IAAPA to host Middle East Summit
Attendees Will Experience Expo 2020
as Part of Multi-Day Conference in Dubai February 21-23, 2022
WHO IAAPA EMEA, IAAPA’s Europe, Middle East and Africa’s regional team, will host its first in-person conference in 2022 in Dubai, UAE in February.
WHAT IAAPA Middle East Summit 2022 will celebrate and highlight the growing attractions industry throughout Dubai during a three-day conference that includes IAAPA EDU Sessions, EDUTours, visits to area attractions, and unique networking experience.
Scheduled speakers* include:
• Tom Roelens, general manager and senior vice president, operations, Atlantis Dubai
• Ronald Drake, general manager, Ain Dubai
• Clive Stephens, senior vice president, Expo2020 Operations
Summit tours and visits* include:
• Expo 2020
• Atlantis Aquaventure Water Park
• Ain Dubai
WHEN February 21-23, 2022
Monday - The event will begin at the Lapita Hotel Dubai Parks and Resorts with evening activities at Expo 2020
Tuesday – Full day of sessions and networking at Expo 2020 and Ain Dubai
Wednesday – Full day of sessions and networking at Atlantis Dubai and other locations. Departures to begin at 5 p.m.
See complete event schedule here.
Registration is now open for IAAPA members and nonmembers. Rates begin at 1,390€, and Include two-night accommodations at Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Interested participants can learn more and register here.
The health and safety of IAAPA Middle East Summit attendees and sponsors is IAAPA’s number-one priority. The IAAPA event team is working closely with partners at all scheduled venues and will follow the latest guidance and recommendations for large groups and meetings from UAE authorities and global health authorities. Additional information and frequently asked questions about the event can be found here.
*All speakers and tour locations are as of this alert’s published date. The most up to date information is IAAPA.org.
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 leading industry attractions and supplier companies, consultants, 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, cruise lines, manufacturers, and suppliers.
The association’s global headquarters and North America office are in Orlando, Florida, U.S. IAAPA also maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; and, Mexico City, Mexico. Visit IAAPA.org or connect through IAAPA’s social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA