The Global Attractions Industry’s

Premier Event

CONFERENCE: Nov. 14–17 I 2022

TRADE SHOW:  Nov. 15–18 I 2022


This is IAAPA Expo

Fueled by a passion for fun, IAAPA Expo allows you to explore the sights, smells, tastes, sensations, and thrills of the amusement industry.  Professionals from the world’s most respected theme parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, museums, science centers, and attractions come to see innovation at work, connect with leaders, and source new products.

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SHOW LOCATION Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) 9400 Universal Boulevard Orlando, FL 32819 IAAPA Expo is held in the OCCC South and North Halls.

Who Should Attend

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

  • Amusement and theme parks
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Water parks
  • Family entertainment centers
  • Location-based entertainment centers
  • Historic/cultural/tourist attractions
  • Museums and science centers
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Cruise lines
Show Floor at IAAPA Expo

Innovation at Work

Join industry leaders for a concentrated blast of innovation, opportunity, and excitement about the future of attractions. Expand your network and discover new products and services on the trade show floor that will keep your business on the cutting edge of success. 

Trade Show Floor Hours:
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Tuesday – Thursday, Nov. 15-17
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Friday, Nov. 18

Doug Hemphill addresses an EduSession at IAAPA Expo

Move Your Career and Business Forward

IAAPA Expo is your destination for best practices, new perspectives, and eye-opening ideas. The insights you get from the education conference will increase your contributions to your company and reinvigorate your passion for your career in the attractions industry. View the Full Schedule of EDUSessions and EDUTalks.

Steven Lewis, Owner and Creator of Gideon's Bakehouse

Game Changer featuring Steven Lewis, Owner & Creator of Gideon's Bakehouse

The ever-popular Game Changer event returns with the Sublime Prince of the Esoteric Order of Cookie, Steven Lewis, Owner and Creator of Gideon's Bakehouse. Register now to learn how Gideon’s went from a 286 square foot bakery to its first flagship location in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort. Learn More.

IAAPA Connect+

IAAPA Expo at your fingertips

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 in Orlando or gives you the chance to experience it virtually from the comfort of your home or office. GET STARTED WITH CONNECT+

Share With Your Network

Share With Your Network

Promote your presence and share with your network you’re attending, exhibiting at, or sponsoring IAAPA Expo 2022! Download ready-to-use social media graphics to use on your social media channels.

IAAPA Sustainability

Sustainable Initiatives at IAAPA Expo

IAAPA and its partners are committed to instituting sustainable efforts whenever possible. Learn more about this year’s initiatives for IAAPA Expo 2022. Exhibiting at IAAPA Expo? Learn how your company can participate in the Exhibitor Sustainability Pledge.

Give Kids the World 5K Run

Support Give Kids The World at IAAPA Expo

Golf, run, and ride for a good cause! Three charity events will raise funds for Give Kids The World Village, an 89-acre, nonprofit resort in Kissimmee, Florida, that provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to critically ill children and their families.