IAAPA Expo 2019 Press Conference Schedule
Tuesday, Nov. 19
Rocky Mountain Construction
Location: Booth #4006
Together with Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Rocky Mountain Construction will unveil the ride car for its newest roller coaster.
Location: Booth #4803
Together with Carnival Cruise Line, Maurer Rides will unveil the ride car for the first-ever roller coaster to operate on a cruise ship.
ETF Ride Systems
Location: Booth #5140
Together with LEGOLAND New York Resort, ETF Ride Systems will unveil its newest dark ride car and the unique technology behind it.
Great Coasters International
Location: Booth #2273
Together with SeaWorld San Antonio, Great Coasters International will unveil the ride car for its newest roller coaster.
Location: Booth #2024
- Alberto Zamperla
- Antonio Zamperla
- Ramon Rosario
- Michael Coleman
- Marco Mazzucchi
Zamperla will unveil two new roller coaster vehicles and announce brand new rides.
Triotech / Knott’s Berry Farm
Location: Booth #1954
Together with Knott’s Berry Farm, Triotech will announce a new attraction celebrating the park’s 100th anniversary.
Location: Booth #5100
Together with SeaWorld Orlando, Premier Rides will share details about its newest roller coaster.
Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)
Location: Booth #1066
TEA’s 26th annual Thea Award Recipients will be announced.
Location: Booth #3266
Extreme Engineering will announce its newest projects.
Location: Booth #5710
Brogent will share its latest projects.
Location: Booth #E7041
- Benoit Cornet, CEO and Founder, Alterface
Alterface will share the latest information about its Popcorn Revenge interactive product.
4:45 - 5:10 p.m.
Luna Park in Coney Island
Location: Booth #2031
- Alessandro Zamperla
- Fernando Velasquez
Together with Zamperla, Luna Park in Coney Island will announce its new flume and coaster installation, Big WaveZ, and other new Coney Island Developments.
Wednesday, Nov. 20
The Producers Group / Extreme Engineering
Location: Booth #872
- Michael Turner, Vice President of Global Business Development, The Producers Group
Together with Extreme Engineering, The Producers Group will debut the new ride concept “The Dark Rider.”
Location: Booth #847
Polin will announce its newest waterslide, “Time Rider” and “Splash Bucket AllCan” interactive splash game.
Location: Booth #2261
Together with the Weber Group, Infinite Kingdoms will announce the first-ever Ancient Lore Village.
MajorMega / Hersheypark
Location: Booth #4631
Together with Hersheypark, MajorMega will announce Hyperdeck.
Location: Booth #2980
Talon Simulations will announce its newest virtual reality (VR) attraction.
Location: Booth #2206
- Scott Sherrod, CEO, Intercard
Intercard will debut its new iReader Impulse.
Lagotronics Projects B.V. / Ride Entertainment
Location: Booth #5427
- Adam Sandy, President – Business Development, Ride Entertainment
Together with Ride Entertainment, Lagotronics Projects B.V. will announce The Smurfs: GameChanger, part of the Shimao Group’s brand-new Smurfs theme park in Shanghai.
Location: Booth #2686
- Jan Goetgeluk, founder and CEO, Virtuix
Virtuix will unveil its new, groundbreaking game for Omni Arena, a breakthrough for virtual reality and esports gaming.
Bay Tek Entertainment
Location: Booth #1015
- Amanda Fitzpatrick, Director of Brand Marketing & Product Management
Bay Tek Entertainment will announce a Skee-Ball with new upgrades and a vintage-inspired look.
Location: Booth #584
- Mark Stepanian, Vice President of Engineering and Innovation
CAVU Designwerks will announce the Self Driving Vehicle, the next generation of Trackless Dark Ride vehicles.
Falcon’s Creative Group
Location: Booth #1373
Falcon’s Creative Group will share its latest news.
