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IAAPA / International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. The organisation represents more than 4,500 facility, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries.

Address
1448 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, USA

Telephone
+1 703 836 4800
(Please mention leisure-kit.net)

Fax
+1 703 836 6742

Website
www.iaapa.org
IAAPA / International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions news

01 Nov 2022
Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton

There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable.
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  Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
25 Apr 2016
New Professional Development Program for the Attractions Industry’s Future Leaders

The IAAPA Institute for Attractions Leaders 2016 is a weeklong program designed for attractions and leisure industry professionals to discover and cultivate a strong personal leadership style, and how to leverage good leadership skills to influence positive results with both employees and guest.
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  New Professional Development Program for the Attractions Industry’s Future Leaders

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Research
Visitors are reshaping the industry in surprising and unexpected ways, according to new research

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Opinion
It’s time for radical thinking to address the staffing crisis in our industry, argues Margreet Papamichael

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Interview
As Gothenburg’s Liseberg theme park celebrates its 100th anniversary, its CEO talks celebrations, challenges and COVID-19 with Magali Robathan

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People
As Norway’s largest theme park embraces solar energy, Lund Gruppen’s owner tells us why the industry needs to be at the forefront of change

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With Puy du Fou, Eden International and Europa-Park among its clients, D&J International Consulting has done exciting work in its first decade

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Show review
The industry came together in London to meet, celebrate and plan. We round up some of the show’s highlights

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Editor's letter
Unexpected partnerships can lead to interesting results, says Magali Robathan

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The head of Puy du Fou on taking on America

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IAAPA’s new executive VP and COO shares his plans

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With delays and pandemic restrictions lifting, ProSlide has been bringing exciting projects to fruition all over the world

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