Asian Attractions Expo 2018 (AAE 2018) is the premier international business event for attractions industry professionals in the growing Asia Pacific region.
It’s All Here!
Find just what you’re looking for and more to grow your business with the innovations, solutions, knowledge, connections, and expertise you'll find at Asian Attractions Expo 2018.
Discover New Ideas, Products, and Services
Meet with representatives from 300+ companies from around the world who will showcase the new, innovative products and services that will make your attraction successful now and in the future.
Acquire Best Practices and Gain Business Insights
Attend education sessions on a wide range of topics and disciplines that are critical to your business.
Network with Global Contacts and Colleagues
Enjoy valuable face-to-face time with 8,000+ professionals representing all segments of the attractions industry from 50+ countries. Learn from others, discuss the hottest trends, and expand your network.
SUNDAY, 3 JUNE
08:30 - 18:30 IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers**
MONDAY, 4 JUNE
08:30 - 18:30 IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers** (continued)
TUESDAY, 5 JUNE
08:30 - 15:00 IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers** (continued)
09:00 - 15:00 Animal Welfare: Trends, Issues, and Strategies Forum**
10:00 - 16:00 IAAPA Safety Institute**
WEDNESDAY, 6 JUNE
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Ceremony
10:00 - 17:00 EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
11:00 - 12:30 Education Session: Quality Show Management
13:00 - 14:00 Education Session: Asia Pacific Spotlight
14:30 - 16:30 Education Session: Maintenance for Operators
15:00 - 16:30 Education Session: Family Owned Attractions: Challenges, Opportunities and Benefits
16:30 - 17:30 Education Session: Select a Ride? Buy a New Ride? Questions to Ask for Operators
18:00 - 21:30 Opening Night Reception: IAAPA 100th Year Celebration at Ocean Park Hong Kong**
THURSDAY, 7 JUNE
08:30 - 10:00 Networking Event: Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Allan Zeman**
10:00 - 17:00 EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10:30 - 12:00 Education Session: The Greg Hale Story
10:30 - 12:15 Education Session: The Human Resources Learning Lab: Developing Organizational Culture
12:30 - 14:00 Education Session: In Case of Emergency: How to Prepare***
12:30 - 14:00 Networking Event: Lunch and Learn: Developing Successful Ride and Show Entertainment with Virtual Reality and Projection Mapping**
13:30 - 15:15 Education Session: The Supervisor's Learning Lab: Inspirational Best Practices from a Water Park
14:30 - 16:00 Education Session: TEA Panel: Theme Park Development 101 - An Asia Perspective
15:30 - 19:00 EDUTour: Ocean Park Hong Kong**
16:00 - 17:45 Education Session: The Food and Beverage Learning Lab
17:00 - 19:00 Education Session: Young Professionals Forum
17:00 - 19:00 Networking Event: Young Professionals Reception**
FRIDAY, 8 JUNE
07:45 - 11:00 EDUTour: Hong Kong Disneyland**
09:00 - 10:30 Education Session: Learning from the World's Best: IAAPA Brass Ring Award Winners Share 2017 Insights
10:00 - 15:00 EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10:30 - 12:00 Education Session: Utilizing the Power of Big Data to Make Your Attraction Shine
12:00 - 13:00 Education Session: Successful Water Park Development and Operations
SATURDAY, 9 JUNE
Post Expo Tour
- Registration and Education Conference must be purchased to participate in education sessions.
- Ticket must be purchased to attend event. Venues, ride/attraction availability, times, and speakers are subject to change. Events occur rain or shine so please plan accordingly.
- This event is closed to press.