Registration Now Open for IAAPA Expo 2019 in Orlando, Florida
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ORLANDO, Fla., US – IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, today announced registration is now open for IAAPA Expo 2019 (formerly IAAPA Attractions Expo) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 18-22, 2019. More than 38,000 global attractions industry professionals from more than 100 countries will discover the latest products and technologies on the trade show floor, learn from world-renowned industry experts, and build connections with industry colleagues.
With an estimated $360 billion global economic impact, the attractions industry plays a vital role within local communities and the global economy. At the annual IAAPA Expo, representatives from amusement and theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, and more, gather to see the latest innovations, learn from each other, network, and plan for the future.
Expansive Trade Show Floor
More than 1,000 exhibiting companies on the trade show floor will fill 560,000 net square feet of exhibit space and display the latest products and services in 125 different categories.
For the second year in a row, Exploration Station, two custom-built, structures located adjacent to the Convention Center, will feature more than 100 exhibiting companies.
Robust Education Conference and In-Depth Learning
IAAPA Expo will also offer more than 100 educational experiences on a wide range of topics, exclusive behind-the-scenes educational tours (EDUTours) at local Orlando-area attractions, constituency lunches, and professional development institutes. Learn more about the conference program details: www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAExpo
Special Events and Networking Opportunities
Attendees will also exchange ideas and connect with industry professionals during more than 50 networking events for member constituencies and regions, the annual IAAPA awards programs, and fundraising events benefiting Give Kids The World. Additional events include:
- Lunch and Learn (Nov. 18) featuring keynote speaker George Walker, senior director, Creative Design, Universal Creative
- Game Changer session (Nov. 21): Vince Kadlubek, co-founder and CEO, Meow Wolf
- IAAPA Celebrates (Nov. 21) at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
Additional details will be released in the coming weeks. Learn more about the complete schedule of special events and register now: www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAExpo
Please note: Admission to many special events requires a separate ticket in addition to registration. Capacity is limited. Attendees are encouraged to register early as events sell out.
Press Registration Now Open
Press registration to attend and cover IAAPA Expo is now open. Members of the press can apply for credentials online at: www.IAAPA.org/expos/iaapa-expo/media-press
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 is 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.