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Euro Attractions Show to Feature Most Extensive Education Program in Events’ History


From September 24-28 2017, Berlin will be the center of the leisure industry as Euro Attractions Show (EAS) 2017 comes to the capital of Germany. The event will offer participants the most comprehensive education program to date, including up to 100 speakers representing the key industry fields and the different leisure attractions and entertainment destinations across Europe who will share their expert knowledge. The education program will offer more than 20 seminars which cover such topics as, safety, marketing and communications, revenue generation, event production, and more.

Top-Executive Speakers Support Strong Education Program

Executives from Europe’s top leisure attractions and entertainment destinations who will take part in the extensive three-day seminar program, include among others Christoph Kiessling (General Manager, Siam Park Tenerife), Robert Dahl (CEO, Karls Tourismus GmbH), Andreas Leicht (General Manager, Hansa Park), Andreas Sievering (General Manager, Fort Fun), Martin Kring (General Manager, Legoland Deutschland), Bruno Vanwelsenaers (Managing Director International, Tomorrowland), Fernando Aldecoa (General Manager Operations and Finance, PortAventura World) and Andreas Knieriem (Zoo Director, Berlin Zoo). In addition, participants can hear speakers from companies outside the traditional leisure and attractions industries, including Bas Bakkers (International Manager Leisure, The Coca-Cola Company), Christoph Zwahlen (Global Marketing Manager, NXP), and Thorsten Düß (Director, Weber Shandwick).

Five New Industry-Related Seminar Tracks

Euro Attractions Show 2017 presents five, complete tracks which offer more concentrated insight into each topic. Tracks include the Digital Future Track with details on the new digital landscape, the Profit and Revenue Track with a focus on new ways to increase and expand revenue, Safety and Security Track related to new concerns and solutions, Trends and New Ideas Track to address the latest industry trends, and Creating / Immersive Experiences Track about the creation of unique experiences.

Traditional EAS Education Seminars and IAAPA Institutes Cover Key Learning

EAS participants can also take part in the traditional education seminars and IAAPA Institutes while in Berlin, including IAAPA Safety Institute, IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers, the Water Park Forum, and  FEC/Indoor Playground Day.

Detailed information related to the entire EAS education program and registration information is available at

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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