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Webinar: COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Event Type: Education
Venue: Online
Member Price: $0 | Nonmember Price: $0
Credit Hour(s): 1

9-10:15 a.m. China Standard Time (CST)

The global COVID-19 situation has affected the attractions industry throughout the Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Join a panel of strategic attractions industry leaders as they provide updates on the current impact to the region’s economies and attraction facilities, and share strategic initiatives, approaches, and ideas for recovery plans.

A question and answer session will follow the webinar.


Jeff Chatterton

Jeff Chatterton

President, Checkmate Public Affairs (PR and Crisis management)

Jeff Chatterton is in the business of changing the stories people tell about you. He left award-winning careers in journalism and political management to help restore public reputations because he recognized that bad things happen, even to good companies. He's based in Canada, but Chatterton serves clients on six continents, primarily in the tourism, aviation and major attractions industries.

He considers it a success when his clients don’t make the evening news.

Chris Yoshii

Chris Yoshii

Vice President, Global Director of Leisure and Culture Services – Asia, AECOM Asia Co Ltd (Financial Analysis, Strategic Planning and Marketing Suggestions)

Mr. Chris Yoshii is a Vice President at AECOM and the Global Director of Economics. He also heads up AECOM’s Leisure + Culture market sector in Asia. Mr. Yoshii’s expertise includes the provision of specialist advice and strategic direction on economic planning to government, commercial, institutional, public entities and private clients. Over the past 34 years, Chris has overseen and spearheaded studies that encompass Theme Parks, Water Parks, Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Planning, Destination Resort Development, Urban Regeneration, Business Planning,  New Town & District Planning, Investment Consulting and the Economics and Financial Feasibility of mixed-use urban projects.  He has completed feasibility studies for Universal Studios, Village Roadshow, Ocean Park, OCT, Lotte, Wanda, Evergrande, Everland, Haichang, Paramount Parks and many others.  These projects often entail market analysis, programming, financial analysis, economic impact analysis, management planning and investment analysis. Under Chris’ leadership, AECOM has been able to integrate strategic advisory into its planning and design work across Asia, South Asia and the Middle East for an array of public and private sector clients.

Tony Y. Sze

Tony Y. Sze, ICAE

Group Senior Counsellor, Chimelong Group (Recovery Plan of Chimelong Group)

Tony Sze, Senior Counselor of Chimelong Group Co., Ltd, one of the fastest growing conglomerates focuses on amusement attraction development in China.

Tony is serving as a member of the IAAPA Board of Directors, committee member of Governance Committee, committee member of Hall of Fame Committee and Chair the Asia Government Relation Sub-committee.

Kelven Tan

Kelven Tan

Vice President, Business Development for Asia, Dynamic Attractions


Kelven is a 30-year veteran with a diverse range of roles and experience from Entertainment to Operations, Attraction Development and Industry Relations. He has helped his clients dazzle audiences with Chinese mythological theme parks, the island resort of Sentosa, cultural villages, the Singapore Flyer, FEC development throughout Asia, most notably with the global penetration of photo imaging to the theme park industry. Kelven has served on the IAAPA Board of Directors and numerous committees contributing a variety of perspectives and industry benchmarks from his extensive network. Serving on the IFEA Board (International Festival and Events Association), he successfully bid on the Youth Olympics Games. Kelven has brought great success to decades of projects throughout Asia.