Events

First-ever ‘Best Exhibit Awards’ presented at IAAPA Expo Asia 2019

First-ever ‘Best Exhibit Awards’ presented at IAAPA Expo Asia 2019

IAAPA, the global trade association for the attractions industry, presented the first annual Best Exhibit Awards at IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 (formerly Asian Attractions Expo) on 13 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China. The awards honour and recognise outstanding booth presentations at IAAPA Expo Asia 2019. A panel of […]

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Record breaking numbers for IAAPA Expo Asia

Record breaking numbers for IAAPA Expo Asia

The connections, industry knowledge, and buying opportunities that only IAAPA can provide, all came together during IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 this week in Shanghai, China. IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 (formerly Asian Attractions Expo) featured the largest trade show floor in the Expo’s 21-year history as 429 companies from around the globe showcased innovative new products […]

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IAAPA Expo Europe open for registration

IAAPA Expo Europe open for registration

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, has announced registration is now open for IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 (formerly Euro Attractions Show). This year’s event will be held at the Paris Expo Porte De Versailles in Paris, France, 16-19 Sept. 2019. The Expo will feature the largest show floor in the event’s history with […]

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Registration now open for IAAPA Expo Europe

Registration now open for IAAPA Expo Europe

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, has announced registration is now open for IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 (formerly Euro Attractions Show). This year’s event will be held at the Paris Expo Porte De Versailles in Paris, France, 16-19 Sept. 2019. The Expo will feature the largest show floor in the event’s history with more than […]

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AIMS International announces new board officers and directors

AIMS International announces new board officers and directors

Amusement Industry Manufacturers & Suppliers, International (AIMS) has new board officers and directors for 2019. Franceen Gonzales, EVP business development-the Americas, for WhiteWater, has become president of the AIMS board of directors. She replaces Tim Viox who served as board president for the past two years. The board of directors has also appointed Tony Claassen, […]

Foundations University set for Chicago

Foundations University set for Chicago

The 49th Foundations Entertainment University (FEU) will be held July 16-18 in Chicago, Illinois. The three-day comprehensive seminar programme will cover all aspects of planning, designing, developing and operating a location-based entertainment business or family entertainment centre (FEC). It will bring together top industry consultants Frank Seninsky, CEO, and Jerry Merola, CFO of Alpha-Omega Amusements […]

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Europa-Park hosts trinational ‘blue light’ day

Europa-Park hosts trinational ‘blue light’ day

This coming Saturday, April 13, 2019, the Trinational Blue Day will take place in Germany’s largest amusement park for the first time. Visitors will be provided with easy-to-implement, but life-saving measures in a playful way and can immerse themselves in the work of rescue teams during exciting hands-on activities.  DRK detection dogs will also demonstrate […]

First ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East

First ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East

Frontgrid Ltd has launched its first ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East. The thrilling immersive attraction is now live and thrilling guests at VR Theme Park at The Dubai Mall, which is owned and operated by Emaar Entertainments. This latest installation is the first new ParadropVRTM site to launch this year, following installations at Universe […]

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Park World Excellence Awards: Steaming ahead with entries and nominations

Park World Excellence Awards: Steaming ahead with entries and nominations

Entries and nominations for the Park World Excellence Awards are up like-for-like on last year, with a wide range of parks, projects, rides, attractions and people joining the line-up ahead of the 21 June closing date. Launched in 2018 by Park World publisher, Datateam Business Media, the Park World Excellence Awards is open to operators, […]

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Europa-Park gets set for St Patrick’s Day

Europa-Park gets set for St Patrick’s Day

Europa-Park will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on 16 March at its 4* Bell Rock hotel. Guests will enjoy fresh Guinness, fruity cocktails and bacon cheese burgers with real Irish cheddar cheese from 6 pm in the ‘Spirit of St. Louis’ bar. Music will be provided by Murray Hockridge & Steven Hockridge, the band 1st Revolution […]

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