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Webinar: Brexit – What Does It Mean for the Attractions Industry?

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

1-2 p.m. CEST

The UK has now left the European Union, yet the full impacts of Brexit remain unknown. Owen Ralph will moderate a panel discussion to discuss these questions and more: 

  • Could British attractions experience a boost as families decide to holiday at home? 
  • Will a weak pound encourage more EU citizens to visit the UK and stimulate exports for British businesses?
  • Will bureaucracy and red tape make trade with EU nations more difficult? 

At the end of this webinar, participants will understand what a few leading industry experts hope is on the horizon.

Speakers

Paul Kelly, Chief Executive, BALPPA

Paul Kelly

Chief Executive, BALPPA

Paul has led the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions since 2012, after a 22-year career with Merlin Entertainments/Tussauds Group. Representing both attraction operators and suppliers, Paul's job involves him keeping abreast of a wide range of legislative issues affecting the industry – Brexit being one of them.

Terry Monkton, CEO, Simworx

Terry Monkton

CEO, Simworx

As chief executive of Simworx, Terry has developed a former simulator specialist into one of the world's leading suppliers of media-based attractions. Named as a local entrepreneur of the year in 2019, he has also been recognised as a Park World Industry Icon and Top 50 Theme Park Influencer by Blooloop. As a major exporter, Brexit is likely to have a significant impact on his business, for better or worse.

Richard Mancey

Richard Mancey

Managing Director, Paultons Park
Owen Ralph, Lead Feature Writer, Blooloop

Owen Ralph

Lead Feature Writer, Blooloop

Moderator

At Blooloop and previously as editor of Park World magazine, Owen has been interviewing senior members of the attractions industry for almost two decades.