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IAAPA PREVIEW: Vekoma to discuss new projects
12 Nov 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Vekoma create unique experiences to thrill visitors
At this year’s IAAPA Attractions Expo,Vekoma management will be on hand to discuss its biggest and brightest projects, and everything it can do to help operators boost their attractions.

Every year, millions of people across the globe are delighted, thrilled and profoundly moved by the coasters and attractions that bear the Vekoma brand. Some of the world's most popular visitor attractions work with Vekoma to create unique experiences that move their business to the next level.

Visit Vekoma at booth Booth #5134

This year’s IAAPA Expo celebrates 100 years of the organisation and is expected to draw more than 35,000 industry professionals from more than 100 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, US.

The expo is the world’s largest conference and trade show for the attractions industry, which has an estimated US$360bn global economic impact. Alongside its vast show floor, IAAPA offers a programme of more than 100 educational sessions and presentations by leading operators on industry trends, new technology, marketing and communications, entertainment, government relations, safety and security, food and beverage, games and merchandise, facility operations, human resources, and more.

This year’s keynote speaker is Disney’s Parks and Resorts chair Bob Chapek, who will talk at the GM and Owners’ Breakfast on 14 November, offering insight into his more than 25 years of leadership at the global entertainment giant.

The conference takes place from 12-15 November and the trade show from 13-16 November. Buyers and decisionmakers from the world of theme parks, waterparks, FECs, zoos and aquariums, and museums will all be in attendance for the event.

The trade show floor will fill 560,000sq ft (52,000sq m) of exhibit space with more than 1,100 exhibiting companies displaying the latest products and services. For the first time in Expo history, the show floor will extend beyond the walls of the convention center into outdoor structures created just for the event. Dubbed the “Exploration Station,” this area creates new exhibit space for more than 100 exhibiting companies.
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Gantner rebrands to Vintia, joins Salto Wecosystem
Formerly known as Gantner Ticketing, Vintia is a state-of-the-art ticketing and booking solution for the leisure industry and the newest addition to the Salto Wecosystem.
HYPERVSN holographic display launched at MSG Sphere
Technology company HPERVSN has created its largest ever holographic display for music and entertainment venue MSG Sphere Las Vegas.
Zero Latency launches free roam VR zombie experience
VR technology company Zero Latency has launched its immersive free-roam VR zombie game Outbreak.
Maurer Rides introduces Spike Waterfight
Rollercoaster and ride designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides has announced its latest concept, the Spike Waterfight, which allows spectators and rollercoaster riders to soak one another with water cannons.
Triotech launches new dark ride Primordial
Media based attractions creator Triotech has announced the opening of its latest attraction, a next generation interactive dark coaster installed at Lagoon Park in Salt Lake City, Utah, US.
Maurer Rides presents new Speed Chaser concept
Rollercoaster designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides presented its new Speed Chaser coaster concept at IAAPA Expo Europe.
Merlin Entertainments and Immersive Gamebox announce global partnership
Merlin Entertainments has announced a multi-million pound and multi-territory partnership with immersive group gaming platform Immersive Gamebox. 
Small Footprint, Big Significance: Studio City Water Park
Long known for its fancy casinos, Macau realized within the past decade that it must diversify its tourism scene to attract new crowds. With the ambition of becoming the leisure hub of China’s 72-million strong Greater Bay Area, the city began adding shows, attractions, and family-friendly hotels. But the offering that truly stands out with fun for everyone is Studio City Water Park – Macau’s first stand-alone water park, with all the water slides and aquatic play structures supplied by WhiteWater.
How surf simulators are transforming the experience economy
The experience economy, driven by evolving consumer trends, is poised for continued growth in the coming years. Millennials have been at the forefront of this shift, favouring memorable experiences over material possessions. This preference has extended to other generations as well, indicating a broader adoption of experience-focused spending habits in the attractions sector.
Mather & Co and ITV unite to create Coronation Street Experience
Experience designers, Mather & Co, have orchestrated a remarkable collaboration with ITV to unveil the new Coronation Street Experience, a captivating visitor exhibition at the Trafford Wharf site.
Jump into Summer with Taylor Made Designs’ new grip socks
Taylor Made Designs has developed a range of generic and custom-branded grip socks, perfect for use in trampoline parks and indoor play areas.
How two water rides are creating refreshing adventures in Vietnam’s biggest theme park
Aiming to become a top entertainment destination in southern Vietnam for both domestic and international tourists, VinWonders Phú Quốc opened in 2021 as the biggest theme park in the country.
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IAAPA PREVIEW: Vekoma to discuss new projects
12 Nov 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Vekoma create unique experiences to thrill visitors
At this year’s IAAPA Attractions Expo,Vekoma management will be on hand to discuss its biggest and brightest projects, and everything it can do to help operators boost their attractions.