Thursday, Nov. 21
Location: Booth #3069
- Terry Monkton, Managing Director
- Edward Pawley, Sales Director
Simworx will launch its new AGV (Automated Guidance Vehicle) Dark Ride and Mini Flying Theatre attraction.
Location: Booth #2254
WhiteWater will announce its new attractions, park developments, and partnerships.
Location: Booth #1034
- Shannon Perell, Vice President of Research and Development
- Tabor Carlton, Director of Marketing for LAI Games
- Yannick Gemme, Vice President of Sales, D-BOX Technologies.
LAI Games will announce “Outnumbered,” a game specifically engineered to drive traffic to your venue, and “The Big Expansion Pack,” a set of three brand new VR ride experiences.
Location: Booth #1073
- Brandon Willey, Chief Executive Officer, Hownd
Hownd will announce the Hownd marketing platform to help local businesses drive sustainable foot traffic.
Simtec Systems GmBH
Location: Booth #1783
- Bernd Kaufmann, CEO
- Andreas Stickel, Director Business Development, Simtec Systems
Simtec will announce the new generation of the HEXaFLITE® flying theater.
Location: Booth #1336
- Renee Welsh, CEO, Solutions Group
Embed will announce the digital wallet in the family entertainment center (FEC) industry.
Location: Booth #1686
- Ivaylo Sotirov, CEO, Walltopia Adventure USA
Walltopia will announce the Gamifier, a gamifcation platform for adventure facilities.
Location: IAAPA Central Booth
- Bill Ernest, CEO
SEVEN will provide updates from SEVEN, one year since appointing Bill Ernest as CEO.
Location: Booth #E7141
- Raine Kajastila, CEO, Valo Motion
Valo Motion will announce “Super Stomp setup for ValoJump,” a two-player interactive game platform for trampolines.
Virtual Room USA
Location: Booth #E7401
- Gilles Amsallem, Co-Owner, Virtual Room USA
Virtual Room USA will announce a unique, collaborative virtual reality experience.
Location: Booth #3606
Rebound Unlimited will announce its new mobile ax-throwing trailer experience.
Location: Booth #1735
- Candi Kelley, Director of Training
TrainerTainment will introduce its new internet online learning platform.
Friday, Nov. 22
Arihant Water Park Equipment
Location: Booth #1844
- Jagat Parikh, COO, Arihant
- Hardik Shah, manager, business development, Arihant
Arihant will announce its newest attractions for water parks.
Location: Booth #140
- Patrick Voss, President, VFX
- Greg Graves, product creator and owner, SFX Mods, LLC
VFX will present its new voice modulator, Voice Shifter™.
Ride Engineers Switzerland
Location: Booth #3472
- Salome Wagner, RES Publicity
- Roman Roth, owner of RES Publicity
Ride Engineers Switzerland will announce recent installations and new ride contracts in 2020.
About IAAPA Expo 2019
IAAPA Expo is the premier conference and trade show for the global attractions industry, including amusement and theme parks, where visitors spend $45.2 billion around the world. IAAPA Expo 2019 will draw more than 38,000 industry professionals, including more than 24,000 decisions-makers and buyers from more than 100 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Monday, Nov. 18 through Friday, Nov. 22. The 560,000-net-square-foot trade show floor will be open Tuesday, Nov. 19, through Friday, Nov. 22. Additional information is available at www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAExpo. #IAAPAExpo
IAAPA is a diverse and dynamic community of global attractions professionals. As the largest international trade association for permanently located attractions, IAAPA unifies the attractions community, connects people to learn and grow together, and strives to promote the highest professional standards for excellence and safety around the world.
Founded in 1918, IAAPA represents more than 6,000 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 100 countries. Members include professionals from amusement parks, theme parks, attractions, water parks, resorts, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, manufacturers, and suppliers.
The association's global headquarters and North America office are located in Orlando, Florida, US. IAAPA also maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; Mexico City, Mexico; and Alexandria, Virginia, US. To learn more, visit www.IAAPA.org or connect through social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA.
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