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Registration Now Open for IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE


Registration Now Open for IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019
in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE

Conference Brings Together Global Attractions Industry Leaders 26-28 February 2019,
Early-Bird Registration Ends Dec. 14

ORLANDO, Fla., US (Oct. 25, 2018) – Top-level international attractions industry leaders will make long-lasting connections with industry veterans, have quality one-on-one time with decision makers, and enjoy exclusive attraction access during IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019. The conference, which will take place 26-28 February 2019, marks the ninth consecutive year the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has presented the event, and the second time the event has been hosted in the Middle East. Participants can register now through 14 Dec. to take advantage of the discounted early-bird registration rate.

During the three-day event, Conference participants will have the opportunity to attend thought-provoking presentations, network with industry professionals and colleagues, and take part in behind-the scenes tours of several of the area’s most popular attractions, including Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Louvre Abu Dhabi, IMG Worlds of Adventure, Global Village Dubai, La Perle, and Laguna Water Park – La Mer.

In addition, participants will see the Expo 2020 Dubai location — a universal exposition scheduled to open in 2020 in the United Arab Emirates. Confirmed IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 speakers include Phil Taylor, managing director of Team Leisure, a specialist leisure-consulting firm based in the United Arab Emirates that offers market analysis and feasibility studies.

Additional details for IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 and registration information are available at www.IAAPA.org/LeadershipConference.    

About IAAPA 
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. The organization is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the global attractions industry. As a non-profit entity, IAAPA represents more than 5,600 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. 

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. IAAPA also 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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Media Contacts:

PressOffice@IAAPA.org or +1 703/299-5127
Susan Storey: SStorey@IAAPA.org or +1 321/319-7615
Lesley Harris: LHarris@IAAPA.org or +1 321/319-7616