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Euro Attractions Show

The European edition of IAAPA’s trade show comes to Amsterdam in September. Here’s what’s on offer at the show, plus news from attending exhibitors

Taking place from 23-27 September, the Euro Attractions Show (EAS) is one of the leading international business events for industry professionals in Europe.

Coming to the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, more than 12,000 people are expected to attend, travelling from locations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and beyond, with visitors from more than 100 countries descending on the city.

Over 525 global companies will be exhibiting products over the course of three days, presenting new rides, virtual reality attractions, motion simulators, waterpark attractions, video and skill games, design and theming services, ticketing solutions, and food and beverage.

This year’s conference features the largest education programme in EAS history, with a wide variety of learning opportunities on offer.

Due to its increasing relevance in the attractions industry, this year’s conference will introduce the Animal Welfare Forum, which will discuss how attractions can understand, cope with and proactively manage potential public criticism.

Also on offer will be a variety of networking sessions, with the opportunity to visit some of Amsterdam’s most popular attractions for special events, including Walibi, Toverland and Efteling.


NEED TO KNOW
What: Euro Attractions Show
When: 23 - 27 September 2018
Where: Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
How much:€72.25 - €395
Register: www.IAAPA.org/EAS

Triotech

Booth: 1-611

The Triotech booth is offering a first to EAS attendees, allowing them to try out Assassin's Creed: The Temple of Anubis in virtual reality. Developed in partnership with Ubisoft, the new adventure will be an unprecedented VR experience available exclusively on Triotech’s VR Maze.

Also on the Triotech stand will be its award-winning XD Dark Ride interactive theatre.

 



Triotech is showcasing its Assassin’s Creed VR maze at EAS
Frontgrid

Booth: 1-1031

Visit Frontgrid at EAS on the Simworx booth to find out about the launch of ParadropVR at the Universe Science Park, Denmark and at Brighton Pier in the UK.

This attraction combines dynamic physical movement with free-roam VR content and is unlike any other.
Both the physical and virtual gameplay is 100 per cent controlled by the visitor for an immersive and realistic flying experience.

Empex

Booth: 1-1313

Empex presents Aquadolce – a new sweetly-themed Splash Park with popsicles, jelly beans, ice cream, candy stix, cupcakes and lollipops.

Aside from the colourful interactive Watertoys, the focal point will be will be a dynamic Aquadolce climb ‘n’ slide Aquadek, with interactive water play features and fibreglass slides for kids, who can spend endless hours burning off energy, while the parents relax on the sidelines.

 



Empex’s sweetly-themed Splash Park will be on show for this year’s EAS
Rocas & Design

Booth: 1-1000

Rocas & Design will exhibit at EAS its theming turnkey solutions. Visit the booth to know more about the successful launch of the Angry Birds Indoor Park at the Doha City Mall Festival in Qatar, of which Rocas is the theming contractor. You can also find out more information about the works of its sister companies in Emirates and China.
Bright Buildings

Booth: 1-836

Bright Buildings designs, develops and builds transparent buildings in which daylight is the key.
The company’s BrightOpen buildings raise transparency to an entirely new level, better-connecting buildings to the outside world.

Sliding roofs and walls create a natural transition from indoors to outdoors, lengthening an outdoor season and increasing turnover.

Alterface

Booth: 2-502

Alterface will demonstrate its new Nomad interactive technology at this year's show.

Nomad – a New Optimised Mobile Action Device – is a compact and portable device that enables interaction with media screens, scenery and animatronics.
The device, says Alterface, will bringing a new level of game interaction.

Nomad can be integrated in both existing and new ride systems, including Alterface's recently launched Erratic Ride. Visit the booth for a demonstration of the technology.

Red Raion

Booth: 2-312

null,Red Raion will premiere two brand new VR titles – Pinocchio, A Modern Tale VR and Peter Pan, Saving Tinkerbell VR – at EAS. Guests can try out a two-seat simulator from Amega – a Turkish hardware manufacturer and one of the Red Raion’s partners. They will get to experience the VR directly from the EAS show floor.

 



Pinocchio, A Modern Tale VR is one of two VR films Red Raion is debuting during this year’s show
Intamin

Booth: 1-1606

Intamin’s record-breaking Mega Coaster “Hyperion” successfully started operation at Energylandia in Poland in July. Hyperion is Europe’s highest and fastest hyper coaster. Intamin will also be presenting a number of new LSM Launch Coasters, Family Launch Coasters, Tower Rides and several different Water Rides at EAS.

P&P Projects

Booth: 1-1236

P&P Projects specialises in turnkey projects for the entire leisure industry.

Working with Nickelodeon, the company recently developed the first Nickelodeon-branded immersive FEC in Murcia, Spain, with plans to develop more of these FECs across Europe in the coming years.
P&P is currently developing a highly immersive attraction, the biggest in its history.

At the beginning of 2018, P&P opened a brand new home base in Someren, the Netherlands, expanding its offices and workshop to a 5,000sq m space.

 



P&P Projects developed the first Nickelodeon FEC in Murcia
Simworx

Booth 1-1031

Simworx, the UK-based dynamic simulation attractions specialist, will be promoting its full range of media-based products at EAS 2018.

The company’s attractions can be found at a wide range of attractions around the world and include 4D/5D effects cinemas, immersive tunnels, the 360° Flying Theatre, the Mini Flying Theatre, AGV (Advanced Guidance Vehicle) dark rides, the Stargazer Motion Theatre, the recently introduced Immersive Adventurer simulator and ParadropVR, an immersive, interactive, virtual reality attraction.

 



Simworx recently installed an immersive tunnel at Parc Spiroux in Monteux, southern France
Mack Rides

Booth: 1-619

Mack Rides is bringing France to Amsterdam for this year's EAS because CanCanCoaster Eurosat – the classic Mack family coaster – is back.

An original front car of the new rollercoaster will go on display on the show floor, showing the brand new design of Eurosat.

Mack will also share the news of its Xtreme Spinning Coaster, the PowerSplash and its HyperCoaster.

Simtec

Booth: 1-1306

Simtec Systems presents its new ScreenFLITE media information system under the name of "Le Chandelier" at Rome Fiumicino Airport.

Placing your advertisement, information or message in motion, ScreenFLITE is a one-of-a-kind eye-catcher for passers by.

Twelve LED displays are mounted on individual scissor arms, which are mounted on three horizontal rings. The three rings are stacked at the centre of the system and can be rotated jointly or against each other. Visit the Simtec booth for more information.

nWave

Booth: 1-1336

nWave is inviting attendees to jump aboard a pirate boat for its Jolly Roger 3D adventure.

The video content producer will also showcase Planet Power, a 3D documentary taking a look at the inventors who paved the way to Solar Impulse, the first plane capable of perpetual flight, and the natural resources that our planet offers to guarantee a cleaner future.

 



Planet Power is among nWave’s huge library of video content on offer
TÜV SÜD

Booth: 1-331

Under the motto of “safety for amusement parks and rides” TÜV SÜD – one of the leading suppliers of quality, safety and sustainability solutions for amusement rides and parks – will showcase its services at this year's EAS.

TÜV SÜD's presence at the show will focus on retrofit measures for existing rides, and the safety of water and amusement parks.

The Producers Group

Booth: 2-405

Specialising in destination attractions for integrated resorts, casinos and theme parks, The Producers Group works with designers and developers to manage the creation of high-tech guest experiences from start to finish.

TPG has announced the opening of its new offices in Orlando, Florida. With this strategically located office space, TPG has expanded accessibility to the East Coast and international partners for current and upcoming projects.

World Waterpark Association

Booth: 1-321

In its 37th year of business, the World Waterpark Association (WWA) is a member-driven organisation that provides educational resources and networking opportunities both in-person and online to water leisure professionals, operators and developers across the globe.

It will host its annual symposium and trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on 23-26 October 2018.

Seeper

Seeper is a London-based visitor attraction design studio, bringing stories to life through the design of technology and content.

It recently collaborated with Merlin Magic Making to produce the world’s first digitally activated play tables, now located in five Lego Discovery Centres across the globe.

