Inspiring each other to move the attractions industry forward
IAAPA is the premier trade association representing the diverse and ever-changing attractions industry. For over a century we have connected companies of all sizes, and people of all levels, to provide meaningful experiences for their guests around the world.
IAAPA hosts global events and conferences that spread successful ideas and practices. We also provide valuable tools and resources that make all of our businesses smarter, safer, and more profitable while delivering guest experiences that surprise and delight.
Founded in 1918, IAAPA represents leading industry attractions and supplier companies, consultants 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, cruise lines, manufacturers, and suppliers.
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IAAPA is the premier organizer of global attractions industry events and the facilitator of marketplace connections. Through this, we enable the success and competence of our members to deliver safe and memorable experiences to guests.
IAAPA will be an indispensable global resource for our members, an international authority for our industry, and a world-class workplace for our employees. IAAPA will have a significant presence in every region of the world, and in every part of the growing and diversifying attractions industry. Through this, IAAPA will support the long-term sustainability of members, their partners, and communities.
IAAPA's Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Core Values
When you're involved, you're connected
When you share your expertise and ideas with the IAAPA community everyone benefits. Especially you. IAAPA provides various opportunities to get involved, all of which strengthen your connections to industry peers. Explore IAAPA's history and discover ways you can be involved in shaping the future.