Thursday, November 30, 2023

Expo 2020 Dubai’s Marjan Faraidooni to keynote IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019


Gain unparalleled knowledge from this year’s keynote speaker during IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019, 26-28 Feb. in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE.

The Keynote Speaker will be Marjan Faraidooni , Senior Vice President, Legacy Development & Impact, Expo 2020 Dubai

Marjan will discuss her role overseeing the delivery of Expo 2020 ‘s positive, sustainable and enduring legacy and impact, beyond 2021. Her responsibilities include managing the strategy and operations of the post-Expo urban development that will evolve into a smart, sustainable and integrated city – District 2020. This city will not only reuse the majority of Expo 2020’s infrastructure, but also many of the iconic structures that will serve as platforms to showcase culture, ideas and innovations to the world during Expo.

Marjan’s presentation will kick off an exciting three days, and optional two-day post tour, packed with exclusive tours to cultural attractions, including:

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Global Village Dubai

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi

Laguna Water Park – La Mer

Dubai Parks and Resorts

La Perle

IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 will be preceded by the Institute for Attractions Managers (IAM), IAAPA’s premier management development program. This 2.5 days course, developed for young managers or managers who entered the attractions industry laterally, gives attendees detailed training in all facets of attractions management.

Industry leaders from around the globe will immerse attendees into core topics, giving attendees a wider scope of how an attractions management team works together to get outstanding results. Registration for this unique learning opportunity in Dubai will open soon on

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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