IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 Largest in 98-year History Event Sets New Records for Attendance and Trade Show Floor Size as Global Attractions Industry Business Booms
(Orlando, Florida, US) – IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 broke all records as an all-time high 35,100 attractions industry professionals gathered in Orlando to experience the future of the industry across the largest trade show floor in the event's 98-year history. The attractions industry business is booming around the world and the success of IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 rounds out a record-breaking year for all three of IAAPA's Expos, including the events in Asia and Europe. The weeklong trade show and conference in Orlando took place Nov. 14-18 in the Orange County Convention Center.
More than 22,600 buyers, including attractions industry owners, presidents, general managers, directors, and managers joined creative innovators throughout the week to announce new products, test the latest technologies, discuss trends and hot topics, taste new food and beverage options, and learn from leading experts. IAAPA Attractions Expo is the premier conference and trade show for the $39.5 billion global attractions industry and serves as the marketplace of cutting-edge innovation for the industry.
The five-day Expo pumped an estimated $51.3 million into the Orlando-area economy.
The following prestigious industry awards were presented at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016: