Saturday, October 16, 2021

IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo to Showcase Latest in Products and Services

Alexandria, VA, USA — The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) will welcome more than 7,000 participants from 65 countries to the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre 16-19 June for Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) 2015, the premier international event in the Asia-Pacific attractions industry. The 8,500-square-meter trade show floor will feature more than 300 exhibiting companies displaying the latest innovations, products, and services which will shape the future of the industry.

Exhibitors producing state-of-the-art rides, motion simulators, water attractions, video and skill games, theming, technology, food and beverage, and more, will spend three days connecting with more than 5,000 buyers from theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, and resorts.

“Asian Attractions Expo 2015 is a one-stop-shop for new and expanding theme parks and attractions in the Asia-Pacific region,” said IAAPA president and CEO Paul Noland. “AAE is the best marketplace in the region to connect suppliers developing the next groundbreaking products and services with visionaries creating these new projects, driving the growth of our industry.”

According to the IAAPA Global Theme and Amusement Park Outlook 2014-2018 report, the attractions industry in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow at a rapid rate over the next several years. A wide variety of new projects and park expansions in China, India, Japan, and southeast Asia are contributing to the explosive market growth.  The report estimates theme park attendance to increase 8.9 percent in 2015 as the region’s parks are expected to host 436 million people. By 2018, theme park attendance in the Asia-Pacific region will account for 48 percent of all global attendance, making it the largest theme park market in the world.

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, 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 has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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