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IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 brings together global attractions Executives in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE

IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 brings together global attractions Executives in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, celebrated a successful IAAPA Leadership Conference in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26-28 February 2019. More than 200 top-level attractions industry leaders gathered for the ninth annual event complete with thought-provoking presentations, unique networking opportunities, and exclusive behind-the scenes tours of several of the region’s most popular […]

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World’s largest swimming lesson celebrates 10th Anniversary on June 20

World’s largest swimming lesson celebrates 10th Anniversary on June 20

Registration for the 2019 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is now open. This year’s event will take place Thursday, June 20th. Organisers are urging aquatic facilities of all types to show their love for water safety and drowning prevention by registering as an official 2019 Host Location and sharing that love on social media. The […]

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Alan Lowry joins the elite of the Themed Attraction Industry

Alan Lowry joins the elite of the Themed Attraction Industry

A Northern Ireland businessman will join the elite of the themed attraction industry at the prestigious International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Leadership Conference in the Middle East this week. Alan Lowry’s award-winning company, Environmental Street Furniture (ESF), has been focussing on the themed attraction industry after securing projects worth £1.5m in the […]

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Park World Excellence Awards open for entry

Park World Excellence Awards open for entry

Designed to celebrate the industry’s most outstanding parks, people, rides, and attractions, the Park World Excellence Awards 2019 will take place on Wednesday 18 September, in Paris. Now open for entry, the awards are split into three sections: the ‘Operator’ awards will honour the stand-out theme parks, family parks, waterparks and family entertainment centres across […]

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Middle East’s largest entertainment exhibition to feature USA Pavilion for the first time

Middle East’s largest entertainment exhibition to feature USA Pavilion for the first time

Dubai Entertainment, Amusement & Leisure Show DEAL 2019, will feature a USA pavilion for the first time in its 25 years history. With 25 American organisations choosing to participate at the largest entertainment and amusement industry event in the Middle East, the show organisers have earmarked a prominent location for the exhibitors. Apart from China, […]

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Alterface presents at attractionsTECH during ISE 2019

Alterface presents at attractionsTECH during ISE 2019

During Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam, Alterface will be speaking at the attractionsTECH conference on 8 February in the Okura Hotel. Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is the largest trade show for the professional AV and electronic systems industry, with yearly around 80.000 visitors. AttrractionsTECH is a half day conference organised by blooloop, addressing this growing […]

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“We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink” event a success

“We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink” event a success

The therapeutic recreation activity organised by MARTI (Marmara Recreational Therapy Istanbul) comprising the volunteers of the Faculty of Sports Sciences of Mamara University was held at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s Silivrikapı Ice Rink under the slogan “We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink.” The first part of the activity took place on December 19, 2018 at […]

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TEA festive day out a success

TEA festive day out a success

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) held its festive day out on Thursday 13 December. The day kicked off with a networking lunch at London’s original escape rooms, ClueQuest, where guests took part in escape games before heading off for cocktails and onto Winter Wonderland. The TEA’s Matt Barton said: “Now in its third year, ‘The London […]

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Ropes Courses introduces curves on Sky Rail

Ropes Courses introduces curves on Sky Rail

Ropes Courses has unveiled a seamless integration of a curved Sky Rail and a Sky Trail or Sky Tykes aerial attraction at IAAPA. The curved Sky Rail allows for a longer ride in a smaller amount of space and gives participants a unique twist when compared to a normal ride on a similar attraction. Not […]

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Feld entertainment shows concepts

Feld entertainment shows concepts

Florida-based Feld Entertainment, a first-time exhibitor at IAAPA Attractions Expo, was looking to expand into the amusement and attractions industry. Their booth focused on two of Feld Entertainment’s largest and most recognisable brands: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and Monster Jam, the oversized truck competition. Feld showed two concepts. One is the Monster […]