Abu Dhabi: The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), in collaboration with Miral and the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Convention and Exhibition Bureau, will organize a trade summit on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, in January 2024.
The IAAPA Middle East Trade Summit will take place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from January 22 to 24, 2024. IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, continues to support the Middle East region with in-person offerings by welcoming attendees to this event.
The complete summit schedule includes networking opportunities, educational sessions, access to the Trade Connections Area with 41 companies, and EDUTours, such as a trip to the recently opened SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the first marine theme park in the region.
These EDUtours will also include three more visits to Ferrari World Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, with the record-breaking Formula Rossa; Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi; and Yas Waterworld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Attendees can register now and secure one of the limited spots for the full Summit packages that include the EDUTours.
Education sessions cover a variety of topics, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the challenges of digital transformation, and building destinations and attractions in a sustainable manner.
Mr. Peter van der Schans, Vice President and Executive Director of IAAPA Europe, Middle East, Africa, said that, “The Middle East is an important region and IAAPA is looking to build more relationships there while growing our membership. Abu Dhabi and the UAE have worked hard for years to build a vibrant attractions industry. We can’t wait to learn from their newest expansions.”