Every year, millions of people across the globe are delighted, thrilled and profoundly moved by the coasters and attractions that bear the Vekoma brand. Some of the world's most popular visitor attractions work with Vekoma to create unique experiences that move their business to the next level.

Visit Vekoma at booth Booth #5134

This year’s IAAPA Expo celebrates 100 years of the organisation and is expected to draw more than 35,000 industry professionals from more than 100 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, US.

The expo is the world’s largest conference and trade show for the attractions industry, which has an estimated US$360bn global economic impact. Alongside its vast show floor, IAAPA offers a programme of more than 100 educational sessions and presentations by leading operators on industry trends, new technology, marketing and communications, entertainment, government relations, safety and security, food and beverage, games and merchandise, facility operations, human resources, and more.

This year’s keynote speaker is Disney’s Parks and Resorts chair Bob Chapek, who will talk at the GM and Owners’ Breakfast on 14 November, offering insight into his more than 25 years of leadership at the global entertainment giant.

The conference takes place from 12-15 November and the trade show from 13-16 November. Buyers and decisionmakers from the world of theme parks, waterparks, FECs, zoos and aquariums, and museums will all be in attendance for the event.

The trade show floor will fill 560,000sq ft (52,000sq m) of exhibit space with more than 1,100 exhibiting companies displaying the latest products and services. For the first time in Expo history, the show floor will extend beyond the walls of the convention center into outdoor structures created just for the event. Dubbed the “Exploration Station,” this area creates new exhibit space for more than 100 exhibiting companies.
PRODUCT NEWS
Gantner rebrands to Vintia, joins Salto Wecosystem
Formerly known as Gantner Ticketing, Vintia is a state-of-the-art ticketing and booking solution for the leisure industry and the newest addition to the Salto Wecosystem.
HYPERVSN holographic display launched at MSG Sphere
Technology company HPERVSN has created its largest ever holographic display for music and entertainment venue MSG Sphere Las Vegas.
Zero Latency launches free roam VR zombie experience
VR technology company Zero Latency has launched its immersive free-roam VR zombie game Outbreak.
Maurer Rides introduces Spike Waterfight
Rollercoaster and ride designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides has announced its latest concept, the Spike Waterfight, which allows spectators and rollercoaster riders to soak one another with water cannons.
Triotech launches new dark ride Primordial
Media based attractions creator Triotech has announced the opening of its latest attraction, a next generation interactive dark coaster installed at Lagoon Park in Salt Lake City, Utah, US.
Maurer Rides presents new Speed Chaser concept
Rollercoaster designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides presented its new Speed Chaser coaster concept at IAAPA Expo Europe.
Merlin Entertainments and Immersive Gamebox announce global partnership
Merlin Entertainments has announced a multi-million pound and multi-territory partnership with immersive group gaming platform Immersive Gamebox. 
Jump into Summer with Taylor Made Designs’ new grip socks
Taylor Made Designs has developed a range of generic and custom-branded grip socks, perfect for use in trampoline parks and indoor play areas.
Design Silver Fish teams up with Christie to deliver spectacular visuals at immersive South Korea art exhibition
Christie laser projectors have been used at an experiential art exhibition designed by media production firm Design Silver Fish to celebrate the history, culture and ecology of Damyan in South Korea – known for its strawberries and bamboo products.
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Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
10-12 May 2024

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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