ARLINGTON, VA -- Ripley Entertainment president Jim Pattison Jr. will present the keynote address at the General Managers and Owners' Breakfast at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014 in Orlando, FL. The expo, sponsored by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, will be held at the Orange County Convention Center Nov. 17-21. The GM & Owners' Breakfast is set for 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Pattison is expected to present a lively history of Ripley Entertainment, launched in 1918 when founder Robert Ripley gained fame with his popular cartoon "Believe It or Not!" Today, Ripley Entertainment operates more than 90 attractions in 10 countries -- and has the longest continuously published newspaper comic in history.
Pattison will summarize what has enabled Ripley Entertainment to remain successful for nearly a century.
Tickets to attend the breakfast are now available to showgoers registering for the IAAPA Attractions Expo. Tickets are to be purchased in advance of the expo, separately from general event registration. Cost to attend the breakfast is $90 for IAAPA members and $120 for nonmembers. That price includes a hot-plated breakfast. Click here to register.
Sponsors of the GM and Owners' Breakfast include accesso, CNL Lifestyle Properties, and Mack Rides.