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IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando
POSTED 30 Sep 2019 . BY Andy Knaggs
Attractions industry global association IAAPA has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the sector with a custom-built facility that it says is uniquely designed to support its members.

The 22,000sq ft (6,700sq m) building, set within seven acres, includes meeting rooms, special event space and workstations. It has been designed to "reflect the diversity of the attractions industry", the organisation said, with an exterior wave pattern and artistic elements such as a colourful mural and varying ceiling heights inside.

Further amenities include a spacious patio, outdoor kitchen and seating overlooking the natural landscape near the headwaters of the Florida Everglades.

The new headquarters is also home to IAAPA's North America regional office. Around 50 of IAAPA's 73 employees are based in Orlando

"Orlando is the heart of the attractions industry, and the perfect location for IAAPA," said IAAPA chair David Rosenberg. "The headquarters will serve as the place for industry professionals to come together, to work and to collaborate. It's also perfectly positioned to support the association's global operations."

Hal McEvoy, president and CEO of IAAPA. added: "We look forward to engaging and collaborating with members when they are in town and continuing to serve the global attractions industry. This building is the result of three years of hard work and teamwork with our members and many community partners and organisations, who came together to create this amazing space."
Inside, the building has 'dramatic' artistic elements
The exterior of the new HQ features a unique wave pattern
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IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando
POSTED 30 Sep 2019 . BY Andy Knaggs
Attractions industry global association IAAPA has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the sector with a custom-built facility that it says is uniquely designed to support its members.

The 22,000sq ft (6,700sq m) building, set within seven acres, includes meeting rooms, special event space and workstations. It has been designed to "reflect the diversity of the attractions industry", the organisation said, with an exterior wave pattern and artistic elements such as a colourful mural and varying ceiling heights inside.

Further amenities include a spacious patio, outdoor kitchen and seating overlooking the natural landscape near the headwaters of the Florida Everglades.

The new headquarters is also home to IAAPA's North America regional office. Around 50 of IAAPA's 73 employees are based in Orlando

"Orlando is the heart of the attractions industry, and the perfect location for IAAPA," said IAAPA chair David Rosenberg. "The headquarters will serve as the place for industry professionals to come together, to work and to collaborate. It's also perfectly positioned to support the association's global operations."

Hal McEvoy, president and CEO of IAAPA. added: "We look forward to engaging and collaborating with members when they are in town and continuing to serve the global attractions industry. This building is the result of three years of hard work and teamwork with our members and many community partners and organisations, who came together to create this amazing space."
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