles
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France
On-Site Registration Hours
Monday, 16 Sept.: 13:00-18:00 (09:00-18:00 Exhibitors Only)
Tuesday, 17 Sept.: 08:00-18:00
Wednesday, 18 Sept.: 08:00-17:00
Thursday, 19 Sept.: 08:00-17:00
Tuesday, 17 Sept.: 10:00-18:00
Wednesday, 18 Sept.: 10:00-18:00
Thursday, 19 Sept.: 10:00-16:00
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