Registration is now open for Asian Attractions Expo 2016, Asia’s premier attractions industry trade show and conference, running from 13-16 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.
More than 325 international companies will display the latest innovations and next-generation products and services across 10,000sqm of exhibition space.
The industry’s global trade association, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), owns and produces Asian Attractions Expo and expects more than 8,000 participants from 65 countries (including 6,000 buyers) to participate in the 2016 event.
Exhibitors will announce and debut state-of-the-art rides, motion simulators, water attractions, video and skill games, themed attractions, new gaming and amusement technology, food-and-beverage innovations, and more. Buyers at the show will represent theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, resorts, property developers, and more.
“The Asian Attractions Expo trade show floor provides developers and attractions owners and operators in the region unparalleled access to top-tier international manufacturer and supplier companies,” said IAAPA President and CEO Paul Noland. “The business opportunities for buyers are unmatched, given the quality of innovative products and services on display, all designed to improve the guest experience and drive business."
According to the IAAPA Global Theme and Amusement Park Outlook 2015-2019 report, theme park attendance in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to reach 540 million by 2019, which will account for 45 percent of global attendance, up from 41 percent in 2014 and 34 percent in 2009. New projects and park expansions in China, India, Japan, and Southeast Asia are contributing to the market’s rapid growth.
About Asian Attractions Expo
Since 1997, Asian Attractions Expo has been the premier international event for the multibillion-dollar leisure and attractions industry in the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Attractions Expo 2016 takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, 13-16 June, and include a 10,000-net-square-meter trade show floor, a comprehensive industry education program, networking events, and visits to some of the region’s premier attractions. More than 8,000 attractions industry professionals from more than 65 countries will participate in the 2016 event. @IAAPAHQ #AAE16
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is the premier trade association for the attractions industry worldwide. Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently located amusement facilities and attractions and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the attractions industry. IAAPA represents nearly 5,000 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries. The association's global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The nonprofit organization maintains regional offices in Brussels, Hong Kong, Mexico City, and Orlando. www.IAAPA.org