The Leisure Industry’s

Premier Event in Europe

EDUCATION: 25–28 Sept. | 2023

SHOW FLOOR: 26–28 Sept. | 2023


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Let's Meet at Largest Ever IAAPA Expo Europe

The leisure industry’s premier event in Europe returns to Vienna in just a few short days; 25-28 September. Don’t miss our most expansive show floor ever - where you can experience first-hand the latest innovations debuting from more than 600 exhibitors, powerful education sessions led by industry experts, and exclusive networking opportunities in the heart of Europe. 

SHOW LOCATION  Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center,  Messepl. 1, 1021 Vienna, Austria

Who Should Attend

As the one-stop destination for industry experts, IAAPA Expo Europe is perfect for professionals from: 

  • Amusement and theme parks 
  • Integrated hotels and resorts 
  • Water parks
  • Family entertainment centres
  • Historic/cultural/tourist attractions
  • Museums and science centres 
  • Hotel resorts
  • Shopping malls
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Location based entertainment venues
  • Cruise lines

And more!

Innovation Stage

Let’s Dare to Innovate

New approaches, new methods, new perspectives… Translating new trends into reality. The Innovation Stage brings education into the show floor with dynamic short format EDUTalks that will cover a wide variety of innovative business cases. Learn More.

Let’s Support the Future Generation

Let’s Support the Future Generation

IAAPA is committed to supporting the next generation of talent. For the first time during IAAPA Expo Europe, we’ll have a fundraising initiative to raise money to provide university scholarships through the IAAPA Foundation. Learn more

Let’s Explore Safety Topics

Let’s Explore Safety Topics

IAAPA is the go-to association for safety news and resources in the industry. IAAPA Expo Europe will deliver various events that focus on safety. Learn More.

IAAPA Connect+

Let's Go Mobile

Be part of the show on IAAPA Connect+, the official digital platform for IAAPA’s in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. Whether you are attending in-person or online, Connect+ enhances your experience at Expo Europe or gives you the chance to relive the Expo via content on-demand available after the show. Get Started with Connect+

Sustainability Efforts at IAAPA Expo Europe

Let’s Reduce the Expo Impact

IAAPA is committed to sustainable operations at IAAPA Expo Europe to minimise impacts on the environment and work with contractors and venues that promote sustainability. In 2023, we are adhering to the Austrian Ecolabel for Green Meetings. Learn More.  

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Let’s Gather Industry Visionaries via the New Hosted Buyer Program

IAAPA will host new buyers from around the world to meet exhibitors and association members through pre-arranged appointments. Through the exclusive Hosted Buyer Program, companies can optimise time and budgets, network and share experiences, and be inspired by new trends and innovations and discover supplies across the globe. Find out about the program and see if you qualify. Learn More.

Host City Day

Let’s Learn at Host City Day

Register for Special Events including insights-filled Host City Day focussed on three different areas: Retail, Culture and F&B. Learn from Viennese culinary, retail experts and museums. Day-long event will combine trends, tours of attractions and a networking reception. Learn More.

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