Despite challengers, the annual exhibition from the Russian Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (RAAPA) is still the largest amusement industry trade show for Russia and many CIS countries,taking place this year from April 15 to 17.
What began in 1999 with only 40 participating companies has now grown to host more than 180 exhibitors. Featured in the line-up this year will be suppliers including Pax, Zamperla, Moser Rides, Hytechnology, Golden Dragon, Kraftwerk, ODA, Falgas, Polin Waterparks, Qubica AMF, KCC Entertainment and many more.
The show, which is also open to the general public, last year welcomed over 5,000 visitors, representing operators, developers and investors of amusement parks, waterparks, entertainment centers and other leisure enterprises.
Preceding the show, on April 13 and 14, will be the 14th International RAAPA Conference, examining innovations in the Russian entertainment industry in closer detail.
The RAAPA Show 2009 takes place from April 15 to 17 at the VVTs exhibition grounds in Moscow. For further information see: www.raapa.ru