IAAPA is a diverse and dynamic community of global attractions professionals. As the largest international trade association for permanently located attractions, IAAPA unifies the attractions community, connects people to learn and grow together, and strives to promote the highest professional standards for excellence and safety around the world.
Founded in 1918, IAAPA represents more than 6,000 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 100 countries. Members include professionals from amusement parks, theme parks, attractions, water parks, resorts, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, manufacturers, and suppliers.
1. IAAPA TV New this year, highlights and coverage from IAAPA Expo will be available on IAAPA TV.
2. Education Sessions at IAAPA Expo An educational conference led by industry leaders can help you grow your business, provide inspiration, and promote your career. Education, Development
3. Trade Show Floor at IAAPA Expo Meet with more than 1,000 exhibiting companies from around the world. They will showcase a wide range of innovative products and services to help you stay on the cutting edge of success.
IAAPA Expo is the one-stop destination for leisure and attractions industry professionals, including operators, suppliers, investors, and developers.
Venue Information - Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, USA
The Orange County Convention Center is a convention center located in Orlando, Florida. Opened in 1983 as the Orange County Convention and Civic Center, it is the primary public convention center for the Central Florida region and the second-largest convention center in the United States, after McCormick Place in Chicago.
The OCCC offers 7,000,000 sq ft (650,000 m2) of total space, 2,100,000 sq ft (200,000 m2) of which is exhibit space. The complex is located on the south end of International Drive, a major tourist area in Orlando. Solar panels on the roof of the South Concourse provide 1 MW of power.
The original building (the "West Concourse") once housed an 11,300-seat arena from 1983 to 1992. During its time, it hosted concerts by popular artists including Madonna, Tina Turner, Styx, Aerosmith, M?tley Cr??e and Hall, and Oates. The use of the arena declined following the opening of the Orlando Arena in 1989. The arena closed in 1992 and was renovated and converted into the main exhibition hall in 1996.