Guests can now experience Dino-, Arctic- and Aquatic-themed Lego landscapes, that have been brought to life with interactive 3D projection and responsive audio.

Integrated touch screens feature display tutorials designed to help guests build their own Lego creations.

Clip 'n Climb

Booth: 2-903

null,Clip ’n Climb is a leisure concept for the whole family, based on climbing activities that provide appeal to every visitor. Clip 'n Climb's BelayMate eliminates the need for close supervision thanks to an internal sequencing mechanism.

Intuitive and simple to use, BelayMate exponentially improves risk management. It also prevents accidental recoil of the automatic belay line.

The Clip 'n Climb team will be available at EAS to discuss the background to this new safety device.

Vekoma Rides

Booth: 1-1016

Vekoma Rides is known for its quality and innovation, as reflected in its many installed family and thrill coasters, as well as special attractions.

With in-house disciplines from sales, R&D and engineering, to production, project management and maintenance, Vekoma Rides is among the market leaders, gaining worldwide recognition by having a presence in more than 40 countries.

 



Vekoma Rides has a presence in more than 40 countries worldwide
Walltopia

Booth: 1-1536

Walltopia will debut its newest product in Amsterdam – the Curved Ropetopia.

A next generation ropes course with an entirely new belay line that unlocks numerous design opportunities, the new Curved Ropetopia leads to a much higher throughput than the standard ropes courses due to its single-direction progression. The modern design offers easy implementation in otherwise unusable spaces with complicated footprint.

Zamperla

Booth: 1-316

Zamperla will present new rollercoaster concepts at this year’s EAS, including a new ride at the newly-opened Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi.

Called Riddler Revolution, the park’s Super Twister Coaster features more vehicles than standard and a new restrain system. The ride sits in the park’s Gotham area and is themed on Batman supervillian, The Riddler.

Zamperla will also talk about Z+, the new business division of the company born with the aim of creating new experiences using the latest hi-tech ride developments.

 



Zamperla has a range of concepts to debut at this year’s EAS
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Euro Attractions Show

The European edition of IAAPA’s trade show comes to Amsterdam in September. Here’s what’s on offer at the show, plus news from attending exhibitors

Taking place from 23-27 September, the Euro Attractions Show (EAS) is one of the leading international business events for industry professionals in Europe.

Coming to the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, more than 12,000 people are expected to attend, travelling from locations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and beyond, with visitors from more than 100 countries descending on the city.

Over 525 global companies will be exhibiting products over the course of three days, presenting new rides, virtual reality attractions, motion simulators, waterpark attractions, video and skill games, design and theming services, ticketing solutions, and food and beverage.

This year’s conference features the largest education programme in EAS history, with a wide variety of learning opportunities on offer.

Due to its increasing relevance in the attractions industry, this year’s conference will introduce the Animal Welfare Forum, which will discuss how attractions can understand, cope with and proactively manage potential public criticism.

Also on offer will be a variety of networking sessions, with the opportunity to visit some of Amsterdam’s most popular attractions for special events, including Walibi, Toverland and Efteling.


NEED TO KNOW
What: Euro Attractions Show
When: 23 - 27 September 2018
Where: Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
How much:€72.25 - €395
Register: www.IAAPA.org/EAS

Triotech

Booth: 1-611

The Triotech booth is offering a first to EAS attendees, allowing them to try out Assassin's Creed: The Temple of Anubis in virtual reality. Developed in partnership with Ubisoft, the new adventure will be an unprecedented VR experience available exclusively on Triotech’s VR Maze.

Also on the Triotech stand will be its award-winning XD Dark Ride interactive theatre.

 



Triotech is showcasing its Assassin’s Creed VR maze at EAS
Frontgrid

Booth: 1-1031

Visit Frontgrid at EAS on the Simworx booth to find out about the launch of ParadropVR at the Universe Science Park, Denmark and at Brighton Pier in the UK.

This attraction combines dynamic physical movement with free-roam VR content and is unlike any other.
Both the physical and virtual gameplay is 100 per cent controlled by the visitor for an immersive and realistic flying experience.

