On March 1-3, 2018 the 20th Anniversary International Exhibition of amusement rides, entertainment equipment and services for amusement industry RAAPA EXPO–2018 will be held in Pavilion 75 at VDNH, Moscow.
The exhibition is organized by the Russian Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (RAAPA) and supported by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA). General Sponsor of the exhibition is PAX Group of companies. General Media Partner is The Amusement Industry Catalogue magazine. Official web-partner is vtorio.com.
RAAPA EXPO is, for now, the biggest amusement industry exhibition in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. About 200 companies from Russia and more than 20 countries of the world such as Italy, Canada, Belarus, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, China, Ukraine, Latvia, Switzerland, Poland, the Netherlands, and others will exhibit in Moscow.
All main directions of amusement industry will be displayed at the RAAPA EXPO-2018: park rides, 5D-cinemas, interactive games, simulators, arcade games, equipment for kiddie and sports grounds, shooting galleries, trampolines, theming, access control systems, automation systems, billiards, bowling, waterpark equipment, vending machines, redemption and prize machines, services on project design of parks, waterparks and FECs, staff training, services on organization of festive events, landscape design, food court services, and many others.
Annually RAAPA EXPO is attended by over 4000 professionals: owners and directors of parks, family entertainment centers, water parks, cinemas, resorts, leisure complexes, representatives of cities’ administrations, regional governments and authority bodies, event-agencies, entrepreneurs and other parties.
During the exhibition days the Business Forum for amusement industry professionals will be traditionally held to cover the topical issues of entertainment business. Trainings and workshops will be conducted by leading Russian and foreign specialists and experts.
On March, 1 within the frameworks of RAAPA EXPO-2018 the ceremony of the International award for achievements in amusement industry Golden Pony Awards Moscow 2018 established by the publishing house FACTO EDIZIONI (Italy) will take place. The prestigious award qualified as the amusement industry “Oscar” will be given to the best parks, entertainment centers, and amusement rides’ manufacturers from Russia and the CIS countries.
During the past 20 years the International exhibition RAAPA EXPO has gained the status of one of the most efficient business platforms for amusement business startup and development; it has become the meeting point for amusement industry professionals from Russia and abroad. The exhibition statistics proves its relevance and credibility by sustainably growing attendance rate, expanding number of first-time exhibitors and by the high quality level of expositions demonstrating novelties of entertainment equipment, current trends, and new technologies.