What’s New and What’s Next to be Showcased during IAAPA Expo 2019
ORLANDO, Fla., US (Nov. 12, 2019) – The future of the global attractions industry will be on display at IAAPA Expo 2019, taking place this week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
More than 1,100 exhibiting companies will showcase the latest trends, technologies, products, rides, and services across a 585,000-net-square-foot trade show floor along with outdoor exhibits and the custom-built Exploration Station structure.
The following list includes exhibitor-submitted products and services debuting on the trade show floor during IAAPA Expo. The list also details about exhibitor-hosted press conferences set to take place on the trade show floor throughout the week. A complete list of IAAPA Expo exhibitors can be found here.
IAAPA Expo 2019 New Products
(companies presented in alphabetical order)
AlterEyes presents DOJO, an immersive virtual reality playground that offers family-friendly experiences for up to four players. Experiencing virtual reality with DOJO is a shared and social experience that appeals to a wide demographic and promotes cooperation and friendly competition. www.altereyes.com
Alterface will present “Popcorn Revenge,” based on Alterface’s Erratic Ride™ technology, deploying a non-linear ride concept which offers unique visitor experiences. Vehicles take different routes with scene duration and gameplay levels adapting to individual score dynamics. The proprietary popcorn IP is implemented in different scenes across the cinema theatre, shaping up as pirates, superheroes, horror, space, and other characters. www.alterface.com
Alterface will host a press conference in their booth on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 4:10 p.m.
Carriage Creations will introduce a new dunk tank available, boasting a smooth trigger mechanism. All parts, including the tongue and target stay, are attached to the unit at all times, eliminating lost or forgotten parts. www.carriagecreations.org
CAVU Designwerks will debut a new trackless dark ride vehicle that delivers a 99% uptime and requires no external infrastructure for navigation. The vehicles are intelligent, autonomous, can adapt to changing environments, and are easy to integrate with other equipment. www.cavudw.com
CAVU Designwerks will host a press conference in their booth on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 3:35 p.m.
DataSpan will present new Motorola two-way business radios and will demo the brand-new digital DTR600, the Nationwide TLK100, and water submersible EVX-S24. Motorola and DataSpan offer customizable solutions for communication needs. www.dataspan.com
D&D Technologies will introduce the powerful SureClose® ReadyFit® 180⁰ hinge-closer. A patented two-part hydraulic hinge and closer system efficiently self-closes and soft-closes gates up to 180 pounds from a complete 180⁰ swing. www.ddtech.com
Extreme Engineering will showcase the all-new ride vehicle for the award-winning family coaster, the “Cloud Coaster,” with three new locations opening in 2020, including a new coaster train configuration for up to five people at one time. Extreme Engineering is also the official ride vehicle provider for The Producers Group's new attraction, the "Dark Rider." www.extremeengineering.com
Extreme Engineering will host a press conference in their booth on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m.
Hullaballoo Sales, Inc. is an all-new one stop online shop for party equipment needs, specializing in affordable wholesale party rental goods. www.HullaBallooSales.com
Booth 5669, 5969
Magic Jump, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality commercial inflatable attractions and the "Home of Licensed Inflatables," adds officially licensed product based on PAW Patrol and Frozen II, and new higher-end products based on top entertainment properties: Star Wars, Marvel Avengers, Spider-Man, and Mickey Mouse. www.MagicJump.com
PeopleVisionFX will debut its HoloImager No-Touchscreen, a new display that makes it possible to tell a story through the power of holographic projection. A visitor can magically manipulate images without any physical contact, purely through the use of simple gestures. www.peoplevisionfx.com.
PLAYMIND will introduce a new generation of carnival games with PLAYBOX, an all-included turnkey immersive video game packaged inside a container destined to bridge carnival games and video games to increase engagement and revenue at locations. www.playbox.games
The Producers Group will announce a new ride system in partnership with Extreme Engineering. The Producers Group will also host Tom Mehrmann for a signing of his book on Nov. 19 from 3-5 p.m. The first 20 attendees will receive a free book. www.producers-group.com
The Producers Group, together with Extreme Engineering, will host a press conference in their booth on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 10:20 a.m.
SPREE Interactive delivers turn-key, scalable, multiplayer, free-roam VR solutions for location-based entertainment. SPREE’s attractions offer kid- and family-friendly games and are designed for trampoline parks, family entertainment centers, and theme park locations. www.jointhespree.com Booth 4180 SUMBA announces the SUMBA platform, customizable to operations and includes a comprehensive, digital inspection checklist, an automated solution for ordering failed or replacement parts, verifiable documentation of inspections, and the ability to achieve hassle-free compliance, which could also result in lower insurance premiums. www.sumba.app
Talon Simulations will debut an exciting VR experience for venues of any size and budget. The “Atomic Arcade” is a thrilling attraction with over 20 experiences including race cars, roller coasters, and fighter jets. www.talonsimulations.com
Talon Simulations will host a press conference in their booth on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 12:40 p.m.
Booth 2183 Tilt-A-Maze will bring a new hassle-free product, with all the challenge and fun of a video game, without plugging in. www.tiltamaze.com
Trams International, manufacturers of high-capacity trackless people movers, have added three new models to their offerings. The 6000E zero-emission electric-drive, the 6000D low-emission tier IV diesel, and the 6000G gasoline-powered tram. These new models are feature-packed with both the operator and passenger in mind and customizable. www.tramsinternational.com
Valo Motion will announce “Super Stomp setup for ValoJump,” an interactive game platform for trampolines, where two players can jump on two separate trampolines and appear together in the same game. “Super Stomp” equals to a state-of-the-art hardware of a plug-and-play system, which comes with a comprehensive service package. www.valomotion.com
Valo Motion will hosta press conference in their booth on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m.
VR Snorkeling combines the neutral buoyancy of water with the immersion of virtual reality. Using the world’s first waterproof VR headset (patent-pending), participants explore the world’s previously inaccessible, such as the deep ocean or space. Ballast Technologies will host in-water demonstrations. www.vr-snorkel.com
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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