The Park World Excellence Awards judges have begun the process of sorting through nearly 200 entries and nominations, describing it as “an interesting and impressive list for us all to look at carefully.”
Judge Richard Pawley, director of operations for rides and safety, VTP Global Holdings said this morning (4 November): “The judging gets more difficult due to the high standard of entries. After a year of Covid it’s a pleasure to see the outstanding achievements parks and attractions are delivering for their customers.”
The shortlist will be announced in the third week of November, with the virtual awards ceremony taking place on Thursday 16 December at 11.00am GMT.
Vekoma pledges support for 2021 Park World Excellence Awards
The Park World Excellence Awards is delighted to announce that Vekoma has signed up to sponsor the event for the second year running.
Vekoma Rides – a group company of Sansei Technologies – is one of the largest roller coaster manufacturers in the world and known for its quality and innovation as reflected in the many installed family & thrill coasters and special attractions. With in-house disciplines from sales, research and development, engineering, production, project management to parts and services, Vekoma has gained a worldwide recognition with presence in over 40 countries.
With its corporate offices in The Netherlands and representations China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia and the USA Vekoma is easily accessible to its customers anywhere in the world.
Carin Davits, Marketing & PR for Vekoma,said: “As one of the largest manufacturers in the world of roller coasters & attractions and a market leader in the industry, we are happy to continue our support and sponsorship of the Park World Excellence Awards that recognises entrepreneurship, courage and innovation within the leisure and entertainment industry in the EMEA region”.
Launched in 2018 by Park World publisher, Datateam Business Media the Park World Excellence Awards has quickly established itself a leading awards scheme for the EMEA attractions industry. Commenting on Vekoma’s continued support for the event, media director, Paul Ryder said: “As an event, the Park World Excellence Awards is designed to recognise outstanding operators in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and the manufacturers, suppliers and people that worked with them to bring the year’s top experiences to life. We are therefore delighted that a manufacturer of Vekoma’s calibre shares the view that the Park World Excellence Awards plays an important role in defining excellence and driving innovation.”
The Park World Excellence Awards 2021, sponsored by accesso, Digital Centre and Vekoma.