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IAAPA Invites Submissions for 2013 Attractions Expo Education Program

Alexandria, VA, USA — IAAPA extends an invitation to submit a proposal to present a seminar at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013 education program. The IAAPA Attractions Expo is the world’s largest gathering of amusement and attractions professionals.

The deadline for the 2013 Call for Presentations is Monday, January 21, 2013.

The education program is the major platform in the amusement industry for sharing ideas, exploring new concepts and introducing attendees to the latest knowledge, trends, technology and best practices in the attractions business.

Education program attendees are owners, operators, and key staff members of amusement parks and attractions. The majority of attendees are also buyers at the trade show. Other audience members will be staff from various departments and responsibilities within the facility. Generally, they are full-time employees. Occasionally manufacturers, consultants and vendors attend programs of special interest to them.
Attendees may be further characterized by level of knowledge as well as specific types of facility operations. As you develop your presentation concept, please consider which of these primary member facility types you will predominantly address. Generally, these are as follows:

  • Amusement Parks
  • Theme Parks
  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • Water Parks
  • Zoos
  • Aquariums
  • Museums
  • Attractions (Haunted Attractions, Piers, Natural Parks, etc.)
  • Resorts, Hotels, Campgrounds, and RV Parks
  • Casinos

For more information or to submit, visit

Founded in 1918, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. The organization represents more than 4,300 facility, supplier, and individual members from more than 97 countries

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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