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Applications Now Open for 2019 IAAPA Officers and Board of Directors


Applications Now Open for 2019
IAAPA Officers and Board of Directors

Open Positions include Facility Member Directors, Past Chair Director, and Second Vice Chair

ORLANDO, Fla., US (April 24, 2018) – The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is now accepting applications for the 2019 IAAPA Board of Directors. The deadline for applications is July 13, 2018.

The IAAPA Board of Directors sets the strategic direction and provides oversight for the association. Its work derives from IAAPA’s mission, vision, and values. Each board member represents a particular constituency perspective and region and advocates for IAAPA and the industry.

Board members must be currently employed by IAAPA-member companies that maintain their membership throughout the individual’s term on the board. IAAPA strongly encourages applications from all facility types and geographic areas. While the selection process is largely based on each individual's qualifications, the association strives to ensure the board includes a balance of representatives from regions, industry segments, and companies of various sizes that reflect the makeup of IAAPA.

Current open positions and requirements can be found below:

To learn more about the qualification criteria and view online application forms, visit www.IAAPA.org/BoardofDirectorsApplications.

Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) began as an advocacy office in 1918. Since that time, IAAPA has become the largest international trade association for permanently located attractions dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the global attractions industry. As a non-profit organization, IAAPA represents more than 5,300 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; and industry manufacturers and suppliers.

IAAPA helps members improve their efficiency, marketing, safety, and profitability while maintaining the highest possible professional standards in the industry worldwide.

The association's global headquarters is in Orlando, Florida, US. The non-profit organization maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; Mexico City, Mexico, and Alexandria, Virginia, US. To learn more, visit www.IAAPA.org or connect through social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA100

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