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Ryan Miziker on being the invisible partner

Ryan Miziker on being the invisible partner

Full service creative design and production company Miziker Entertainment specialises in being invisible. Whether its for a theme park’s nighttime spectacular, a Halloween horror maze or the superbowl halftime show, the team aims to leave absolutely no trace of their work – no hint at all that the world of the attraction is fabricated – […]

Vekoma announces new global business development manager

Vekoma announces new global business development manager

Ricardo Tonding Etges is the new global business development manager for Vekoma Rides. Based in Latin america, etges’ role is to provide professional sales support to existing and future amusement and theme park customers, offering innovative designs and high quality rides and attractions. Effective as of January 2018, Ricardo is handling amusement and theme park global sales […]

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A Pleasure doing business!

A Pleasure doing business!

Following Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s recent announcement that it is to add a Mack Rides launch coaster in 2018, Amanda Thompson OBE explains how her family and the Mack family – two amusement industry stalwarts – have stood by each other through thick and thin.

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Greg Hale – my IAAPA goals and industry observations

Greg Hale – my IAAPA goals and industry observations

Incoming IAAPA chairman Greg Hale shares some of his plans for the association and observations about Disney and the industry in general with Park World readers.

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