Annual IAAPA Expo cancelled

Orlando, Florida, USA

This year’s IAAPA Expo has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The annual event held at the Orange County Convention Center each November, features hundreds of ride manufacturer and industry supplier booths, informational symposiums and who’s who of the theme park world. Click the headline for more information

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IAAPA Virtual Expo Asia opens online

Orlando, Florida, USA

The IAAPA Virtual Expo: Asia opened with over 3000 registered attendees and 131 exhibitors. The three-day online event puts attraction owners, operators, and buyers on the virtual exhibit hall floor to see all that’s new in the attractions industry – all from the comfort and safety of their home or office. Click the headline for more information

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IAAPA cancels Expo Europe 2020

Orlando, FLorida, USA

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, announced the cancellation of their Expo Europe 2020 due to the uncertainty surrounding the global Coronavirus pandemic. The annual IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida is scheduled to go ahead as planned this November. Click the headline for more information

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IAAPA 2018 Round-Up

Orlando, Florida, USA

The IAAPA Expo has closed for another year. Key players from the attractions, amusements and themed entertainment industry are on their way home. Deals were made, networking was done and your local theme park owner is undoubtedly bursting with ideas for their next ride. We were there to bring you all the highlights. Click the headline to read our report…

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IAAPA 2017 Round Up

Orlando, Florida, USA

Every November, the movers and shakers in the amusement park industry gather in sunny Orlando to shape the way we will ride for many years to come. All of the big ride manufacturers attend to demonstrate their attractions to the 27,000 buyers from theme parks, zoos, aquariums etc. The deals made at the IAAPA Expo could come to fruition at a park near you. Click the headline for the all the news!

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Intamin unveil new Zac Spin

IAAPA Expo, Orange County Convention Center, FL, USA

Intamin has revealed a new version of their Zac Spin coaster at the IAAPA Expo. The new model is configurable to allow three different seat layouts, controlled or free spinning options and a LSM launch out of the station. A Zac Spin is Intamin’s variation of a Forth Dimension coaster where riders free spin in cars positioned beside the track. Unlike the existing Zac Spin model where two pairs of riders sit back to back, an additional train allows for three different seat configurations depending on the park operators requirements. Riders can either face backwards, forwards or face to face.

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