More attendees have registered for the global association for the attractions industry’s event this year, while the 530 exhibiting companies are taking up 22% more floor space than in 2021.

IAAPA Expo Europe attracts 10,000 delegates to ExCeL

More than 10,000 delegates from across the globe have registered to attend IAAPA Expo Europe, which is taking place at ExCeL London this week.

The three-day trade show opened on 13 September with more registered attendees and exhibitors than last year’s event in Barcelona. There were 10,202 registered participants, including 6,407 qualified buyers representing 3,775 companies.

The event – which is produced by IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry – features 530 exhibiting companies. They are taking up more than 15,800 sq m of exhibition space –22% more than last year. As well as the exhibition, there are educational sessions and in-person networking.

Applauding the robust recovery efforts made by attraction leaders and industry professionals around the world, Peter van der Schans, vice-president and executive director of IAAPA Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “IAAPA Expo Europe showcases the latest innovations, theming elements and sustainability efforts.”

IAAPA Expo Europe is a one-stop shop for businesses ranging from amusement and theme parks, zoos and aquariums, family entertainment centres, water parks, historic and cultural tourist attractions, museums and science centres to shopping malls, cruise lines, resorts and retailers.

Reference : AVinteractive