China Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (CAAPA) is a non-profit trade organisation and was founded in 1987.
As a cross-departments, cross-industry, cross-regional as well as national industry association, CAAPA’s members are from various fields in the industry; such as investment, scientific research, design, manufacture, sales, education and amusement park/playground. It is also part of the state-owned Assets Administration Commission and is administrated by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
The association organises two main expos annually in Beijing and Shanghai; China (Beijing) Attractions Expo and China (Shanghai) Attractions Expo. In addition, they usually hold specific themed forums a few days prior to the expos.