Attractions Management Issue 2 2018

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This year’s Asian Attractions Expo takes place at the Hong Kong Convention Centre

Asian Attractions Expo The Asian edition of IAAPA’s trade show descends on Hong Kong this June. Here’s what to expect from the show – plus, news from a selection of exhibitors


rom June 5 to 8, the Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) takes place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, the premier international business event for attractions industry professionals in the growing Asia Pacific region. More than 8,000 attendees are expected, travelling from more than 50 countries to learn about the latest innovations, solutions, trends and products on offer on the 9,500sqm trade show floor. Professionals from theme parks, waterparks, FECs, zoos and aquariums, museums, science centres, cultural and heritage attractions and the hospitality and tourism industries will be in attendance. Over 300 global companies will be represented, presenting the best the sector has to offer, including state-of-theart rides, virtual reality attractions, motion simulators, waterpark attractions, video and skill games, design and theming services, innovative technology, ticketing solutions, and food and beverage.


NEED TO KNOW What: Asian Attractions Expo 2018 When: 5 - 8 June 2018 Where: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong How much: $69 - $149 Tweet: @IAAPAHQ #AAE18 Register: asian-attractions-expo/home

The IAAPA Safety Institute and the IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers will be held. Educational offerings can be used as credits by those seeking IAAPA Certification. There will be a variety of educational sessions and networking events and the opportunity to visit some of Hong Kong’s best attractions, including Ocean Park Hong Kong and Hong Kong Disneyland. AM 2 2018 ©Cybertrek 2018