Empex

Booth: 1-1313

Empex presents Aquadolce – a new sweetly-themed Splash Park with popsicles, jelly beans, ice cream, candy stix, cupcakes and lollipops.

Aside from the colourful interactive Watertoys, the focal point will be will be a dynamic Aquadolce climb ‘n’ slide Aquadek, with interactive water play features and fibreglass slides for kids, who can spend endless hours burning off energy, while the parents relax on the sidelines.

 



Empex’s sweetly-themed Splash Park will be on show for this year’s EAS
Rocas & Design

Booth: 1-1000

Rocas & Design will exhibit at EAS its theming turnkey solutions. Visit the booth to know more about the successful launch of the Angry Birds Indoor Park at the Doha City Mall Festival in Qatar, of which Rocas is the theming contractor. You can also find out more information about the works of its sister companies in Emirates and China.
Bright Buildings

Booth: 1-836

Bright Buildings designs, develops and builds transparent buildings in which daylight is the key.
The company’s BrightOpen buildings raise transparency to an entirely new level, better-connecting buildings to the outside world.

Sliding roofs and walls create a natural transition from indoors to outdoors, lengthening an outdoor season and increasing turnover.

Alterface

Booth: 2-502

Alterface will demonstrate its new Nomad interactive technology at this year's show.

Nomad – a New Optimised Mobile Action Device – is a compact and portable device that enables interaction with media screens, scenery and animatronics.
The device, says Alterface, will bringing a new level of game interaction.

Nomad can be integrated in both existing and new ride systems, including Alterface's recently launched Erratic Ride. Visit the booth for a demonstration of the technology.

Red Raion

Booth: 2-312

null,Red Raion will premiere two brand new VR titles – Pinocchio, A Modern Tale VR and Peter Pan, Saving Tinkerbell VR – at EAS. Guests can try out a two-seat simulator from Amega – a Turkish hardware manufacturer and one of the Red Raion’s partners. They will get to experience the VR directly from the EAS show floor.

 



Pinocchio, A Modern Tale VR is one of two VR films Red Raion is debuting during this year’s show
Intamin

Booth: 1-1606

Intamin’s record-breaking Mega Coaster “Hyperion” successfully started operation at Energylandia in Poland in July. Hyperion is Europe’s highest and fastest hyper coaster. Intamin will also be presenting a number of new LSM Launch Coasters, Family Launch Coasters, Tower Rides and several different Water Rides at EAS.

P&P Projects

Booth: 1-1236

P&P Projects specialises in turnkey projects for the entire leisure industry.

Working with Nickelodeon, the company recently developed the first Nickelodeon-branded immersive FEC in Murcia, Spain, with plans to develop more of these FECs across Europe in the coming years.
P&P is currently developing a highly immersive attraction, the biggest in its history.

At the beginning of 2018, P&P opened a brand new home base in Someren, the Netherlands, expanding its offices and workshop to a 5,000sq m space.

 



P&P Projects developed the first Nickelodeon FEC in Murcia
Simworx

Booth 1-1031

Simworx, the UK-based dynamic simulation attractions specialist, will be promoting its full range of media-based products at EAS 2018.

The company’s attractions can be found at a wide range of attractions around the world and include 4D/5D effects cinemas, immersive tunnels, the 360° Flying Theatre, the Mini Flying Theatre, AGV (Advanced Guidance Vehicle) dark rides, the Stargazer Motion Theatre, the recently introduced Immersive Adventurer simulator and ParadropVR, an immersive, interactive, virtual reality attraction.

 



Simworx recently installed an immersive tunnel at Parc Spiroux in Monteux, southern France
Mack Rides

Booth: 1-619

Mack Rides is bringing France to Amsterdam for this year's EAS because CanCanCoaster Eurosat – the classic Mack family coaster – is back.

An original front car of the new rollercoaster will go on display on the show floor, showing the brand new design of Eurosat.

Mack will also share the news of its Xtreme Spinning Coaster, the PowerSplash and its HyperCoaster.

