The international exhibition of amusement rides, entertainment equipment and services for amusement industry - RAAPA EXPO 2017 - will be held in pavilion 75 of VDNKh, Moscow in March 2017.
The exhibition organizer is Russian Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (RAAPA). The exhibition is supported by International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).
At present, RAAPA EXPO is 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, including Italy, Canada, France, Belarus, Turkey, Spain, Belgium, Germany, China, Ukraine, Switzerland, Poland, the Netherlands, etc. take part in the exhibition.
By now the following well-known companies confirmed their participation in RAAPA EXPO-2017:
PAX Group of companies, PlaySpace, Brunswick/KidsPlay, Italpark, WhiteWater (Canada), Sarner (the UK), Game-Keeper, Business Russia, Game City Group of companies, Xtrematic (Belarus), Xtraice SL (Spain), KCC Entertainment (Belgium), Polin Waterparks (Turkey), Antonio Zamperla (Italy), Fun Amusement (China) and others.
At the exhibition all main directions of amusement industry will be displayed: 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, foodcourt service, 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’ and regions’ administrations and authority bodies, event-agencies, entrepreneurs and other parties concerned.
Within the frameworks of the exhibition the Business Forum of amusement industry professionals will be traditionally held at which topical issues and problems of entertainment business will be discussed. Trainings and workshops will be held by leading Russian and foreign specialists and experts.
On March 2 within the frameworks of RAAPA EXPO - 2017 the ceremony of the International award for achievements in amusement industry Golden Pony Awards Moscow 2017, promoted by the publishing house FACTO EDIZIONI (Italy) will be held. The prestigious prize called “Oscar” of amusement industry will be awarded to the best parks, entertainment centers and amusement rides manufacturers of Russia and the CIS countries.
During the past 18 years the International exhibition RAAPA EXPO has won the status of one of the most efficient business platforms for amusement business startup and development, became the meeting point for amusement industry professionals from Russia and foreign countries. The exhibition statistics proves its relevance and credibility due to constantly growing attendance data as well as the number of first-time exhibitors and the level of its expositions which every year demonstrate novelties of entertainment equipment, current trends and technologies.