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Posted On: 9/4/2015

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Source: International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions | Released August 14, 2015

New Food and Beverage Showcase to Provide Platform for F&B Exhibitors

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- Aug. 14 -- The IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 trade show floor will feature the latest and greatest innovations in the attractions industry. More than 1,000 exhibitors will showcase their new products for more than 28,000 attractions industry professionals, including 18,000 qualified buyers, Nov. 17-20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Top decision makers from amusement parks, theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, resorts, and more will explore the 525,000-sq.ft. trade show floor to find their next business-changing idea, product or service.

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, the trade association representing the attractions industry, owns and produces IAAPA Attractions Expo.

New this year, IAAPA has created a dedicated food and beverage showcase. Buyers can sample the newest trends in the food and beverage sector, including new products, service technology, preparation equipment, concession equipment, green and ecofriendly products, franchise opportunities, and more.

More than 140 first-time exhibitors will introduce brand-new products and make their IAAPA Attractions Expo debuts on the trade show floor. Many of those exhibitors will be included in the sold-out First Time Exhibitor Pavilion, an area dedicated to exhibitors who have never before showcased their company at the Expo.

Exhibitors at IAAPA Attractions Expo will feature products in 125 categories, including coin-op and arcade games, computer systems and software, design and theming, entertainment, food and beverage, midway games, novelties and souvenirs, rides, ticketing and admission, water features, and much more.

"IAAPA Attractions Expo is where our industry's game-changing new products and best ideas come to the forefront," said IAAPA president and chief executive Paul Noland. "Many of our industry's most successful attractions find the inspiration for their next guest experiences on our trade show floor."

IAAPA Attractions Expo is ranked as the 25th largest trade show by Trade Show Executive, generating $51.3 million for the Orlando economy.

Attendee registration for IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is open. People who register before Sept. 22, 2015, save 40% off of the onsite registration fee. More information is available at www.IAAPA.org/IAAPAAttractionsExpoAttend.

About: IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is the premier conference and trade show for the $39.5 billion global amusement park and attractions industry. With its theme "NEW. NOW. NEXT!," the show will take place in Orlando, FL, and draw more than 28,000 industry professionals from more than 90 countries to the Orange County Convention Center from Monday, Nov. 16, through Friday, Nov. 20. The 525,000-net-sq.ft. trade show floor will be open Tuesday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 20. IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015 is the global gathering place for attraction industry leaders, decision-makers, and visionaries.

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions is the premier trade association for the attractions industry worldwide. Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently located amusement facilities and attractions and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the attractions industry. IAAPA represents more than 4,800 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries. The association's global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, and it maintains regional offices in Brussels, Hong Kong, Mexico City and Orlando.


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