Simtec

Booth: 1-1306

Simtec Systems presents its new ScreenFLITE media information system under the name of "Le Chandelier" at Rome Fiumicino Airport.

Placing your advertisement, information or message in motion, ScreenFLITE is a one-of-a-kind eye-catcher for passers by.

Twelve LED displays are mounted on individual scissor arms, which are mounted on three horizontal rings. The three rings are stacked at the centre of the system and can be rotated jointly or against each other. Visit the Simtec booth for more information.

nWave

Booth: 1-1336

nWave is inviting attendees to jump aboard a pirate boat for its Jolly Roger 3D adventure.

The video content producer will also showcase Planet Power, a 3D documentary taking a look at the inventors who paved the way to Solar Impulse, the first plane capable of perpetual flight, and the natural resources that our planet offers to guarantee a cleaner future.

 



Planet Power is among nWave’s huge library of video content on offer
TÜV SÜD

Booth: 1-331

Under the motto of “safety for amusement parks and rides” TÜV SÜD – one of the leading suppliers of quality, safety and sustainability solutions for amusement rides and parks – will showcase its services at this year's EAS.

TÜV SÜD's presence at the show will focus on retrofit measures for existing rides, and the safety of water and amusement parks.

The Producers Group

Booth: 2-405

Specialising in destination attractions for integrated resorts, casinos and theme parks, The Producers Group works with designers and developers to manage the creation of high-tech guest experiences from start to finish.

TPG has announced the opening of its new offices in Orlando, Florida. With this strategically located office space, TPG has expanded accessibility to the East Coast and international partners for current and upcoming projects.

World Waterpark Association

Booth: 1-321

In its 37th year of business, the World Waterpark Association (WWA) is a member-driven organisation that provides educational resources and networking opportunities both in-person and online to water leisure professionals, operators and developers across the globe.

It will host its annual symposium and trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on 23-26 October 2018.

Seeper

Seeper is a London-based visitor attraction design studio, bringing stories to life through the design of technology and content.

It recently collaborated with Merlin Magic Making to produce the world’s first digitally activated play tables, now located in five Lego Discovery Centres across the globe.

Guests can now experience Dino-, Arctic- and Aquatic-themed Lego landscapes, that have been brought to life with interactive 3D projection and responsive audio.

Integrated touch screens feature display tutorials designed to help guests build their own Lego creations.

Clip 'n Climb

Booth: 2-903

null,Clip ’n Climb is a leisure concept for the whole family, based on climbing activities that provide appeal to every visitor. Clip 'n Climb's BelayMate eliminates the need for close supervision thanks to an internal sequencing mechanism.

Intuitive and simple to use, BelayMate exponentially improves risk management. It also prevents accidental recoil of the automatic belay line.

The Clip 'n Climb team will be available at EAS to discuss the background to this new safety device.

Vekoma Rides

Booth: 1-1016

Vekoma Rides is known for its quality and innovation, as reflected in its many installed family and thrill coasters, as well as special attractions.

With in-house disciplines from sales, R&D and engineering, to production, project management and maintenance, Vekoma Rides is among the market leaders, gaining worldwide recognition by having a presence in more than 40 countries.

 



Vekoma Rides has a presence in more than 40 countries worldwide
Walltopia

Booth: 1-1536

Walltopia will debut its newest product in Amsterdam – the Curved Ropetopia.

A next generation ropes course with an entirely new belay line that unlocks numerous design opportunities, the new Curved Ropetopia leads to a much higher throughput than the standard ropes courses due to its single-direction progression. The modern design offers easy implementation in otherwise unusable spaces with complicated footprint.

Zamperla

Booth: 1-316

Zamperla will present new rollercoaster concepts at this year’s EAS, including a new ride at the newly-opened Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi.

Called Riddler Revolution, the park’s Super Twister Coaster features more vehicles than standard and a new restrain system. The ride sits in the park’s Gotham area and is themed on Batman supervillian, The Riddler.

Zamperla will also talk about Z+, the new business division of the company born with the aim of creating new experiences using the latest hi-tech ride developments.

 



Zamperla has a range of concepts to debut at this year’s EAS
 


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